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Microbiologist with 1.5 years experience in research

Location:
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted:
January 30, 2017

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RUPALI R. KEKANE

Email: acyj3r@r.postjobfree.com, Mobile: +91-829*******/989*******

OBJECTIVE

To work with integrity and honesty for the betterment of the society through efficient, innovative and effective work towards achievements of organizational goals.

ACADEMICS

GRADE

YEAR

COLLEGE

UNIVERSITY/

BOARD

SUBJECTS

%/CGPA

CLASS

MSc

2014

St. Xavier’s

(Autonomous)

Mumbai

University

Microbiology

(Papers)

3.04

First Class

TY BSc

2012

KC College

Mumbai University

Microbiology

70.33

First Class

HSC

2009

Wilson College

Maharashtra Board

All Subjects

60

First class

SSC

2007

St. Columba High School

Maharashtra Board

All Subjects

74.61

Distinction

ADDITIONAL COURSES/CERTIFICATIONS

-Completed Workshop on Molecular Biology Techniques held at Department of Microbiology, Wilson College.

-Attended seminar and workshop on Recent Advances in Microbiology held at Department of Microbiology,St.Xavier’s College.

-Attended seminar on Cancer Biology Research:The Indian Senario held at

Department of Microbiology, St.Xavier’s college in collaboration with The Indian Association Of Cancer Research(IACR).

-Attended seminar on DNA Barcoding the Diversity of Life held at Department of Botany,St.Xavier’s college.

PARTICIPATION/VOLUNTEERING

Participated in the seminar on ‘DNA Barcoding for understanding the diversity of life’, St.Xavier’s College (Autonomous) in collaboration with Paul Hebert Centre, Marathwada University.

Participated in the seminar on “Cancer Biology Research: The Indian Scenario” held by St.Xavier’s College(Autonomous) in collaboration with ‘The Indian Association of Cancer Research’

Completed Biostatistics and Clinical Research modules during Master’s (Microbiology) course.

Participated in the seminar-workshop on ‘Advances in Microbiology: Food and Healthcare Industries’, St.Xavier’s College (Autonomous).

Volunteered in the Palindrome festival of P.G. Department of Biotechnology, St. Xaviers College (Autonomous).

EXPERIENCE

Worked On project for rapid detection of mycobacterium tuberculosis and carrying out drug susceptibility testing (DST) for 1st line TB drugs under FIND foundation for innovative new diagnostic endorsed by WHO at department of mycobacteriology jj hospital byculla Mumbai. (from June 2014 to september 2015)

Currently working on project for “Transcriptional analysis of genes associated with rapid acquisition of multi drug resistance tuberculosis” at The Foundation for Medical Research, Worli, Mumbai. ( from october 2015)

Completed 4 months of internship (summer training) at The Foundation for Medical Research, Worli, from May – August 2013. The research topic: “Biological and Chemical Studies on Psidium guajava leaves extract: effect of temperature and time”

Completed 1 month of internship (Summer Training) at Bombay Hospital in Pathological Laboratory in May, 2011, as an observer.

Group Project

Completed 4 months of research project at St.xavier’s college, Mumbai, from January to April 2014.The research topic: “Treatment of recalcitrant plant polymers and waste-water using organisms isolated from mangrove soil”

KEY SKILLS

Microbial techniques- Isolation, Culturing and preservation of Microbes, antibiotic assay, MPN test, Biochemical characterization of microbes, etc

Quality control – Water analysis and food analysis.

Biomolecular techniques- Spectroscopic and colorimetric determination, chromatographic technique, electrophoresis techniques, biochemical tests for proteins, carbohydrates and fats.

Line probe Assay for 1st line and 2nd line TB drugs.

MGIT – DST for 1st line and 2nd line TB drugs.

DNA and RNA extraction

qRT- PCR and analysis

MIRU - VNTR

Animal handling.

Cell line maintaining.

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

- Completed 2 years of NSS (National Service Scheme) programme where social service activities were been held for service to humanity.

- Participated in Pulse Polio Drives (NSS initiative).

- Participated and won second prize in Group dance competition in Ruia College (NSSactivity)

-Participated and won First prize in Group dance competition in Hinduja College

(NSS activity)

- Participated in the workshop of ‘Basic First Responder Training’ held for 2 days in k.c.college conducted by Disaster Management unit of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.

VISITS

- Visit to National Institute of Oceanography, United Breweries and Fantacy Icecream Industry at Goa.

- Visit to Birla research centre, Monarka Institute and Dairy Industry at Rajasthan.

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth

04th Feb 1992

Languages Known

English, Marathi, Hindi

Father’s Name

Mr. Rajendra Kekane

Declaration :

I hereby declare that all the details furnished above are true to the best of my knowledge.

Date:

Place: Mumbai

Rupali Kekane



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