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East Meadow, NY, 11554
October 31, 2018

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Shazrah Syed

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East Meadow, NY, 11554 Email:

Career Objective:

A motivated and driven recent graduate with a MS in biology seeking biological research positions.


Adelphi University, Garden City, NY May 2018

Master of Science in Biological Sciences

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY May 2016

Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences; Minor in Neuroscience


Adelphi University Teaching Assistantship January 2017 - May 2018

Adelphi 2018 Research Conference Honorable Mention April 2018

Hofstra University Honors College; Presidential Scholarship August 2012

Relevant Courses:

Undergraduate: Animal Physiology, Cell Biology, Parasitology

Graduate: Principles of Disease, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Microbiology

Research Experience:

Adelphi University Biology Department September 2017- May 2018

Dr. Andrea Ward

Graduate Research Assistant

Varying locomotion of the American eel (Anguilla rostrata) across distinct substrates may provide evidence of species decline

●Conducted and filmed multiple locomotion trials for seven Anguilla rostrata individuals on three substrates; Analyzed data using MATLAB software, image J, and Microsoft excel to derive wave characteristics in Anguillid movement

Hofstra University Biology Department January 2015 – May 2016

Dr. Lisa Filippi

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Clarification of Microhabitat Flora Preference and Use by Sehirus cinctus (Heteroptera: Cydnidae) at the edge of a Fallow Field

●Identified and photographed Sehirus cinctus individuals and foliage in fifteen plots weekly; Analyzed data using image J and statistically correlated habitat preferences

Work Experience:

The Cat Doctor, New Hyde Park, NY June 2018 - August 2018

Veterinary Technician Assistant

●Prepare laboratory blood samples, assist veterinarian in exams, assist in feeding and upkeep

Adelphi University Biology Department January 2017- May 2018

Teaching Assistant

●Memorize and teach human anatomy on models, prepare microscope slides, set up practical exams, grade exams and homework

Merrick Veterinary Group October 2017 - March 2018


●Interact with clients, answer phone calls, schedule appointments, prepare medications

Central Veterinary Associates, Valley Stream, NY September 2016 - January 2017

Veterinary Technician Assistant

●Restrain domestic and exotic animals for examination, distribute medications, and record observations

Hofstra University Chemistry Department, Hempstead, NY September 2013 - May 2016 Chemistry Assistant

●Prepare chemical solutions and set up experiments for the faculty to use in their laboratory courses; Arrange and supervise the rentals of lab equipment by students


Phlebotomy August 2015

Volunteer Activities:

Last Hope Animal Shelter June 2016 – June 2018

Forgotten Friends Animal Shelter August 2015 - May 2016

Students for a Greener Hofstra January 2013 - May 2016

Hofstra University Honors College (HUHC) Corps January 2013 - May 2016


Memorization, Communication, Inductive/Deductive Reasoning

Languages: Fluent Urdu/ Basic Arabic/ Basic Italian

Proficient in PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, and Word

Experience with MATLAB, JMP, and image J programs for computer data analysis

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