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Monte D. Holt, MS

Bala-Cynwyd, PA
August 12, 2012

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Monte D. Holt

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Philadelphia, PA, 19124


University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, College of Graduate Studies

Aug 2009 – July 2012

Philadelphia, PA

Major in Pharmacognosy

Master of Science Degree in Pharmacognosy

Cumulative GPA = 3.675

Graduated July 2012

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Misher College of Arts and Sciences

Aug 2005 – May 2009

Philadelphia, PA

Major in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Dean’s List Fall 2005, Spring 2008, and Spring 2009; Cumulative GPA= 3.368

Graduated May 2009


Physical Chemist Technician

Oct 2010 – Oct 2011

United States Department of Agriculture, Wyndmoor, PA

Responsibilities: involvement of a research project regarding alkylresorcinols (ARs), the efficacy of the AR extraction process, and the quantity/characteristics of ARs within several grains, both raw and processed; measurement of AR quantity with the application of gas chromatography (GC-FID) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS)

Teaching Assistant, Principles of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

Sep 2008 – May 2009

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Responsibilities: assist in preparation of chemicals and laboratory equipment as well as cleaning the facility; oversee and guide students in the completion of experiments in a safe and timely manner; review and prepare for laboratory experiments such as melting/boiling points, distillations, and infrared spectroscopy; grading of student laboratory write-ups

Plumbing Assistant

Summers of 2007, 2008

APEX Plumbing, Heating, and Mechanical Contractors, Philadelphia, PA

Responsibilities: gained a thorough understanding of working as a team; assisted in the construction of various buildings including a nursing home, grocery store, and an elementary school


Hospital Volunteer, Patient Services Department

Summers of 2002, 2003

Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA


Introduction to Biology

Mathematical Analysis

Principles of Chemistry

Principles of Chemistry Lab

Principles of Organic Chemistry

Principles of Organic Chemistry Lab

Basic Inorganic Chemistry

Principles of Analytical Chemistry

Principles of Analytical Chemistry Lab

Physical Chemistry

Physical Chemistry Lab

Heterocyclic Chemistry

Analytical Separations Chemistry

Molecular-Structural Biochemistry

Intermediate Metabolic Biochemistry

Physical Biochemistry

Instrumental Analysis



Scientific Writing

Healthcare Administration

Public Speaking


Pharmaceutical Analysis

Medicinal Chemistry

Advanced Pharmacognosy


Honorable Mention – Temple University 12th Annual Student Poster Sessions (American Chemical Society - Philadelphia Section)

University of the Sciences 2009 Recipient of the Jacob Gelb Postgraduate Scholarship

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Merit Grant

Northeast Catholic High School Salesian Student Scholarship: Attended Saint Joseph’s University during Senior Year

Captain of the Northeast Catholic High School Drum Line

National Honor Society, Northeast Catholic Chapter


Avid drummer, guitarist, and pianist


Available upon request

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