Top Research Associate Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Research Associate. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Research Associate resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.7% of Research Associate resumes contained Lab Equipment as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Research Associate actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Lab Equipment

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Here's how Lab Equipment is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Interacted with superiors daily to manage individual projects, communicate results, and oversee general maintenance of lab equipment and conditions
  • Maintained a steady supply of experimental specimen and provided critical technical support for the operational function of lab equipment.
  • Maintain equipment maintenance, calibration, quality control procedures and preventive maintenance of lab equipment and supply inventory.
  • Executed troubleshooting on research procedures, created experimental designs, and maintained lab equipment.
  • Maintained, organized and purchased laboratory supplies, chemicals and general lab equipment.
  • Operated lab equipment, performed routine maintenance/repair and prepared samples for testing.
  • Designed and executed maintenance and operation of various lab equipment.
  • Performed general laboratory housekeeping and daily maintenance of lab equipment.
  • Monitored and tracked lab equipment, including troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Operated and calibrated lab equipment and troubleshot instrument problems.
  • Performed routine standardization and maintenance of lab equipment.
  • Performed calibration and maintenance procedures on lab equipment.
  • Maintained lab equipment quality and inventory levels.
  • Operated lab equipment and performed routine maintenance/repair.
  • Performed basic calibration of lab equipment daily.
  • Supply ordering and lab equipment management/maintenance.
  • Conducted daily calibration of lab equipment.
  • Performed environmental monitoring of lab equipment.
  • Calibrated and maintained lab equipment.
  • Ordered and maintained all lab, tissue culture and animal facilities consumable supplies and reagents and maintained all lab equipment.

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2. Cell Culture

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Here's how Cell Culture is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Performed cell culture utilizing sterile technique and managed laboratory safety/chemical inventory/equipment.
  • Supported Cell Culture process optimization by exploring new filtration techniques and assays to provide characterization feedback of Cell Broth.
  • Utilized cell culture cloning and gene amplification techniques to create and isolate clones producing patient-specific antibodies.
  • Prepared reagents and solutions for neuronal cell cultures following standardized formulas and protocols.
  • Involved in Assay development to study Smokeless Tobacco Toxicology in cell cultures.
  • Designed a procedure for starting primary cell culture while preventing contamination.
  • Collaborated with manufacturing to align cell culture quantitative assays across sites.
  • Developed and revised protocols for cell culture and viral inactivation processes.
  • Propagated and maintained human malarial parasites in cell culture systems.
  • Performed cell culture maintenance and data analysis.
  • Developed and maintained aseptic mammalian cell cultures.
  • Maintained cell cultures and laboratory equipment.
  • Designed and conducted cell culture experiments.
  • Performed cell culture and microbiological techniques.
  • Performed duties as Lab Supervisor; managing additional personnel, maintaining cell culture lines, animal experimentation, and lab inventory.
  • Prepared and maintained cell cultures, both primary and established cell lines, to be used for various experiments and analyses.
  • Organized cell culture, collected animal tissue, and performed DNA isolating and protein blotting analysis, SDS-PAGE, western blotting.
  • Establish and maintain neuronal (two types) and cancer (three types) cell cultures for stroke and cancer research.
  • Worked in the Vaccine Discovery lab with three years' experience in molecular biology, MHC binding, and cell cultures.
  • Experienced in cell culture techniques including basic cell culture, cloning of cell lines, and stable cell line production.

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3. Protein

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Here's how Protein is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Accomplished the design, preparation, characterization and analysis of sustained release protein formulations and tested performance in dry powder inhaler.
  • Designed experimental protocols and carried out macro-protein based studies as they relate to food model systems
  • Purified multiple protein constructs to identify those most amenable to protein structure determination.
  • Conjugated proteins with fluorescent markers to track protein localization within specific cell types.
  • Developed and implemented solubility, dissolution and protein binding assays for compounds.
  • Execute protein purification adhering to sponsor and client standards and specifications.
  • Conducted widely-cited structure-activity-relationship (SAR) analysis for these protein-inhibitor complexes.
  • Generated protein samples by spin-concentration and dialysis into panels of buffers.
  • Participated in a study to characterize and quantify soluble protein aggregates.
  • Utilized procedures to protect active sites during modification of protein.
  • Mapped specific sites of protein modification using partial enzyme digests.
  • Designed and monitored crystallization screens for robust protein crystal growth.
  • Perform protein activity assay to assess commercial pharmaceutical viability.
  • Purified published CDS-1 protein-lipid complex for sequencing and characterization.
  • Provided formulation support to protein and monoclonal antibody projects.
  • Determined protein thermodynamic equilibrium constants for product development databases.
  • Attended project meetings as a Protein Chemistry representative.
  • Carried the immunological and biochemical analyses of proteins.
  • Designed and executed constructs for conditional protein expression.
  • Used various assays to characterize therapeutic proteins.

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4. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Performed technical support functions involving basic molecular and cellular biological studies of herpes virus as a gene therapy vector.
  • Researched new products and testing equipment and provided technical support for material and equipment acquisitions and installation.
  • Trained casting technicians in proper operating procedures, and provided engineering and technical support to production.
  • Provided direct customer technical support as well as ongoing support for production to ensure business continuity.
  • Contributed scientific expertise and technical support to AICR Director and Research Conference poster abstract selection team.
  • Provided technical support to students for software with compatibility with different computer operating systems.
  • Filled earth science media orders and provided software/technical support for in-house and outside government customers
  • Designed commercially viable products for the Agricultural business and responsible for technical support.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to other departments within the organization.
  • Provided technical support by measuring, recording and analyzing data.
  • Provided exemplary customer service and technical support to all company clients
  • Provide strategic and technical support in developing new project proposals.
  • Provided lead investigations and technical support for the manufacturing process.
  • Provided technical support to manufacturing areas and quality control laboratories.
  • Provided IT technical support and managed systems integration.
  • Provided technical support for a Process Validation campaign.
  • Provided validated data for technical support documents.
  • Selected Technical Support to International Health Programs
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing operations.
  • Provide technical support to a community of senior researchers and graduate students for ATLAS data analysis software on local computing facility.

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5. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Performed interviews and methodically documented youth progress to determine the efficacy of intervention programs as a basis for comparative data analysis.
  • Managed and supervised research teams and trained them in experimental design, development of experimental protocols, data analysis and interpretation.
  • Conducted initial industries/historical data analysis, ratio analysis and competitor analysis to establish reliable business and financial projection assumptions.
  • Conducted primary and secondary research for published reports using industry sources, including competitive assessment and third-party data analysis.
  • Performed antibiotic susceptibility testing; data analysis; protocol and report writing; database management; and laboratory maintenance.
  • Assisted with research and organizational development projects included coordinating data analysis for a study on end-stage renal failure.
  • Applied multiple linear regression modeling techniques, hierarchical regression techniques, and various longitudinal methods during data analysis.
  • Trained groups on a variety of experimental methods and provided insight into data analysis resulting in improved accuracy.
  • Provided economic data analysis for books, columns, research papers on economic policy and regulatory issues.
  • Assisted in note-taking, data analysis and synthesis of in a user experience and ethnographic capacity.
  • Created statistical reporting on utilization and health and wellness trends through marketing seminars and data analysis.
  • Participated in design of experiments and data analysis to model and/or evaluate data using JMP software.
  • Executed statistical data analysis and managed administrative tasks for studies on family and couple conflict resolution.
  • Designed and performed experiments, data analysis, literature evaluation, and general laboratory maintenance.
  • Designed experiments and conducted data analysis for presentations to the staff members in the laboratory.
  • Consulted with clients on survey design and data analysis utilizing both quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
  • Measured Oxygen and Salinity using a CTD and performed data analysis to validate instrument accuracy.
  • Conduct qualitative research and data analysis including interviews, classroom observations, and document review.
  • Advised and consulted government officials on data analysis, interpretation and presentation of the results
  • Developed custom applications for custom pipelines & data analysis, databases and visualization tools.

