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Microsoft Office Assistant

Lake Elsinore, California, 92530, United States
October 08, 2016

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Jasmine T. Stamps

***** ***** ***** **. ● Lake Elsinore, CA 92530 ● 951-***-**** ● RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Detail-oriented graduate with a B.S. in Cell, Molecular, & Developmental Biology. 2 years’ experience in independent research; experimental design, cell-based assays, microbiology, and molecular techniques. Able to communicate and collaborate with others, as well as, work independently. Appropriately handles cells and microbes in a sterile/aseptic environment, and properly disposes biohazardous materials and sharps. Available for relocation. EDUCATION

B.S. Cell, Molecular, & Developmental Biology, University of California, Riverside (UCR) Jun 2016 A.S. Early Childhood Education, A.S. Humanities and Fine Arts Riverside City College (RCC) Jun 2012 LAB SKILLS

Mammalian Cell Culture

Western Blot

Antibody Staining


Fluorescent Microscopy


DNA Extraction

DNA Purification

Protein Extraction

Gel Electrophoresis


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Lab Assistant I, Department of Nematology/Entomology, UCR Jul 2016 – Present

Maintaining laboratory; reviving/maintaining nematode cultures for biocontrol experiments, as well as, identification

Performing PCR, gels, and DNA extraction (QIAGEN DNA Extraction kit) to sequence and identify nematodes and bacteria isolates


Undergraduate Researcher, Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience, UCR Oct 2015 – Jun 2016 Modulated protein signaling and expression in breast cancer stem cells to observe the proliferative effects of the tumor initiating cell.

Conducted routine stem cell culture

Genetically modified protein expression in breast cancer stem cell lines

Thawed and prepared cells for independent experiments and for a graduate student

Performed western blot and immunocytochemistry on cells to visualize intracellular proteins Undergraduate Researcher, Department of Nematology/Entomology, UCR Dec 2014 – Jun 2016 Investigated the slug parasitic nematode and its efficiency as a biocontrol agent against invasive slug species.

Cultured nematodes

Prepared media for microbial and nematode growth

10-fold serial dilutions of microbial isolates to quantify colony forming units (CFU/ml)

Inoculated/injected bacterial suspension into slugs for mortality assessment

Trained incoming undergraduate researcher

Bacteria DNA sequence alignment against BLAST database Microbiology Laboratory (Lecture/Lab course), UCR Jan – March 2016 Independently conducted in-class experiments utilizing:

Cloning (TOPO TA Cloning Kit for sub cloning, with One Shot TOP10 chemically competent Escherichia coli cells)

Identified isolated soil microbe via gram staining, antibiotic resistance assay, Ames Test, API test, and PCR MSRIP: Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program, UCR Jul – Aug 2015

Presented poster after an 8 week summer research experience at the MSRIP Symposium

Attended weekly workshops regarding ethics in the laboratory, professional development, preparing and presenting a poster, and applying to graduate school

Tested slug mortality using bacteria associates of Phasmarhabditis spp

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