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Poynette, Wisconsin, 53955, United States
January 25, 2017

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Melanie A. Schave

N**** Wilson Road, Poynette, WI 53955

(608) ***-****


To obtain a full-time position in a professional laboratory environment with a dynamic company.

Relevant Skills


cell transformation


gene deletions

sample weighing and storage

gas chromatography

aseptic technique

serial dilution preparation

gram staining

sample isolation




protein purification

plate counts

PC Applications: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ChemDraw, PubMed, BLAST, FinchTV, etc.


●University of Wisconsin-Madison *Expected graduation date: May 2017, Bachelor of Science

Major: Microbiology

GPA: 2.9/4.0

●Madison College

GPA: 3.7/4.0

Dean’s List Perfect Honors (Madison College, Fall 2013 & Spring 2015)

Monona AAUW Continuing Education Scholarship (Spring 2015)

Work Experience

●Microbiology Technician On-Call- Covance Laboratories Madison, WI May 2016-Present

Responsible for sample storage and management; decontamination and waste disposal; sample weighing and test prep, spore testing and quality control of equipment, and miscellaneous other duties.

●Night Auditor- Cambria Suites Hotel Madison, WI December 2014-January 2016

Responsible for front desk management duties, including customer service, daily financial record processing, etc.

●Certified Nursing Aide- Tivoli Nursing Home Portage, WI December 2012-December 2014

Assisted residents with activities of daily living, including hygiene, dining, toileting, etc.

Honors, Certifications, & Activities

●HACCP Certification earned January 2017

●Dillard Research Laboratory Internship (Medical Microbiology & Immunology, UW-Madison) - May 2016-present

●UW Microbiology Club

●Midwest Horse Fair- Stallion Barn volunteer coordinator

●Wisconsin Interscholastic Horsemanship Association- Poynette team volunteer assistant coach

●Dane County Fair Horse & Pony program volunteer arena manager

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