Striving to combine my practical research experiences and international instructor skills to solve problems and increase scientific innovation in research.
Understanding of Health Canada/US Foodand Drug Administration GMP regulations and Quality Assurance principles, the ethicalimplications of the biotechnology industry and its influence on society. Along with, hands-ontraining performing and evaluating laboratory assays used in a range ofindustries including food, the environment, pharmaceuticals and natural healthproducts while learning how living organisms or parts of living organisms canprovide new methods of production and development of new products.
Isolated cells and extracted proteinsfrom rat tissue samples for analysis utilizing tissue homogenization techniquesand immune based in vitro assays for research on the impact of nutritionalmodification on cytokine production.
Utilized strengths of communication intraining, guiding and leading staff to ensure efficient performance in afast-paced environment and compliance with organization policies and procedures. Effectively resolved customer disputesand provided exceptional customer service to diverse clientele.
Directed bi-monthly grade meetings andcoached team members towards achievement of International Baccalaureate programgoals. Identified reading and writing problemareas to address and implement the first Teachers College Reading and WritingProgram; enabling student progress in skilled reading, writing and inquiring. Assessed potential school candidates andprovided recommendations for placement.
Developed curriculum for and instructedprofessional development courses for local Chinese teachers regarding Westernteaching methodologies. Implemented a wide range of teachingstrategies to appeal to a range of audiences; 1500 students per week.
Project: Investigating the genes andmolecular biology which enable Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosisgrowth in host cells. Performed molecular cloning techniquesfrom cell culture to plasmid insert verification and managed researchlaboratory materials. Collaborated with graduate students ondata interpretation, troubleshooting/optimization of predefined methods and presenteddata during regular lab meetings.