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State University Technician

Evanston, Illinois, United States
October 14, 2016

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OBJECTIVE: To obtain a challenging position in Chemical/Biochemical Research or Manufacturing


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1996-1997 PHARMASYN-LIBERTYVILLE, ILLINOIS Senior Chemist Custom manufacturing of fine Pharmaceuticals from the raw materials to the final product. Including product isolation and product reworking.

1994-1995, 1997-1999 LAB SUPPORT-CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Assignment: ABBOTT LABORATORIES-NORTH CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Process support Chemist Process optimization and yield improvement for the Erythromycin to Clarithromycin (Biaxin) and 2-ABT to Zileuton processes. Experience with experimental; design for organic synthesis, using Oximation, Methylation, Ketalization, Protection, Deprotection, Distillations, and Refluxation. Experience with, GC, HPLC, TSK, YMC, Spherisorb columns, windows oriented spreadsheets and word-processing.

1992-1994 RECEPTOR LABORATORY-CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Biochemist Research Technician II Synthesis of undiscovered, high affinity, biologically active peptide drugs using catalyst in a scrambling reaction. Characterization of these drugs using HPLC. Purification through ultra filtration and gel filtration. Developed a Monitoring system sensitive to the femtomol level. Experience with monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies, 3H and 125I labeled molecules, Hollow Fiber Membrane systems, agglutination assays, and protealitic enzyme assays. WordPerfect, Microsoft and Millennium.

1989-1992 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY-EVANSTON, ILLINOIS Biochemist/Lab Technician Ecoli; polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, i.e. Western analysis (SDS and native); affinity chromatography; antibody purification, i.e. antigen injections, animal bleeding and serum processing; ELISA; PCR, sub cloning; experienced handler of rats, rabbits, mice and guinea pigs, radioactivity 125I, spectrophotometry (UV and visible).


1982-1983, 1985-1987 Illinois State University-Normal, Illinois Major: Biology, Minor: Economics

1984-1985 Lincoln College- Lincoln, Illinois Associate of Arts Degree


1988-Present Volunteer Basketball Head Coach at F.A.A.M. for 6th through 8th grade.

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