Toxicology Practitioner eager to contribute technical expertise as well as research skills toward supporting the employer in maximizing performance.
Utilizing Gel Electrophoresis
In Vitro Research
• BioAssay Development
Mammalian Cell Culture
Ø Strong technical background with the ability to work independently on multiple research projects within strict deadline and budgetary considerations.
Ø Possess strong analytical and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt to and execute organizational change initiatives in concurrence with company protocols.
Ø Communicate cross-functionally to ensure departmental coordination of vital information related to organizational projects.
Ø Execute decisions based on detailed examination of available data as well as input from relevant stakeholders.
Ø Proactively and strategically plan to achieve organizational goals, both short term and long term.
Ø Creates solutions by performing extensive needs analyses as well as organizational flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances. Utilizes reductionist approach and deductive logic to account for all pieces separately and as a complete system.
Ø Demonstrate dynamic leadership qualities and strong communication skills in successfully steering research and planning meetings as well as delivering comprehensive strategies.
Ø Develop expert plans of action according to specific needs, both expeditiously and effectively.
Ø Ensure critical internal and regulatory compliance of operations as well as data integrity/quality control.
Ø Capable of in-depth research and data analysis with the purpose of improving efficiency best practices and productivity.
Ø Embrace organization initiatives and lead process integration efforts throughout various departments.
Ø Develop and implement numerous protocols and policies with the purpose of identifying and resolving relevant issues in a proactive manner.
Ø Work to standardize cross-departmental communication protocols between various departments in order to increase knowledge sharing.
Ø Stay abreast of most up-to-date research and data in order to offer most viable recommendations.
Achieved three (3) first author publications in Toxicology.
Optimized in vitro system for studying hepatotoxicity.
Developed protocol for characterizing the proteomics profile of hepatocytes in culture.
Achieved four (4) first author publications, including book chapter in a Preclinical Drug Development book, and one (1) second author publication in Pharmacology.
Designed clinical trial for studying effect of pomegranate juice on CYP3A metabolism.
Wrote and self-published The Smart Way to Your Ph.D.: 200 Secrets From 100 Graduates
Founded PhDNet, an online community for graduate students at www.phdnet.org.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Tufts University 2005-2008
Department of Pharmacology
Main responsibilities include investigation of pharmacokinetic interactions between natural products and cytochrome P450 enzymes.
Designed clinical trial to investigate the effect of pomegranate juice on drug metabolism.
Determined interactions between different classes of prescription drugs.
Graduate Student & Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT 1998-2005
Division of Biological Engineering
Main responsibilities included optimization of system for long-term culture of hepatocytes, characterized toxicity and metabolism of model compounds.
Teaching Assistant / Biotechnology & Engineering, MIT 2002
Main responsibilities included coaching and mentoring students to build virtual pharmaceutical company.
Company divisions included marketing, clinical research, production engineering and ethics.
n Ph.D. C Toxicology (GPA: 4.9/5.0), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Drugs and Chemicals.
n B.S. C Chemical Engineering (Minor: Biology), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
n Post Graduate Research C Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Trial Design, Tufts Center for Drug Development
n Honors: Ruth Kirchenstein Postdoctoral Fellowship / Young Investigator, Aspen Cancer Conference / National Finalist, Society of Women Engineers Paper Competition / MIT Society of Women Engineers Achievement Award / Vice President, MIT Society of Women Engineers / American Meteorological Society Award Winner
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