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6. Research Projects

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Here's how Research Projects is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Performed statistical analyses for quantitative/qualitative research projects.
  • Provided technical assistance in carrying out various research projects developed in the laboratory and collecting and organizing information for project reports.
  • Conduct moderately complex experimentation including data collection, summary and initial analysis, in support of department research projects and guidelines.
  • Coordinated and managed ongoing research projects associated with wetlands restoration laboratory, including student research and government and industry grants.
  • Worked independently as a project manager on two major research projects on Medicaid use in economically vulnerable families.
  • Represented and prepared presentations on research projects at external meetings and conferences to promote the Professional Product Review.
  • Directed and discussed with other biologists and sub-professional biologists in scientific and technical data for research projects.
  • Executed primary and secondary market research projects focused on medical device, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Coordinated the implementation and maintenance of research projects by designing and performing experiments based on project requirements.
  • Led and managed various research projects investigating antibody efficacy, including development and implementation of research protocols.
  • Assisted in preparation of research projects for presentation at the 2010 Midwestern Psychological Association conference.
  • Perform cogitative evaluations, and collect biological samples for research projects according to study protocol.
  • Worked independently and collaborated on academic research projects, expertly identifying and integrating source information.
  • Participated in writing proposals and supervised civil engineering graduate students and technicians in research projects.
  • Acted as liaison between system administrators and individual college administrators regarding research projects and grants.
  • Supervised, executed and successfully completed many vital research projects that led to published papers.
  • Conducted independent research projects with particular emphasis on global investment themes and Greater China.
  • Participated in several research projects in drug development for acute leukemia and other cancers.
  • Research projects included family genealogical research, corporation history, and local urban history.
  • Coordinate and develop analytic reports on specific research projects and new assessment methodologies.

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7. DNA

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Here's how DNA is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Developed advanced molecular and microbiological skills including DNA sequencing and analysis with additional experience in strain engineering and characterization.
  • Performed basic cloning techniques including use of restriction enzymes, transformation, and preparation/purification of cloned DNA.
  • Performed tests and statistical analysis involving DNA replication to identify compound targets and optimize lead compounds.
  • Categorized and characterized DNA from cystic fibrosis patients' sputum samples utilizing RAPD typing
  • Develop and schedule DNA sequencing experiments to audit accuracy of proprietary company technology.
  • Performed DNA sequence analysis using scientific database searches and commercial analysis programs.
  • Developed and validated improved DNA isolation protocol for urine samples.
  • Operated and maintained DNA synthesizers and other laboratory automation.
  • Developed standard operating procedures for automated DNA extraction machine.
  • Managed molecular evolution laboratory and DNA Sequencing Core Facility.
  • Graduate research focusing on DNA-protein interactions
  • Developed and performed PCR-based assays to determine presence and/or fate of DNA vaccine test product in tissues recovered from said studies.
  • Extracted DNA from different tissues of infected and control monkeys to analyze the presence of viral sequences and copy number.
  • Extracted DNA and RNA from plant tissues and analyzed sequences and expression resulting in increased knowledge of yield enhancement leads.
  • Familiarized with the various biological techniques which include DNA/ RNA isolation, gel staining, PCR and others.
  • Analyzed DNA sequence data for the various TLO protein mutants using industry-specific tools such as EnzymeX and SerialCloner.
  • Test plants for success of infection by extracting DNA and RNA, analyzing through different scientific methods.
  • Assisted with the development of a rapid DNA analysis system for use by the U.S. Army.
  • Synthesized derivatives of an active scaffold with activity against DNA translation for use in MRSA antibiotics.
  • Gained experience with advanced DNA cloning techniques such as Gibson assembly to create complex transgenic constructs.

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8. Analytical Methods

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Here's how Analytical Methods is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Performed release and stability testing on protein pharmaceuticals according to approved analytical methods in support of product development and formulation studies.
  • Developed analytical methods for drug purity and impurity analysis, performed solubility studies and investigative analyses on company projects.
  • Developed and validated analytical methods & maintained compliance with corporate, governmental, and regulatory agency requirements.
  • Research Associate with experience in analytical methods of data collected using research methods and writing technical papers.
  • Developed, validated and implemented analytical methods for small molecules and their metabolites based on HPLC-MS/MS.
  • Managed the review and implemented improvements to packaging material specifications and analytical methods leading to validation.
  • Researched dye/polymer coated high Tc superconductor optical sensors, their corrosion phenomena, and analytical methods.
  • Created and implemented detailed training programs for new analytical methods, data interpretation and analysis.
  • Develop analytical methods for characterizing particle surface functionality, physical properties, and stability.
  • Performed failure mode and effects analysis to identify potential root causes in analytical methods.
  • Tuned compounds and developed analytical methods; then optimized and validated those methods.
  • Supported various formulations, developing analytical methods for characterization of oral drug products.
  • Conducted assessments of current analytical methods used in product release and stability studies.
  • Developed new analytical methods for specific applications and made technical recommendations to management.
  • Led development of new analytical methods for accurate measurement of sorghum plant composition.
  • Transferred analytical methods to the manufacturing locations as per the protocol.
  • Supported 29 formulations projects and monitored protein stability with analytical methods.
  • Developed new analytical methods and supported over 50 regular internal customers.
  • Developed novel analytical methods and assays to dramatically enhance research efforts.
  • Trained analysts on analytical methods using HPLC and Karl Fischer instrumentation.

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9. Rt-Pcr

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Here's how Rt-Pcr is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Performed RT-PCR based analysis to detect the structure of the antigen-combining site (CDR3 region) of the infiltrating T cells.
  • Conducted DNA cloning (PCR), RT-PCR, SDS-PAGE, Sanger chain termination DNA sequencing, and cell transformations.
  • Automated sequencing and analysis of DNA sequence * Analysis of gene expression by Northern blot and RT-PCR analysis.
  • Carried out RNA extraction and RT-PCR to show differential expression of gene of interest in the infected cells.
  • Optimize Gag-Pol RT-PCR and Alu-Gag Nested PCR to quantify Total Viral Load/ Latent Integrated in Human Genome.
  • Use RNA extraction and a pool of RT-PCR primers to amplify the antibody variable region.
  • Perform real time quantitative RT-PCR for a multitude of samples on a daily basis.
  • Team Member of Core Amplification Group, involved in development of systems for RT-PCR.
  • Cloned human IL-13 for use as a standard in RT-PCR analysis of gene expression.
  • Investigated the changes in the expression of genes involved in differentiation through RT-PCR.
  • Performed RT-PCR for validation of transcription-based platform for analysis of clinical blood samples.
  • Tested transgenic raspberry by PCR, RT-PCR and ELISA with NPTII Elisa Kit.
  • Isolate DNA, quantify, and perform RT-PCR required for lot release.
  • Studied inflammation markers through use of RT-PCR using ABI Sequence Detector 7700.
  • Assist in development of robotic clinical testing equipment using RT-PCR/DNA probe technology.
  • Developed RT-PCR assay for quantitative and qualitative detection of HIV.
  • Conducted RT-PCR, transformation of bacteria, design candidate primers.
  • Perform Real Time RT-PCR and protein array assays.
  • Performed RT-PCR to determine the expression of TLR-2.
  • Performed RT-PCR to generate DNA.

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10. Data Collection

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Here's how Data Collection is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Manage external consultants in identification of data needs of project and supervise their data collection from Managed Care Organization data sources.
  • Ensured accomplishment of team goals through timely data collection through installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of environmental data collection instrumentation.
  • Performed data processing and interpretation (manual video scoring, raw data collection, analysis and presentation of results/scientific literature).
  • Communicated findings of primary research to teammates, management, and product development; suggested potential product and data collection improvements.
  • Sample creation and detailed analysis, data collection, maintain documentation of all information, and preparation for senior management presentations.
  • Managed data collection, analysis and interpretation and presented results for NIH-funded research on long-term rehabilitation strategies for patients with COPD
  • Enhanced the University's clinical research accuracy through application of effective, contemporary clinical research methodology and valid data collection.
  • Developed operational materials, provided data collection training, supervised and delivered feedback to research assistants throughout the research process.
  • Assisted project manager with resolving problems related to data collection and critically examined surveys received for completeness before data entry.
  • Collected and analyzed quantitative and qualitative data; reported and presented on findings; and organized undergraduates in data collection.
  • Performed market and sub-market level data collection using property-by-property discussions with local market participants, stakeholders, and intermediaries.
  • Assisted on design of experiment and performed data collection and statistical analysis using SAS to report to academic adviser.
  • Conducted membership inquiry preparation, administered data collection, analyzed data, and contributed to authorship of national inquiries.
  • Assist with data collection and analysis for improved physical therapy techniques for individuals with disordered balance and walking abilities
  • Programmed task-specific data collection and analysis systems; developed specialized software programs and integrated hardware and software applications.
  • Perform baseline and follow up data collection interviews, including a motivational interviewing-based interview and urine drug screen.
  • Provided research support including conducting informed consent, participant interviews, assessments and follow up data collection.
  • Documented and maintained permanent records, data collections and inventory transactions according to department and corporate policies.
  • Evaluate data collection, quality control and data utilization methods used to study epidemiological problems and issues.
  • Created user-friendly source documents and utilized electronic case report forms to assure accurate data collection and transmission.

