Jan 2015 to 2000 Research InternMolecular Genetics Laboratory, Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne, FL Aug 2013 to Aug 2014 Graduate Research AssistantFlorida Institute of Technology Melbourne, FL Aug 2012 to Dec 2013 Facility Attendant
Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne, FL Dec 2013 Master of Science in Biological Sciences-BiotechnologyUniversity of Mumbai Mumbai, Maharashtra May 2011 Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Technical Skills: Extensive Biotechnology lab skills and knowledge of safety, equipment, and experimental procedures. Over 5 years of experience in cell culture with microbial cells. Experience in Recombineering and development of recombinant bacterial strains. Transformation, Transduction and phage preparation. PCR, Plasmid Purification. Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE Western Blot, ELISA. Spectrophotometry, Microscopy. Basic immunological and biochemical assays. DNA Extraction, amplification (PCR) and Quantification (Nanodrop spectrophotometer). Chromatography techniques- Column, TLC, HPLC, GC. Understanding of principles underlying Next Generation Sequencing, RNA sequencing and DNA microarray. Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; PubMed, BLAST, NCBI, UCSC Genome Bioinformatics.