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Montréal, Canada
March 24, 2011

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Jad Alshami

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Mobile: 514-***-****



Clinical trial laboratory coordinator

Temozolomide (MGMT) Phase II clinical trial

Dr. RF. Del Maestro laboratory

Brain Tumour Research Centre

Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal (QC)

May 2000 – Aug 2000

• Managed the bio-analytical research aspect of the study.

• Responsible for collection, handling and processing of fresh brain tumour specimens.

• Managed the brain tumour tissue bank.

• Analyzed experimental data, prepared technical reports and presented summaries and abstracts at meetings and international

scientific conferences.

Research assistant

Dr. RF. Del Maestro laboratory

Brain Tumour Research Centre

Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal (QC)

Apr 2007 – Aug 2007

• Developed refined and optimized experimental design and methods for analysis of MGMT gene promoter methylation using

pyrosequencing and Methylation Specific PCR (MSP).

• Expert in the use of HPLC based assay for assessment of MGMT protein activity in tissue.

• Performed in vitro studies to assess the genetic aberrations responsible for chemotherapy resistance in brain tumor cells.


Dawson College, Montreal (QC)

Nano-biotechnology program

Oct 2007 – Present

• Prepared and presented lectures, reports, briefings of experiments and final exams.

• Trained students to work safely in the laboratory using GLP and SOP.

• Demonstrated proper techniques to perform cell culture and immuno-cytofluorescence assays.

• Participated in the regular maintenance of the laboratory.

Sales Representative

Ameri-Source Publications, Montreal (QC)

Jan 2009 – Present

• Communicated and negotiated with managers and business owners to sell business directories.

• Awarded “Employee of the Month “several times for exceeding sales quota.

• Assisted in conducting client and market surveys in order to obtain information about potential customers.


Master of Science

2004 – 2006

McGill University

Concentration : Molecular Biology (research thesis)

Dissertation title: Analysis of genes involved in protein-O-glycosylation

in yeast, using a network of genetic interactions

Bachelors of Science

1999 – 2003

McGill university

Major : Microbiology and Immunology



Trilingual – English, French and Arabic (fluent oral and written)



• Possess excellent skills in preparing written and oral communications in scientific disciplines.

• Presented at several local and international scientific conferences in the past 3 years.

• Acquire the ability to elucidate complicated scientific topics with ease.

• A strong relationship builder with the ability to offer an ethical and reputable persona to clients.

Laboratory Experience

• Pyrosequence analysis, MSP based assays and qRT-PCR.

• Brain tumour primary cell culture, stem cells selection, and cell lines transfections.

• Experienced with microscopic investigation such as confocal microscopy.

• Cell viability assays, gene cloning, and recombinant protein purification techniques.

• DNA, RNA, protein extraction, microarray, electrophoresis and immunoassays (ELISA, immuno-cytofluorescence and immuno-


• Specialized in protein activity analysis using HPLC based assay.

Information Technology

• Proficient in using the internet as a tool for knowledge acquisition.

• Excellent skills in MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.

• Good working knowledge of hardware and common software applications.

• Excellent in formatting and design of digital media.

• Skilled with Osprey Software (genetic network analysis), Image J, Quantity one, Versa Doc, HPLC based software, Q-24

pyrosequencing software and Odyssey IR imaging system

Certifications and awards

• First author for manuscript in preparation. “MGMT promoter methylation variability in high grade gliomas” (2011).

• First author for manuscript in preparation. “A Phase II trial to evaluate the effect of low dose TMZ for 2 weeks on brain tumour

MGMT activity in patients with gliomas (2011).

• Winner of the YEAR H.L Teuber/J. A. Neysmith prize, for best oral presentation nominated by Dr. Brenda Milner (June 2009).

• McGill University animal care committee certification for mouse brain surgery (Sept. 2009).

• McGill University radiation safety certification (Sept. 2008).

• McGill University GLP and GCP certification (Nov. 2007).


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