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11. Elisa

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Here's how Elisa is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Preformed and developed assays including: monoclonal antibody purification, cell based immunological assays, ELISA, western blot
  • Performed antibody analysis using ELISA techniques using company protocol to test an experimental vaccine for bovine.
  • Conducted RIA, ELISA and clinical chemistry assays using Clinical Analyzer to support toxicology/pharmacology studies.
  • Field of research: Antibody purification, characterization and inventory maintaining, ELISA development.
  • Performed ELISA's to confirm antibody activity after conjugation and exposure to interfering substances.
  • Validated antibody expression level of libraries by performing ELISA for monoclonal antibodies.
  • Performed biochemical and ELISA assays and molecular biology procedures.
  • Performed ELISA development, validation and optimization.
  • Performed ELISA assays to monitor plasma levels of glucose, free fatty acids, triglycerides and liver enzyme values in mice.
  • Performed ELISA assays to quantify the TIMP1, MMP1, MMP2, and MMP9 to support idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis process.
  • Performed analysis on animal tissues including real time PCR, RNA extraction, ELISA assays and use of clinical analyzers.
  • Conducted and interpreted the results of approximately 500 feline leukemia virus tests monthly by the ELISA and FA techniques.
  • Designed and developed an ELISA assay that was essential to establish mechanism of action of the newly developed analogs.
  • Collaborated with the design and execution of the protocol for manufacturing of ELISA plates & reagents vendor qualification.
  • Covered all major ELISA methodologies, including direct detection, indirect detection, sandwich assays and competition assays.
  • Performed qualification of IgG ELISA and assisted in writing detailed standard operation procedures for internal use of company.
  • Developed and optimized ELISA assays, generated seasonal protein expression profiles for transgenic BT cotton and corn samples.
  • Perform a variety of laboratory experiments (including HPLC, ELISA, Western Blot, etc.)
  • Assisted in the preparation of various biological assays including enzyme assays (ELISA), etc.
  • Developed a Bace-1 ELISA for testing human blood, cerebral spinal fluid and postmortem brain samples.

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12. Hplc

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Here's how Hplc is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Developed and validated purity and stability indicating RP-HPLC methods for release and stability monitoring of drug substances and dosage forms.
  • Performed necessary experimental work and documentation for HPLC method transfer to a contract laboratory.
  • Investigated vitamin K metabolism in hepatic cells through HPLC analysis of radio-labeled vitamin K1.
  • Performed formulation stability experiments by HPLC-UV looking for degradation of the drug candidate.
  • Generated aerosol performance testing and HPLC method development as well as instrument troubleshooting.
  • Analyzed purity profile data obtained from HPLC for Drug Product characterization and development
  • Developed HPLC methods for characterizing products synthesized on silica surfaces.
  • Developed HPLC protein purification methods and performed protein sequencing research.
  • Developed SEC-HPLC method to monitor impurity level in purification process.
  • Quantified nicotine concentration in cigarette smoke solution using HPLC.
  • Performed method development and validation for HPLC/GC analysis.
  • Authored validation protocols for preliminary HPLC assay methods.
  • Streamlined high-throughput screening protocols for LCMS/HPLC analysis.
  • Conducted method development and method validation for solid and liquid dosage forms by HPLC, GC, UV/VIS and FTIR.
  • Performed HPLC testing on stability, blend uniformity, content uniformity, and cleaning validation samples; tested raw materials.
  • Execute QC release testing on manufactured enzymes and pharmaceutical intermediates using UV, HPLC and Karl Fischer Moisture instruments.
  • Perform size exclusion, reverse phase, and ion exchange based HPLC testing on process development and purification/purified samples.
  • Developed and evaluated HPLC methods to monitor occurrence of specific algal toxins in source and distribution drinking waters.
  • Experience in analysis of a variety of pharmaceutical products using HPLC & FTIR (SPECTRUM RX-1) Spectroscopy.
  • Corrected the misconception in polymer deformation process using HPLC, GC, GC-MS and X-ray diffraction technologies.

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13. Synthesis

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Here's how Synthesis is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Conducted research on polymer modification and characterization, as well as synthesis of small organic molecules to model complex polymeric systems.
  • Participated in the synthesis and purification of novel compounds to support drug discovery at the Department of Inflammation and Autoimmune Disease
  • Supported chemical research division for the API synthesis, including reaction monitoring, impurity & degradation monitoring and residual impurities.
  • Contributed to evidence synthesis, evidence generation, and scientific communication to stakeholders, and collaborated on peer-reviewed journal article.
  • Maintained responsibility for the synthesis and quality control of radio-labeled probes for all Concentration Response assays and secondary assays.
  • Performed polymer chemistry synthesis using scale up reactor protocols, and developed protocols for quality assurance testing.
  • Work focused on the synthesis and characterization of organic reaction products in support of discovery chemistry efforts.
  • Carried out TMP's synthesis and its characterization as negative electrode for Lithium-ion battery applications.
  • Research field: The synthesis, characterization and cost-effective scale-up process of silicate-organic polymeric coatings.
  • Recorded daily synthesis requests and updated supervisor with ongoing synthesis status on a weekly basis.
  • Prepared reports, analysis and synthesis to management on findings and recommendations of evaluations/inspections.
  • Conduct research in high energy Boron-Iodine cluster synthesis include experiments design and material characterization.
  • Carried out investigations into synthesis and mechanism of action of potent anti-neoplastic agent.
  • Designed and prepared different types of optically active monomers through multiple-step synthesis.
  • Coordinated the manufacturing scale of organic synthesis from several milligrams to 200g
  • Design, synthesis, and biological study of medicinally important molecules.
  • Designed and standardized protocols for synthesis of various organic compounds.
  • Performed various research techniques related to protein synthesis and purification.
  • Collaborated on multiple projects within and across Fuel Synthesis Division
  • Utilized automation for synthesis and HPLC-MS characterization of compounds.

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14. RNA

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Here's how RNA is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Participated in a team proactively created to evaluate various environmentally friendly chlorine-free bleaching sequences as possible alternatives to chlorine-based bleaching sequences.
  • Assist analysts working on a wide variety of automotive projects including database/internal support, market research, and general marketing efforts.
  • Served as a liaison and communicated scientific information to organizations and internal audiences through presentations, written documents and training sessions.
  • Transcribe and edit all internal and external correspondence, manuscripts, grant applications and reviews, utilizing advanced medical terminology.
  • Conduct alert investigation using global standard policies, procedures, and tools aimed at meeting internal and external regulatory requirements.
  • Performed analysis on university and external factor data to determine effective parameters for associating success of Supplier Diversity Program.
  • Identified potential international research partners to develop supporting projects and collaborative research opportunities between NCAIDS and foreign organizations.
  • Determined the effect of maternal profile data on placental geometric characteristics indicative of neonatal complication using SVM method.
  • Managed internal website by incorporating daily publications used to increase efficiency and productivity of the trading desk.
  • Collaborate with external research groups to carry out neutron experiments for structural elucidation and mechanistic investigation.
  • Co-authored articles, edited English-language journal articles and managed online correspondence from article submission to acceptance.
  • Co-edited an internal quarterly newsletter with department lead economist on the cotton sector in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Perform internal monitoring functions including following-up with sites to ensure complete and accurate clinical data.
  • Served as invited reviewer in many professional journals; authored manuscripts; performed conference presentations.
  • Project resulted in qualified biophysical methods written up in regulatory submissions, and external presentations.
  • Drafted internal memo defending covered company after allegations of financial fraud were disclosed to press.
  • Performed Foreclosure Exceptions Internal audits to identify gaps and coaching opportunities for team members.
  • Presented research at numerous national conferences and published research in major scientific journals.
  • Researched and presented scientific results internally to project teams and externally to collaborators.
  • Designed and managed regional, national and international databases for Economic Research Department.

