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Research Assistant

Hamilton, Ohio, United States
March 23, 2019

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Thomas J. Kohorst

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Hamilton, OH 45013

1-513-***-**** • • Objective

Passionate and disciplined individual seeking position as a research assistant with opportunities to build upon previously acquired skills and further enhance the scientific community utilizing breakthrough research technology.


Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, The University of Cincinnati, May 2017

- Minor in Mathematics

Bachelor of Science, Physics, The University of Cincinnati, May 2017 Associate of Science, Liberal Arts, The University of Cincinnati, May 2013 Experience

General Landscaper –

DBA Cromwell Townhomes

• Performed a vast array of general maintenance using standard and advanced lawn care equipment

• Took care of the apartment complex’s overall well being and cleaned apartments when needed

Biochemistry Research Assistant –

University of Cincinnati

• Automated detection and analysis of Post

transcriptional tRNA nucleoside modifications

• Analysis based on retention times utilizing mass spectrometry in tandem with Excalibur Software

• Experience using various Chromatography methods

including HPLC & Anion-Exchange Chromatography

• Experience with bacterial propagation methods

• Created Column barrels for the mass spectrometer

• Worked with eukaryote and bacterial species

PI: Dr. Robert Ross, Dr. Patrick Limbach, Department of Biochemistry

2010 - 2018

2015 - May 2017

Biophysics Research Assistant –

University of Cincinnati

• Focused to create targeted heat release therapeutic cancer treatment techniques using Nano-particle drug carriers

• Synthesized Magnetite (FE3O4) particles via the Co- precipitation Method

• Synthesized PEG functionalized Magnetite Nano-

particle cores with a gold shell via a modified Citrate Acid Synthesis to incorporate Chlorophyll and lutein

• Utilized UV-VIS Optical Spectrometry methods

• Gained critical knowledge in techniques synthesizing inorganic compounds under a fume hood

PI: Dr. Mast, Prof. Richard A. Kleismit, Department of Physics

June 2016 – May 2017


Recipient: Dean’s List – Overall GPA above 3.6 August 2011 – May 2017 Honorably Inducted To: The Royal Physics Honor

Alumni Society


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