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Molecular Biologist

Uninc Monroe County, IL
August 24, 2012

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Dustin M. Davis

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Dupo, IL *****



Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIUE) Edwardsville, IL

Master of Science in Biology May 2012

GPA: 3.89

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIUE) Edwardsville, IL

Bachelor of Science in Biology May 2010

GPA: 3.59

Qualifications and Accomplishments


-Presented research at the ISAS annual conference

-Research Grants for Graduate Students award winner


-Managed classes of ~20 students for 4 semesters as a laboratory instructor

Laboratory Experience

-30 Months of experience

-Quantitative RT-PCR


-Gel electrophoresis

-Isolation of DNA and RNA

-Dissections and immunohistochemistry of Drosophila NMJ

-UAS-GAL4 expression system

-Southern Blot

-HL-60 Cell culture

-Bacterial cell culture techniques

-Culture of Chlamydomonas reihardtii

-Compound, phase contrast, and confocal microscopy

-Other general laboratory procedures and statistical analysis


Mib1 and Rer1 Affect the synaptic localization of Glutamate Receptors to the Drosophila melanogaster

Neuromuscular Junction

Employment History

Intern, AFB International, St. Charles, MO June 2012 – Present

-Solutions preparation, PCR, DNA isolation/purification, data entry, database generation

Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, SIUE, Edwardsville, IL May 2010 – May 2012

-Laboratory preparation, writing test and quiz questions, grading lab reports

Computer and Other Skills

-Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

-Experience with Adobe Photoshop

-Experience with NIH ImageJ

-Trained in CPR and first aid

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