Biotechnology - University of Wisconsin

Student’s Name
111 Main Street East
Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: (612)111-1111
E-mail: [email protected]
Seeking a co-op/internship where I can apply my knowledge, laboratory skills and
organizational talents to advance research and product development efforts at a life
sciences corporation
Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin – Stout, Menomonie, WI
Major: Applied Science, Concentration: Biotechnology, Overall GPA: 3.2
Minor: Mathematics
Relevant Coursework: Molecular Cell Biology I & II, Microbiology, Biotechnology,
Environmental Chemistry, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Statistical Methods
University of Wisconsin – Stout, Menomonie, WI
Student Coordinator (8/06 – present)
Supervising 8 undergraduate student workers and helping complete special
faculty projects
Managing a budget of $14,000.
Ensure goals of grant to provide students with laboratory access were met
Undergraduate Research Assistant, in situ Hybridization (5/06 – present)
Subcloned zebrafish genes dopachrome tautomerase and GTP cyclohydrolase I
for in situ hybridization probe synthesis
Investigating zebrafish pigment gene expression through in situ hybridization
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Chemical Genomics (2/06 – 5/06)
Member of an undergraduate research team investigating antisense and
chemical inactivation of pigment-related gene expression in zebrafish
Project leader for chemical genomics screen
Assisted other team members with projects including RNA isolation and PCR
Prepared zebrafish embryos for research and classroom laboratories
Student Laboratory Assistant (2/06 – 5/06)
 Prepared reagents and materials for Biotechnology classroom
 Organized and simplified laboratory literature and materials
 Created zebrafish husbandry and laboratory equipment protocols
 Taught introductory biology students basic molecular biology laboratory
Tissue culture of mammalian cell lines
Cell cycle and apoptotic assays
PCR and gel electrophoresis
Patentable laboratory notebook keeping
Molecular biology bioinformatics tools
References Available upon request