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Medical laboratory Scientist

Singapore, 1401, Australia
February 06, 2010

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Gender Male

Correspondence Address #**-1127, BLK 170

Stirling Road

Singapore 140170


Mobile: +(65)98794267

Strong experience in Diagnostic laboratory (clinical and cytogenetics) for more than seven years, playing a leadership role in small group of technologists, Self motivate, energetic, academic and research oriented. Two years of experience in commercial diagnostic medical device market as a technical application specialist.

2007 - 2009 Master of Engineering (Research) Graduating in February 2010

Nanyang Technology University, Singapore

1994 – 2000 Bachelor of Paramedical Sicences (Medical Technology)

Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Yangon, Myanmar

Awards and achievements:

2000 Awarded First among the graduating class of 21 students specializing in medical laboratory technology from Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Yangon, Myanmar

Co-curricular activities

• workshop on Medical education, China Medical Foundation, Yangon, Myanmar

• workshop on Research Methodology, Department of Medical Research, Yangon, Myanmar

• workshop on blood group serology, National health Laboratory,Yangon,Myanmar

2007 – present Technical Support Specialist

Bio Laboratories Pte Ltd, Singapore

• Provide Application support to laboratory automation of Histology, cytology, and immunochemistry to Pathology laboratories.

(lead technical role for Ventana medical system products, BD-tripath LBC, Perkin Elmer prenatal screening, Iris Urinalysis)

• Leading technical and application support for Digital pathology (Aperio Technology) Pilot project headed by Ministory of Health.

• Molecular and Microbiology

(Lead Application support for Blood donor screening (NAT) for blood bank, RT-PCR assays from Abbott Molecular and Thermo nucleic acid extraction products)

• User training and trouble shooting of laboratory instruments for the pathology and Clinical laboratories.

• Medical devices regulatory affairs

2005 – 2007 Medical technologist

Thomson Pre-Natal Diagnostic Laboratory

Thomson Medical Centre, Singapore

• Primary duty is to perform tissue culture (amniotic fluid, chorionic villus sample, blood and product of conception) to test fetal chromosomal abnormalities (average: 10 specimens/day)

• Cell harvesting and making slides, G-banding and chromosome analysis

2002 – 2005 Tutor (Joint-appointment)

Department of Medical Technology

Institute of Paramedical sciences, Myanmar

• Preparing course curriculum and teaching clinical Chemistry to undergraduate students

• Conducting researches in collaboration with other colleagues

2001 – 2005 Senior medical laboratory technologist (Joint-appointment)

Department of Pathology (Haematology, Microbiology, Clinical chemistry and histopathology sections in rotation)

Yangon General Hospital, Myanmar

• Supervising quality assurance in clinical laboratory

• Performing various diagnostics tests and community health screening tests in four disciplines of pathology laboratory (Haematology, microbiology, histopathology and clinical chemistry) in rotation.

• Leading the team of 10 junior technologists and technicians, assigning duties, maintenance of instruments and preparation of reagents and standards.

• Stocking checking and ordering of reagents and chemicals.

• Performing molecular diagnostic tests for infectious viral diseases.

• Reporting of laboratory results to the chief technologist and pathologist.

2001 – 2005 Senior medical laboratory technologist (part-time)

‘Mya’ Polyclinic, Yangon, Myanmar

• Conducting all clinical laboratory diagnostic tests (Haematology, bacteriology, serology and immunology, clinical chemistry) for specimens sent from inter- and intra- clinics (average: 20 specimens/day)

• Stock checking and ordering of reagents and chemicals.

• Assigning duty roster for the junior technologist and technicians.

• Leading the team regular maintenance of instruments and preparation of standard solutions

• Daily reporting of laboratory results to pathologist.

2000 – 2001 Junior medical laboratory technologist

Department of Pathology

Yangon General Hospital, Myanmar

• Performing blood chemistry analysis, haematological tests, blood banking and transfusion hematology and microbiological tests and histological, cytological and museum mounting techniques in pathology laboratory with supervision of senior staff

Because of my collective efforts, I have gathered experiences in the capacity as an administrator, teacher, researcher and practitioner in the many areas of medical technology within 6 years from graduation.

Clinical experiences

• Different diagnostic tests in clinical chemistry, clinical mycology, cytogenentics, hematology, immunology and serology, immunohematology, microbiology, urinalysis, virology

• Managing clinical laboratories in private and public hospitals

Teaching experiences

• Preparing curriculum and teaching undergraduate students


Activity of Chitosans in combination with antibiotics in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

San Tin, Kishore R. Sakharkar, Chu Sing Lim, and Meena K. Sakharkar

Int J Biol Sci. 2009; 5(2): 153–160.

Synergistic Combinations of Chitosans and Antibiotics in Staphylococcus aureus Tin, San; Lim, Chu S.; Sakharkar, Meena K.i.s.h.o.r.e.; Sakharkar, Kishore R.a.m.a.j.iLetters in Drug Design & Discovery, Volume 7, Number 1, January 2010 , pp. 31-35(5)

Immunoscoring of hormone receptors and c-erbB2 in breast carcinoma using digital image analysis versus optical microscopy evaluation: A comparative study

Jara-Lazaro AR, Thike AA, San Tin, Tan PH

Presented in pathology Vision 2009

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