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Assistant Administrative

Columbia, MD
February 24, 2020

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Cynthia Bolognese

***** **** *** ***** ********, MD 21046 443-***-****


Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Biochemistry

Johns Hopkins University

Ph.D. in Molecular Biology

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

B.S. in Chemistry

University of Michigan


Able to convey information in a clear and concise manner to diverse audiences

Wrote a wide range of document types (articles, fact sheets, infographic content, and other print and digital products)

Excellent software knowledge

oExpert with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and Adobe Photoshop

oExpert with education software such as EndNote, BlackBoard, Canvas, SoftChalk, and Respondus

oExpert with writing software Scrivener and Aeon 2 Timeline

oFamiliar with Visio, Sharepoint, and software for creating short videos

oFamiliar with HTML and limited VBA experience

Over fifteen years of progressive teaching experience

Dedicated to meeting deadlines and expectations

Managed confidentiality of student information

Worked independently as well as collaboratively to implement course work

High energy performer with strong organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills


Editing and Proofreading

Mastery of the English language

Structurally and stylistically edited lab reports, assignments, and short stories

Excellent proofreading and knowledge of proofreader’s marks

Recommended revisions on student drafts

Edited and proofed documents following Plain Language, Chicago Manual of Style (CMS), GPO, APA, MLA, or AMA format

Revised spreadsheets, tables and charts


Composed letters of recommendation, email, essays, syllabi, lectures, and assignments clearly and concisely

NIH Plain Language online training

Summarized scientific information in language easily accessible to non-scientists

Wrote reports and lecture materials for diverse audiences

Created user guides, style sheets, and informational web pages

Developed and maintained SOPs

Maintained accurate and organized records and documentation

Communication Skills

Collaborated with faculty to develop and deliver curriculum

Communicated effectively with students about assignments, readings, and grades

Interacted with students and faculty to answer questions and solve issues

Listened when students brought issues to me surrounding their difficulties in class and worked with them to find solutions


Bolognese, C. P., & McGraw, P. (2000). He isolation and characterization in yeast of a gene for Arabidopsis S-adenosylmethionine:phospho-ethanolamine N-methyltransferase. Plant Physiology,124(4), 1800-1813. doi:10.1104/pp.124.4.1800

Lai, K., Bolognese, C. P., Swift, S., & Mcgraw, P. (1995). Regulation of Inositol Transport in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Involves Inositol-induced Changes in Permease Stability and Endocytic Degradation in the Vacuole. Journal of Biological Chemistry,270(6), 2525-2534. doi:10.1074/jbc.270.6.2525


Samples available on request

Getting started – user’s guide published on the learning management system Blackboard for student use

BIOL251 Style guide – personal guide for creating documents for this course

Darwinian Evolution – informational web page

BIOL107 Prelab & BIOL251 Homework – assignment web pages

CBeadeDesigns Blog – Tutorials and commentary on jewelry making


Robert Half – Office Team (part-time; 10-20 hrs./week)

Sept. 2019 – present

Receptionist, administrative assistant

Adjunct Faculty, Chemistry, Level 1 Howard Community College

Feb. 2017 – May 2019

Lecture, lead and supervise lab experiments

Adjunct Faculty, Biology, Level 3 Community College Baltimore County

Sept. 2004 – present

Prepare course materials for general biology classes, lecture, advise students, evaluate students, collaborate with faculty, mentor new faculty, co-teach inter-departmental courses, use a wide range of computer programs, and design, implement, and teach the genetics course

Cell Biology Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Sept. 2009 – May 2010

Prepare course materials, lecture, advise students

Genetics Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Sept. 2008 – May 2009

Prepare course materials, lecture, advise students

Biochemistry Visiting Assistant Professor, Towson University

Sept. 2006 – May 2007

Design, implement, and teach biochemistry lectures and labs; academic advising; member of Biochemistry Council; prepare general chemistry course materials and lecture

Adjunct Faculty, Biology, Towson University

Sept. 2005 – May 2006

Prepare course materials, lecture

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