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Assistant Microbiology

Chicago, Illinois, United States
November 02, 2019

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Eddie Beckom

Recent Graduate

Motivated, team-oriented, and responsible graduate with significant experience in microbiology and life sciences with back ground in analytical chemistry. Highly educated, having a Bachelor’s in Biology with a minor in Public Health.

Technical Skills

Microbiology Techniques

Data Interpretation

Chemistry Background

Quality Control

Experience in preparing media, inoculating, staining, as well as several other techniques and assays.

Experience in with large data sets, lab and research results, and statistic programs (SPSS, SAS, Excel)

Reporting Experience working with HPLC and other

chromatography, GC, Mass-Spec, IR, as well as general and analytical chemistry knowledge.

Well developed in reporting findings, communicating them verbally/orally, and making recommendations.


Quality Control Inspector ( 07/2019 - PRESENT )

As an Inspector, my duties included GMP and GLP related document review, nutraceutical analysis and inspection, and troubleshooting a industry-leading company. My position refined my attention to detail, familiarity with current cGMP and GLP guidelines, as well as a mastery of LIMS reporting system. Microbiology Lab Proctor ( 08/2018 - 12/2018)

As a Microbiology Lab Proctor here at Augustana my main responsibilities center around aiding the given professor in the lab. Duties include lab preparations, teaching assistance, and demonstrations of microbiological techniques. Meiothermus Ruber Research Project ( 12/2018 - 03/2019) Research assistant to Dr. Scott in her research on proline synthesis in M. ruber. Research entailed a comparative analysis of protein synthesis against E.coli by identification, purification, and mutation of DNA/proteins in both bacterial organisms. Effects of Temperature on CRISPR/Cas ( 12/2018 - 03/2019) Investigated the effect of temperature on the complexity of CRISPR/Cas systems in bacterial organisms across temperature classifications. Hypothesis was supported by the presence of multiple operons in thermophilic organisms based on data collect with bioinformatic tools (KEGG, IMG, etc.) HyVee ( 09/2016 - 05/2019)

Responsible for cooking, cleaning, inventory and working with other staff in the kitchen. Education

Augustana College

Bachelor’s in Biology, Public Health Minor

2016 - 2019

College of DuPage

Associate’s in Life Sciences

2015 - 2016

Relevant Coursework


Organic Chemistry


Molecular Genetics

Analytic Chemistry



Cellular Biology


Developmental Biology

Statistics & Research Methods

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