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 Davidson, NC 28036  Beaker, GA 30136
(800) 555-1234 (800) 555-1234



Bachelor of Science in Biology with Honors, Davidson College. expected May 1998
Honors thesis project to clone Lorax IDH in E. coli and characterize recombinant protein.


Research Experience

Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Summer 1997. SURE Fellow under Dr. I. Doubt It.
Performed, reported on isolation of microtubule severing proteins from Chlamydomonas reinhardii.


Duke University, Durham, NC, Summers 1994, 1995. Research Assistant for Dr.
Blue Devil. Explored the mechanism of thioredoxin and purified thioredoxin and its reductase from rat liver.


Davidson College, Davidson, NC, 1997 and 1998. Laboratory Teaching Assistant.
Assisted in preparation, direction, and clean up of lab, answered students' questions and tutored.


Laboratory Skills

Biochemistry: Tissue homogenization, column and thin layer chromatography, fraction collection, spectrophotometry (UV/Vis), protein and enzyme assays, SDS-PAGE, HPLC, ultracentrifuge

Cell Biology: Light and phase contrast microscopy, hemocytometer, sterile technique, cell culture, genomic DNA purification (Chlamydomonas), density gradient and differential centrifugation

Molecular Biology: Subcloning and protein expression with plasmids, maintenance of E. coli cultures, liquid and agar media preparation, DNA manipulation, PCR, agarose electrophoresis, Southern and Western blots, radiolabelling, autoradiography

Gentics: Maintenance and breeding of Drosophila, tetrad analysis of Chlamydomonas


Computer Skills

Software: Word processing, Spreadsheets, Graphics, JMP-IN (statistics), MacDNAsis.

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General Employment

Davidson College Writing Center, Davidson, NC, 1997 and 1998 Writing Center Tutor. Directed students in organizing, developing, and editing written work.

Exide Electronics, Raleigh, NC, Summer 1996 Lab assistant. Tested batteries and capacitors for control specifications.



List of Authors. A Project-Based Biotechnology Laboratory Course. American Biology Teacher. (in preparation)



Cloning of Saccharomyces cerevisiae cytosolic NADP+-dependent isocitrate dehydrogenase for pedagogical and original research. North Carolina Academy of Sciences, March 1998


Cloning of Saccharomyces cerevisiae cytosolic NADP+-dependent isocitrate dehydrogenase for pedagogical and original research. National Conference for Undergraduate Research, April 1998



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