SUMMARY OF SKILLS
A results-driven chemist with extensive background in field and laboratory research settings. Considerable experience working effectively both independently and as a team member using strong analytical and detail- oriented problem solving skills. Exhibits skills and knowledge to produce accurate, timely results in the clinical laboratory.
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Johnstown, PA (April 2018) Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry and Chemistry, Cum Laude, (GPA 3.372/4.0) SPECIALIZED SKILLS
Sample Preparation HPLC TLC
FT-IR Spectroscopy GPC Mass Spectrometry
UV/VIS Spectroscopy Proton & Carbon NMR Elemental Analysis RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA (August 2018-April 2019) Topic: Synthesis and Characterization of Ruthenium Complexes as Potential Anti-Cancer Drugs Mentor: Dr. Elisabeth T. Bell-Loncella, Department Chair Presentation: Symposium for the Promotion of Academic and Creative Inquiry, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
• Developed a synthetic strategy, based on published research articles, for a Ruthenium-arene complex with oxime ligands identified to hydrogen bond to thymine in DNA.
• Synthesized and characterized the complex using various characterization techniques, including FTIR spectroscopy, UV/Vis spectroscopy, proton and carbon NMR, and elemental analysis. University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA (May 2017-December 2017) Topic: Scigress Computation
Mentor: Dr. Elisabeth T. Bell-Loncella, Department Chair Presentation: Fall into Research Symposium, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
• Reviewed the SOP’s for an outdated version of Scigress.
• Drafted new Scigress SOP’s for enhanced clarification and understanding for undergraduate chemistry students.
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA (April 2018-Present) Aquatic Coordinator
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA (July 2015-April 2018) Lifeguard, Swim Instructor, and Lifeguard Supervisor VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Richland High School Swim Team (November 2018-Present) Assistant Swim Coach