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Scientist, Teacher

Leominster, MA
February 27, 2016

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Brian Crawford

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Bachelor of Science in biochemistry, 5 years of graduate work in biochemistry, Master’s in Teaching, OSHA 10 certification, knowledge of blueprints, measuring/testing equipment, and statistical process control, and experience in clean-room assembly of medical devices. A bi-lingual, reflective, team player with high standards committed to using my graduate-level practical experience in biochemistry to advance the health and medical research industries.


Blueprint Reading/CAD (SOLIDWORKS), 2015, Mount Wachusett CC – Devens, MA.

Master of Science in Teaching, 2009, State University of New York - Potsdam, NY.

Graduate Work, Biochemistry, 1986 – 1991, State University of New York – Buffalo, NY.

Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, 1986, State University of New York – Buffalo, NY.


Laboratory Research

Five years using copper metabolic mutants of yeast to address basic questions regarding copper uptake and distribution in cells.

Have used sterile technique growing yeast in liquid and solid media, UV-VIS spectrophotometry, gel electrophoresis, atomic mass spectroscopy, the radioactive isotope 64-Cu, liquid scintillation counting, high-performance liquid chromatography, high-speed centrifuges, and a microscope with micromanipulator.

Teaching Science

Taught experimental design, engineering design process, physical science, earth science.

Hands-on/minds-on lab activities, teacher-lead demonstrations, project-based learning, cooperative education study teams, evidence-based arguments, designing experiments for valid conclusions, and mastery model for lab reports.

Computer used extensively in education – Word, Excel, Google Docs, simulations, interactives, educational games, classroom website, integration of iPad 1:1 into classroom.

Administrative and Team-Skills

As a teacher, planned courses, administered tests, graded, kept records, followed procedures, and promoted teamwork in the classroom.

Extensive participation on grade-level and subject-based teams.


9/2015 – Present Machine Operator – Nypro Assembly Division, Nypro Inc., Clinton, MA.

6/2009 – 7/2015 Certified Teacher (NY/MA), Various, Elementary and Middle School Science.

11/2004 – 5/2009 Realtor, LaValley Real Estate, Tupper Lake, NY.

1/1993 – 10/2004 Hospitality Industry, Various, Costa Rica, CO, NY, MA.

6/1986 – 12/1991 Biochemist, SUNY Buffalo Department Biochemistry, Buffalo, NY.

PUBLICATIONS Lin, C.-M., B. F. Crawford, and D. J. Kosman. "Distribution of 64Cu in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae: Cellular Locale and Metabolism." Journal of General Microbiology 139.7 (1993): 1605-615. Web.

Lin, C.-M., B. F. Crawford, and D. J. Kosman. "Distribution of 64Cu in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae: Kinetic Analyses of Partitioning." Journal of General Microbiology 139.7 (1993): 1617-626. Web.

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