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15. Clinical Trials

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Here's how Clinical Trials is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Performed highly complex molecular testing using various techniques requested by clients for specific clinical trials projects in microbiology and molecular medicine.
  • Coordinate the activities associated with the evaluation, initiation and management of Clinical Development clinical trials.
  • Implemented and monitored Phase III-IV clinical trials undertaken to evaluate the safety and efficacy of psychoactive drugs
  • Executed all phases of qualitative research on experiences related to participation in pediatric clinical trials.
  • Provided laboratory support for Prostate Cancer vaccine clinical trials conducted at the National Cancer Institute.
  • Perform nucleic acid isolation and assays for large-scale oncology clinical trials within the BioPharma department
  • Presented clinical trials to research volunteers and screened for enrollment using informed consent guidelines.
  • Designed randomization strategies for a variety of drug clinical trials sponsored by pharmaceutical industries.
  • Reviewed and updated medical histories to determine eligibility for entry into clinical trials.
  • Participated in assay development and validation for multiple clinical trials.
  • Supervised obesity and diabetes clinical trials for Outcomes Research Department.
  • Present safety information for clinical trials at Investigator Meetings.
  • Directed all aspects of nutrition-based randomized clinical trials.
  • Reviewed protocol guidelines for diagnostic imaging clinical trials.
  • Educated study participants for various clinical trials.
  • Conducted immunological analysis of T-cell inducing vaccines in clinical trials based in Oxford (UK), The Gambia and Kenya.
  • Work resulted in filing of several IND submissions and support of clinical trials up to and including Phase III human trials.
  • Aided with lab work, data entries as well as compiled binder summaries of clinical trials for the institutional review board.COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  • Involved in study start-up responsibilities for clinical trials, acting as a liaison between trial site, sponsor and Core Lab.
  • Assist study coordinator for 2 consecutive clinical trials for medications for the treatment of cocaine dependence sponsored by NIDA and VA.

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16. Biology

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Here's how Biology is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Coordinated the development of in-house robotics equipment with laboratory production protocols for the seamless integration of robotics and molecular biology techniques.
  • Assure adequate inventory of purchased microorganism, culture media, reagents, and laboratory supplies used in the Microbiology Laboratory.
  • Utilized standard microbial cultivation, fluorescence microscopy, and molecular biology techniques to study uncultured mixed communities of microorganisms.
  • Set up and established molecular biology protocols and equipment in laboratory; conducted all molecular biological experiments for laboratory.
  • Supervised practical classes in biochemistry and cellular biology and trained laboratory personnel and students in several laboratory techniques.
  • Worked as a role of Laboratory manager in an academic laboratory for Molecular Biology research facility.
  • Prepared curricula and lectures for undergraduate Molecular and Cellular Biology, Molecular Genetics, and Biochemistry.
  • Conducted molecular biology research on functions of intermediate filaments * Generated monthly scientific report for supervising professor
  • Researched mechanisms of mammalian fertilization in the Department of Pathology and Reproductive Biology, School of Medicine
  • Researched in molecular biology and developed a novel methodology for testing hypnotic and sedative drugs.
  • Experienced in cancer biology assays such as focus formation assay and anchorage-independent growth assay.
  • Initiated and implemented reorganization of laboratory to create a distinct molecular biology division.
  • Coordinated with lab members to characterize potential vaccines utilizing molecular and microbiology techniques.
  • Provided expertise in molecular and cellular biology to explore target expression and co-localization.
  • Designed, performed and coordinated scientific projects in cell and molecular biology research.
  • Used Biochemistry, Molecular biology and computer skills to conduct hypothesis based research.
  • Established various advanced molecular/ cell biology and immunological techniques in the current lab.
  • Trained undergraduate and graduate students basic and advanced molecular and microbiology techniques.
  • Performed fundamental research in the field of genetic toxicology and cancer biology.
  • Trained all lab personnel in different aspects of microbiology and molecular biology.

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17. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Participated in institution-wide assessment projects, including data entry, review of institutional effectiveness plans, or summary report writing.
  • Researched Federal Reserve of missing deposits* Provided correspondence to 3rd party banks regarding account receivables* Data Entry of all work completed
  • Designed, implemented and supported an internal consumer panel information tracking and data entry system for analysis and reporting.
  • Job duties included administering developmental and assessments to children, data entry and qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Managed data entry specialists for the Capital Markets Product and tracked their productivity to ensure optimal efficiency.
  • Entered data into scientific notebook as indicated by protocols using Midas and assisted others in data entry.
  • Completed data entry into case report forms and interacted with sponsor clinical research associates during monitoring visits.
  • Coordinate quantitative housing inspection data entry with partnering organizations, including managing database and conducting statistical analysis.
  • Assisted gathering information for periodic progress reports, presentations and maintaining files related to data entry.
  • Created, distributed and trained on use of data entry templates significantly increasing efficiency and quality.
  • Interview participants for Center for Disease Control Surveys for National Immunization Study Data entry Survey Results
  • Implemented quality assurance measures to identify discrepancies in data entry and database design issues.
  • Followed methodology and also used data entry skills to record responses accurately.
  • Performed data entry and quality assurance checks for administered tests and questionnaires.
  • Performed data entry, data updating, report generating and database administration.
  • Performed data entry into specimen tracking database and regular inventory cycle counts.
  • Developed logic to automate scoring and increase proficiency of data entry.
  • Administered surveys to clients at Mid-Central Community Action and completed data entry
  • Coordinated data entry of confidential health information and ensured data quality.
  • Provided data entry support compiling survey responses into a centralized database.

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18. R

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Here's how R is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Design and engineer equipment and software used in four experiments located at Fermi National Accelerator and Argonne National Accelerator.
  • Researched multifamily housing markets to identify areas with significant inventories of purpose built and non-purpose built student housing properties.
  • Coordinated measurement of 2,319 computed tomography images for bone mineral density as part of genetics study of osteoporosis.
  • Developed a reputation for successfully troubleshooting a broad array of research laboratory issues to identify solutions to problems.
  • Developed and wrote procedures used in nuclear quality assurance program for powder aerosol generators and boiler.
  • Organized department records in conjunction with internal financial reports and data in support of business unit results
  • Developed a Cost-Benefit Analysis model for introducing bus fleet in several cities based on varied parameters.
  • Learned and executed different aspects in tablet manufacturing including granulation, compression, coating and packaging.
  • Investigated materials characterization of mechanical, thermal, electrical, magnetic, and structural properties.
  • Identified areas of opportunity within organization by consistently providing analysis of policies and procedures.
  • Ordered supplies, negotiated equipment purchases, stocked laboratory and maintained budget guidelines.
  • Maintained and updated database of portfolio guidelines to minimize Sector-Industry and Region-Country risk.
  • Applied machine learning algorithms to help automatically maintain/update/revise the controlled vocabulary, UMLS/MeSH.
  • Prepared and shipped all HumanZyme finished products for distributors and catalog customers.
  • Trained visiting scholars on research center equipment and provided troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Provided and explained portfolio performance attribution reports to analysts and portfolio managers.
  • Conducted test stand evaluations including dismantling and reassembling and system qualification.
  • Maintained all laboratory equipment including reagents, glassware, and incubators.
  • Edited proprietary database to ensure accuracy of contact information being generated.
  • Performed motion analysis and evaluation of exoskeletons on human subjects.

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19. GLP

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Here's how GLP is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Performed GMP/GLP/ISO regulations for Reagent Manufacturing; Collected data for documentation of testing results and assured that predetermined specifications are met.
  • Developed, optimized, and validated quantitative methods for analysis of pharmaceutical compounds in biological matrices under GLP.
  • Appointed by outside client as Quality Assurance Auditor for GLP-like medical device/technology study using a porcine model.
  • Performed vaccine research and manufacture of a radiation attenuated whole-parasite malaria vaccine in BSL-II and GMP/GLP environment.
  • Manufactured newly developed formulations and analyzed their chemical and physical characteristics under GLP.
  • Plan and execute outsourced contracts for GLP toxicology studies and associated laboratory assays.
  • Analyzed incoming raw materials and manufactured product for commercial release under GMP/GLP guidelines.
  • Maintained detailed documentation of experimental results as required by GLP standards.
  • Peer reviewed data for scientific validity and appropriate GLP documentation.
  • Documented lab results and prepared analysis reports using GLP guidelines.
  • Gained strong knowledge and understanding of GLP regulatory requirements.
  • Managed GLP mammalian cell culture facility and laboratory inventories.
  • Implemented GLP regulation to cell-therapy based product manufacture.
  • Worked in a GLP compliant contract pharmaceutical laboratory.
  • Maintained GLP and followed experimental protocols.
  • Validated GLP methods for studies contracted to CRO which contributed to the advancement of a proprietary HCV compound into clinical trial.
  • Set up study protocols and performed toxicity studies in compliance with departmental standard operating procedures following both GLP and non-GLP practices.
  • Insured samples and paperwork were maintained according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and GLP for eleven different clinical trials.
  • Worked extensively with validation and verification, feasibility, and robustness testing throughout a BSL-2 lab while maintaining GMP and GLP.
  • Performed all job functions in strict adherence to R & D protocols and in accordance with GLP standards and SOP's.

