Graduate Researcher

Top Graduate Researcher Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Graduate Researcher. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Graduate Researcher resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.2% of Graduate Researcher resumes contained Cell Culture as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Graduate Researcher actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Graduate Researcher resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Cell Culture

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Here's how Cell Culture is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Breast Cancer Research Laboratory with developed experience in Western Blot Molecular Technique, Cell Culture, Protein Isolation and Quantification.
  • Performed all bench-work independently including molecular cloning, bacterial cell culture, protein expression and purification.
  • Aided in undergraduate protocol and cell culture training
  • Developed skills in microscopy and cell biology techniques, molecular biology, biochemistry, nucleic acid/protein analysis, and cell culture.
  • Developed protocols for cell culture, experimentation and device fabrication in the clean room.
  • Examined the effectiveness of the methods through the drugs testing in cell culture.
  • Performed Cell Cultures and media changes to optimize cell conditions.
  • Isolated and maintained mammalian stem cell cultures.
  • Formulated tissue staining and cell culture protocols.
  • Developed experimental protocols and standard operating procedures for molecular biology, cell culture, and immunoassay experiments in the lab.
  • Performed enzyme expression in insect cell cultures using baculovirus expression system.
  • Conducted biological studies to include the use of: mammalian (HeLa) cell culture and dual-luciferase reporter assay systems.
  • Investigated WT tobacco cell culture growth kinetics and AAT stability in tobacco cell suspension culture supernatant.
  • Maintained mammlian cancer cell cultures.
  • Expressed and purified multiple recombinant Katanin proteins in mammalian and bacteria cell culture.
  • Maintained cell cultures, formulated microspheres, prepared 3D hydroxyapatite and PLG scaffolds, collected and concentrated conditioned media.
  • Worked in the Bultema lab learning key biochemical techniques including cell culture and microplate reader knowledge.
  • Synthesized biomaterial substrates for in vivo implantation and in vitro cell culture experiments.
  • Implemented and wrote protocols including insect cell culture, baculovirus, lentivirus production and transduction.
  • Performed RNA extraction, Reverse Transcriptase PCR, cell culture, transformation, plasmid preparation, and confocal microscopy.

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2. Protein

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Here's how Protein is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Supervised and trained undergraduate and incoming graduate students to perform protein purification.
  • Led projects examining the biological significance of HIV-1 protein-protein interaction.
  • Reduced the time required for protein expression from 15 days to 7 days using lean and six sigma tools.
  • Led a team of two undergraduates which expressed, purified, and characterized proteins for biophysical study.
  • Analyzed functional mechanism and protein expression by ELISA, western blot and co-IP.
  • Identified and functionally characterized a heat shock protein in a model bacterium.
  • Isolated protein from cell lines and analyzed samples via Western blot.
  • Validated significantly differentially expressed protein complement component 7 using western blot.
  • Expanded application of nanocircuit devices for studying complex proteins.
  • Optimized recombinant protein expression and purification.
  • Identified and analyzed significant ethanol-induced changes in a subset of G proteins mRNA levels.
  • Performed cloning works and protein expression of this enzyme in E. coli.
  • Studied complex enzyme kinetics and dynamics on single-molecule functionalized nanocircuits via substrate-enzyme interactions to determine novel information about protein function.
  • Developed better bioconjugation method for attaching single protein molecules to nanodevices resulting in reproducible data and leading to a publication.
  • Utilized mammalian protein expression and protein complex purification to elucidate a novel Katanin-family protein network.
  • Performed ligand-binding for protein extraction and enzymology.
  • Visualized protein interaction (Cytoscape) and regulation (Heatmap) version.
  • Purified His-tag and un-tagged SecA protein using SP Sephorse or Ni2+ resin.
  • Researched genetic and biochemical activities of Escherichia coli F plasmid TraI protein.
  • Synthesized difluorovinyl second-generation toxoids to create bioactive compounds -Synthesized benzimidazole-based anti-TB agents that target the cell-division protein FtsZ

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3. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Worked individually and collaborated with both faculty and peers on research projects: Involving instrumentation, methodology, and data analysis.
  • Co-authored and presented three NSA-IDA internally circulated SCAMP papers that covered the data analysis performed
  • Perform imaging data analysis using neural network methods in R
  • Communicated results of data analysis to broad audiences.
  • Preformed data analysis, presented weekly results.
  • Designed experiments and Performed data analysis.
  • Develop data handling and analysis tools which save 60% of data analysis time
  • Led data analysis on various research projects, receiving excellent marks on all.
  • Used insights gained from data analysis to guide changes to an existing technology.
  • Directed study design, data collection, and data analysis.
  • Identify market opportunities for distributors through data analysis and statical modeling.
  • Collected clinical samples for DR and performed statistical data analysis.
  • Created replicable procedures for future data analysis.
  • Generated Monte Carlo simulated data with python and analyzed it with ROOT (C++based data analysis library)
  • Developed robust data analysis algorithms in Mathematica, C, MATLAB, IGOR Pro, and IDL.
  • Trained in MRI data conversion, pre-processing and data analysis using FSL and AFNI.
  • Trained to work for a BSL 2 facility Developed experiments and standardized them Maintained electronic records, results and data analysis
  • Created signal processing algorithms for data analysis including denoising, detrending and other purposes.
  • Support projects and complex data analysis using SPSS, Graphpad Prism, and Metafluor

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4. Research Projects

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Here's how Research Projects is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Gained experience working on interdisciplinary research projects.
  • Generated formalin-inactivated BRSV vaccine lots for National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded research projects.
  • Provided training to graduate and undergraduate students for all levels of the research projects.
  • Aided the Director of the Sports & Cardiovascular Nutrition Division on current research projects.
  • Designed and conducted a series of research projects to study reading performance.
  • Supervised and mentored 8 graduate students on their laboratory research projects.
  • Design primers and construct vectors for various research projects and experiments.
  • Conferred with scientists and engineers to conduct analyses of research projects.
  • Used collected data to guide new directions for research projects.
  • Trained undergraduate and graduate students in research projects.
  • Awarded five grants/fellowships to fund research projects.
  • Major role in 7 research projects.
  • Contributed to various research projects.
  • Conduct research on produce microbial food safety Developed protocol for research projects and analyze research results
  • Learned and implemented bioanalytical techniques in research projects.
  • Design and implementation of multiple psycholinguistic research projects.
  • Develop and maintain research projects in greenhouses and fields for fruit and nut tree crops Collect samples and analyze data
  • Collected, organized, analyzed, and stored data Worked on multiple education research projects
  • Meet with my advisor weekly discuss and exchange ideas for future research projects.
  • Mentored research technicians and undergraduates to complete research projects. "

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5. Biology

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Here's how Biology is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Experienced in teaching undergraduate students microbiology laboratory courses for two consecutive years at FAU as a requirement for international graduate student.
  • Coordinated and managed laboratory molecular biology and biochemistry projects; analyzed and summarized data for publication and oral presentations.
  • Trained and supervised post-graduate, graduate, and undergraduate students in advanced molecular biology methodologies.
  • Collaborated with biology peers on xx molecular biology experiments, ensuring accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Lectured on biochemistry, general chemistry, organic chemistry and cell biology to undergraduates.
  • Work included experiments related to pharmacology, biochemistry, cellular biology and molecular biology.
  • Assist Jacqueline Barlow of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics department, UC Davis
  • Trained in all molecular biology and biochemistry techniques.
  • Sharpened leadership skills by one-on-one mentoring with UCLA undergraduate student and led student study sessions for course in Microbiology.
  • Served as instructor for lab courses for premeds, nursing, and biology majors.
  • Acquired molecular biology techniques such as PCR, sequencing gels, gel purification.
  • Served as a Graduate instructor for an undergraduate biology class.
  • Developed and performed cellular and molecular biology assays and improved existing immunoassays.
  • Research consisted of the fields immunology-microbiology involving investigating the effect of mimetics to prevent capsule formation in S.aureus.
  • Conducted molecular biology assays including western blotting, immunofluorescence and immunohisochemistry.
  • project; 1- years of full-time research in an academic laboratory using various molecular biology and microbiology techniques as listed below.
  • Conducted many molecular biology experiments, including western blot, radioligand binding, and ELISA.
  • Specialized in RNase P and tRNA biology using secondary structure predictions, comparative genomics, and next generation sequencing.
  • Identified genes whose expression is regulated by Nipbl using molecular biology techniques (ChIP, qPCR, microarray)
  • Performed graduate level research in the field of computational biology and bioinformatics under Irwin Tack Kuntz, professor emeritus.

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6. Synthesis

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Here's how Synthesis is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Worked on automatic synthesis of distributed protocols from specifications and examples.
  • Developed micro-fabrication protocol for tissue template synthesis.
  • Initiated and assisted in the synthesis and characterization of various 2D materials including h-BN, MoS2 and WS2 by CVD.
  • Group research is directed toward development of catalysts, catalytic reactions, and methods for organic synthesis.
  • Skilled in organic synthesis to include small molecules and nucleic acids.
  • Automated and optimized complex 18F-labeled radiosynthesis protocols from literature sources and manual syntheses difficult to automate on commercial systems.
  • Conducted Research on the synthesis of 2-aminopyridines with Glutaric acid by slow solvent evaporation technique to obtain Co-crystals.
  • Developed general and expedient route for synthesis of pentabromopseudilin and two analogues.
  • Perform research on synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles using various techniques.
  • Conducted synthesis, purification, and computational protein-ligand docking.
  • Carried out the synthesis of iron oxides by mimicking and scaling up the mineralization process of the mollusk's teeth.
  • Completed total synthesis of several optically pure chiral drugs, e.g.
  • Progress towards a formal synthesis of Diazonamide A.
  • Experience in organic synthesis, UV-Vis, FTIR, NMR.
  • Performed synthesis of polymer-supported ruthenium carbene catalyst: robust and reusable catalysts for ring-closing and cross olefin metathesis.
  • Conducted synthesis, purification, in vitro assays and computational protein-ligand docking.
  • Conducted research in flame-based synthesis method for carbon nanomaterials and nanostructures.
  • Worked on the synthesis of biomaterials able to encapsulate hydrophilic and hydrophobic API.
  • Worked full time on selenoprotein biology researching proteins essential to selenoprotein synthesis.
  • Project 6: Ligand and Complex Synthesis of Bifunctional H-Bond Donating Catalysis and Organocatalysis of Werner Complexes.

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7. DNA

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Here's how DNA is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Performed PCR and Southern Blotting of DNA extracted from prostate cancer cells and its - comparison to normal cells.
  • Studied DNA repair dynamics of single and double-strand breaks and lesions under Dr. David Chen.
  • Invented, fabricated and tested printable Organic Thin Film Transistors based DNA sensors
  • Test samples for fecal indicator bacteria, and extract DNA from samples.
  • Develop and conduct PCR protocols to investigate for source-specific DNA markers.
  • Increased DNA yield from small amounts of blood by up to 25%.
  • Investigated DNA conformational transitions in homologous recombination using computational and experimental approaches
  • Developed numerical quantum mechanical simulator to study coherent and incoherent charge transport in DNA molecules using MATLAB.
  • Accumulated 6 years of molecular biology lab experience, extracting and quantifying plant DNA, RNA, and proteins.
  • Performed PCR, molecular cloning, Real-time PCR, qPCR, Northern blot, DNA/RNA/protein purification, etc
  • Used steady-state and rapid kinetic assays to test how uracil DNA glycosylase diffuses along nonspecific DNA.
  • Conducted research on Reactive Oxygen Species and their relationship to Mitochondrial DNA Damage
  • Cloned DNA sequence of spider silk linkers into protein expression vectors.
  • Expressed DnaA protein in bacterial plasmid vector.
  • Refined nested PCR protocol for the detection of Taenia solium DNA in environmental specimens
  • Conduct primary neuron culture, transfection, confocal microscopy and dendrite morphology analysis and DNA subcloning.
  • Conducted genotyping-by-sequencing and DNA library preparation on 192 wild soybean accessions using Illumina NGS technology.
  • Assembled over 100 custom DNA-plasmid constructs, displaying extensive expertise in DNA primer design, restriction digest, and polymerase chain reaction
  • Gut microbiome profiling (DNAseq, RNAseq, and 16S rRNA amplicon analyses).
  • Isolated, purified, and amplified the minichromosome maintenance protein of Methanosarcina acetivorans and Ruminococcus albus DnaA protein.

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8. Rt-Pcr

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Here's how Rt-Pcr is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Analyzed the expression of MZF-1 gene using western blots and RT-PCR.
  • Used RT-PCR to study gene expression of the Hes1 gene.
  • Studied gene expression in plant cell culture using RT-PCR.
  • Worked to troubleshoot reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction of RNA, as RT-PCR was particularly challenging on low-biomass samples.
  • Skilled in ELISA, RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry, tissue collection (human and rhesus macaque) and processing.
  • Elucidated gene expression profiles using RT-PCR, Western blotting, and in situ hybridization.
  • Developed a qRT-PCR protocol for measuring hemocyte expression levels.
  • Compared the expression of TGF- signaling pathway in resistant cells compared to parental cells by qRT-PCR and Western blot.
  • Extracted total RNA from pathogenic neisseria; measured lst transcript levels and stability using Northern blot and RT-PCR.
  • Designed & tested primers and qRT-PCR protocol for specific measurements of G proteins in Drosophila's heads.
  • Performed various procedures including microarray, qRT-PCR, western blotting, ELISA and light/ fluorescent microscopy.
  • Studied changes in fungal gene expression in symbiosis using microarrays and qRT-PCR.
  • Assessed post-transcriptional regulation of target gene by RNA preparation, RT-PCR, quantitative real time PCR and luciferase assay.
  • Generated stable lentiviral shRNA knockdown eosinophil cell line; confirmed using Western blot and qRT-PCR.

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9. Data Collection

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Here's how Data Collection is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Developed interactive e-Learning modules that aimed to improve the effectiveness of local health agencies in data collection and data visualization.
  • Conducted independent thesis research, including the development of research materials, organization of participation and data collection.
  • Performed experimental design, field execution, data collection, statistical analyses.
  • Organized and executed multiple data collection expeditions in Northern Chile.
  • Full participation in literature review and data collection.
  • Participated in data collection, design, and analysis for a project on 263 middle school children's moral development.
  • Demonstrated strong data collection/analysis, problem solving, written and verbal skills through manuscripts and presentations.
  • Assisted the post-doctorate fellow in data collection and analysis, which resulted in two published manuscripts.
  • Developed data collection and participant tracking instrument in MS Excel; preformed routine data entry.
  • Delivered training to agents in research design & implementation, data collection & analysis.
  • Managed data collection, entry, and cleaning; analyzed data and presented results.
  • Planned, organized, and conducted lab and field research and data collection/analysis.
  • Assisted in field data collection at farms in Salinas and Zamora, CA.
  • Used mixed methods for data collection and analysis (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Developed test platforms and experimental techniques for bench-top and field data collection.
  • Assisted in data collection and coding using Microsoft Excel for research publications.
  • Completed and documented pre-treatment assessment, therapy administration, weekly data collection, post-treatment assessment and statistical analysis (NCSS).
  • Develop training manuals and workflows, considerably speeding up data collection and processing.
  • Conducted habitat data collection and juvenile Dungeness crab sampling in the S.F.
  • Conduct Research and Fact checking * Audiological Assessment * Data collection and analysis

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10. Confocal Microscopy

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Here's how Confocal Microscopy is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Monitored dynamic lipid-protein interactions through fluorescence tracking in live cells using confocal microscopy.
  • Performed live cell confocal microscopy to study BA's effects on cellular mechanisms.
  • Relied heavily on cell biology, molecular biology, and confocal microscopy.
  • Presented research thesis on The Extraction of Bullet Profiles Using Confocal Microscopy and
  • Performed 3D image analysis of whole tissues via confocal microscopy Z-stacking.
  • Analyze stained tissue sections by confocal microscopy using Z- stacks, tile scans and other features of the Leica software.
  • Use of confocal microscopy to investigate a neuroinflammation marker in Alzheimer's disease (AD).
  • Trained in simple fluorescent, LASER confocal microscopy and maintaining animal cell cultures in vitro.
  • Used CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing and immunofluorescence confocal microscopy to characterize roles for adhesion proteins during morphogenesis of tissues during embryonic development.
  • Established an analysis protocol for assessing the encapsulation process utilizing UV-Vis spectrometry, fluorescence microscopy, and confocal microscopy.
  • Synthesized multiple fluorescent RNA probes Practiced confocal microscopy for Multiplex fluorescence in situ hybridization (M-FISH) analysis
  • Experience with confocal microscopy of live transgenic zebrafish embryos and immunostaining of neural cells.

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11. NMR

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Here's how NMR is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Experience includes: organic and inorganic synthesis, NMR, technical writing, communication of research progress via biweekly presentations.
  • Experience using GC/MS, LC/MS, and NMR to analyze molecules produced in the lab.
  • Research project: Protein structure validation by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) relaxation measurements
  • Developed new inorganic syntheses to enhance 29Si NMR signal sensitivity by over 25%.
  • Experienced using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) for chemical structure elucidation.
  • Supported structural chemistry and crystallographic studies via 1D and 2D NMR methods.
  • Developed a 1H NMR assay to facilitate kinetic studies of drug candidates.
  • Optimized time domain NMR methods for monitoring hydration of dry beans.
  • Analyzed products using H NMR, IR, and X-ray crystallography.
  • Monitored experiments by NMR, IR, and Mass Spectroscopy.
  • Solved the solution structure of the minimal interface between Apolipoprotein E and LRP-1 by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR).
  • Used nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and other analytical tools, guaranteeing compounds were synthesized successfully.
  • Analyzed peptide fragments by NMR and CD to study protein secondary structure initiation and propagation.
  • Flash chromatography, NMR, IR spectroscopy.
  • Tracked reactions and confirmed products by TLC, LCMS, and 400 mHz NMR.
  • Developed an integrated NMR approach to characterize heteroatom site distribution in zeolites.
  • Prepared isotopically labeled peptide samples for NMR.
  • Characterized materials by NMR, HRMS, UV-Vis, X-ray diffractometry and EPR.
  • Determined the epitope of a human recombinant anti-Candida albicans antibody M1g1 by ELISA and NMR.
  • Created novel organometallic chromophores and analyzed them using NMR, UV-Vis, and fluorescence spectroscopy techniques.

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12. Scientific Journals

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Here's how Scientific Journals is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Reviewed scientific journals, abstracts, and other literature to construct laboratory protocols for preparing media and perform laboratory techniques.
  • Self-motivated researcher with little laboratory supervision or guidance; successfully completed two projects to be published in scientific journals.
  • Published manuscripts in scientific journals and present at top conference national and international conferences.
  • Prepared grants and published first-authored and co-authored manuscripts in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Published research articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Identified emerging technologies and trends, designed studies, and authored technical reports for publication in scientific journals.
  • Prepared thorough reports, publications and presentations for professional conferences, scientific journals, and project meetings.
  • Published research in leading scientific journals, and presented research at scientific conferences throughout the world.
  • Research led to the publication of 3 papers in high ranked scientific journals.
  • Authored and co-authored over 5 peer reviewed journal articles in reputed scientific journals.
  • Published three peer-reviewed research articles in high impact factor scientific journals.
  • Published technical articles in scientific journals of Nature and Geology.
  • Obtained data results were published in scientific journals.
  • Research and read scientific journals to support experiments.
  • Published findings in scientific journals.

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13. Literature

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Here's how Literature is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Computer-assisted systematic review and interactive visualization of published literature.
  • Corroborated analysis to published theoretical and experimental literature.
  • Developed unique synthetic pathways for the production of two novel phosphorus-based flame retardants through adaptation of literature precedents for industrial applications.
  • Assisted in the literature review and assessment of existing Gender-Based Violence indicators in areas of complex emergency.
  • Conduct geologic literature review, develop proposal, present materials to interested NJ municipalities.
  • Conduct literature reviews on treatment strategies and epidemiology of hepatitis C in incarcerated populations.
  • Performed advanced literature searches and critical appraisal to optimize project goals and techniques.
  • Led extensive scientific literature reviews and data mining to further research objectives.
  • Conducted literature reviews for scaling-up health innovations.
  • Involved in all phases of research including: literature review, writing, data collection, and analysis.
  • Identified and compiled data from the literature to investigate the effects of reinforcement on the failure mechanism.
  • Read extent research literature on visual perception and physiology to further inform my research designs and conclusions.
  • Conducted a full literature review of over 18 sources for research previously stated.
  • Interpret scientific literature to aid in design of projects.
  • Developed advertising materials for study, edited documents, and reviewed literature.
  • Conducted literature reviews and research in health policy legislation targeting health care services for the underserved.
  • Performed daily database literature searches using SciFinder, ACS Journals, Eslevier and the like.
  • Established study objectives in collaboration with colleagues and performed literature reviews of relevant information.
  • Reviewed literature of biomarkers to assist in the development of the manuscript on Midregional Pro-Adrenomedullin biomarker and severe sepsis.
  • Designed and executed in vitro experiments independently Experienced in troubleshooting assays using published literature Established a primary rat hippocampal astrocyte cell line

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14. Python

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Here's how Python is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Formulated custom pipeline for protein binding footprint identification and statistical confidence assessment in Python.
  • Created data and image analysis software for analysis of fluid dynamics experiments in Python.
  • Programmed and optimized data fitting of large molecular analysis data sets in Python.
  • Utilized C++, Python, and a cluster computing framework to analyze many terabytes of data.
  • Trained a group of four undergrad students to use Python and MySQL in a scientific context.
  • Worked as a team helping others debug and create code in both Python and C++.
  • Created control, automation, and GUI software for controlling custom systems using Python.
  • Coded Python scripts to generate KML files for Google Earth usage.
  • Programmed high-performance simulations in C++ and analysis tools in Python.
  • Scripted a 1D transport model in MATLAB and Python.
  • Create automation/parsing Python scripts to perform more tedious testing.
  • Developed mathematical models of molecular systems and engaged in statistical data analysis using MATLAB and Python.
  • Coded Python scripts for automate query and export data to Movebank.org periodically.
  • Coded Python and JavaScripts with Django to add functionality of generate and download KML files on our website.
  • Created a python-based land-use change model, cartography products and spatial datasets.
  • Used DICOM images for image processing Programmed in python.
  • Used Abaqus Python scripting, Abaqus ATOM, ANSYS DOE, and MATLAB s global optimization toolbox.
  • Employed numerical methods, computer programming (Python, Fortran90, C++, Matlab etc.
  • Studied Tigrigna Language morphology, developed a stemming algorithm for Tigrigna Language Text and implemtented Stemming Algorithm prototype using python.
  • Analyzed the data using C++, Perl, Python and Fortran programing languages using various mathematical methods.

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15. PHD

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Here's how PHD is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Created and optimized new laboratory protocols and techniques of critical importance for the successful execution of PhD dissertation projects.
  • Formulated protocols, conducted preliminary studies and communicated the findings to McGill PhD student conducting research at Health Canada.
  • Collaborate with other PhD students in the simulation of close-packed, highly ordered colloidal crystal formation.
  • Trained undergraduate, masters, and PhD-level students on HPLC and UPLC instruments.
  • Led and trained a team of undergraduate researchers and visiting PhDs.
  • Enrolled in PhD program, presently discontinued.
  • Trained under Stephen Craig Lee, PhD in the Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute in the field of biomedical nanotechnology.
  • Mentored several undergraduate and PhD students for the establishment of projects and also in teaching of different molecular biology techniques.
  • Conducted surgeries over rats to induce brain injury and implant stimulators under supervision of a PhD student.
  • Presented research progression and final thesis defense to PhDs, physicians, professors, and fellow colleagues.
  • Partnered with Tod Kippin, PhD to plan and manage long-term projects.
  • Completed PhD with advising from Professors Sue Carter and Glenn Alers.
  • Experience in cell culture and cytotoxicity assays TeresaChu, PhD,
  • Graduate Assistantship with NICU Research Lab under Dr. Bobbi Pineda, PhD, OTR/L.
  • Completed PhD work under the mentorship of Rolf Brekken, PhD.

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16. R

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Here's how R is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Designed and administered experiments and surveys.
  • Used MATLAB (800 lines of code); developed 3 novel equations across 13 variables; published in Brain Research.
  • Conducted research on response to stress, resilience, age-based emotional differences, consumer behavior and spending.
  • Reviewed maintenance, quality control, calibrations, test runs, and proficiency tests.
  • Focused on aromatic drugs and derivatives of A3AR (Cl-IB-Meca).
  • Applied mathematical methods in anticancer drugs combined to treat breast cancer.
  • Assisted management for the living conditions of SD-Rats.
  • Define drug parameters and boundaries via MATLAB.
  • Supervised and trained 25 research assistants.
  • Research of archival psychotherapy outcome data across therapy timeframe and 12-24 months post-treatment.
  • Designed and fabricated microfluidic devices for neuronal growth and guidance
  • Research on application of microarray technology and nanotechnology
  • Simulated and tested ND-anticancer drugs released from the Nano-diamond in human body condition with florescent analysis.
  • Examined the effects of pro and anti-inflammatory cytokines including IL-1?, TNF?, IL-10 during ischemic conditions.
  • Conducted analysis of Bitcoin market price relative to documented market crashes (results in NIPS 2014).
  • Analyzed the vascular composition and development of the light organ in the squid, Euprymna spp.
  • Studied the Ischemic effects of cerebral stroke as a member of the in vitro team.
  • Park H1, Ryu S1, Choi IY, Seol GH.
  • Developed and implemented a novel realistic quantitative neurobiological model of neurotransmission that allows for enhanced characterization of regional dopaminergic pharmacodynamics.
  • Synthesized Anticancer Drugs on Nano-diamond Synthesized Nano-diamond Drugs by chemical interaction between anticancer drugs and modified Nano-diamond.

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17. Hplc

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Here's how Hplc is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Gained experience and knowledge of instrumentation (NMR, MS, and HPLC).
  • Provided instructional manual for HPLC and GC head space analyzer.
  • Utilized 1H and 13C NMR, IR, and HPLC to analyze chemical compounds.
  • Characterized retention mechanism for new cyclofructan based HPLC stationary phases coordinating Ba cations.
  • Analyzed the release and stability of drug using High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC).
  • Fish tissue cleanup techniques by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC).
  • Involved air-free technique using Schlenk line, H-NMR and HPLC analysis.
  • Performed analysis using HPLC, UV-VIS and fluorescence Spectrophotometers.
  • Analyzed the thermal stability of surfactants using HPLC.
  • Developed and designed HPLC experiments to determine the half-life of various acid-sensitive bifunctional crosslinkers.
  • Maintained and supervised usage of equipment including spectrophotometer, HPLC, and lyophilizer.
  • Designed protein immuno-purification and assay protocols for HPLC-MS analysis to identify protein modifications.
  • Developed/employed a fast purification method of bioactive peptides from crude venom extract using HPLC and ?HPLC methodologies.
  • Used HPLC, MALDI-TOF Mass spectrometer, UV-Vis spectrometer to characterize nucleotides and their incorporation ability.
  • Installed and learned the working of an High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) system.
  • Skilled in chromatography (FPLC, HPLC, GC, etc.
  • Synthesized new water-soluble porphyrins as peroxynitrite decomposition catalysts, analyzed and separated them using analytical and semi-prep HPLC.
  • Optimized the HPLC analysis for isothiocyanates in arugula (Eruca stiva).
  • Measured oxidative stress in cancer cells by monitoring lipid peroxidation using HPLC in K562, [ ] lymphoblastic cell lines.
  • Analyzed 14C protein adduction and quantified glutathione (GSH/GSSG) concentrations in microdissected bronchioles using HPLC UV-Vis and EC detection.

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18. SEM

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Here's how SEM is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Attended graduate seminars in Japanese; translated historical Chinese documents into Japanese and gave quarterly presentations in Japanese on personal research
  • Led design, manufacture and fabrication process of new evaporation chamber for semiconductor processing.
  • Designed and performed experiments to elucidate structural information of biological assemblies o Sample preparation.
  • Collected and analyzed quantitative and qualitative data from semi-structured interviews and desk research.
  • Investigated assembly of HIV viral particles by molecular biology techniques.
  • Investigated growth kinetics of organic semiconductors with novel processing techniques.
  • Developed efficient semiconductor solutions for US Department of Energy while collaborating with Intel, IBM and Texas Instruments teams.
  • Utilized a Scanning Electron (SEM) and an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM).
  • Observed an 11% annual increase in consumer participation with increase in program advertisement.
  • Work also included writing grants, oral presentations in student seminars and secondary schools.
  • Organize career forums, seminar series, and networking events for graduate students.
  • Assembled spinal constructs and executed fatigue tests; collected and organized data.
  • Facilitate staff seminars, conferences and events for faculty and staff.
  • Work included oral and poster presentations at student seminars and conferences.
  • Authored and co-authored numerous academic publications, and presentations at various seminars and conferences.
  • Implemented the epitaxial growth of ZnO semiconducting material on transparent electrode substrate.
  • Assembled a 350L vacuum chamber using a roughing and turbo pump to simulate space-like environments.
  • Synthesized semiconductors NWs using the solution-liquid-solid process analogous to vapor-liquid-solid growth
  • Silver nano particles were grown using the CVD (Chemical vapour deposition) technique and SEM (Scanning electron microscope).
  • Fabricated and analyzed hydroxyapatite (Ca)-based biomimetic ceramics using isostatic methods and SEM and EDS.

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19. Independent Research

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Here's how Independent Research is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Served as a mentor to undergraduates who conducted independent research experiments, many of which resulted in publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Mentored undergraduates and new graduate students to produce skilled and independent researchers.
  • Conducted independent research to explore risk factors that influence addiction vulnerability.
  • Conducted independent research in the laboratory of Dr. Deborah Bell-Pedersen.
  • Design and conduct independent research project focused on treatment of Multiple Sclerosis and the mechanisms underlying the disease.
  • Designed an independent research project along a latitudinal gradient and extending to the Pliocene.
  • Conducted independent research in a molecular biology/virology lab (PI: Charles Samuel).
  • Trained and mentored 7 undergraduate students and young researchers to conduct independent research.
  • Trained and directed two junior scientists to become independent researchers.
  • Worked on Independent researches in Signal and Image processing
  • Conducted independent research experiments to study potential of natural pharmacological agent for the treatment of neurodegenerative disease.
  • Designed and performed independent research on gene function during development using zebrafish embryos as a model system.
  • Conduct independent research project Thesis Topic: Foreign Investment in East African Community and Economic and Security integration
  • Conducted independent research in theoretical physics leading to 4 peer-reviewed publications and 5 oral presentations.
  • Performed independent research on the mechanism of action of potential new chemotherapeutics including HER-2 antagonists.
  • Conducted an independent research focused on elucidating neurobiological substrates of conditioned motivation.
  • Trained nine undergraduate and two graduate students to become independent researchers.
  • Completed independent research and wrote report on green jobs training and economic development opportunities in Contra Costa County.
  • Graduate Independent Research Study of Cardiac Myocytes to Investigate phosphorylation Pathways that affect Cardiac Rhythm.
  • Utilized bioinformatics and statistical methods to analyze large datasets Wrote project proposals, and designed and performed independent research

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20. C++

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Here's how C++ is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Collaborated with International Security and Policy Organizations to develop a security system and a new edge-based motion detection algorithm in C++.
  • Contributed to light-based detector calibration for the IceCube neutrino observatory using the collaboration's C++ analysis framework.
  • Lead computational modeling on a project involving ideal Bayesian classifier that replicates the visual cortex using C++ and MATLAB.
  • Programmed original molecular dynamics (MD) code in C++ and robust post-processing scripts in Perl.
  • Developed a simple system with C++ which Detect Logo in the images of vehicles automatically.
  • Implemented a real-time fully automatic video surveillance platform in C++ and OpenCV.
  • Implemented this method with C++ and integrated it into the system.
  • Identified different set of mappings for the Matrix Multiplication using C++.
  • Related Skills: C, C++, Unix Shell, UML, Qt, GCC, GDB, Linux, I2C.
  • Programmed TM3, EyeTech's eye tracking research system in C, C++, OpenCV on Visual Studio 2010.
  • Improved audio quality of Video Conferencing Software by designing and implementing algorithm using object oriented design, C++ and DirectX APIs.
  • Implemented C++ codes as R functions through Rcpp package, greatly reduced computation time needed for MCMC sampling and convergence.
  • Developed predictive ODE, PDE, and SDE models in C++ > Implemented numerical algorithms for integration (i.e.
  • Designed algorithms and developed data analysis software using PAW, Fortran and C/C++ for statistical data analysis.
  • Developed and implemented a non-ECG-triggered MRI imaging sequence in Siemens IDEA C++ programing environment.
  • Related Skills: C++, Matlab, signal processing, algorithms.
  • Acquired computer Programming skills in C++ and Fortran.
  • Created a simulation leveraging the ROOT C++ analytical framework of Cherenkov radiation from ultra-high energy e+e- pairs, demonstrating interference effects.
  • Constructed vision-based navigation algorithms in C++ Participated in laboratory demos for industry representatives Advised undergraduate and incoming graduate students
  • Shortened runtime by integrating C++ functions and CPU and GPU parallelized code.

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21. Experimental Data

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Here's how Experimental Data is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Validate developed experimental data and numerical methodology.
  • Calculated thermal and electronic properties of materials on a computer cluster, and compared calculations to experimental data.
  • Collected and analyzed experimental data to optimize and evaluate the data fusion algorithm.
  • Analyzed and presented experimental data and findings to supervisors and peers as appropriate.
  • Discovered our calculated rate constants underestimate the experimental data by factor 4.0.
  • Collected and quantified experimental data and produced statistical validation of results.
  • Developed fitting algorithm for refining atomic models using experimental data.
  • Validated the experimental data with a finite element analysis solution.
  • Prepared experimental data for a future publishable paper.
  • Calculated drag coefficient from experimental data.
  • Collect and analyze experimental data.
  • Designed, built, and administered the experimental data networks including all file servers, application servers, and networking hardware.
  • Conducted an analysis of experimental data in joint research by theory and experiment teams.
  • Applied physics theory to describe and explain the experimental data in novel materials.
  • Generated and sorted data from experiments, analysed and explained experimental data, prepared reports and published in journals and conferences.
  • Developed a macro program to collect data used to validate simulation results with experimental data.
  • Analyzed experimental data and advocated the use of statistical methodology for repeatability and accountability.
  • Provided experimental data to compare with simulation results obtained using ANSYS and Molecular Dynamic Simulator (LAMMPS).
  • Tested algorithm on a Trambouze kinetics problem with experimental data only for the reactant.
  • Analyzed experimental data from literature and ongoing laboratory studies from collaborators to formulate quantitative models of astrocyte cells and interneurons.

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22. Spss

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Here's how Spss is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Gained proficiency with statistical analysis software, SPSS and statistical testing of scientific data.
  • Utilized SPSS and AMOS structural equation modeling systems to interpret data and identify relationships.
  • Coordinated and implemented database construction using SPSS.
  • Utilize SPSS to build out a presentation that measured the correlation between survey responses and satisfaction with government agencies.
  • Analyzed California English Language Development Test results with SPSS to identify local ESL programs in need of improvements.
  • Utilized a novel variation of the Morris Water Maze Task, SPSS, SigmaPlot and MS Office.
  • Worked with research technology such as SPSS to run data that had been previously collected.
  • Managed data collection, evaluation, and analysis using Microsoft Excel and SPSS.
  • Analyzed data in SPSS using ANOVA, using linear and non-linear regression methods.
  • Analyzed data using SPSS to determine trends and differences between study groups.
  • Utilize SPSS programming and statistical analysis of the data and interpreting results.
  • Analyzed SPSS statistics: frequencies, correlations, and hierarchical regression.
  • Collected, entered and analyzed data using SPSS statistical software.
  • Used SPSS to generate syntax for scoring questionnaire measures.
  • Assisted with research development and SPSS analysis.
  • Mastered and performed nonparametric and multivariate statistical procedures in SAS and SPSS.
  • Developed Matlab and SPSS scripts to process and analyze of behavioral and physiological data.
  • Conducted statistical analyses, predominately regressions and ANCOVAs in SPSS, for 3000+ participants.
  • Collected and analyzed data using SPSS 19 and NVivo.
  • Performed data analytics using programs such as SPSS and NVivo.

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23. Labview

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Here's how Labview is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Operated lasers and cameras for single-molecule FRET experiments with National Instruments LabView.
  • Developed experiment automation controls in LabView software.
  • Developed a hardware trigger and DAQ system using NIM and CAMAC modules, DAQ and stepping motor control software using LabVIEW.
  • Programmed in LabVIEW to collect (NI DAQ card) and filter the analog signals from the sensors.
  • Adjusted the PID feedback control circuit of the motor; simulated the PID control circuit in LabVIEW.
  • Accomplished passing the Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer (CLAD) exam and obtaining the CLAD certificate.
  • Programmed and calibrated gas mass flow controllers using LFE (Laminar Flow Element) and LabVIEW.
  • Developed custom LabVIEW FPGA firmwares and host level software for real-time applications.
  • Designed a control system for a charged particle trap (LabVIEW).
  • Utilized LabVIEW and MATLAB to collect and analyze knee laxity data.
  • Developed a computer control system for beam extraction (LabVIEW).
  • Used LABVIEW to collect temperature readings throughout the experiment.
  • Developed LabVIEW software to automate frequency response testing of a microelectromechanical system (MEMS)-based ventricular catheter for hydrocephalus.
  • Developed Labview programs from scratch for automatic operation of the measurement system.
  • Controlled battery current, voltage, temperature and State of Charge using a controller developed in Labview.
  • Programmed in MATLAB, LabVIEW, and Fortran and analyzed computationally heavy fluid flow data.
  • Developed in Labview a program to interrogate surface acoustic wave device using IQ modulation.
  • Used MATLAB and Mathematica for data analysis and LabView for experimental setups.
  • Collected and analyzed large data sets using a variety of programs including Origin, Mathematica, Labview, and LaTex.
  • Interfaced pumps, electronic valves, thermocouples, RTDs, and flow meters with LabView software.

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24. Elisa

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Here's how Elisa is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Design and optimize dip-coating protocol and test non-fouling performance by ELISA and SPR.
  • Develop novel hand-held diagnostics devices for ELISA and PCR
  • Processed, stored and conducted ELISA assays.
  • Analyzed blood samples using ELISA kits.
  • Developed ELISA for quantification of serum antibody-isotypes in mouse models of autoimmune diseases.
  • Designed ELISA method to detect the presence of anti-mannan antibody in the serum of normal human adults.
  • Mastered immunological assay protocol for ELISA of mouse serum biomarkers of bone growth and resorption.
  • Performed ELISA to measure IL-6 and IL-8 cytokine levels after bacterial induction.
  • Used ELISA, luminex, and western blot to measure protein levels.
  • Screened urine samples for controlled substances using ELISA immunoassay.
  • Measured levels of biomarkers using ELISA.
  • Delivered diagnostic ELISA assays to correctly identify human anti- cardiolipin autoantibodies associated with distinct diseases.
  • Performed ELISA assays for detection of cytokine production in response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
  • Developed an indirect capsid-based ELISA assay/kit for commercial PCV2 serological diagnosis.
  • Designed experimental layout Propagated plant material by grafting and rooting cuttings Performed all ELISA assays for detection of X.f.
  • Prepared large scale purifications of BRSV by discontinuous sucrose gradient centrifugation for ELISA and western blot antigen.
  • Analyzed peptides affinities to different collagen structures by ELISA and various binding assays.
  • Evaluated murine serum cytokine levels of time course experiments with ELISA.
  • Worked on Competetive and Sandwhich Elisa assay extensively.

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25. GEL Electrophoresis

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Here's how GEL Electrophoresis is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Performed and analyzed numerous PCR reactions and results associated with gel electrophoresis using multiple PCR machines and Bio Rad Gel doc.
  • Performed testing using gel electrophoresis as well as mixed and poured the gels used in testing
  • Evaluated data employing GC/MS, gel electrophoresis, and UV/VIS spectroscopy.
  • Performed DNA extraction, gel electrophoresis and immunoassays.
  • Experienced in radio-active labeling assays, gel electrophoresis experiments, in vitro cell studies, and other laboratory techniques.
  • Experienced with DNA Isolation, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), gel electrophoresis, and primer design with Geneious.

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26. Graduate Research

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Here's how Graduate Research is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Assisted professor in all lab operations including supervision of 5 undergraduate researchers.
  • Mentored undergraduate research students and provided training on laboratory instrumentation and procedures.
  • Supervised and instructed undergraduate research interns on laboratory safety and experimental procedures.
  • Trained and supervised three undergraduate researchers and numerous graduate students.
  • Mentored an undergraduate researcher in laboratory technique and experimental design.
  • Supervised and mentored three undergraduate research projects.
  • Managed and mentored undergraduate researchers.
  • Graduate researchers are also required to understand and communicate effectively to audiences of all types, most often through oral presentations.
  • Consulted with 20 micro-enterprise owners as part of a graduate research project investigating agile methods of teaching technology skills.
  • Supervised between six to eight undergraduate researchers of the Human Performance Lab while PI was not physically present.
  • Trained and managed teams of undergraduate researchers in instrumentation design, construction, and troubleshooting.
  • Time management to split time and focus between teaching position and graduate research.
  • Directed and trained a team of five undergraduate researchers in the social science research
  • Present graduate research at ASES's National Solar Conference, Apr.
  • Awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship worth $122,500.
  • United States Salary: 30,000.00 USD Per Year Post Graduate Research I 1.
  • Graduate Researcher @INERTIAL LAB [UVA]
  • graduate research assistant, working with data from middle school children, data entry and analysis on computer, writing manuscripts
  • Graduate Researcher Determined the requirement of HIV-1 integrase-host factor interactions during viral replication.
  • Received the Casmir Ilenda Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research (2013) and the John C. Cothran Memorial Fellowship.

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27. SAS

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Here's how SAS is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Provided analytic support for numerous conflict and disaster-focused intervention research and impact assessments.
  • Performed extensive statistical analysis using SAS software and reported results.
  • Performed rigorous statistical analysis utilizing SAS.
  • Analyze public health policy in Latin America and the Caribbean under the framework of disaster management and preparedness.
  • Used SAS base to extract raw data file and performed data profiling, data cleansing and data transformation.
  • Preformed descriptive and inferential analysis with quantitative data using MS Excel, SAS 9.3 and SPSS 20.
  • Entered and analyzed data in Excel, Access, STATA and SAS.
  • Developed SAS/MACRO to extract, modify and merge and debug this process.
  • Assemble educational case studies on natural disasters around the Pacific Rim.
  • Standardized SAS programs for processing the pediatric HIV surveillance data.
  • Created numerous databases for research projects using SAS.
  • Disassemble and reassemble complex rehab wheelchairs.
  • Research includes hydrologic modeling of the Arkansas River coupled with remote sensing for improving calibration in highly regulated areas.
  • Developed a structural equation models using SAS and SPSS-AMOSS to tease out the most significant causal factor (i.e.
  • Performed ELISAs, DNA assays, live/dead cell assays, prepared cells for RNA extraction.
  • Performed a manipulation check with a small group of participants to improve PSAs.
  • Designed and fit statistical models in Matlab, SAS, R and Excel.
  • Expanded my research as part of the University of Kansas Biodiesel Initiative.
  • Performed SAS statistical analysis on findings Biochemistry lecture (TA) Fall 2013 General chemistry lab instructor Fall 2010
  • Investigated the crosslinking of amino acid with heme in DHP using design of experiments in SAS.

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28. Flow Cytometry

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Here's how Flow Cytometry is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Identified and compared immune cell populations in infected mice through a course of infection using flow cytometry and histology.
  • Flow cytometry, growth factors, and wound healing/regeneration cell assays, were also utilized in the study.
  • Improved skills in the mammalian cell culture, problem-solving & critical thinking, flow cytometry.
  • Compared the mature B cells by flow cytometry or western blot.
  • Mastered FlowJo and flow cytometry.
  • Utilized flow cytometry and R programming to identify genome-wide changes in DNA-modifications, which identified 100 potential cell identity controllers.
  • Studied long-term effects of Maraviroc on HIV+ patients using flow cytometry to look at different protein and antibody expression simultaneously.
  • Used Flow Cytometry and fluorescent microscopy to analyze cell based protein-protein, antibody-receptor binding efficiency.
  • Develop a multicolor panel to analyze B-cell populations in HIV infected individuals through flow cytometry.
  • Design and implement multicolor flow cytometry panels and experiments.
  • Use laser source, photodetector sensor and optical mediated flow cytometry channel to measure different cells or particles under different status.
  • Characterized the target gene expressions using flow cytometry, real-time PCR, immunostaining and fluorescence microscopy.
  • Used statistical methods to analyze experimental results from gas chromatography, high performance liquid chromatography, flow cytometry and microscopy.
  • Flow cytometry (FACSort, Amnis ImageStream): counting specific populations of cells in pure and mixed cultures.
  • Characterize the viability of cells and phenotypic change of osteoblasts with flow cytometry, immunostaining, qPCR.

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29. Mass Spectrometry

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Here's how Mass Spectrometry is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Traveled and presented research at conferences related to mass spectrometry.
  • Trained graduate students in mass spectrometry data collection and analysis.
  • Accomplished top-down and bottom-up protein mass spectrometry to elaborate the reaction between enzyme and probe.
  • Applied single particle inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry technique to this study.
  • Gained experience with mass spectrometry-based (MS/MS and MALDI-TOF) techniques.
  • Expressed target proteins and analyzed results of mass spectrometry.
  • Performed NMR spectroscopy, CD, DLS, TEM, Mass Spectrometry etc.
  • Implemented detection by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
  • Developed skills and sought training in molecular biology and genetics, mass spectrometry and statistics, including participation in proteomics short-course.
  • Developed methodologies and applied new methods to existing problems in mass spectrometry-based proteomics, especially with previously underused samples.
  • Analyzed bacterial lipid content by Thin Layer Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry.
  • Purified native eIF4G-1 protein from human K562 cells for proteolysis and analysis by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry.
  • Performed mass spectrometry analysis (MALDI-TOF) of peptides as part of larger experiments.
  • Verified the native disulfide bond patterns by mass spectrometry.
  • Performed peptide mapping with tryptic digested DHP (Mass Spectrometry).
  • Performed tandem mass spectrometry with nanoLC-MS/MS on a Thermo LTQ.
  • Developed assays utilizing a wide array of analytical instrumentation, including high performance liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, and spectrophotometry.
  • Investigated the interconversion between erucin and sulforaphane in human urine after the ingestion of tomato-soy-arugula seed beverage by mass spectrometry.
  • Field specialization in analytical techniques (Solid Phase Microextraction Technique and Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry)
  • Analysed the collected samples through advanced chromatographic instrument Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography coupled with Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry.

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30. TEM

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Here's how TEM is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Interfaced with cross-functional engineering and research teams to integrate new safety features into high-voltage battery systems.
  • Designed and manufactured an inertial sensor system to measure leg motion in response to electrical stimulation.
  • Investigated the use of student-constructed models to improve student thinking about biological systems.
  • Studied impacts of altered Indo-Pacific Ocean temperatures under warm climate conditions.
  • Designed and optimized electrode processing, battery fabrication and testing systems.
  • Developed a low power 3-axis miniaturized magnetic field measurement system.
  • Developed a real time stimulation and data acquisition system in LabVIEW to collect muscle performance data.
  • Analyzed testing results, identified key variables and made recommendations to improve system s performance.
  • Performed research in the area of parallel and distributed computer systems design.
  • Developed online system for segmentation of real-time data streams.
  • Research & Exploitation of NC Simulation Control System
  • Designed and developed sensors and hardware systems for life-science experiments performed in microgravity flights.
  • Reviewed internal trainee grant applications as part of the NSF funded Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center trainee committee.
  • Generated the vector that contained the sgRNA template for enhancer elimination and which was used by successor.
  • Mentored 2 graduate students in method development, validation, and troubleshooting of analytical HPLC systems.
  • Examined adhesion, invasion, and donor variation properties in mesenchymal stem cells.
  • Received Bruker DRX-500 variable temperature Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Training.
  • Designed and executed a detailed 3 year phenotyping project measuring the temperature response of 24 agronomic traits in wild soybean.
  • Sequence variants were detected using either TaqMan allelic discrimination assays or GenomeLab SNPstream Genotyping System.
  • Examined the effect of hypoxia on the opioid receptor system gene expression in human neurons and glial cells.

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31. Solidworks

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Here's how Solidworks is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Conduct stress-strength and aerodynamic analysis SolidWorks Flow Simulation.
  • Applied knowledge of part drawings, assembly drawings, and design layouts to construct body model in SolidWorks CAD Software.
  • Used 3D CAD SolidWorks to design and create clamping mechanisms for tensile testing, accommodating different geometries of PDMS structures.
  • Designed a scent dispenser 3D model in SolidWorks and built a prototype by utilizing MasterCam and CNC machines.
  • Optimized and redesigned robotic components based on FEA for improved strength using ANSYS and SOLIDWORKS.
  • Analyzed images using ImageJ and created plans for machining test specimens in SolidWorks.
  • Designed a fixture to hold the optical film using SolidWorks.
  • Limited experience with SolidWorks 3D CAD software.
  • Design was rendered in SolidWorks.
  • Designed and manufactured a Kapitza pendulum device using SolidWorks and rapid prototyping techniques to study its inherent nonlinear dynamic stabilization behavior
  • Utilized SolidWorks to generate engineering drawings and Matlab to calculate engineering parameters and determine statistical significance.
  • Designed an endoscope assembly with Solidworks that allows precise positioning of the micro-optical components.
  • Developed and designed an M-Weave auxetic structure using AutoCAD 2009, Pro/ENGINEER 4.0 and SolidWorks 2010..
  • Designed and fabricated a novel 3D-printed microfluidic chips using SOLIDWORKS software and 3D- printer.
  • Designed the experiments by utilizing Solidworks 3-D to visualize the layout of internal cooling features of benchtop scale experimental trials.
  • Fabricated porous and non-porous 3D-printed cranio-maxillofacial scaffolds from CT scan, converting the image using Solidworks and Mimics software.
  • Model and optimize device housing in SolidWorks for bionano chips to run the various cyclic voltammetry protocols.
  • Designed in Solidworks, and built a speaker-driven thermoacoustic refrigerator to test heat exchanger configurations.
  • Used SolidWorks to construct solidmodel of 10 kWh shell and tube heat exchanger system and accompanying heat transfer fluid loop.
  • Programmed the controller using NI Labview and co-simulated Labview with Solidworks using NI Softmotion.

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32. Data Acquisition

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Here's how Data Acquisition is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Programmed data acquisition software, performed image processing and statistical analysis with results published in the journal Science.
  • Ensured usability by translating user requirements into graphical user interface for data acquisition and data analysis.
  • Tested, installed, and commissioned custom data acquisition electronics for large-scale cosmic ray detector.
  • Learned digital system control and data acquisition using National Instruments graphical programming environment LabView
  • Designed and constructed new combustion testing facility and LabVIEW data acquisition system.
  • Designed and ran an experiment measuring light yield using data acquisition equipment.
  • Designed and implemented automated analysis using LabView data acquisition/instrument control software.
  • Coordinate with other state agencies in data acquisition and dissemination.
  • Set up laser-excitation fluorescence microscopy system and data acquisition.
  • Bench unit design: Designed a bench process with Programmable Logic Controller with data acquisition.
  • Instrument control, data acquisition, scientific apparatus, and interfacing to PC.
  • Created data acquisition systems and designed 3-D visualize of sensor outputs.
  • Worked with instruments and developed LabVIEW programs for data acquisition.
  • Used LabView and MatLab to manage data acquisition and processing.
  • Updated and programmed new data acquisition interfaces using NI Labview for all the laboratory experimental setups.
  • Conducted data acquisition and analysis using visual dataflow programming software.
  • Manufactured in-house hotwire and coldwire sensors and electronic components used in data acquisition.
  • Architected and programmed full software suite of LabVIEW engine controls and high-speed data acquisition software.
  • Research Topics in Nondestructive Testing and Structural Health Monitoring Program Data Acquisition Equipment Set up and Execute Experiments Interpretation of Test Data

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33. XRD

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Here's how XRD is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Heat treatment of NiTi alloys and were characterized by EDS, SEM, XRD and DSC equipment.
  • Characterized products' structure and morphology by XRD and TEM.
  • Limited use of XRD, ESR Spectroscopy and Surface area measurement
  • Characterized doped powder properties using XRD/IR/SEM/BET.
  • Utilized diverse characterization methods such as NMR, FTIR, HPLC/MS, XRD, TGA-DSC, FT-IR, ICP, TEM.
  • Studied the reaction mechanism and factors governing the growth of silver nanowires using TEM, SEM and XRD.
  • Prepared and characterized nanoparticle samples using a variety of techniques such as DLS, SEM and XRD.
  • Perform lab work such as isotope sample preparation, radiocarbon pretreatment, XRD analysis and SEM analysis
  • Performed characterization of CMCs using SEM/EDS and XRD.
  • Used TEM and XRD to characterize the morphology and lattice structure of as-synthesized nanoparticles .

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34. PI

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Here's how PI is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Analyzed and interpreted atmospheric data obtained from a regional scale atmospheric model for probable maximum precipitation study.
  • Carried out original empirical research for Master's thesis investigating happiness-enhancing strategies.
  • Compiled my own research into two scientific papers for peer-reviewed publication.
  • Completed an applied epidemiological study.
  • Inspired by observed cosmic ray anomalies, formulated model-independent constraints on theories of dark matter from gamma rays and neutrinos.
  • Generated various economic pit shells for each block model based on their sensitivity to change in commodities' prices.
  • Obtained requested information for the university from various sources to be compiled for the Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility.
  • Managed a team of four in data acquisition and data formatting for the Pit Rules program.
  • Study focused on researching and developing alternative therapy to a broad range of cancers.
  • Experience in diabetes research, small molecule therapies, and mouse models.
  • Developed research on the plight of black entrepreneurs in the Pittsburgh region.
  • Calibrated to follow the empirical spatial and brightness probability distributions of stars around cluster centers.
  • Designed a device using 2 accelerometers, pressure and piezoelectric sensor to monitor heart and respiration rate from a Recliner Chair.
  • Generated and compiled necessary documentation: standard operation procedures (SOPs), safety guidelines, experimental flowcharts, etc.
  • Designed and pioneered a new study on changes in the immune microenvironment of lung tumors before and after treatment.
  • Optimized assays in immunoprecipitation, chromatin immunoprecipitation, and super-resolution microscopy.
  • Study of molecular biology processes related to epigenetics.
  • Executed a QTL mapping study on 115 soybean recombinant inbred lines, identifying 14 loci involved in soybean agronomic traits.
  • Measured single mitochondrial respiration or oxygen consumption rate, which had never been demonstrated before.
  • Created micro-respirometers for single mitochondrial respiration Used photolithography and hydrofluoric acid etching to fabricate 1.5 pL microchambers.

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35. Ftir

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Here's how Ftir is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Use NMR, FTIR, and GPC analytic techniques for organic structure determination.
  • Synthesized potential promoters and characterized them using GC, GC-MS and FTIR.
  • Performed contact angle measurements and ATR-FTIR studies to verify the surface modification.
  • Performed materials and light source characterization with FTIR instruments.
  • Analyzed photoluminescence spectra at both cryogenic and room temperatures using FTIR spectroscopy.
  • Adapted FTIR, UV-visible, and colorimetric assays to measure reactive species produced by plasma.
  • Discovered that 2,4 halophenols have the greatest binding affinity in DHP protein (UV-Vis and FTIR).
  • Characterized the nano-particles using TEM, UV-Vis, TGA, 1HNMR, ICP-MS, and FTIR.
  • Characterized nanoparticles and nanowires using spectrophotometry, FTIR, TGA.

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36. Raman

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Here's how Raman is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Characterized diamond substrates for contamination with a Raman microscope in order to ensure pure diamond-silicon contact.
  • Characterized diamond substrates with Raman microscopy to determine surface purity.
  • Worked to develop methods to collect high signal-to-noise UV resonance Raman spectra of proteins in solution.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to obtain difficult measurements, such as high-pressure Raman spectra.
  • Measured and analyzed surface enhanced Raman scattering of 4-mecaptopyridine in surface plasmon resonances.
  • Collaborated with spectroscopists for Raman and XPS characterization.
  • Examined material characterization using SEM, TEM, XPS, EDS, and Raman/PL to determine surface chemistry in nanostructured ZnO.
  • Aimed to develop a nanosensing platform that will be used for ultra-sensitive protein detection via surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS)
  • Identified calcium oxalate phase with Raman Spectroscopy, and observed the surface morphology with TableTop ScanningElectron Microscope (SEM).
  • Developed a plan to construct a deep UV resonance Raman spectrometer for studies of proteins and peptides.
  • Performed materials characterization and data analysis using SEM, TEM, Raman, UV-Vis and FTIR spectroscopy.
  • Performed research utilizing techniques such as: Surface chemistry, FTIR, confocal Raman microscopy.
  • Used SEM, TEM, AFM, Raman, FTIR, Nanoindentation, etc.
  • Characterized with SEM/EDX, XRD, BET, Raman, cyclic voltammetry, and galvanostatic testing.
  • Design software's, Ansys & HFRR Expert, Zygo topological analyst, Raman spectroscopy analyst.
  • Confirmed fabrication of linear arrays of Ag nanoparticles on graphite and detected thiophenol by Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS).
  • Explored the kinetic of UV initiated thiol-ene and thiol-acrylate polymermerization via real time FTIR and Raman Spectrometer.
  • Worked under Dr. Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy Developed and optimized reaction conditions and evaluated substratesfor a novel deoxalation reaction
  • GRADUATE RESAERCH Operate and troubleshoot an HPLC and Raman microspectroscoper Wrote an original research thesis

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37. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Prepared descriptions and finding aids of interviews and created Multimedia PowerPoint interface for users to easily access and navigate interviews.
  • Presented thesis research to diverse audience of scientific and medical professionals and informed laymen in PowerPoint presentation.
  • Organized data into PowerPoint presentations and presented results at weekly meetings.
  • Analyzed and prepared spectral data for principal investigator briefing and conducted presentations using PowerPoint, ChemDraw, Word and Excel.
  • Updated the Hospitality training manual and train the trainer program including the PowerPoint presentation for Cooperative extension.
  • Interpreted statistical results, produced written reports, and performed presentations with Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Prepare presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint to present in weekly lab meetings.
  • Reported all findings through presentations utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint slideshows and posters.
  • Presented these data via PowerPoint and posters to faculty and students at various Northwestern symposia.
  • Presented results and progress by powerpoint.
  • Acquired extensive experience with Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Presentation, Multiskan Ascent, and StatView.
  • Present research findings to advisor and department chair using Powerpoint.

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38. AFM

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Here's how AFM is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Utilized surface characterization (AFM/SEM/EDAX/XPS) to study corrosion inhibition mechanisms.
  • Analyzed micro-wear polishes on Neanderthal stone tools using AFM, SEM and optical microscopy.
  • Performed laboratory tests and atomic force microscopy (AFM) imaging.
  • Characterized various structures using SEM and AFM.
  • Apply Tof-SIMS, FTIR, AFM, SEM, and EDX to characterize the materials properties.
  • Investigated materials and process steps using AFM, SEM, FTIR, GPC.
  • Apply AFM, SEM, EDX, XRD, FTIR, X-ray Imaging to characterize the materials morphology and chemical composition.
  • Used AFM to show that connexin channels play a role in cell volume regulation.
  • Close dialogue with experimental collaborators to provide a concrete link with AFM measurements.
  • Used electron beam and photo lithography to create nano patterned surfaces for bilayer conductance measurements with AFM probes.
  • Analyze perovskite thin films using SEM imaging, AFM imaging, X-ray Diffractometer, UV-Visible spectrometer and Photoluminescence spectra.
  • Used AFM to show that several amyloid peptides form ion channels in reconstituted lipid bilayers.
  • Achieved nanoscale covalent immobilization of proteinsthrough electro-activation of thiolated surfaces using AFM tip as counter-electrode.

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39. Thin Films

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Here's how Thin Films is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Designed and built high-frequency experimental setup to characterize patterned magnetic arrays and magnetic thin films for microwave-assisted recording technology.
  • Implemented thorough examinations on thin films composed of amorphous and semi-crystal polymer by different blending ratios.
  • Synthesized a variety of TiO2 thin films for the purpose of chemical weapon detection/depletion as well as possible protein detection.
  • Investigated laser annealing of titanium dioxide thin films for dye- sensitized solar cells.
  • Assembled sputtering system and developed sputtering settings for different thin films.
  • Produced oriented thin films of polymers and small organic molecules.
  • Demonstrated that manipulating thermal transport in thin films is a successful approach to increasing thermoelectric device material efficiency.
  • Investigated the epitaxial growth behavior of metallic thin films on Si(111) by STM.
  • Utilized mesoporous TiO2 thin films for the specific detection and depletion of two chemical warfare agents.
  • Research focused on producing CZTS thin films using atomic layer deposition for use in photovoltaics.
  • Studied and developed MOD derived nano-Ni/NiO thin films on multiple surfaces with controlled properties.
  • Fabricated electrodes with custom-synthesized thiolated thin films of TTF and BP.
  • Developed process for growth of thin films of titanium dioxide on H-terminated Si surfaces for silicon/titanium dioxide heterojunction photovoltaics.
  • Developed gadolinia-doped ceria solid electrolyte thin films deposited using RF reactive sputtering for solid oxide fuel cells.
  • Exhibited the potential of chalcogenide sol-gel thin films for solar cell applications by performing photoelectrochemical measurements.

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40. Sds-Page

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Here's how Sds-Page is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Resolve the protein samples by SDS-PAGE, detect and characterize protein expression by western blots and ELISA.
  • Characterized proteins using SDS-PAGE, Western blot, ELISA, HPLC, BCA, MS etc.
  • Performed SDS-PAGE and Western Blot to confirm the presence of DAF-16::GFP.
  • Mastered laboratory techniques including: Culturing, PCR, Western Blot, SDS-PAGE, RT-qPCR, and mutant construction.
  • Performed SDS-PAGE to check purity of 6xHIS-tagged GBP (GFP binding protein) antibody into various elution fractions.
  • Express and purify recombinant protein antigens and characterize them by SDS-PAGE, ELISA, and western blot.
  • Plate-based cytotoxicity assays: ELISA, MTT and LDH release assays; SDS-PAGE and western- blot studies.
  • Generated recombinant proteins through baculovirus expression, maintaining cell cultures, SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, and standard molecular biology methods.
  • total protein assays* Prepared parafilm tissue slides* Tissue homogenization, Immunohistochemistry, SDS-Page, and Western Blot

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41. Research Group

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Here's how Research Group is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary research groups resulting in multiple publications in peer-review journals.
  • Provided technical and administrative leadership to research group.
  • Worked in the Mueller research group which develops and applies computational methods for the discovery and design of new materials.
  • Group Safety Coordinator, leading Shea Research Group to pass 2011 UCI safety inspection without any audit finding.
  • Managed a research group, created a theoretical framework, data compilation, and statistical analysis.
  • Contribute to team projects in one of the largest research groups in the physics department
  • Mentored new graduate research assistants; coordinate research activities in the research group.
  • Give presentations to the research group and the department regarding research progress.
  • Interacted with external research groups to integrate new techniques into the lab.
  • Coordinate and prepare materials for research group meetings and presentations.
  • Research progress was periodically presented to the research group.
  • Need to order chemicals for the research group.
  • Collaborate on two major projects with research group.
  • Pioneered data mining techniques in research group.
  • Fabricated Shape Memory Polymer sheets using Cornerstone Research Group Veriflex resin.
  • Represented our research group at public events; discussed our research and engaged with the general public.
  • Helped guiding summer research for undergraduate students in our research group.
  • Worked in Professor Mohamed Eddaoudi's research group.
  • Assisted Social and Evolutionary Neuroscience Research Group in studying the effects of synchrony on group cohesion.
  • Collaborated with local and off-site research groups on application of meso-desymmetrization toward an enantiodivergent synthesis of indole natural products.

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42. International Conferences

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Here's how International Conferences is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Presented research work regularly in departmental talks, graduate student seminars, laboratory meetings and international conferences
  • Developed and provided UCSC Microbial Genome Browser tutorials at international conferences.
  • Presented research results in international conferences and monthly group meetings
  • Presented data at national and international conferences and workshops.
  • Presented findings at international conferences.
  • Present 8 scientific posters and deliver 4 talks based on original research at national and international conferences.
  • Presented research findings in talks, academic reports, and poster presentations at international conferences.
  • Presented findings in oral and written forms to diverse audiences, including at international conferences.
  • Presented scientific findings at national and international conferences for audiences of up to 800.
  • Published three papers and presented data at local and international conferences.
  • Presented in multiple international conferences to more than 100 attendees.

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43. Analyze Data

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Here's how Analyze Data is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Worked independently on research projects and demonstrated the ability to design experiments and analyze data.
  • Gather and analyze data on impact of professional development on teacher learning and practice
  • Gather and analyze data -Write scholarly articles for publication
  • Utilized statistical/ epidemiological methods (SPSS) to analyze data from an extensive survey conducted in Philadelphia middle schools during 1999.
  • Compile and analyze data to include in a report to the Department of Justice to inform statewide policy change.
  • Used statistical programs to analyze data, and create graphs, reports and presentations of data.
  • Collected data and worked with the principal investigator to analyze data and interpret the results.
  • Plot and analyze data with MATLAB, in preparation for biweekly meetings with Boeing.
  • Coordinated with research team to analyze data and present findings to clients.
  • Used a variety of statistical software and statistical methods to analyze data.
  • Followed study protocols, collect, and analyze data for study.
  • Analyze data sets using the statistical program SPSS.
  • Analyze data using SPSS and Advanced MS Excel.
  • Analyze data with SAS, Excel, Origin 8.0
  • Created a comprehensive questionnaire composed of pre-established tests of measurement to collect and analyze data from 200 participants.
  • Develop and test hypotheses, collect and analyze data, assist lab-mates and graduate advisor with research.
  • Analyze data using R and Microsoft Excel !

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44. Nasa

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Here's how Nasa is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Reviewed demonstrations by NASA astronauts and researchers in the Life Sciences Division Department on metabolic cages for housing laboratory rats during experimentation
  • Researched in the field of automated lighting controls in collaboration with NASA and the team at their Sustainability Base.
  • Developed an air revitalization system to be used in NASA's Crew Exploration Vehicle, Orion.
  • Managed projects from NASA grants in coastal hydrocarbon pollution, and urbanization of agricultural lands.
  • Worked on a NASA grant designed to characterize fire potential in the southern U.S.
  • Develop a website for Robot Project funded by NASA using PHP.
  • Presented progress reports and findings to NASA by web conference.
  • Work was funded by a NASA research grant.
  • Applied for and received funding through NASA grant.
  • Determined the frequency of wild and vaccine type S. equi bacteria in the nasal secretions of sick horses.
  • Participated in an autonomous lunar rover design project in conjunction with NASA Ames, GRC, and JSC.
  • Project supported by NASA carbon cycle science initiative under advisement of Dr. Dar Roberts.
  • Developed software being used by NASA Ames Research Center.
  • Developed and conducted Fluid and Gas Bubble Dynamics experiments in microgravity aboard NASA's KC-135 Microgravity flights.
  • Studied variational methods for the destriping of NASA remote sensing satellite imaging data.
  • Effect of Rate & Gender on Nasalance in Young Adults"
  • supported by NASA EPSCoR grant).

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45. NIH

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Here's how NIH is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Contributed data and text towards the successful renewal of two NIH RO1 grants worth $3,400,000.
  • Conducted public health fieldwork in Africa in collaboration with the NIH and the University of Bamako.
  • Prepared monthly and annual reports on project progress to supervisor, thesis committee and NIH.
  • Worked as part of a NIH-funded project for developing innovative tools for single cell analysis.
  • Generated preliminary data that was the foundation of a NIH R01 grant awarded in 2009.
  • Managed and supervised completion of NSF and NIH funded projects to achieve research goals.
  • Participate in NIH Research and Readiness Training as well as CITI Safety training.
  • Secured a 3 year NIH grant - maintained a surplus of funding.
  • Submitted one UC toxic substances and coauthored one NIH grant proposal.
  • Mentored undergraduate students in the NIH scholars program.
  • Submitted applications for and successfully received private and federal research fellowships including an NIH predoctoral fellowship.
  • Project funded by NIH R21 1, Lead data analysis in the cardiac development project.
  • Research was funded by the NIH Fogarty ITREOH.
  • Coordinated a large multi-site NIH-funded research project.

