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United States
Posted:
August 15, 2012

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SHILPA KUMAR

* ***** *****

Plainsboro, NJ-*****

585-***-****

txd3x8@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

To work as an Associate Scientist based on my acquired skills and

background and to make a significant contribution to a Pharmaceutical

organization.

SUMMARY

Hands on experience in conducting experiments using PCR, Western Blot,

Aseptic techniques, SDS-PAGE, Southern Blot, MIC testing in the areas of

Molecular Biology and Microbiology.

Proficient in quantitative techniques using Minitab software

Well-versed in application of Project Management tools and software.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Associate Chemist, Aurolife Pharma, Dayton, NJ

April 2012-Present

Perform Dissolutions for different compounds and analysis using HPLC and

UPLC

Perform Karl Fischer analysis for pharmaceutical compounds under

development

Ensure proper documentation of work with compliance to cGMP

Co-op Scientist, GlaxoSmithKline, Upper Providence, PA

June-December 2011

Identified factors and developing strategies for combating antibacterial

resistance issues

Worked in teams to discover of novel antibacterial agents in Research and

Development using primary screening tools such as Minimum Inhibitory

Concentration testing

Conducted scientific experiments using colony PCR spontaneous resistance

studies

Analyzed experimental data and provided feedback to 4 different departments

for further development

Intern, Biocon India Private Limited, Bangalore, India

Feb - Apr 2010

Increased yield of secondary metabolites with classical Mutagenesis of

Streptomyces toxytricini by 98.6 percent using HPLC

Integrated and Incorporated the analytical data of 3 different departments

to interpret the experimental results

Intern, Anthem Biosciences, Bangalore, India (Contract

Research Organization) Jan 2010

Standardized DNA markers to reduce costs by 4% using PCR

Teaching Assistant, PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India

2007

Formulated assignments and test solutions for a class of 60 students for a

course in Basic Thermodynamics

EDUCATION

Master of Biotechnology

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Aug 2010-Dec 2011

B.E in Biotechnology Engineering

PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India

Graduated with distinction

May 2006- June 2010

ACTIVITIES

Academic Project

Studied the methylation profile of the Xilon gene using 2 different

approaches with Restriction enzymes

Determination of alcohol percentage in wine obtained from 4 different

sources' at JIVAS, Bangalore, India 2009

Hosted 'The International Conference on Molecular Mechanisms and Systems

Biology' in May 2008 at PES Institute of Technology

Undertook a study at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Rural Energy and

Development, India in November 2009 to understand the production of

Biofuels as a sustainable energy source

PRESENTATIONS

PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India

Presented a paper on 'Sustained Biodiversity of Forest Flora and Fauna' in

2007

Presented a seminar on 'Bipolar Disorders' in 2010

SKILLS

PCR, Western Blot, Northern Blot, Southern Blot, Aseptic Techniques, MIC

testing, SDS-PAGE, Hamilton, HPLC, Advanced Techniques in the Life sciences

(Electron Microscopy, Flow cytometry, X-ray crystallography, Mass

Spectrometry),Cell Culture

LANGUAGE FLUENCY English, French and Hindi

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