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20. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Exercise good documentation practices for executed verification and validation protocols based on FDA, ISO and Meridian Design Control requirements.
  • Created and implemented a process for validating Excel macros demonstrating accurate interpretation and presentation of data used in FDA submissions.
  • Designed and performed extensive statistical analysis on clinical trial data to support FDA submission and scientific journal abstracts.
  • Maintained a laboratory notebook in accordance with GMP guidelines and compiled validation/verification reports in accordance with FDA guidelines.
  • Managed FDA clinical trials and directed clinical investigators and research technologists for three revolutionary diagnostic products.
  • Developed protocols to demonstrate effectiveness of products to diagnosis diseases in hospital setting for FDA approval.
  • Performed cross-comparisons of product potency prepared from two manufacturing facilities for FDA review.
  • Submitted documentation and received FDA approvals for heat softening acrylics and denture relines.
  • Developed extensive knowledge and application of GMP and FDA-regulated manufacturing procedures.
  • Developed and coordinated study related procedures according to FDA Regulatory Requirements.
  • Received training certification on Introduction to FDA Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Organized and maintained documentation necessary for an FDA Pre-Approval Inspection.
  • Research user requirements for laboratory software in an FDA-regulated environment.
  • Established staff training on FDA policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain and execute all regulatory items for the Site/Sponsor/IRB/FDA
  • Operated office automation system/database used by FDA.
  • Maintained laboratory note book using FDA guidelines
  • RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: Assisted, reviewed, analyzed data using Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) practices for FDA drug studies.
  • Performed literature reviews, gap analyses and critical analysis of existing PRO measures within the framework of the FDA PRO Final Guidance
  • Generated and revised Protocols and Work Instructions as per regulatory (FDA, USP, ICH and Health Canada) guidelines.

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21. GEL Electrophoresis

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Here's how GEL Electrophoresis is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Utilize aforementioned primers sets to perform PCR, followed by gel electrophoresis techniques to determine positive/negative allele specification.
  • Leveraged DNA-DNA Hybridization technique to determine presence or absence of desired genes after gel electrophoresis.
  • Performed DNA nick translations followed by gel electrophoresis to confirm effectiveness of translations.
  • Worked as a quality control chemist in the Proteins/Gel Electrophoresis laboratory.
  • Determine and purify DNA sections using gel electrophoresis.
  • Characterized in-process protein purification changes by gel electrophoresis.
  • Performed DNA assays using Gel Electrophoresis
  • Separated DNA using gel electrophoresis.
  • Run quantitative mini gel electrophoresis.
  • Equipped with extensive experience in bench-top microbiology, molecular biology [PCR and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE)].
  • Loaded, ran, and analyzed PCR samples through SDS-Page gel electrophoresis to confirm the presence of amplified mutant gene proteins.
  • Conduct laboratory work such as DNA/RNA extraction, Protein Extraction, PCR, Gel electrophoresis, cell cultures and others.
  • Developed and improving multidimensional separation for protein identification with off-gel electrophoresis, 2D LC/MS (RPRP, SCX-RP).
  • Compared the quality of DNA from the plug preps using CHEF gel electrophoresis as well as their transplantation efficiency.
  • General knowledge of molecular biology techniques; PCR, sequencing, restriction enzymes, gel electrophoresis, sequence analysis.
  • Research tasks included performing the following techniques: o RNA Extraction o RT/PCR o Gel Electrophoresis o Tissue Culture
  • Carried out nucleic acid purification, PCR, RT-PCR, RFLP and gel electrophoresis on a daily basis.
  • General molecular biology tasks, including DNA quantification, analysis by gel electrophoresis, cloning, etc.
  • Performed gel electrophoresis, PCR reactions, and gene analysis with over 300 samples of plant DNA.
  • Gained experience with PCR and gel electrophoresis protocols by extracting DNA, RNA, and proteins.

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22. Spss

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Here's how Spss is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Created the questionnaire for a nationwide survey on patient handover and conducted statistical analysis on large scale epidemiological data using SPSS.
  • Provide support in evaluation and statistical analysis by collecting data and analyzing survey results using SPSS and Microsoft Excel.
  • Developed a coding structure for qualitative data compilation and quantitative conversion for running statistics in SPSS.
  • Performed statistical analysis including regression, correlation, and factor analysis utilizing Excel and SPSS.
  • Developed regression models from restricted use data and conducted statistical analysis using SPSS.
  • Managed data used for monitoring and surveillance of participant information SPSS.
  • Applied scientific methods by conducting quantitative statistical analyses using SPSS programming/syntax.
  • Performed statistical analyses using SPSS to supported health and mortality-related research.
  • Conducted qualitative and quantitative analysis of the surveys using SPSS software
  • Performed data analysis utilizing Excel and SPSS computer software.
  • Performed qualitative and quantitative statistical analyses using SPSS program.
  • Performed statistical analysis using SPSS and report writing.
  • Performed descriptive and inferential statistical analysis using SPSS.
  • Conducted quantitative analyses using SPSS software.
  • Conducted statistical analysis with SPSS.
  • Conducted all primary research: created survey instrument, collected data from student and adult populations, analyzed data using SPSS.
  • Examined and extracted data from Senior Exit Survey, by using SPSS, in order to find college labor market trends.
  • Developed logistical regression models using R programming and SPSS modeler including the process of Extract, Transform and Load of data.
  • Planned research methodology, including designing surveys and assessments, and collecting and analyzing behavioral and survey data in SPSS.
  • Assisted Data Analysis Team and Sensor Team with advanced statistical analysis, using SPSS to scientifically validate and present results.

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23. Flow Cytometry

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Here's how Flow Cytometry is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Performed cell binding assays via flow cytometry and fluorescent microscopy to determine the effectiveness of agent candidates.
  • Maintain extensive flow cytometry antibody inventory along with producing and validate many of them in-house.
  • Operated and maintained flow cytometry equipment and assisted other associates in proper utilization of machine.
  • Generated, analyzed, and presented flow cytometry data to requesting Principal Investigators.
  • Provided additional support to other departments within to company for flow cytometry analysis.
  • Monitored culture health and identified contaminating organisms by flow cytometry and PCR.
  • Supported clinical studies related to cancer research utilizing flow cytometry techniques.
  • Increased sensitivity of flow cytometry based assay for membrane protein expression.
  • Immune-stained parasitic and mammalian cells for microscopy and flow cytometry.
  • Managed High Speed Flow Cytometry Sorting & Technology applications development.
  • Conjugate labeling and characterization via flow cytometry based uptake assays.
  • Performed cell viability and cell cycle analysis using flow cytometry.
  • Performed flow cytometry and microscopic analysis of specimens.
  • Used computers, computer-interfaced flow cytometry.
  • Prepared and analyzed flow cytometry samples.
  • Provided training and instruction on use and applications of flow cytometry in support of clinical research to students and medical residents.
  • Performed immunological techniques such as tissue culture, PCR, Flow Cytometry analysis according to the Laboratory s Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Utilized BD LSR II flow cytometry to measure NK cell activation markers and measure CFSE- based T cell proliferation assays.
  • Managed, designed, and carried-out reagent evaluations for flow cytometry based on isolated primary cells and established cell lines.
  • Used flow cytometry to count and examine colon cancer cells of two different cell lines, HT29 and CaCo2 cells.

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24. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Produced weekly industry updates and helped to prepare initiation of coverage on new companies and created PowerPoint presentations for analyst marketing.
  • Conducted research in environmental health related studies, performed statistical analysis of study results and presented PowerPoint presentations on results.
  • Reviewed field safety protocols via PowerPoint presentations and standard operating protocols with senior leaders twice a year.
  • Performed other technical tasks, including developing PowerPoint presentations for technical and nontechnical users.
  • Maintain experimental notes, develop protocols, prepare PowerPoint presentations, and experimental reports.
  • Produced various strategic reports, including Excel data analyses and PowerPoint presentation slides.
  • Deliver internal and external presentations on project results and status using Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Sourced scholarly materials and curated image outlines for monthly PowerPoint presentations.
  • Prepared PowerPoint shows for presentation to various organizations and government agencies.
  • Progress reported by weekly abstracts and periodic PowerPoint presentations.
  • Conducted research and prepared PowerPoint presentations for the researcher.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentations on student achievement and teacher preparation.
  • Create and deliver oral PowerPoint presentations at regional conferences.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentations for attorneys' speaking engagements.
  • Presented recommendations for program improvement, using PowerPoint.
  • Created medical presentations for physician lectures using PowerPoint.
  • Produced final presentation materials used by Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Analyzed and depicted data for a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Designed PowerPoint presentations on study findings and implications.
  • Conceptualized and designed resource materials using PowerPoint.

