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Research Assistant

Location:
Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Posted:
March 23, 2019

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Thomas J. Kohorst

**** ****** *****

Hamilton, OH 45013

1-513-***-**** • ac8vmx@r.postjobfree.com • www.linkedin.com/in/tomkohorst 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.

Education

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

Honors

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

Alumni Society

2016



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