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Assistant Computer Science

Reno, Nevada, 89503, United States
January 09, 2017

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Reno NV, 89503

Jackson Gratwohl


University of Nevada, Reno – Reno, NV 2010-2014

B.S./M.S. in Biotechnology; Graduate August 2014

Undergraduate Cumulative GPA 3.79

Graduate GPA 3.66

Relevant Courses

Biology/Biochemistry: Molecular Biology with Lab, Genetics, Metabolic Regulation, Cell Biology, General Biology, General Biochemistry, Molecular Biology Lab, Biotechnology Lab, Biotechnology Independent Studies, Pharmaceutical Independent Studies

Chemistry: Organic Chemistry with Lab, General Chemistry with Lab Honors and Achievements

Dean’s List Fall 2010-Spring 2011; Spring 2012-Fall 2012

Millennium Scholarship Fall 2010-Spring 2013

General UG Grant-in-Aid Fall 2010-Spring 2012

Marion Young General Scholarship Fall 2012-Spring 2013

Agriculture Research Fellowship Fall 2013-Spring 2014

Graduate Student General Scholarship Fall 2013-Spring 2014

Outstanding Biotech Student Award Class of 2014


Undergraduate Researcher July 2012- May 2014

University of Nevada, Reno; Pharmacology Department

Synthesized FRET-based biosensor with peptide targeting sequence

Created viral vector containing FRET-based biosensor for delivery system of biosensor probe into cardiomyocytes

Imaged probe expressing cells using confocal microscopy

Recorded FRAP experiments with probe expressing cells

Performed various pharmaceutical treatments on cell cultures

Illustrated lipid raft interactions with cytoskeletal structures within cardiomyocytes WORK EXPERIENCE

QC Microbiologist I March 2016 - Current

NOW Foods, Inc.

Handled all microbiology testing on-site and environmental monitoring programs

Qualified new testing techniques and equipment.

Managed all laboratory functions including: purchasing, testing, lab organization and waste disposal

Operated all laboratory equipment including: autoclaves, incubators and PCR machines Peer Tutor Fall 2011-Spring 2014

University of Nevada, Reno

Facilitated students’ understanding of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Differentiated instruction for students of various levels and abilities Teaching Assistant Fall 2013-Spring 2014

University of Nevada, Reno; College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources

Teaching Assistant for Analytical Biochemistry and Protein Biochemistry

Oversaw students’ lab procedure

Aided in teaching the use of Spectrophotometric analysis

Assisted protein isolation experiments via high performance liquid chromatography(HPLC) and gas chromatography

Associate Professor Fall 2014- Spring 2015

Truckee Meadows Community College; Biology Department

Professor for Introduction to Biology for Non-majors lecture and labs

Educated students on basic biology concepts

Instructed students in laboratory setting


Molecular Biology – Recombinant DNA technology to develop FRET biosensor and viral gene expression, agarose gel electrophoresis, DNA/RNA isolation, Western Blotting

Microbiology – Bacterial/cardiac cell culture propagation and maintenance, media preparation

Chemistry – Ion and Affinity Chromatography, IR spectroscopy

Florescent Imaging – Confocal Microscopy, Florescence Recovery After Photobleaching (FRAP), Florescent Resonance Emission Transfer (FRET)

Computer Science – Python programming, Basic IoT experience, Machine Learning LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

President and Founder of The Sushi Club at the University of Nevada, Reno Summer 2011 Received Eagle Scout Award Summer 2008

Organized and carried out the construction of a tiger habitat to house a Siberian tiger

Spent 5 years in various leadership positions within the local Boy Scout Troop REFERENCES

Robert Harvey Ph. D.

Department of Pharmacology

Center for Molecular Medicine – MS 573

University of Nevada School of Medicine

Reno, NV 89557

Tel 775-***-****

Christie Howard Ph. D.

Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry/MS 330


Patricia Ellison Ph. D.

Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


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