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Entry level Microbiologist

Newark, DE
October 17, 2018

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Archana Singh

*** ***** **** ********* * Newark, DE 848-***-**** 5a3931116


University of Delaware Newark, DE

College of Arts and Science, Graduation date: December, 2018 Masters of Biological Science

Certification in Bioinformatics

Concentration : Cell and Organ Systems

GPA: 3.61/4

Relevant Course Work: Systems Biology, Database for Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Advanced Cell Biology, Advanced Mammalian Physiology, Confocal Microscopy, Microbiology.

BMS College of Engineering Bangalore,India

College of Engineering, Graduation date: May,2016 Bachelor of Engineering, Biotechnology

Certification in Entrepreneurship

Major: Microbiology

GPA: 3.21/4

Relevant Course Work: Upstream and Downstream Processing, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Research Methodology, Forensic Science, Biochemistry, Genetic engineering, Microbiology. EXPERIENCE

University of Delaware Newark, DE

Graduate Teaching Assistant (January, 2017 - Present)

• Responsible for instructing students on academic research methods, standards of academic writing.

• Collaborated with supervisors and colleagues to discuss progress of students and the needs of international and ESL students.

• Maintained web courses on Canvas, a digital instruction platform.

• Held weekly office hours to provide tutoring, counseling, or assistance to students in need.

• Developed teaching materials and graded exams, papers and assignments. Family Health Clinic Jamshedpur, India.

Intern (December 2014 – January 2015)

• Collected and handled samples for pathological testing as well as assisted with injectable medications . ACADEMIC PROJECTS

University of Delaware Newark, DE

Graduate Researcher (January, 2017 - Present)

Characterize physiological effects of light in the light-responsive actinobacteria strains Rhodoluna lacicola and Actinobacterium sp. strain Mo1 and the non-light-responsive Actinobacterium sp. strain 10M3C3. Different cellular activities were quantified to demonstrate how the cells respond at a physiological level. BMS College of Engineering Bangalore, India

Undergraduate Researcher (January, 2016 – May,2016) Production and Characterization of manure from Food waste - Value from waste. This project aimed at exploring the traditional methods of composting and evaluate methods that produce the best quality of compost. BMS College of Engineering Bangalore, India

Undergraduate Researcher (August, 2015- January, 2016) Studies on Phytochemical extraction, anti-microbial activity and herbal formulation using different medicinal plants. The aim of this study was to screen the phytochemicals present in the leaf of Acalypha indica and further analyze the components present in it.


Rotary Club Jamshedpur, India

Volunteer (May 2011-December 2015)

• Assisted in organization of fundraisers and events.

• Organized the Breast Cancer Awareness Run singlehandedly. (December 2015) Chess Club Jamshedpur, India

District- level chess champion (July 2006)

• Won the second position at the East Singhbhum chess championship. SKILLS

• Computer: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Microsoft Work, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint)

• Software: SPSS, JMP, AutoCad.

• Laboratory: Experimental Design, Bacterial culture, Spectrophotometry, Differential Staining, DNA extraction and purification, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Gel electrophoresis, Bioassay, Preparation of solutions(molarity calculations and pH measurements), Confocal Microscopy, Pigment extraction.

• Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi.

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