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25. Sds-Page

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Here's how Sds-Page is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Evaluated protein expression levels using SDS-PAGE and Native-gel Western Blot analysis.
  • Completed Western and SDS-PAGE analysis for protein purity and characterization.
  • Performed critical assays for the evaluation of new compounds such as ELISA, SDS-PAGE, Western Blotting and Total Protein Bradford.
  • Performed on a regular basis SDS-PAGE, Virus Assay (Plaque Assay, Plaque purification, Neutralization Assay).
  • Assisted in protein product identification and quantification by SDS-PAGE, ELISA, western Blot and Lab chip analysis.
  • Performed SDS-PAGE, IEF, Western blots and HPLC analysis on antibodies and purified proteins to asses quality.
  • Coordinated assays with peers; communicated correct procedures for sterile technique, and grew micro-organisms/protein detection using SDS-PAGE.
  • Performed ELISA, SDS-PAGE, Bradford assay, PCR, protein concentration absorption and other experiments.
  • Achieved cell-line culturing and techniques such as SDS-Page and Western blot for protein characterization purposes.
  • Prepared samples from bacteria, cells and tissues for SDS-PAGE and Western blot analysis.
  • Analyzed fermentation results using total protein, ELISA, SDS-PAGE, and Western blotting.
  • Developed and optimized SDS-PAGE and western blotting protocols as a means of product analysis.
  • Utilize Western Blot and SDS-PAGE methods for determining changes at the molecular level.
  • Determined both product purity and identity by using UV spectroscopy and SDS-PAGE analysis.
  • Detected protein expression and activities by running SDS-PAGE and conducting Western blotting.
  • Performed Western Blotting and SDS-PAGE to characterize the protein of interest.
  • Perform bio-analyses of samples using SDS-PAGE, Western Blot and ELISA.
  • Trained new students on fermentation operations, using SDS-PAGE and aseptic techniques
  • Characterized antibodies using ELISA, SDS-PAGE, and Western Blots.
  • Determined product purity and identity by SDS-PAGE and IEF-PAGE analysis.

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26. Research Studies

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Here's how Research Studies is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Participated in medical literary endeavors, evaluated results from clinical research studies, presented and published information on medical journals.
  • Conducted telephone interviews and follow-up home visits with adult and senior adult medical patients participating in various depression research studies.
  • Supervised teams of research assistants tasked with identifying and coding relevant research studies into relational database for later.
  • Coordinated, managed and performed pharmacological and toxicology research studies and procedures according to sponsor protocols.
  • Supported in identifying, contacting and recruiting appropriate respondents for quantitative and qualitative research studies.
  • Conduct interview and questionnaire screenings to determine patient eligibility criteria for actively recruiting research studies.
  • Enrolled eligible patients in research studies under the supervision of a pediatric emergency medicine physician.
  • Contributed to multiple research studies with priorities focused on recruiting and interviewing potential research participants.
  • Designed and analyzed quantitative and qualitative market research studies, including employee and physician satisfaction
  • Organized autonomously and implemented all aspects of research studies and designed new experimental protocols.
  • Plan, generate, and execute innovative research studies coordinating with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Conducted research studies relating to physiological and psychological consequences of spinal cord injury
  • Participated in multiple emergency medicine clinical research studies through direct patient contact.
  • Abstracted data from medical records following established procedures per research studies.
  • Interacted with emergency department patients to enroll them in clinical research studies
  • Developed a topical taxonomy to organize pertinent articles and research studies.
  • Supported cancer research studies analyzing experimental therapeutics via cell culture techniques.
  • Interviewed participants and compiled pertinent data to support research studies.
  • Performed scientific literature reviews and preliminary preparation for research studies.
  • Participated in research studies and presented findings in academic meetings.

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27. IRB

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Here's how IRB is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Drafted and submitted study protocol documents to IRB, completed required grant regulatory documentation, and assisted with grant application submissions.
  • Monitor regulatory compliance/audits, IRB submission/amendments, protocol development, maintain source documents, soldier recruitment, consent and clinical interviewing.
  • Prepared research documentation including research proposals and abstracts, health questionnaires and IRB documentation.
  • Compiled necessary documents and information for Institutional Review Board (IRB) regulatory procedures.
  • Reviewed grant documentation and reviewed IRB protocols for completeness and accuracy.
  • Maintained regulatory files, IRB submission database and project/trial-related database systems.
  • Obtained appropriate signatures and facilitated corrections to IRB submission regulatory documents.
  • Record and maintain sensitive participant data in accordance with IRB guidelines
  • Provided information and guidelines to department faculty for IRB submissions.
  • Assisted principal investigators in drafting and submitting IRB amendments.
  • Background in patient confidentiality and other university IRB protocols.
  • Completed IRB education modules and obtained IRB certification.
  • Tracked and maintained regulatory documents and IRB notifications/approvals.
  • Handled IRB applications and other regulatory affairs.
  • Documented human-study projects for IRB approval.
  • Tracked participants following IRB approved protocols.
  • Coordinate the transfer of BIFS study participants to an IRB approved doctor from sites that have discontinued their participation in BIFS.
  • Recruited study participants, randomized sample populations, maintained IRB study documents, and coordinated sampling schedules for noise exposure studies.
  • Ensured compliance with IRB and other safety protocols, and proactively took care of safety and compliance by implementing new guidelines.
  • Planned, coordinated, and implemented development and submission of initial proposals, amendments to, and renewals of IRB protocols.

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28. Experimental Data

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Here's how Experimental Data is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Formulated theoretical nonlinear algorithm describing experimental data.
  • Collected, recorded, and analyzed experimental data, maintained scientific databases, prepared reports, presentations, and laboratory posters.
  • Participated in and provided experimental data for collaborative expression analysis study with Michigan State University and the University of Michigan.
  • Designed and executed experiment plans, analyzed experimental data and wrote research papers, in addition to teaching responsibilities.
  • Analyze experimental data with theoretical model by using polynomial data fitting, linear extrapolation, numerical differentiation and integration.
  • Maintained detailed written reports of experimental data and protocols, communicating results and potential problems with experiments to supervisor.
  • Recorded experimental data in a laboratory notebook, prepared summary reports of the experiment and submitted to the manager.
  • Developed and improved MS Excel templates to standardize and easily interpret experimental data for weekly updates to management.
  • Documented all experimental data and kept records to ensure compliance with company and local and federal government regulations.
  • Managed multiple detergent evaluation projects concurrently and delegated resources according to developments in experimental data or business needs.
  • Documented procedures/ reports, analyzed experimental data and contributed in deriving technical decisions for the product development.
  • Created procedural documents for researching compounds and recording daily experimental data obtained from current research experiments.
  • Analyzed experimental data using statistical tools (principal component analysis) to investigate relationships between variables.
  • Collated, analyzed and determined statistical significance of experimental data in the context of proposed hypotheses.
  • Collected and analyzed experimental data Trained and supervised technicians and students Prepared and submitted external funding applications
  • Performed statistical analysis on and interpretation of experimental data using the statistical program, SAS.
  • Performed simulations and experimental data reconstructions, analyzed the results and modified the method and devices
  • Assist the Laboratory coordinator or above to analyze and interpret clinical and/or experimental data.
  • Maintained project documentation and maintained laboratory notebooks while summarizing experimental data and drawing conclusions.
  • Keep detailed and organized notebook and digital files documenting experimental data and protocols.

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29. QC

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Here's how QC is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Recorded and executed daily analysis, troubleshot experimental problems, collected and organized data according to QC practices.
  • Assisted in the maintenance of general laboratory functionality through monitoring of consumables inventory and QC of equipment.
  • Earned a certificate of recognition for consistently above-average contributions and providing QC support for manuscript publication.
  • Developed and implemented Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) procedures that ensured superior product commercialization.
  • Developed and implemented a laboratory QC to reduce the incidence of contamination and false positives.
  • Advised and assisted QC Department on developing new cell-based assay execution and training protocols.
  • Evaluated and optimized protocols by introducing various QC steps to ensure consistent preparations.
  • Managed in-season corn data collection processes including data QC and process improvements.
  • Implemented QC checkpoints/stringent protocols to reduce error and contamination.
  • Performed installation qualifications and operational qualifications on QC instrumentation.
  • Maintained/operated QC instrumentation for QC dept.
  • Maintained/inventoried QC and client isolates.
  • Performed QC experiments on robotic platforms for an array of Reactors and Powder/ Liquid handling systems with two 3-axis robotic arms.
  • Used telemetry to monitor data from all instruments for QA/QC purposes and to ensure the instruments were reporting to the network.
  • Complete the written Product Complaint Investigations for QC; includes participation on quality teams to resolve any potential product related issues.
  • Perform Quality Checks (QC) on all data electronic and paper source before handing it over to the next department.
  • Assist coordinator and team to perform QC checks on all study set-ups and daily flow sheets in accordance with protocol specifications.
  • Developed multiple gene panels involving a stringent primer/probe design and QC process, as well as panel-specific biological validation studies.
  • Analyzed statistical results to ensure test values were within standard QC range prior to sending result reports to client.
  • Created, edited, reformatted and combined over 500 QC documents covering standard operating procedures, forms and labels.

