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Lab Technician

West Des Moines, Iowa, United States
January 16, 2017

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Hannah M. Garcia

Cell: 515-***-**** E-mail: g


Drake University

College of Arts & Sciences

B.S. in Biology



Engineering Tetrahymena Calcium-Binding Protein


● Cloned 5’ and 3’ halves of Tcb2 into a vector

● Purified Tcb2 proteins from E . coli cells

● Performed a calcium-binding assay

Dr. Jerry Honts and Dr. Heidi Sleister

Drake University


DuPont Pioneer April 2016 to August 2016

Lab Technician in NAC Labs

● Making b ulk master mix samples

● Pipetting samples into PCR plates

● Running laboratory machinery for PCR process

Eurofins Scientific

Lab Technician

● Performed fatty acid profiling on samples

● Used analytical chemistry skills in a laboratory environment October 2015 to February


Educational Resource Associates

Math and Science Tutor

● Taught individuals in algebra, geometry, and chemistry

● Kept a detailed and organized lesson plan

July to October 2015

DuPont Pioneer

Lab Technician in Global Marker Technologies

● Working with and managing robots in a genotyping lab

● Preparing and cleaning robots

● Entering data into the computer system to operate robotic equipment

● Organizing and sorting samples

Summer and Fall of 2014

Drake Univeristy

Greenhouse Assistant

● Managed university greenhouse without supervision

● Responsible for plant maintenance, nutrition, and pollination

● Maintained a clean environment for plants

● Received opportunity because of leadership skills observed by professor

Summer and Fall of 2013

Science Center of Iowa

Retail Associate

● Provided customer care and satisfaction

● Educated new coworkers and patrons

● Worked as a member of a team

Summer and Fall of 2013

Volunteer Work

Planned Parenthood

Education and phone banking


Science Center of Iowa




● Running gel


● Performing

recombination cloning

● Expressing and

purifying proteins

● Properly handling


● Maintaining sterilized


● Thinking logically

● Working as a group


● Communicating in an

efficient manner

● Using Microsoft Word,

Power Point, and Excel


Beta Beta Beta – Gamma Rho

Honors Society and Academic Fraternity

● Accepted due to high math and sciences GPA

● Obtained cords for involvement, volunteer work, and research

Alpha Phi Omega

Community Service Organization

● Volunteered greater than 40 hours each semester as an undergraduate

Drake University

Presidential Scholarship

● Awarded for academic achievement

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