William Patrick Tancredi 138 Rocky Hill Road, Chadds Ford, PA 19317 610-742-8807 WPT5004@psu.edu Education Penn State University, State College, PA Major: Animal Bioscience Bachelor of Science Expected: June 2009 Related course and lab work: Biochemistry, inorganic and organic chemistry, biology, animal nutrition, animal reproduction, genetics, anatomy, veterinary and biom edical sciences. Undergraduate researcher to Burt Staniar, Ph.D.; currently running enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for insulin-like growth factor-1 in blood and synovial fluid to determine starch levels in diets and metabolism in joint cartilage . Furman University, Greenville, SC Major: English Archmere Academy, Claymont, DE Diploma Graduated Magna Cum Laude, National Honor Society, National Merit Scholar 2005-2007 (Transferred) Awarded 2005 Work Experience Pin Oak Farm and Equine Clinic New Freedom, PA Student Intern S ummer 2008 Supervision of Dr. William Solomon, VMD Prepared and administered oral, SC, IM, and IV treatments Daily feeding and general care of animals and facilities Ground-handling of various thoroughbred and standardbred stallions, mares, foals Helped with foalings Hofmann Center for Large Animal Reproduction , New Bolton Center University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine Kennett Square, PA Summer Intern Summer 2007 Under the auspices of Dr. Sue McDonnell Body Condition Scoring of Embryo Transplant and Teaching mare herds Earned certificate in large animal rescue training Responsible for daily feeding and care of cloned dairy bulls, client horses, and transgenic goats Constructed outdoor facility for goats, including safety and environmental enrichment Work Experience Greenville Humane Society, Greenville, SC Student Volunteer Responsible for care and walking of dogs and cats 2006-2007 Participated in courses on dog training Helped train and care for animals in order to make the animals more adoptable Related Experience Equine Assisting during foaling of broodmares, including problem deliveries . Administering IV, IM, and oral treatments to geldings, mares, and foals . Daily feeding, general care, and grooming of various horse breeds, especially racehorses Handling of thoroughbred and Standard Bred teaser stallions, geldings, and broodmares and foals. Assisting in the semen collection and artificial insemination of Standardbred horses ; preparing extenders for semen transport and shipping . Completed Henneke Body Condition Scoring of teaching mares and embryo transplant mares at New Bolton Center. Large Animal Daily care and feeding of cloned dairy bulls, teaching bull, jump ewe, and transgenic goats Completed training in Large Animal Rescue Clinic at the New Bolton Center . Small, Lab, and Exotic Animal Extensive handling and training of various breeds of dogs at Humane Societies and other non profit organizations Volunteer work also consisted of feeding and handling puppies, kittens, cats, rabbits and assorted rodents Completed successful post-mortem in vitro fertilization of mouse embryos Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, t wo-week field study, 2003. Other Community Service: Penn State Undergraduate Equine Research Team: member 2007 -2008. Habitat for Humanity: Service trip to Maryland to build houses, 2004. Ministry of Caring: Volunteer for Holiday Gift Program, 2004 -2005. AmeriCorps: Service trip to Washington D.C, 2003. Sports & Hobbies: Penn State Crew Team: Competed at Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia. Tae Kwon Do: 1 st Dan black belt. Furman Boxing Club: Cruiserweight Champion. Cross Country: Delaware State Championship Team Member 2002 &2004 . Delaware State 2 nd Place-Track-4x800 Relay Team-2005.