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Sensory Technician at Tate and Lyle in Hoffman Estates, IL, June 2013-March 2014.
• Daily preparation and distribution of sensory tests
• Maintenance of lab facility
• Recruitment of volunteer panelists
• Conduct safety audits for company
• Training of laboratory technicians
Undergraduate research in Dr. R.W. Krohmer’s lab, Biology Department of St. Xavier University, Jan 2012-
Use cryostat to make slides
Visualize slides with immunohistotechniques and clonal antibodies
Anaesthetize and prepare snake specimens
Volunteer in St. Xavier Biology Department microbiology lab: October 2010-May 2011 .
• Preparation of media and agars
• Use of autoclave to sterilize used media
• Maintenance of prep room
Intern at Chicago Department of Buildings, May 2010-August 2010 .
Data input for Licensing Department
Responsible for preparing licensing forms and mailing ID cards
General office tasks
Aseptic Technique Wet Chemistry Pipetting Autoclave
Dilutions/titrations Tissue collection/fixation Tissue embedding Perfusion Microtome
Histological Staining (Tri-chrome, Luxol Blue for CNS tissue, Regressive Hematoxylin)
Decalcification Immunocytochemistry Cryostat HPLC/Column Chromatography
Plate Streaking Microscopy Gram stain Organization
Bachelor of Science at St Xavier University in Chicago, IL, May 2013. Major: Biology, Minor: Spanish
Created poster, “Immunocytochemical Detection of Pituitary Hormones in the Red-Sided Garter Snake
(Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis)”.
Completed Saint Xavier Honor’s Program Senior Thesis Project.
Presented poster as student member at Annual Meeting for Society of Behavioral Neuroendocrinology in
Atlanta, GA: June 24-26, 2013, and at Beta Beta Beta Conference, April 2013.
Attended Annual Meeting for Society of Behavioral Neuroendocrinology in Madison, WI: Jun 15-18, 2012.
Attended Beta Beta Beta Conference, May 2012.
Studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June -December 2011, at Universidad de Belgrano. Highly
advanced Spanish language skills
Counselor at Tourette Syndrome Camp, 2008-2010. Responsible for directing children in camp activities.
Tourette Syndrome Association Teen Ambassador, 2008. Gave presentations and in-services for schools.
General Chemistry 1 & 2 Organic Chemistry 1 & 2 General Biology 1 & 2 Genetics
Genome Biology Microbiology Histology Histotechniques
Animal Behavior Invertebrate Biology Cell Biology Plant
Adaptations/Diversity Interactions in the Environment Neuroscience