BACHELOR OF SCIENCE MAY 2019 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY
Minors: Chemistry, Biology
Skills & Abilities
Proven leadership and interpersonal skills
Multifaceted, dynamic worker, always prepared to learn and thrive in new environments (whether it’s taking apart a car engine or working on code in a group settings)
Python, Linux, Java, Data processing and Analysis
-Regular implementation of python and differing bioinformatic and data analysis tools for the processing, visualization, and modification of genomic data files.
-Utilized the IBM platform to run multiple statistical analysis tests
3D CAD(AutoCAD), Fusion 360
Strong understanding of the Microsoft office Suite (Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook)
1st Place overall at VCU Ram hacks 2017:
Developed a medication-dispensing robot that took commands from an Amazon Alexa virtual assistant and dispensed pills using facial recognition software.
Fate Scholarship Recipient 2015-2017:
Competitive scholarship awarded to automotive technology students displaying exceptional work ethic and dedication to further education.
Technology Student association 2015:
Placed top 10 in national competition in animatronics(9th place)- Richmond VA convention center
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT VCU DEPARTMENT OF IMMUNOLOGY MARCH 2017 – PRESENT DAY
PCR, ELISA, Western blot, DNA and RNA Isolation, qPCR, Gel electrophoresis
Directly assisted Ph.D and Post doctorate researchers with research experiments.
Oversaw the general maintenance and safety of Laboratory work environments.
Regularly presented projects and data in group settings
Managed large experimental mouse colonies as well as genotyping, weaning, and treatment under DAROBS
SCIREQ Felxivent operation and mouse surgical techniques
Acknowledged in Scientific paper published in Cell Reports Journal (2017) (Rebecca K. Martin, Sheela R. Damle, Yolander A. Valentine, Matthew P. Zellner, Briana N. James, Joseph C. Lownik, Andrea J. Luker, Martha M. DeMeules, Laura M. Khandjian, Fred D. Finkelman, Joseph F. Urban Jr., and Daniel H. Conrad. B1 cell IgE impedes mast cell-mediated enhancement of parasite expulsion through B2 IgE blockade. Cell Reports.).
Over 60+ volunteer hours at VCU medical center Emergency Room
-Analysis of large data sets(genomic and numeric)
-Utilized python in implementation of multiple algorithms pertaining to Bioinformatics based problems Exp. (Clustering algorithms, co-mutational analysis of nucleotides in influenza A to map evolutionary trends)
-Physics, Biology, Genetics, Organic Chemistry
-Regular use of SPSS for visualization and analysis of data
Multiple biology and chemistry Labs
Bio 200 (quantitative biology)- graph development/ data collection methods
Multilingual in English, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish