Top Postdoctoral Scholar Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Postdoctoral Scholar. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Postdoctoral Scholar resumes they appeared on. For example, 9.6% of Postdoctoral Scholar resumes contained Lab Members as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Postdoctoral Scholar actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Lab Members

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Here's how Lab Members is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Established lab protein purification protocol and trained lab members.
  • Worked closely with lab members and collaborators to analyze, troubleshoot, and redirect research to maximize laboratory output.

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2. Research Projects

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Here's how Research Projects is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Performed independent computational research in biophysics and statistical mechanics, mentor and assist graduate students with computational tasks and research projects.
  • Discipline: developed research projects in areas of national interest reporting to appointed tutor
  • Managed and conducted two independent research projects to examine age-related immune impairment.
  • Collaborated research projects on CAD/CAM/CAE and improve current Computer Assisted Surgery System
  • Assisted Downstate Director and staff with various research projects, events and office duties for New York State Senator Shirley Huntley.
  • Worked on research projects in the areas of public transportation, GIS, intelligent transportation systems, transportation safety.
  • Identify technical direction and project priorities, define future research projects/areas, and secure funding.
  • Participate with Brandeis professors and researchers on special research projects leading to publishable papers.
  • Co-authored 3 peer review publications with graduate research fellows in various research projects.
  • Used online collaborative tools to work remotely on team research projects.
  • Assist the unit on several research projects and other training materials.
  • Trained and guided three research assistants in two research projects.
  • Presented both research projects at UCSD to peers and professors.
  • Assisted with faculty research projects and supervised work-study staff.
  • Designed and carried out field and laboratory research projects.
  • Conducted research, mentored students research projects.
  • Research Projects Modulation of Parasympathetic Nervous System limits Shock-induced Intestinal Permeability
  • Served as a liaison for collaborating research projects with the J. David Gladstone Institute for both Cardiovascular and Neurodegenerative Disease Departments.
  • Conducted extensive statistical and image analysis of data collected from various research projects using MatLab, Excel, and Winfit.
  • RESEARCH PROJECTS: Effects of protein glycation, antioxidant enzymes, and ROS in diabetes and aging: 1.

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3. Cell Culture

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Here's how Cell Culture is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Performed ATP assays and oxygen glucose deprivation (OGD) experiments on cell cultures, with and without laser treatment.
  • Maintained different strains bacterial cell culture and induced overexpression of protein-YidC.
  • Isolated and propagated viruses from cell cultures and oncolytic-induced breast tumors.
  • Optimized transfection methods for mammalian cell culture using the low-cost polyethylenimine to make protein expression affordable.
  • Mouse primary CD4+ T cells isolation; mouse primary CD4+ and EL-4 T cell culture and cryopreservation 17.
  • Designed, constructed, and tested novel biocompatible scaffolds for microfluidic 3D hepatic cell cultures.
  • Discovered multiple epitopes of human mEH in different human tissues and cell cultures.
  • Validated new knockout mouse models Introduced new in vivo mechanical loading technique Optimized cell culture conditions for osteoclasts

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4. Protein

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Here's how Protein is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Utilized various Biased Monte-Carlo techniques in ORNL repository to simulate orientations of long-chain structured proteins in the protein folding process
  • Optimized and performed the protein expression and purification.
  • Trained to design and implement crystallization screening, high throughput assay development, analyze protein structures and interpret the results.
  • Cloned and expressed a number of channel proteins and interactive proteins used for the project.
  • Used biased sampling techniques to understand the mechanism of protein binding events.
  • Developed a large scale method to express proteins for clinical research sales.
  • Supervised three graduate students for gene cloning and protein expression projects
  • Involved in a collaboration with Professor Svistunenko by leadership in protein purification and enzyme-substrate reactions for spectroscopic analysis.
  • Studied protein-protein interaction in RA treated HL-60 cancer cells -Conducted cancer cell growth experiments in ultrasonic micro-electromechanical device
  • Collaborated with Genentech to investigate the potential use of D-proteins for positron emission tomography imaging.
  • Research Associate [ ] Structure- activity relationship analyses of protein substrates and inhibitors.
  • Evaluated strategy for mass-spectrometry of membrane proteins and analyzed spectra.
  • Developed an efficient protein expression method in E. coli to generate high quantities of properly folded heme proteins.
  • Implemented Dijkstra's algorithm to find the shortest path around obstructions between two atoms in a protein.
  • Led in running and advancing the sorghum knowledge by profiling high proteins digestibility mutant.
  • Studied the folding of protein (phycocyanin) through steady-state and kinetic methods.
  • Prepare cell lysate for Reverse Phase Protein Array analysis.
  • Incorporated structural and functional approaches in the discovery of functional camelid nanobody /single chain antibody of clinically significant membrane protein targets.
  • Constructed and expressed recombinant mEH fragments and purified these proteins for mouse immunization and antibody production.
  • Performed protein-ligand binding site superimposition and comparison, and identified some targets of drug repurposing

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5. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Used qualitative data collection techniques and data analysis.
  • Mentored and guided new graduate students on research methodologies, experiment design, equipment operation, and data analysis.
  • Worked closely alongside a dedicated research team to assist with data analysis and ensure researcher bias from occurring.
  • Performed whole genome sequencing (next-generation sequencing) data analysis and statistical analysis to support multiple intra- and inter-university lab collaborations.
  • Conducted open source data analysis and research Provided analysis for the Nuclear Notebook Project
  • Work on the Breast Arterial Calcification project (mammography data analysis with Hologic R2 CAD system) 6.
  • Performed experiments and data analysis for a number of genomics projects related to breast and prostate cancer research.
  • Worked with Professor Daniel A. Dias IMF and World Bank data analysis using STATA
  • Train and supervise incoming graduate students and lab members in understanding neuromuscular concepts, data analysis and complex neurological functions !
  • Develop & maintain machine learning algorithm based computational tools for fMRI data analysis.

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6. Biology

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Here's how Biology is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Trained and mentored rotating graduate students as well as summer students and technicians in various immunological and molecular biology methods.
  • Studied molecular biology and behavioral pharmacology related to the CNS.
  • Awarded Travel Grant (odds 1/50, $3K) by American Society for Cellular Biology
  • Complete a PhD in Microbiology studying population genetics of toxic bacteria in freshwater lakes.
  • Studied cancer biology, pathology, and treatment at the University of Texas M.D.
  • Used various molecular biology techniques to create a knockout construct.
  • Institute of Molecular Systems Biology - Provided support on experimental design, data visualization, and statistical analysis.
  • Trained fellow postdocs and students in tissue culture, stem cell culture, real-time PCR and other molecular biology techniques.
  • Project: Effects and Toxicity of Nano-CeO2 on Three Types of Protozoa collaborated with biology school 2.
  • Used molecular biology techniques to clone recombinant protein constructs for expression in mammalian cells.
  • Conducted research in a neurobiology lab.
  • Characterized B. bassiana and M. anisopliae strains using molecular biology techniques.

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7. Synthesis

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Here's how Synthesis is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Design and synthesis of organic conjugated small molecules/polymers for solution processed solar cells.
  • Utilized basic organic and inorganic chemistry techniques including polymer synthesis and NMR spectroscopy.
  • Total Synthesis of Natural Products and Organic chemistry.
  • Searched, acquired and studied printed matter on synthesis and characterization of metal nanoparticles for novel engineering applications.
  • Developed a novel band-gap measurement technique for synthesis of nano ceramic powders.
  • Pi-conjugated poly(cyclodiborazane)s; synthesis and characterization - funded by Air Force, USA.
  • Project: Synthesis of Star-Shaped Polymers For Prevention of Bacterial Attachment onto Surface.
  • Research on Bio-active Natural Products (Synthesis, Structure Analysis, Computational model)
  • Key enzymes in botanical products synthesis.
  • Contributed in experimental work on synthesis and characterization of silver dope titania nanoparticles samples developed by Sol-gel method.
  • Microwave-assisted solid phase peptide synthesis Managed lab and supervised undergraduate students
  • Filed an invention report (first author) on a patentable zeolite membrane and synthesis procedure.
  • Side project 2: Synthesis of redox and pH sensitive giant unilamellar vesicles
  • Experience with development of antimicrobials using conjugated polymers and oligomers: Design and synthesis of antimicrobials, and test antimicrobial activity.
  • Conducted model observer studies for optimizing digital breast tomosynthesis for diagnosis of multifocal and multicentric breast cancer.
  • Project: Accelerated Modular Synthesis and Self-Assembly Studies of Amphiphilic Janus Dendrimers in Aqueous Media.
  • Devised an efficient synthesis of natural immunoadjuvant Lablaboside F decorated by two complex trisaccharides.
  • Design and Synthesis Of Novel Cell Penetrating Peptides Under guidance of Prof. Vaijayanti A. Kumar and Prof. Moneesha Fernandes.

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8. PHD

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Here's how PHD is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Developed a survey to gather information from former Roosevelt students in order to improve current masters program and develop PhD.
  • Assisted a PhD to study the role of motility on the deposition behavior of waterborne pathogen.
  • Completed 1 year of graduate level courses toward a PhD degree in Physics.
  • Decided to pursue a PhD in Finance.
  • Trained and mentored undergraduate and PhD students.
  • Research under the supervision of Professor Ricardo Sanfelice, PhD.
  • Train and mentor PhD student in biomolecular engineering.
  • RESEARCH TRAINING AND POSITIONS HELD SINCE (AND INCLUDING) PhD WORK 11/2013-09/2014 - Yerevan State University, Yerevan, Armenia.
  • Program director: Dr. Theo De Gange, PhD, R. Psych,

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9. DNA

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Here's how DNA is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Identified 50+ transcription factors that potentially bind regulatory DNA using high-throughput Y1H as part of an international collaborative project.
  • Investigated protein-DNA binding specificity and kinetics using gold electrode-controlled switchable-DNA sensor.
  • Prepared DNA-binding organic molecules by solid-phase synthesis.
  • Gained skills in laboratory work including: pipette usage, DNA testing, western blot, and aseptic technique.
  • Studied the genetic mechanism by which unstable DNA repeats expand forming the underlying cause for >40 neurological diseases.
  • Experience in DNA and protein isolation from brain, blood and saliva (manual and automated Maxwell technologies).
  • Performed DNA extraction, PCR amplification and DNA sequencing of ash tissue samples.
  • Performed DNA manipulation and made constructs for generating transgenic mice 4.
  • Developed novel process to immobilize and align DNA on surface.
  • Developed a reliable system for sample preparation for DNA sequencing.
  • Assisted a research tech with sequencing influenza host DNA
  • Learned new techniques to isolate and purify DNA
  • Performed DNA extractions from plant samples.
  • Conducted molecular studies and experiments into genetic expression and gene manipulation using recombinant DNA technology.
  • Implemented F# neuro-evolution algorithm for identifying promoter regions in bacterial DNA.
  • Immobilized TiO2 nanoparticles onto aligned DNA.
  • Side project 1: Measuring the ability of DNA to mediate charge using electrochemistry.
  • Utilized atomic force microscopy (AFM) to image DNA and nanoparticle assemblies.
  • Design and construction of MALDI-TOF for mass spectrometry of DNA and coal.
  • Used bioinformatic software to count short tandem repeats in mosquito DNA.

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10. Doctoral

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Here's how Doctoral is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Visit APA-accredited postdoctoral programs and provide information to the Commission on Accreditation via written reports about program quality.
  • Aided PhD students and other post-doctoral fellows on molecular biological techniques.
  • Research scholar in federal program advancing minorities to doctoral education
  • Provided weekly supervision to doctoral level practicum students.
  • Provide feedback/comments to doctoral learners.
  • Translated and edited doctoral thesis of PhD candidates in the Department of Social Welfare from Korean to English
  • Used university support services to contribute to the successful completion of the dissertation and doctoral degree.
  • Helped professor and postal doctoral researchers to manage the research laboratory to keep everything in order.
  • Coordinated and established the first Post-Doctoral Research Symposium at NCSU.
  • Conduct final dissertation defense for doctoral learners, etc.
  • Serve on the doctoral students' dissertation defense.
  • Project title: Postdoctoral training about Molecular Biology and Proteomic research mechanisms responsible for PPAR action of Liver disease and regeneration
  • Supervised one post-doctoral fellow for development of research project to study nanostructured materials.
  • Conducted research in bio-inspired robots Collaborated with and assisted other doctoral students
  • Aided postdoctoral candidates with a new carbon nanotube purification method.
  • Unpublished doctoral dissertation) University of Kentucky.
  • MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS A POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEE: Development of quantitative x-ray phase contrast imaging using single phase grating interferometer.

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11. Rt-Pcr

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Here's how Rt-Pcr is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Designed RT-PCR primers for pathogen identification from environmental samples.
  • Evaluated gene expression in the midgut of M. sexta using qRT-PCR Presented research at poster session
  • Validated antibody recognition and stage-specific protein expression using RT-PCR and Western blotting.
  • Evaluated sensitivity and specificity of a market ready RAPID test to that of ELISA and Real Time RT-PCR.
  • Confirmed the role of putative regulators through gene expression analysis using gene knockouts and complementary RT-PCR.
  • Determine the transporter expression with RT-PCR and western blotting.

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12. Independent Research

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Here's how Independent Research is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Conducted a long-term independent research project entitled The Role of the International Criminal Court in the Aftermath of Kenya's Electoral Violence
  • Awarded a Fulbright research grant for independent research in Islamic ideological reformist thought, political philosophy, and theology.
  • Developed and wrote an independent research proposal that was awarded two years of NIH funding.
  • Conducted 10 weeks of independent research culminating in a research paper and poster presentation.
  • Engaged in independent research Supported the intellectual development of the other scholars Participated in WRSC programs and committees
  • Conducted independent research analyzing single nucleotides polymorphisms (SNPs) of double haploids of Miscanthus using Illumina's GoldenGate genotyping.

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13. Community Service

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Here's how Community Service is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Developed leadership skills through performance of community service and reflection.
  • Participated and volunteered in arts-related community service and social events
  • Participated in several community services events and activities.
  • Organized community service events within a team setting for 15+ participants (work tasks, duties, travel and accommodations).
  • Procured a $500 grant for the practice through Crest/Oral B's community service partnership program.
  • Participated in 900+ hours of community service to receive a National Honor and Scholarship through AmeriCorps.
  • Maintained an orderly and detailed personal account of the required 100+ community service hours.
  • Provided community service hours, in exchange for financial assistance towards tuition.
  • Completed over 1,500 hours of community service.

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14. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Assisted medical staff with inpatient care such as: changing, feeding, ambulating, and discharging patients.
  • Provide patient care and assist patient care assistants and registered nurses with any duties.
  • Interact with patients and work alongside the patient care teams of the hospital units.
  • Provide high-quality bedside patient care, such as bathing, repositioning, ambulating, and any other needs.
  • Assist nurses in patient care (feed, bathe, etc.
  • Assisted nurses with patient care Took Vitals for patients Maintained a clean environment Answered phone calls at nurses stations

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15. R

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Here's how R is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Learned and implemented concepts and technologies used to achieve confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity for information processed across networks.
  • Adopt computational modeling on investigation of bulk and surface structure of mixed metal oxide in corporation with experimental techniques.
  • Collaborated with an automobile consulting company to design an innovative model-based approach to support robotics development for Mercedes-Benz.
  • Designed a bit-serial systolic array for the calculation of 1-dimensional convolutions with 1-bit gaps between consecutive words.
  • Provided brief Humanistic and Cognitive Behavioral individual therapy, conducted weekly with a caseload of eight clients.
  • Maintained availability for residents as a resource, providing residents with information regarding University functions and policies.
  • Collaborated with graduate students from other universities to identify potentially valuable technologies for Fortune 500 companies.
  • Conducted clinical Multiple Sclerosis research via interactions with patients, caregivers, and pharmaceutical representatives.
  • Documented standard operation procedures, generated process recipes with different specifications and trained new users.
  • Provided experimental proof between meteorological, geographical conditions, residential layout and the air quality.
  • Collaborated offering information and orientation in a Mental Health Fair at Pontifical Catholic University.
  • Worked with residents to create an environment that promotes personal responsibility and academic growth.
  • Explained a detailed procedure to participants and observed them to ensure procedure was followed
  • Conducted literature review to do secondary research analysis, screening important information.
  • Developed extraction methods to study the toxicity of compounds in natural medicines.
  • Received weekly supervision with a licensed clinical psychologist/Chief Psychologist of the Clinic.
  • Supervised case presentations by interns and provided instructional and educational presentations weekly.
  • Completed program of nine briefing sessions with recognized leaders on national security issues
  • Contributed to structure-function studies to improve antimalarial activity of various natural products.
  • Searched for and reviewed publications about previously developed engineering design processes.

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16. Confocal Microscopy

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Here's how Confocal Microscopy is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Analyzed z-stack of quantum dot sample images via confocal microscopy to estimate position of fluorescent molecules in three dimensions.
  • Examined spatial distribution of Bacillus post-application on wheat spikes and characterized Bacillus-Fusarium in vivo inhibitory interactions using confocal microscopy.
  • Monitored dynamic lipid-protein interactions through fluorescence tracking in live cells using confocal microscopy.
  • Examined the cellular localization of SARS-CoV nonstructural proteins by confocal microscopy and electronic microscopy.
  • Designed protocol to image VAV3 activity with confocal microscopy.
  • Performed analysis of blood vessels using 3-D confocal microscopy.

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17. RNA

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Here's how RNA is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Conducted research on international grassroots movements, best practices in democratic governance, and infrastructure and communications in Haiti.
  • Reported experimental results by presenting theory of project and results at a scientific conference and publishing an internal report.
  • Researched regulatory and procedural guidelines and proposed alternative materials to reduce hazardous materials quantities to users.
  • Collected data describing carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes reported by scientists in various academic/scientific journals.
  • Advised directors of non-profit organizations on corporate governance and bylaw amendment procedures.
  • Investigated Engineering Research Center patterns and produced an internal case study document.
  • Authored four publications and presented the results in four international conferences.
  • Included supporting international conference Cultural heritage in times of conflict.
  • Presented scientific results at international meetings, and wrote publications.
  • Communicated to Journal of Environmental science and pollution research.
  • Conduct legal research on topics including international custody matters.
  • Communicated to Journal of Desalination and Water Treatment.
  • Published original research in top-tier, peer-reviewed journals.
  • Conducted qualitative in-field research with international educators.
  • Published research findings in respected high-quality journals.
  • Presented research results at international conferences.
  • Focused on specific sub-topics including trust and integrity in the global economy, land and security issues, and just governance.
  • Guided 4th year students on their final projects Skills Used Journalism, quantitative and qualitative research, content analysis, teaching
  • Researched and produced four journal manuscripts on oxidation of molten aluminum, Inclusions and the Purification of Aluminum through filtration.
  • Join committees of multicultural events at PSU, such as International Night, Chinese New Year Celebration, etc.

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18. NMR

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Here's how NMR is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Involved in drying of various solvents, microdistillation, Hydrogen generator, 1H NMR 13C NMR, GC-Mass, and IR
  • Performed NMR andfluorescence experiments to determine mechanism behind the binding and release of ligand from pheromone binding protein ApolPBP1.
  • Design and construct static solid-state NMR probes for double- and triple-resonance experiments at room temperature and liquid-helium temperature.
  • Designed, executed, and interpreted laboratory experiments using proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (H-NMR).
  • Applied N-15 NMR spectroscopy to identify nitrogen species resulted from nitrate immobilization by organic matter.
  • Determined structures of partially oriented organic molecules by solution and solid state NMR spectroscopy.

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19. Symposium

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Here's how Symposium is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Attended Undergraduate Research & Service Celebratory Symposium, University of Delaware and made poster presentation therein.
  • Presented newly developed violence reduction program at The New Jersey Hospital Association Symposium.
  • Designed and presented a poster on the results of the study at an NIEHS-wide symposium.
  • Put together the Research Symposium for the Fall
  • Presented all data and findings at research symposium at UCLA and at weekly meetings.
  • Examined a women's perspective of Microfinance and presented in a symposium.
  • Presented research at Beckman Symposium.

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20. Python

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Here's how Python is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Developed a fully automated computational method for computing binding free-energies using semi-empirical quantum mechanics (MOPAC) in Python.
  • Implemented various object oriented libraries for text searching and calculation of biological information, using C++ / Perl / Python.
  • Implemented Python for data visualization by using real scientific databases; Used Github for shared class repository
  • Ensured quality by writing test cases using CppUnit, and Python unittest.
  • Implemented a EEG frequency modulation framework for analyzing peak alpha frequency in Python using signal processing algorithms.
  • Implemented a family of python scripts to ensure stability and reliability of particle accelerator data.

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21. C++

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Here's how C++ is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Developed a parallel framework to simulate and predict biological experiments involving NGS machines, using C++ and MPI.
  • Developed artificial intelligence software prototypes in C++ on IBM PC running under Windows.
  • Programmed extensively with C++ (wrote over ~50,000 lines of code).
  • Designed and implemented a novel symmetric distributed source coding scheme using LDPC in C/C++, matlab in Linux.
  • Developed Symbolic Computation Middleware for various compute engines like Maple, Mathematica and Maxima using PHP, C++, GNUPlot and OpenMath
  • Invented a portable wireless network environment simulator in C++ to quickly explore and evaluate alternative machine-learning approaches to autonomic route management.

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22. Data Collection

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Here's how Data Collection is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Created and implemented a campus-wide data collection system to monitor student matriculation patterns.
  • Work with developmentally challenged children and supervise data collection in clinical settings.
  • Assist in data collection related to volunteer mobilization and scholar participation.
  • Managed and organized data collection and basic analysis.
  • Prepare questionnaires and protocols for data collection and clean and manage data.
  • Participated in data collection and instrument design of foodborne outbreaks.

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23. Experimental Data

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Here's how Experimental Data is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Analyzed the experimental data and compiled for publications.
  • Collected and evaluated experimental data.
  • Investigated whether experimental data obtained from testing the UT8 assembly matched the UT8 model results.
  • Analyzed experimental data which helped to guide the design of next iteration of experiments.
  • Played a lead role in collection and statistical analysis of experimental data in the search for neutrino oscillations in MINOS/NOvA.
  • Validate developed experimental data and numerical methodology.

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24. Hplc

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Here's how Hplc is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Core assays developed: Enzymatic activity assays, protein characterization-HPLC, and protein-protein interaction.
  • Employed various chromatographic and mass spectrometric instruments including HPLC, Triple Quadrupole LCMS, Q-TOF-LCMS and Single Quadrupole GCMS.
  • Synthesized small-molecule-protein conjugates to target cell surface receptors - Analyzed small-molecule-protein conjugates by HPLC, FPLC, LC-MS and Maldi-Tof
  • Conducted quantification analysis of sugars, degradation compounds, and byproducts formed during biomass hydrolysis using HPLC.
  • Highlight of appointment included re-establishment and development of simultaneous 12-pesticide analysis technique by SPE-HPLC with UVA detection.
  • Developed a selective method for HPLC detection and quantification of stable isotope labeled compounds.

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25. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Created PowerPoint presentations used for educational dialogue.
  • Presented work via a poster session and a PowerPoint presentation at the annual Transportation Research Board meeting, Washington, DC.
  • Prepared PowerPoints and dental model demonstrations for 4 classes of adults and volunteers (supported by several translators).
  • Created graphs, tables, and PowerPoint presentation(s) for conference and projects.
  • Developed PowerPoint's on Web Design.
  • Interpreted information collected and presented it in a PowerPoint presentation to the Director of the I/O program at Roosevelt University.
  • Used Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint to store data that I collected and prepared a poster detailing the project.

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26. Elisa

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Here's how Elisa is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Developed commercial ELISA kit for early diagnosing ischemic stroke.
  • Designed a high-throughput ELISA screen to identify ATR-inhibiting compounds for potential therapeutic applications.
  • Developed a novel cell-based ELISA assay to detect endogenous HPH enzymatic activity.
  • Developed ELISA protocol based on novel antigen and successfully used this kit in extensive trials for early detection of tuberculosis.
  • Preformed ELISA for Immortal cell detection to help culture of HeLa (cervical cancer cells lines) for research.
  • Practiced and became proficient performing basic lab techniques, including cell cloning, cell extraction, and ELISA assays.

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27. Flow Cytometry

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Here's how Flow Cytometry is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Developed flow cytometry Immune phenotyping protocols for mice.
  • Assessed CTL stimulation, recognition of endogenously processed antigens and efficacy of vaccine formulations using chromium release assays and flow cytometry.
  • Developed reagents and assays enabling the multiplexed, high-throughput and quantitative analysis of molecular interactions by flow cytometry
  • Developed new techniques to identify antigen specific B cell using flow cytometry.
  • Developed methods and products for cellular imaging and flow cytometry.
  • Optimized histology and flow cytometry protocols using a novel monoclonal antibody.

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28. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Performed vital signs and reported any abnormalities to nursing staff for immediate action.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.

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29. Mathematics

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Here's how Mathematics is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Helped students with homework (reading and mathematics) and fill out applications for both college and businesses.
  • Conducted original mathematics research with faculty in the department of mathematics at MIT.

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30. Public Health

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Here's how Public Health is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Collaborated on several research projects surrounding public health and the annual Youth in Europe study.
  • Studied the U.S. healthcare system with faculties from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
  • Presented findings at the Annual Faculty of Public Health Conference in Dunblane, Scotland, November, 2013.
  • Collaborated with clinical microbiologists and state epidemiologists to identify priority MRSA public health needs.
  • Planned state-wide public health caucuses, attended by government representatives and community members.
  • Completed public health surveillance system evaluation.

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31. Research Paper

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Here's how Research Paper is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Worked with professors at the University of the Antilles and French Guiana to draft a formal research paper.
  • Presented research paper at the Advisory Council meeting.
  • Experience in how to gather accurate and peer reviewed information Techniques in writing research papers and methods to reach publication
  • Developed research papers for publication based on literary analysis research conducted by the WeiLab and its partners.
  • Assisted with laboratory work; performed experiments; collected and analyzed data; developed research papers.
  • Co-authored a research paper leading to design improvements in future generation of warning systems.

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32. GEL Electrophoresis

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Here's how GEL Electrophoresis is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Combined a traditional enzyme/inhibitor kinetics approach with enzyme activity staining following native gel electrophoresis.
  • Performed CTAB DNA extraction, gel electrophoresis, and NanoDrop.
  • Utilized fluorescent microscopy, gel electrophoresis, and PCR to characterize evolutionary patterns of genetically engineered fungi released into the wild.
  • Researched as an undergraduate student synthesizing metallic complexes and carrying out gel electrophoresis to observe their interactions with DNA.
  • Developed proficiency in basic microbiology techniques as well as molecular biology techniques such as DNA cloning and gel electrophoresis.
  • Obtained experience in various molecular laboratory techniques such as bacterial transformations, PCR and gel electrophoresis.

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33. Nasa

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Here's how Nasa is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Qualified the apparatus for the NASA low gravity aircraft using both analysis and testing and documentation to NASA protocols.
  • Presented final project to NASA researchers
  • Worked with the NASA Ignite!
  • Spearheaded composite cryogenic tank NASA project that reinforced polymer with graphite nanoplatelets.
  • Accepted to and completed both online portion and onsite experience at NASA's Stennis Space Center.
  • Reviewed demonstrations by NASA astronauts and researchers in the Life Sciences Division Department on metabolic cages for housing laboratory rats during experimentation

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34. NIH

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Here's how NIH is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Participated in experimental research proposals design and scientific writing of grants from NIH, USDA and California almond board.
  • Submitted 3 grant proposals to National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • Contributed to successful NIH grant proposals.
  • Received MERIT Scholar fellowship NIH NIGMS 5 K12 GM088010-05.
  • Participated in numerous professional development workshops, attended NIH Clinical Center Grand Rounds and special lecture series featuring distinguished NIH investigators.
  • Managed the daily affairs of an NIH-funded laboratory while acquiring funding for and orchestrating an individual groundbreaking research project.

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35. Mouse Model

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Here's how Mouse Model is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Created the first mouse model that closely mimics human prostate cancer in both genetic mutation and slow tumor progression.
  • Identified a subset of B cells altered by Influenza using young Vs aged mouse models.
  • Engineered mouse model to investigate GIGYF1 loss-of-function mutations present in multiple patients with autism.
  • Harvested tissue specimen from mouse models for culture, experiments or analysis.
  • Conducted studies on mouse models of bone marrow transplantation.
  • Established pathological mouse models of abdominal aortic aneurysms to characterize the role of CHD4 enzyme in maintaining postnatal vascular integrity.

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36. TEM

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Here's how TEM is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Investigated the effects of adolescent development on legal capacity within the juvenile justice system as part of an independent literature review.
  • Attended the work groups Fundamentals of Spatial Statistics and Computation, Visualization, and Dimension Reduction in Spatio-Temporal Modeling.
  • Developed and taught undergraduate courses in electric power systems and installed a teaching laboratory for three-phase electric power instruction.
  • Improved lab performance by actively developing data acquisition systems, new instrumentation, and installing new equipment.
  • Incorporated relevant information into bridge management system with a focus on usability and accessibility of information.
  • Create an event-based simulation system to emulate the movement of forklifts and pedestrians in a warehousing facility
  • Participated in a multidisciplinary group project to develop an airborne pathogen detection system for Boeing.
  • Implement theoretical/computational analysis tools for a high temperature spray facility to replicate engine-like conditions.
  • Utilized composite manufacturing tools and tested composites at cryogenic temperatures to simulate space-like atmospheres.
  • Investigated the relationship between documentary cinema and contemporary television (scripted and unscripted).
  • Conducted technical research on engineering systems and assessed the limitations of related research.
  • Studied bridge management systems to estimate the impact of novel monitoring technology.
  • Performed controlled experiments controlling temperature, relative humidity and carbon dioxide levels.
  • Developed and performed experiments characterizing sustainable binder systems for concrete
  • Managed code evolution using version control system.
  • Developed security abstractions for cloud programming systems.
  • Researched on nonlinear digital control system
  • Conducted original research and analysis of Eastern European contemporary art and cultural policies in comparison with those of the United States.
  • Post flight inspection showed both systems intact, fully operational, and ready to be launched again with no modifications.
  • Developed a real-time DPF control/management system which measures the instantaneous mass of soot deposits in DPF and control DPF regeneration.

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37. SAS

low Demand
Here's how SAS is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Instructed and facilitated exercises/simulations on transnational security, counter-terrorism/natural disaster preparedness/response in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Traveled to disaster areas and participated in rebuilding efforts in North Carolina and Indiana with Friends Disaster Service.
  • Research Focus: Reconstructed paleoprecipitation estimates in Southwestern Kansas for the last 4.5 Ma, using elemental and magnetic proxies.
  • Worked on a meta-optimization project for a notional many-body space situational awareness (SAS) problem.
  • Performed routine maintenance, including disassembly and reassembly, of the COIL.
  • Japan Sasagawa Scholarship) Study of cell cycle regulators during wound healing.
  • Japan Sasagawa Special Research Scholarship) Spanning the aptamers to TGF- receptor II by SELEX.

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38. SEM

low Demand
Here's how SEM is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Received semifinalist Trainee Research Award from American Society of Human Genetics society and travel grant from Leiden University Fund.
  • Conducted undergraduate research; attended summer internships; organized and led seminars; participated in tutoring and academic counseling.
  • Wrote/presented papers on Asia-Pacific and Chinese economies for seminars and workshops at Stanford and other institutions.
  • Participated in weekly two-hour clinical supervision, weekly group supervision, and bi-weekly training seminars.
  • Designed and completed a research project using informal and semi-structured interviews.
  • Conducted research on German poetry for a thesis and participated in seminars
  • Determined priorities and designed semester-long course plans for effective course management.
  • Present study findings in national and international conferences and conduct seminars.
  • Attended weekly conferences including seminars in Pathology and other disciplines.
  • Participated in seminars with renowned practitioners, educators and activists.
  • Designed dashboard for meeting/seminar presentation and publications.
  • Conducted approximately 2-3 semi-structured assessment interviews weekly.
  • Participated in graduate level literacy seminar.
  • Participated in research seminar and surgery seminar
  • Wrote/Published peer-reviewed articles (See Research Publications) and presented results at scientific meetings (See Seminars and Invited Lectures).
  • Participated in weekly individual and group supervision, as well as weekly training seminars on a diverse range of clinical topics.
  • Researched on the positive and negative effects of video games on human brain with a professor on a semester long research.
  • Replicated office procedure to locate, assemble, and analyze data on value of US import activity and outsourcing by US
  • Promote educational reform and faculty development through seminars, training workshops, and expansion of legal resources.
  • Performed hymns and more complicated religious ensemble works during Mass with a group of auditioned singers.

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39. Spss

low Demand
Here's how Spss is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Analyzed data using SPSS and Microsoft Excel.
  • Transcribed, coded and analyzed qualitative data, and developed and managed an SPSS database used for quantitative analysis.
  • Gathered data and inputted information into SPSS to obtain statistical output; analyzed data and formulated conclusions.
  • Entered data into SPSS databases and transcribed audio-recorded, semi-structured interviews using the audio software SoundScriber.
  • Coded survey results into SPSS data and used statistical analysis to identify barriers to low-income usage.
  • Gained proficiency with statistical analysis software, SPSS and statistical testing of scientific data.

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40. HIV

low Demand
Here's how HIV is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Facilitated engagement of youth as community-based participatory researchers in tobacco advertising, youth violence, and HIV/AIDS subject areas.
  • Reviewed literature, recorded and categorized medicinal plants collected from traditional healers who treat symptomatic HIV patients.
  • Suggested a standardized evaluation method for Ghana to identify plant specimens with Anti-HIV activity.
  • Completed an internship working with teachers and social workers to increase education and awareness of HIV/AIDS in orphaned children and adolescents.
  • Carried out independent research with HIV patient-activists, clinicians, government workers, and non-profit organizations on treatment access and adherence.
  • Conducted oral history interviews, digitized archival documents and media, crafted articles for the local news.
  • Summer 1994, NEH Seminar in Moscow (extensive work in Russian Archives)
  • Target diseases: - HIV, Tuberculosis, and sexually transmitted infections.
  • Implemented diagnostic tools for the Shiva Star magnetized target fusion experiments.
  • Research Scholar in Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, HIV/AIDS.
  • Proofread quotations/citations for institute director s book Scanned and coded archival documents Aided institute director in various office tasks
  • Developed an in-vitro assay monitoring apoptosis of HIV T-cells treated with plant extracts.

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41. Monte Carlo

low Demand
Here's how Monte Carlo is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Simulated dynamics of complexes via Monte Carlo methods and rigorously tested predictions via biophysical assays.
  • Validated algorithms using Monte Carlo simulations.
  • Used machine learning techniques: local regression, spatial statistics, random processes, Monte Carlo simulation.
  • Developed a kinetic Monte Carlo approach for studying the dynamics of surface clusters.
  • Research on ceramics, hydrides, nitrides, oxides, Monte Carlo simulation of atomic diffusion, neutron diffraction and Rivet refinement
  • Programmed Monte Carlo (MCNP) simulations for a microcalrimetry based neutron detection system.

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42. Lesson Plans

low Demand
Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Develop lesson plans and conduct workshops with students to improve English skills; work as teaching assistant
  • Worked with students planning and implementing curriculum and lesson plans during a summer program in Albuquerque.
  • Prepared lesson plans and developed a curriculum for a total of 110 students.
  • Create daily lesson plans and activities for students of various learning abilities.

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43. Treatment Plans

low Demand
Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Administered intake interviews and developed personal treatment plans utilizing empirically supported treatments.
  • Developed treatment plans for patients that coincide with presenting problems, personal needs and reason for referral.

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44. Literature

low Demand
Here's how Literature is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Performed extensive literature research during the preparation of reports, oral presentations, and scientific manuscripts.
  • Authored and edited research manuscripts, literature reviews and grant applications.
  • Research existing literature on financial market development in developing countries.
  • Conducted a literature review of biological resources.
  • Participated in Literature Reviews, project management, clinical updates, and clinical meetings.
  • Conduct research, thorough review of literature, analyze data, and present results
  • Annotated literature-based evidence to describe clinically relevant gene-drug-disease relationships for scientific publication and the web-based Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base.
  • Participated in Literature reviews on Anesthesiology projects, latest updates and clinical meetings.
  • Compared the children Books Between United States and China Wrote a report of comparing Chinese and American literature.
  • Developed foundational literature reviews to publications by the Institute of Medicine and Health Literacy Workgroups.

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45. GPA

low Demand
Here's how GPA is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Awarded to students who obtained a 3.7 GPA or above for the 2013 academic year
  • Graduated with a 3.8 GPA Awarded the Extraordinary Professional Promise Award in 2012.
  • Complete and Publish an Honors Thesis Maintain a 3.4 GPA and no grade less than a B- Complete Honors Level Classes
  • Completed course work in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a GPA of 3.94.
  • Graduated with GPA 3.80 with 4.00 grading system.
  • Completed rigorous 6-7 year PhD program in history in only 36 months with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

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46. UK

low Demand
Here's how UK is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Conducted life cycle assessment of RWHS for different climatic regions of US as well as for Manchester-UK.
  • School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, UK
  • Set up Nano Technical Laboratory at Tabuk University, Saudi Arabia 2.
  • Carry out research in the laboratories of Dr. Juliane K. Soukup and Dr. Garrett A. Soukup on multiple projects.
  • Assisted in the establishment of a novel PP2A heterotrimer formation (activity) assay using live cell immunofluorescence (Eukaryot Cell.
  • Led the effort to plan and facilitate culture events to promote culture diversity on UK community.

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47. CO2

low Demand
Here's how CO2 is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Used, serviced and modified industrial (1-6 kW) Nd:YAG andCO2 lasers and CNC equipment.
  • Research on transcritical CO2 cycle,hybrid heat pump water heater
  • Evaluated the ADME-Toxicology properties of drug candidates using in human/animal tissue fractions, CaCO2 permeability and enzyme inhibition/induction assays.
  • Fabricated membrane and determined stability and selectivity for CO2 over other gases.
  • Studied the effect of polymer structure (molecular weight, backbone, branching, end groups) on solubility in SCCO2.
  • Improved the efficiency of CO2 air conditioners significantly using the designed controllable two-phase ejector (up to 30%).

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48. NSF

low Demand
Here's how NSF is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation; Help patients move in and out of beds, and wheelchairs.
  • Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls.
  • Project: Single-Electron Transfer Living Radical Polymerization (SET- LRP).
  • Created clones and plated bacterial cultures by streaking, transformation etc.
  • Research and development in numerical heat and mass transfer model
  • Developed a signal processing algorithm for music recognition using Wavelet transforms Reviewed the state of research on fractal dimensions
  • Designed, built and tested the Time-Resolved laser-induced phase transformation experiment using ultrafast time-resolved electron diffraction technique.
  • Identified somatic mutations driving the transformation of follicular lymphomas
  • Coupled a human thermoregulation model into CFD (Fluent) to simulate heat transfer over a human body using personalized ventilation.
  • Research: Microencapsulation of drugs; modeling of yeast kinetics and freeze condensation; heat transfer in food processing.
  • Prepared safety documents and SOPs for transfer of all lab chemicals and supplies
  • Culture, transfection & morphological analysis of mammalian cells.
  • Project: Interfacial Single-Electron Transfer Living Radical Polymerization (SET-LRP): New Methodologies, Polymerization Kinetics.
  • Research Focus: Elucidation of the mechanism of retinoid inhibition of KLF4-mediated oncogenic transformation
  • Generated CLU1 and CLU2 transfected SH-SY5Y cells and evaluated protein expression by Western blots and immunofluorescence analyses.
  • Research on the distribution of insertion sequences in human microbiome metagenome and the horizontal transfer of insertion sequences between prokaryotic genomes.
  • Synthesized redox-active Rh and Co complexes, evaluating ligand addition/exchange constants as well as redox-based chemical transformations.
  • Generated wildtype and mutant A transfected CHO cells and confirmed A species by Western blots and MALDI-TOF.

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49. Raman

low Demand
Here's how Raman is used in Postdoctoral Scholar jobs:
  • Manage Lab Instruments, responsible for the maintenance and training of electron/optical/confocal Raman microscope instruments;.
  • Researched on the surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) based on nanoparticle assembles.
  • Worked with Professor Kolluru V. Subramaniam on debonding of FRP from concrete.
  • Provided expertise in assessing the quality of graphene nano-foam using Raman spectroscopy, for supercapacitor applications
  • Performed measurements on samples using TEM, SEM, EDS, RAMAN, and other tools.
  • Developed a biochemical component analysis method to accurately discriminate live and different cell death modes using Raman spectra of leukemia cells.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Postdoctoral Scholar

Lab Members12.9%
Research Projects12%
Cell Culture11.6%
Protein7.9%
Data Analysis6.1%
Biology6.1%
Synthesis5.7%
PHD5.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Postdoctoral Scholar

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Lab Members
Lab Members
9.6%
9.6%
2
2
Research Projects
Research Projects
9%
9%
3
3
Cell Culture
Cell Culture
8.7%
8.7%
4
4
Protein
Protein
5.9%
5.9%
5
5
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
4.6%
4.6%
6
6
Biology
Biology
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Synthesis
Synthesis
4.3%
4.3%
8
8
PHD
PHD
3.9%
3.9%
9
9
DNA
DNA
3.9%
3.9%
10
10
Doctoral
Doctoral
2.7%
2.7%
11
11
Rt-Pcr
Rt-Pcr
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
Independent Research
Independent Research
2.3%
2.3%
13
13
Community Service
Community Service
2%
2%
14
14
Patient Care
Patient Care
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
R
R
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Confocal Microscopy
Confocal Microscopy
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
RNA
RNA
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
NMR
NMR
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Symposium
Symposium
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Python
Python
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
C++
C++
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Data Collection
Data Collection
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Experimental Data
Experimental Data
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Hplc
Hplc
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Elisa
Elisa
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Flow Cytometry
Flow Cytometry
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Mathematics
Mathematics
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Public Health
Public Health
1%
1%
31
31
Research Paper
Research Paper
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
GEL Electrophoresis
GEL Electrophoresis
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Nasa
Nasa
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
NIH
NIH
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Mouse Model
Mouse Model
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
TEM
TEM
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
SAS
SAS
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
SEM
SEM
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Spss
Spss
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
HIV
HIV
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Literature
Literature
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
GPA
GPA
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
UK
UK
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
CO2
CO2
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
NSF
NSF
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Raman
Raman
0.6%
0.6%

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