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Data Analyst Project Manager

Sterling, Virginia, 20164, United States
April 23, 2019

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Recent graduate from Northwestern University, Chicago, IL with Masters of Science in Predictive Analytics. Well experienced biotech/clinical health professional looking for new opportunities as data analyst or data scientist.

Professional Experience

Medical Technologist Quest Diagnostics, Chantilly, VA, Mar 10-Present

Molecular Diagnostics

Perform clinical assay under CLIA and CAP guidelines and follow patient information privacy guidelines.

Assist with validating new equipment from time to time.


Attended QMS Bronze/Silver training 2017 and use Continuous Improvement, six sigma tools

Hemo/Coag (R & D-Contract position)

Evaluate and validate new equipment and assays by following validation plans, protocols and SOPs.

Communicate directly with Scientific Director for validation progress while supervisor is on leave.

Associate Application Scientist Thermofisher Scientific, Middletown, VA, Dec 05-Sep 07

Plan and set up routine and trial Stability studies on daily basis per protocol from PMR (Product Master Record) and trial documents accordingly.

Reduced 99% of the backlog of workload and streamlined the overall stability workload to flow with ease.

Distribute products at each checkpoint to QC lab to assure that products still perform as claimed on product label.

Organize collected data from QC lab into Summary Data Table format.

Spot-check calculations and data for accuracy prior to entering data into summary data table.

Document deviations of protocol when required.

Analyze data and follow trend of products. Communicate with scientists when discrepancies and trends arise.

Prepare study closure reports at the end of checkpoints or as necessary.

Data Analyst Celera Genomics, Rockville, MD, Jan 00-Dec 02

Analyze 400 traces of data per day and tag the SNP (Single Nucleotide Polymorphism) genes, generated from ABI3700 sequencers.

Communicate with project manager, junior analyst and UNIX system support team when technical difficulties arise with the computers and other dynamics of project.

Train technicians on analyzing the data using polyphred and polyphrap software platforms in UNIX environment using Exceed.

Production Associate Celera Genomics, Rockville, MD

Run 150-200 DNA assay plates on ABI3700 sequencers daily to meet the goal of the Human Genome Mapping Project target date.

Monitor the data quality daily and maintain the performance of the sequencers.

Supervise and assist technicians on the floor to assure that the correct modules are applied on special project plates.

Generate end of shift report daily by auditing 200 sequencers to assure the performance of the technicians as well as the sequencers.

Liaison between technicians and team-lead to build the team.

Train new hires and cross-train technicians from other departments according to SOP.

Research Assistant Point of Care Technologies, Inc, Rockville, MD, Jul 97-Dec 99

Assist in preparation and studies for 510(K) pre-market notification application to FDA for Fingerprint Drug Screening DeviceTM and Genie CupTM to include: cross-reaction studies, precision studies, analytical sensitivity studies and clinical samples studies.

Travel to partners/offsite to procure urine samples to be used in the study.

Perform ELISA assays for product improvement studies and new product development.

Write SOPs, material specifications and test methods.

Clinical Technician Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation, Rockville, MD, Aug 96-Jul 97

Develop and write safety manual, policies and Standard Operating Procedures ( SOPs ) for the clinical laboratory under CLIA guidelines.

Conduct safety training to employee.

Write SOPs for proper usage and calibration of equipment.

Performed. AD7CTM ELISA assay for Alzheimer's disease and prepare reagents for assays.

Purify monoclonal and polyclonal antibody (Protein A, Protein G & Protein A/G) using affinity column chromatography.

Qualify the purified MAb & PAb by performing various types of assays. Maintain the accurate laboratory notebook.

Technologist Laboratory Corporation of America, Herndon, VA, Aug 93-Aug 96

Perform clinical tests on hepatitis B, C and HIV by ELISA method using instrument such as Quantum Mechanics and PPC (Parallel processing center).

Perform clinical tests on Digoxin, TSH, PSA, PAP, Cortisol CA125 and hCG, by RIA, EIA methodology using gamma counter, Imx, Axsym and ACS machines.

Quality Control Technician Cambridge Biotech Corporation, Rockville, MD, Aug 92-Jan 93

Perform Western Blot assays for HIV I/II & HTLV I diagnostic products and prepare buffers & solutions for HIV I/II assays following cGMPs, cGLPs and FDA regulations. Conduct a series of physical inspection to determine pass/fail of products and components before distribution to national and European markets.

Other Experience

Ju Ju Beads, Jewelry & Accessories, Winchester, VA, 2003-2009

Assist at small family owned bead & jewelry shop.

Oversee daily management of the shop.

Develop and write sale campaign and marketing communications.

Research trends in jewelry.


Master of Science-Predictive Analytics

Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, 2014 – 2016

Certificate – Specialization in Data Science

Johns Hopkins University (Coursera), Baltimore, MD, 2016 - 2017

Bachelor of Science-Biology

George Washington University, Washington, D.C., May 1992


Introduction to Statistical Analysis

Introduction to Predictive Analysis

Predictive Modeling I (SAS)

Predictive Modeling II (SAS)

Database Systems Design and Implementation (SQL)

Project Management

Foundations of Leadership

Practical Data Science using Machine Learning (WEKA)

Big Data Management and Analytics (Hadoop Ecosystem)

Data Visualization with R Ni Ni Tint

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