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46. Ansys

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Here's how Ansys is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Optimized the geometrical configuration of the system and enhanced the heating efficiency by use of FEA methods and ANSYS.
  • Developed a 3D railroad model on ANSYS and currently simulating the effects of contact forces on SAMS.
  • Analyzed GFRP sections in bending by Finite Element Analysis and calculated the LTB load using ANSYS.
  • Preformed CFD simulation and thermal analysis on the proposed model using ANSYS Fluent and COMSOL.
  • Compared the results simulating the same in ANSYS using Finite Element Methods.
  • Implemented using 3D Electromagnetic simulation software ANSYS HFSS.
  • Model microfluidic devices for cancer studies using ESI CFD and ANSYS FLUENT.
  • Analyzed robot mechanism dynamic and kinematic features using Adams and Ansys.
  • Launched a new wheel with 17 % key performance improvements, analyzed over 15 designs using Catia, Ansys and MatLab.
  • Modeled oxy-coal combustions using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) in ANSYS Fluent.
  • Used Abaqus, Python scripting, Abaqus topology optimization, ANSYS and MATLAB.
  • Macrolaminated (ML) hydrogen premixer design with Ansys Fluent and validation.

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47. Monte Carlo

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Here's how Monte Carlo is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Performed a likelihood-based multivariate analysis to determine fundamental particle spectra from decay products using Bayesian inference and Markov-Chain Monte Carlo sampling.
  • Designed and implemented Monte Carlo simulation of nuclear reactor particle production, improving initial experimental precision nearly twofold.
  • Evaluated and compared the performance characteristics of the proposed methodologies and designs using Monte Carlo simulations.
  • Studied computational models of the DNA melting transition using Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics simulations.
  • Implemented Monte Carlo simulations using MPI Participated in a high-performance parallel computing workshop
  • Implemented a high-efficiency Metropolis Monte Carlo model for the bacterial cell division.
  • Constructed Monte Carlo simulations to investigate systematic effects to inform uncertainty analyses.
  • Implement Monte Carlo simulations to solve stochastic differential equations.
  • Developed software in C++ for producing Monte Carlo simulations of the XENON1T dark matter detector.
  • Developed dynamic Monte Carlo models for motor proteins and muscle fibers.
  • Applied C++/Fortran/Python/Monte Carlo/Molecular Dynamics to investigate aggregation kinetics and map out a phase diagram delineating conditions at which aggregation occurs.
  • Developed Monte Carlo simulation engine for molecular diffusion in Matlab and Python.
  • Simulated Monte Carlo datasets for cross validation using multiple different models.
  • Programmed in JAVA, C++, Fortran, and Python to simulate complex surface processes using Monte Carlo techniques.
  • Simulated and analyzed radionuclide photon emission in a homogeneous medium using GEANT4 Monte Carlo and MATLAB.
  • Investigated the use of 3D Monte Carlo Potts models for simulating sintering and abnormal growth.
  • Developed a Markov Chain Monte Carlo fitting routine for Exo-Planet Transit lightcurves.
  • Conducted 3D Monte Carlo simulation of subgrain structural evolution in digitized synthetic microstructure to mimic real world annealing experiments.
  • Used Mathematica to create Monte Carlo simulations and numerically solve differential equations in parallel on an inhomogeneous cluster.
  • Performed Monte Carlo simulations of stochastic dynamics to assess potential for mass determination in optofluidic biosensors.

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48. IRB

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Here's how IRB is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Explained IRB compliance to faculty and developed boilerplate descriptions of lab, equipment, and standard operating procedures.
  • Assisted writing grant renewals, maintaining IRB approval, contributed in and kept minutes for team meetings.
  • Gained experience working with the IRB to promote and ensure ethical research and good research practices.
  • Designed the experiment procedures; paperwork for the IRB approval and safety rules for the subjects.
  • Experienced in IRB development and approval regulations, subject recruitment, data collection and analysis.
  • Develop testing protocol including study documents (IRB, consent forms).
  • Experience submitting IRB research proposals and adhering to IRB rules and regulations.
  • Submitted documentation and was granted IRB/EC approval for MRI research proposal.
  • Updated and filed IRB application and ensured IRB Fundamentals compliance.
  • Study is IRB approved and is in questionnaire format.
  • Developed IRB protocol for thesis project.
  • Received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval for my thesis and to conduct my research and collect the necessary data.
  • Performed a high-throughput yeast two-hybrid matrix experiment in collaboration with labs at the Skirball Institute and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
  • Assist principle investigator in preparation and submission of protocol and protocol amendment to Institutional Review Board (IRB).
  • Conducted NIH-funded, IRB-approved clinical study (100+ participants) with Drs.
  • Created and managed IRB protocol.

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49. Undergraduate Research Assistants

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Here's how Undergraduate Research Assistants is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Train and supervise undergraduate research assistants in data management and continued application of basic statistical principles.
  • Aided in Survey Monkey management and counseled undergraduate research assistants handling and inputting questionnaires.
  • Managed undergraduate research assistants and honors students to accomplish multiple federally funded research projects.
  • Mentored undergraduate research assistants in both research and career development.
  • Supervised, trained and mentored undergraduate research assistants.
  • Led teams of undergraduate research assistants working on projects, evaluating individual strengths and assigning appropriate tasks.
  • Mentored, trained, and managed three undergraduate research assistants.
  • Mentor and manage undergraduate research assistants for multiple research projects.
  • Trained and supervised high school and undergraduate research assistants.
  • Mentor undergraduate research assistants and first year graduate students.
  • Supervised ten undergraduate research assistants in data collection, analysis and human research protection protocols.

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50. NSF

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Here's how NSF is used in Graduate Researcher jobs:
  • Collaborated with Northeastern University s Technology Transfer Office to develop and market new optical imaging technologies in the medical field.
  • Optimized reaction conditions for these metal-mediated transformations.
  • Ordered raw materials and fabricated sandwich coupons by Vacuum Assisted Resin Transfer Molding (VARTM/VBRTM).
  • Collaborated with University Technology Transfer Office to file for a provisional patent and market the sensor.
  • Transferred all data from the University Survey Site: Lyme Survey to a SPSS sheet.
  • Transfected cells to generate a library of mutant HIV-1 viruses and examined the effects of the random insertions.
  • Generated cell lines for expression of inhibitor target proteins via calcium phosphate transfection.
  • Transferred CVD-grown graphene and fabricated devices.
  • Prepared NSF proposals for advisor.
  • Produced dozens of permanent and transient transgenic Arabidopsis plants under growth chamber conditions using floral dip and liquid media transformation methods.
  • Characterized the role of cytoskeletal proteins during mouse mammary development and HER2- neu transformation.
  • Perform digestion, ligation, transformation, and plasmid preparation of Sigma factor gene fragments in vivo.
  • Review, 2014) - Bacterial Transformation: Creation of a Super-Bact(erium).
  • Performed cellular expression regulation of Vitamin D receptor in vitro (SiRNA transfection).
  • Performed IHC and qPCR analyses among cancer sections and infected/transfected cell lines.
  • Studied nucleation mechanism and transformation of amorphous calcium carbonate into crystalline polymorphs by in situ calorimetry.
  • Screen variety of -blockers for cytotoxicity (utilizing soft agar transformation, sulforhodamine B cell proliferation, and scratch-wound assay).
  • Use of Kalman filter and Hough transform techniques for reconstructing and predicting par- ticle trajectories.
  • Mentor Developed fabrication procedure for obtaining single layer graphene & transfer process of graphene.
  • Synthesized and measured micron sized semiconductor structures decorated with silver nanoparticles for probing interfacial charge transfer processes, using spectroelectrochemical methods.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Graduate Researcher

Cell Culture15.3%
Protein11.6%
Data Analysis9.4%
Research Projects9.2%
Biology6.5%
Synthesis6.1%
DNA5.3%
Rt-Pcr4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Graduate Researcher

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Cell Culture
Cell Culture
11.2%
11.2%
2
2
Protein
Protein
8.4%
8.4%
3
3
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
6.9%
6.9%
4
4
Research Projects
Research Projects
6.7%
6.7%
5
5
Biology
Biology
4.7%
4.7%
6
6
Synthesis
Synthesis
4.5%
4.5%
7
7
DNA
DNA
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Rt-Pcr
Rt-Pcr
3.4%
3.4%
9
9
Data Collection
Data Collection
2.4%
2.4%
10
10
Confocal Microscopy
Confocal Microscopy
2.3%
2.3%
11
11
NMR
NMR
2%
2%
12
12
Scientific Journals
Scientific Journals
2%
2%
13
13
Literature
Literature
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Python
Python
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
PHD
PHD
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
R
R
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
Hplc
Hplc
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
SEM
SEM
1.8%
1.8%
19
19
Independent Research
Independent Research
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
C++
C++
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Experimental Data
Experimental Data
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
Spss
Spss
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
Labview
Labview
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
Elisa
Elisa
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
GEL Electrophoresis
GEL Electrophoresis
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Graduate Research
Graduate Research
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
SAS
SAS
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Flow Cytometry
Flow Cytometry
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Mass Spectrometry
Mass Spectrometry
1%
1%
30
30
TEM
TEM
1%
1%
31
31
Solidworks
Solidworks
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Data Acquisition
Data Acquisition
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
XRD
XRD
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
PI
PI
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Ftir
Ftir
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Raman
Raman
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
AFM
AFM
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Thin Films
Thin Films
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Sds-Page
Sds-Page
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Research Group
Research Group
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
International Conferences
International Conferences
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Analyze Data
Analyze Data
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Nasa
Nasa
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
NIH
NIH
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Ansys
Ansys
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
IRB
IRB
0.7%
0.7%
49
49
Undergraduate Research Assistants
Undergraduate Research Assistants
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
NSF
NSF
0.6%
0.6%

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