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Manager Assistant

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Herndon, Virginia, 20191, United States
Posted:
February 15, 2019

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MarieStella OBOT

***** ********** ****, *** *, Reston, VA 20191

Email:ac8iai@r.postjobfree.com, Tel: 404-***-****(C)

SUMMARY PROFILE

I have over sixteen years of microbiology experience having worked in the laboratory, academic, pharmaceutical and clinical settings. I also have two years of public health training focused on clinical research, community and global health and two years of training in healthcare and pharmaceutical marketing. My training has also been focused on the ability to lead and supervise research teams, design and implement research projects in the academic and industrial environments; among other duties. I am knowledgeable about FDA, CLSI and OSHA regulations. I also have over ten years of sales experience in various retail store.

RESEARCH OBJECTIVES:

Seeking opportunities with reputable companies focused on improving the quality of life of people and contributing to knowledge; a place where I can contribute, grow and broaden my scientific, sales and marketing knowledge and experience.

EDUCATION:

EMBA (Executive Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Marketing MBA) - Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (May 2013)

Focus: Healthcare and Pharmaceutical marketing

MPH (Masters of Public Health)-Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia (2002-)

(Completed all course work with the exception of the final thesis) ·

Focus: Utilizing health models in the surveillance of diseases and other health outcomes within communities.

M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Microbiology-University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria (1997)

Final thesis focus: Studying the susceptibility patterns of quinolone antimicrobials against bacteria of clinical importance and determining if resistance was plasmid mediated.

B.Sc. Microbiology-University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria (1990)

Final research focus: Understanding the causes of fungal infections in guinea worm infected patients of Northern Cross River State of Nigeria.

EXPERIENCE

DEVRY UNIVERSITY/CHAMBERLAIN COLLEGE OF NURSING -

Adjunct Professor (2011-2016)

Visiting Professor 111 (2016-Present)

Teach Microbiology, Chemistry and Anatomy & Physiology

MEDIX SCHOOL SOUTH-LANDOVER, MARYLAND (2008)

Adjunct Faculty (Instructor)

I taught biotechnology courses including recombinant protein techniques, microbiology and biomedical ethics.

EUROFINS MEDINET INC.-HERNDON, VIRGINIA (2007-2008)

Science/Microbiology Analyst

Focus: Analyzed data generated from susceptibility tests conducted on new antimicrobials in comparison with existing antimicrobials to determine possible potentials against microbes of interest using brio technology in accordance with CLSI and FDA standards. Reviewed literature, compiled, summarized and wrote research reports for respective clients.

EMORY UNIVERSITY-ATLANTA, GEORGIA (2005-2007)

Research Specialist/Lab Manager:

Focus: Led, coordinated and trained laboratory staff, scheduled activities for laboratory assistants, purchased and maintained laboratory equipment and supplies. I also managed budgets and conducted microbial research with emphasis on drug susceptibility testing.

SACAL ENVIRONMENTAL COMPANY-MACON, GEORGIA (2003-2004)

Documentation Manager:

Focused on general air monitoring to check for permissible exposure limits (PEL), ceiling and time weighted average (TWA) for toxic airborne materials (criteria pollutants) in industries in conformity with OSHA’s regulations to ensure safe environments for industry workers. Filed and documented reports and assisted in proposal writing

MERCER UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE- MACON, GEORGIA (2002-2004)

Graduate Assistant-under the supervision of Dr. Ike Okusun and Dr. Marie Dent

I assisted in preparing lecture notes, writing proposals and reviewing research manuscripts, among other assignments.

UNIVERSITY OF BENIN - BENIN CITY, NIGERIA (1994-2001)

Graduate Assistant-Under the supervision of Prof. Obaseiki-Ebor (1994-1997)

Assisted in demonstrating microbial techniques to undergraduate students, reviewing manuscripts for publications and grading papers

Lecturer 11/ Instructor (1997-2001)

Taught undergraduate Microbiology courses including; General Microbiology, Genetics, Microbial physiology and Microbial techniques. I also supervised undergraduate research projects and seminars.

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES- BENIN CITY, NIGERIA (1990-1991)

Head Quality Control Department:

Focus: Providing safe drinking water to communities by analyzing water for chemical and microbial loads. Microbes of specific interest included fecal E. coli, Enterococci, Salmonella, viruses and fungi. Methods used were microbial enumeration using membrane filtration and multiple tube fermentation techniques.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

oMicrobial techniques such as:

Specimen management and lab safety procedures

Aseptic techniques

Media preparation

Microbial cell sampling and culturing

Microbial cell characterization, identification and enumeration

Staining procedures

Coulter counting

Microscopy

Spectrophotometry

Colorimetry

Air sampling

oSusceptibility testing using

Etest method

Kirby Baur and Disc diffusion methods

Serial dilution

Pour plate technique

Agar dilution

Broth microdilution

Automated techniques using viteks

In Use dilution and phenol test

oDNA analysis techniques

DNA and protein analysis using horizontal and vertical gel electrophoresis techniques

DNA spooling

PCR

oBioburden techniques

Gel clot method using LAL reagents

Turbidimetric method

oNIDA Clinical Trials Network Certified

Good Clinical Practice (Feb 28, 2018-Feb 28, 2021)

oFlow Cytometry

Bacterial viability testing with BacLight Kit

Cell cycle analysis

Multicolor analysis by dye combinations

Still training in many areas of this technique as well

oCOMPUTER SKILLS

MS Word, •Excel, •Power Point, •Brio,

an elementary knowledge of SAS and SPSS, Office,

iLabs (citrix)

Outlook, Visio, among others

oINTERPERSONAL SKILLS

Great communication skills based on my years of teaching and interacting with people in different work environments. • Great interpretative skills and understanding of people of all ages and cultures.



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