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30. High Throughput

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Here's how High Throughput is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Contributed to the development, validation and implementation of high throughput processes and automated systems to support a clinical reference laboratory.
  • Collaborated in building custom High Throughput Automated Rodent Treadmill o Organized and tested over 1,000 mice to determine endurance capacity.
  • Performed behavioral screening of novel therapeutic agents for CNS activity using proprietary high throughput behavioral platform (SmartCube).
  • Provided hit and lead identification by developing, validating and running cell-based and enzyme-based high throughput screening campaigns.
  • Developed a high throughput screening system for cellulose detection using conjugated binding proteins to label cellulose.
  • Performed experiments critical to the development of commercial, high throughput pathogen detection assays.
  • Performed high throughput processing including sample amplification, labeling, hybridization and scanning.
  • Developed cell-based reporter gene and enzyme-based high throughput drug screening assays.
  • Performed high throughput protein expression and purification for various proteins.
  • Collaborated and contributed to assay development of high throughput processing.
  • Designed and automated the high throughput protein purification protocols.
  • Developed high throughput methods for protein identification using MALDI-.
  • Developed high throughput protein expression and purification strategies.
  • Maintained protein purification at high throughput process level.
  • Job responsibilities: Computational analysis, annotation of high throughput cancer gene transcript profiles Environment: PERL, SQL, Micro arrays
  • Utilized high attention to detail to supervise the analysis of up to 30K samples per week in a high throughput environment.
  • Performed tissue culture in the main lab of Lead Drug Discovery at Millennium, supplying cells to a high throughput facility.
  • Developed high throughput screening of libraries using a 96-well plate format that enabled efficient and quick screening of large mutant libraries.
  • Plate map design, compound preparation, and subsequent plating of human tumor cell lines and compounds for high throughput screening.
  • Program focus: high throughput analysis of mouse knockout strains (200 genes/yr) in Diabetes/obesity & Metabolic models- 3 FTE.

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31. SAS

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Here's how SAS is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Research activities included extensive SAS programming to support econometric and simulation of policy relevant analysis of longitudinal household surveys.
  • Compile and integrate a nationwide database on disaster preparedness and response techniques from various national agencies and organizations.
  • Worked in a fully accredited and SAS (Supra-regional assay service) standard clinical biochemical laboratory.
  • Carried out time-series statistical & geographical analysis on economic resilience after severe natural disasters.
  • Created SAS scripts that performed parametric and non-parametric analyses for peer- reviewed literature.
  • Analyzed data to obtain genetic variability in different geographical area by using SAS/Stat.
  • Performed qualitative research on community changes and recovery in disaster -affected areas.
  • Developed programs to analyze data and generate descriptive statistics using SAS.
  • Developed Foundation's first regional and disaster preparedness grant making strategies.
  • Conducted employment and demographic analysis using SAS programming and cluster analysis.
  • Managed database and developed SAS programs for econometric analysis of data.
  • Analyze SAS outputs and provide accurate and appropriate policy recommendations.
  • Perform highly complex and technical statistical analyses using SAS procedures.
  • Provided SAS programming guidance to less experienced Statistical Research Associates.
  • Performed statistical and econometric analyses of claims data using SAS.
  • Performed quantitative analysis of data collected using SAS software.
  • Provided statistical and programming support for publication using SAS.
  • Performed statistical analysis of clinical data using SAS.
  • Trained for disaster preparedness emergency exercises.
  • Conducted computer-intensive statistical analyses using SAS.

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32. Data Management

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Here's how Data Management is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Work involves metadata management and providing GIS application solutions for successfully implementing projects to protect and conserve coral reefs.
  • Assist in data collection, data management, data analysis, and dissemination activities including manuscript/report writing and presentations.
  • Attend ongoing training related to safety monitoring/reporting requirements, handling of biological specimens, and data management activities.
  • Assisted in program evaluation, data management, and presentation development, report-writing, and surveillance methodologies.
  • Provided customer support and marketing data through data management and statistical analysis for internal and external customers.
  • Executed Large-scale data management within a company-wide database as well as lab notebooks and maintenance of records.
  • Improved efficiency and accuracy of clinical sample management by training others in new data management techniques.
  • Schedule and run participants; score experimental materials, and corresponding data management and publications.
  • Carried out responsibilities and functions pertaining to data management and security of confidential survey data.
  • Mentor and train student-interns in project development, molecular techniques, data management and analysis.
  • Served as the data management and regulatory representative to the Data Safety Monitoring Board/Committee.
  • Monitor data collection, design data management systems and perform data management tasks.
  • Assist with database development and management according to best practices in data management.
  • Implemented strong data management/computer skills while conducting periodic quality control data review.
  • Conducted disease surveillance projects, outbreak investigations, and data management.
  • Provided data management and statistical analysis for several related research groups.
  • Provided data management and statistical analyses directions for the project.
  • Contributed towards the development of data management and laboratory logistics.
  • Helped facilitate data management during material shelling and packaging operations.
  • Maintained and updated data acquisition and data management systems.

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33. HIV

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Here's how HIV is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Collected and analyzed statistical information that enabled client specific harm reduction program * Provided HIV and HepC test results and counseling
  • Managed and served as co-lead for the HIV/AIDS/Hepatitis/STD/Tuberculosis Administration Program by monitoring key performance indicators across all bureaus.
  • Performed receptor internalization assay using FACS for bi-functional fusion inhibitor (BFFI) discovery project targeting HIV entry.
  • Participated in data management for the study including regular data review and retrieval from off-site clinic archives.
  • Co-developed treatment manual for increasing the effectiveness of programs focused on care/treatment of HIV/AIDS positive youth.
  • Help father academic literature and conduct archival research for literature reviews and other academic writing-related tasks.
  • Manage Malpractice database entry, correspondence management for Risk Management, File Management and archiving.
  • Developed a manual for performing cost collection and cost-effectiveness studies of international HIV/AIDS prevention programs.
  • Act as University liaison at various HIV public policy and research collaborations to increase program visibility
  • Peer-reviewed data and documentation, prepares documents for archival and assisted in Sample Management.
  • Maintained archived information for reference purposes and develop or update documentation as needed.
  • Conducted interviews and assessments and assisted in evaluation of HIV/AIDS prevention intervention studies.
  • Designed and implemented the optical storage software module for archiving digital data.
  • Identified and characterized diverse types of anti-viral compounds inhibiting HIV and HCV replication
  • Improved collaboration, file organization, data archiving, streamlined protocol dissemination.
  • Managed laboratory notebooks, supplemental data and archival with library services.
  • Processed and arranged Dance Notation Bureau Extension archival and teaching collections.
  • Prepared and organized computer data files for archiving and distribution.
  • Developed STD/HIV risk-reduction education program, including health information materials.
  • Managed online data warehouse proprietary archive of key contact information.

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34. NMR

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Here's how NMR is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Developed MATLAB programs for calculating NMR signals by numerically solving coupled first-order differential equations.
  • Conducted research on non-invasive biological applications of NMR.
  • Managed and supervised NMR facility.
  • Well versed with NMR interpretation of new compounds and literature search for cost effective manufacture of target molecules of various therapies.
  • Performed method development, evaluation, optimization and identification of linker molecules using 1D NMR (1H and 13C).
  • Characterized products using 1H, 13C, 31P and 2D NMR, FT-IR, MS and elemental analysis.
  • Reviewed NMR data from third party NMR facilities used to determine the expiration dates of reference standard materials.
  • Synthesized and purified compounds for discovery programs and characterized compounds by NMR, HPLC-MS, and DSC.
  • Purified organic compounds using TLC, CC and characterized them using 1H NMR, C-NMR and IR.
  • Optimized the experimental conditions and sample (sample stability, quality) for NMR experiments.
  • Characterized natural compounds and reaction intermediates using NMR, MS, FT/IR, and GC/MS.
  • Conducted NMR, MS, IR, UV to identify the structures of synthesized molecules.
  • Perform Karl Fischer, LCMS, and NMR to QC newly synthesized compounds as needed.
  • Performed chemical analysis using HPLC, IR, GC-MS, and Proton NMR.
  • Design and development of protocols for evaluating and maintaining NMR system performance.
  • Synthesized and investigated the structure of phosphate glasses using solid state MAS NMR
  • Tested corn kernels with a bench-top NMR machine to determine oil content.
  • Interpreted NMR spectra and calculated exact yield based on HPLC/GC results.
  • NMR-based fragment screening, library design and assembly, NMR binding studies
  • Employed by the nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy group.

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35. Research Reports

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Here's how Research Reports is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Research reports on individuals included detailed biographical information, career track, business and community affiliations, and potential for giving.
  • Authored numerous technical research reports and presentations, including four peer-reviewed poster presentations for major annual public health member conferences.
  • Write and publish timely research reports and coverage initiations based on analysis of scientific, clinical and financial information.
  • Prepared and managed detailed databases* Assisted with preparation for and conducting of experiments* Created and submitted research reports
  • Represented organization through attendance and submission of research reports at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting.
  • Prepared graphic presentations and written correspondence, maintained client databases and distributed research reports to clients.
  • Create research reports and issue formal responses for escalated regulatory disputes and consumer notices of error
  • Participated in designing animal experiments, analyzing raw data and drafting internal research reports.
  • Prepared strategic, engaging presentations and detailed research reports on project related topics.
  • Communicated research conclusions verbally and via published research reports directed at institutional investors.
  • Conducted primary research for composition of macroeconomic research reports and financial market commentary.
  • Developed quantitative industry and company-specific analyses included in published equity research reports.
  • Managed daily data acquisition to ensure accurate records leading to research reports.
  • Created weekly and monthly research reports along with marketing presentations for management.
  • Prepared research reports, marketing materials and presentations for investor conferences.
  • Administered the preparation of market and scientific research reports and presentations.
  • Designed and conducted statistical analysis of data and wrote research reports.
  • Provided industry and technology expertise for coverage universe research reports.
  • Prepared timely, comprehensive, and thought-provoking equity research reports.
  • Sourced and maintained library of secondary research reports and periodicals.

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36. Market Research

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Here's how Market Research is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Developed and administered an MS Access database of several thousand Japanese physicians for recruitment to participate in web-based market research surveys.
  • Uncover major findings regarding client relationships, competitor products/technology, or unmet product needs through utilizing market research interviewing methods.
  • Conducted market research and interviews with over 10 stakeholders to assess viability for the laboratory's commercial aspirations.
  • Leveraged strengths in communications and conversational interviewing skills to conducted market research surveys via telephone interviews.
  • Deliver antibody sourcing, market research, process development, feasibility studies and manufacturing for assays.
  • Performed market research on several large technology companies under the tutelage of a top-ranked semiconductor analyst.
  • Conducted market research concerning projects in Asia related to clean technology, medical devices and pharmaceuticals.
  • Conducted market research, writing and external communications for a social enterprise development program in Mexico.
  • Assisted trading department with timely trade execution submitted market research and pricing to portfolio management team.
  • Participated in design, execution, analysis and evaluation of market research and consulting projects.
  • Conducted market research consisting of subject specific investigations and analysis of background information for clients.
  • Facilitated quality control for market research study recruitment and supervised call center of 15 recruiters.
  • Call prospective participants in designated market areas to administer market research interviews to qualified respondents.
  • Conduct market research on multifamily properties of 20+ units nationwide regarding effective rents and occupancy.
  • Perform market research to achieve proper competitive analysis + Manage territory to include Dallas/Ft.
  • Presented dynamic executive market research and ideal candidates based on emerging industry trends.
  • Conducted literature reviews on industry guidelines and legal issues in market research recruiting.
  • Recruited over 800 participants for qualitative market research project on computer purchasing behavior.
  • Conduct market research and assembling supporting documentation to resolution and making quality recommendation.
  • Conducted market research to determine market structure as well as non-infringing alternatives.

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37. NIH

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Here's how NIH is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Presented experimental progress to principal researchers and other members of the biochemistry department Accomplishments Grant proposal accepted by NIH.
  • Navigated a NIH funded research project aimed towards understanding the therapeutic effects of ultrasound on cartilage regeneration.
  • Submitted study protocol to Wayne State University/NIH Institutional Review Board for approval.
  • Worked in an NIH-funded molecular biology lab focusing on cardiovascular research.
  • Develop technological components of NIH-funded R01 study aimed at preventing substance-exposed pregnancies
  • Conduct laboratory experiments to support grand application and NIH project execution.
  • Investigated and proposed alternative methods for consideration by NIH regulation.
  • Core lab providing pathology/histology services to NIH researchers.
  • Assisted Supervisor in preparing competitive NIH grant proposals.
  • Drafted, edited and prepared: NIH fellowship award, scientific abstracts, journal manuscripts, progress reports and dissertation thesis.
  • Led conference team and coordinated ten to twenty meetings, seminars, and workshops of varying sizes for NIH's ODS.
  • Presented findings that would lead to additional funding from the government (NIH) for our asthma studies providing participant funding.
  • Develop and submit manuscripts that describe research findings and assist Dr. Li in development of grant proposals to NIH and NSF.
  • Assisted in writing NIH R01 grants, prepared manuscripts for publication in scientific journals, and mentored graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Deciphered the role of lipid rafts in KSHV entry and infection leading to follow-up NIH research funding in the laboratory.
  • Maintain specimen database, inventory list and storage of human blood and urine samples for a large NIH funded study.
  • Draft annual reports, contribute to NIH proposals, prepare biannual presentations, contribute to scientific paper for peer-reviewed journal.
  • Ensured that all animal experiments were in compliance with the NIH's care and use of animal's guidelines.
  • Participated in the planning and execution of committee meetings, and report briefings at the Capitol Hill and NIH.
  • Coordinated and performed laboratory research within infectious diseases research group; outcome secured new NIH grant for lab.

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38. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Gathered data using phone/email correspondence/internet research.
  • Key Accomplishments: Pioneered valuation methodology for internet incubators which significantly improved process and analysis.
  • Conducted market analyses to identify internet opportunities to obtain publicity and to generate revenue.
  • Researched & identified target companies and individuals utilizing in-house resources and Internet search techniques.
  • Monitored data from medical market research studies in various methodologies (mail/phone/internet).
  • Conducted internet-based research using various sources and databases for literature reviews and proposals.
  • Identified top engineering industry professionals via strategic internet searches and direct competitor recruitment.
  • Researched industry economic data for Industrial, Retail, and Internet/E-commerce sector analysis.
  • Conducted internet-based market research and career analysis on medical key opinion leaders.
  • Reviewed and managed customer accounts after closing of telephone and internet services.
  • Conducted literature reviews and internet searches for comparative data and statistics.
  • Verify internet, scientific peer-reviewed journals, and referral information.
  • Submitted analysis of terrorist internet usage trends for weekly reports.
  • Performed internet financial research and information retrieval for various analysts.
  • Research internet sources for supporting information and additional leads.
  • Conducted internet-based research, presented research findings to management.
  • Conduct internet research for grant development and program evaluations
  • Researched employer information on Internet/Web.
  • Administered pharmaceutical company Internet research.
  • Conducted internet-based and library research.

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39. GMP

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Here's how GMP is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Managed instruments calibration schedule and coordinated with Group Leader to sustain laboratory daily operation in GMP compliance.
  • Initiated and implemented improvements to the GMP manufacturing process, equipment and facility.
  • Complied and understood accepted laboratory safety procedures, including GMP rules & regulations.
  • Coordinated with vendor/QC/QA groups to perform delivery/installation/OQ/PQ/SOP development/Training requirements for GMP DSC equipment.
  • Generated certificates of analysis and other paperwork compliant with GMP regulations.
  • Support Quality Assurance and Procurement manager with releasing GMP materials.
  • Review GMP manufacturing batch records for completeness and accuracy.
  • Performed molecular and biochemical analysis under GMP's guidelines.
  • Followed GMP guidelines for safety procedure and documentation.
  • Sterilized and filtered several media under GMP regulations.
  • Developed and implemented a comprehensive GMP training program.
  • Practice GMP and document appropriate experiments in laboratory notebook
  • Maintained documentation according to GMP standards.
  • Performed drug product manufacturing, packaging and labeling under GMP conditions as part of a team to support clinical operations.
  • Performed GMP testing including method validation, release and stability testing supporting phase 1 and phase 2 clinical drug products.
  • Observed in the journey of a formulation from just a chemical to an actual dosage form in a GMP facility.
  • Preformed Stability, Release, In Process, and Comparability Testing in a GMP environment for early phase products.
  • Clean work area and keep laboratory neat and orderly, maintain proper GMP standards and follow safety procedures.
  • Authored Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents and prepared batch records for GMP manufacturing and packaging campaigns.
  • Conducted stability testing on insulin, to determine viability under various temperatures and time constraints per GMP policies.

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40. Assay Development

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Here's how Assay Development is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Participated in primer determination and assay development for applications designed to link genetic similarities to life threatening diseases.
  • Constructed several vectors for mammalian expression using restriction-based cloning for assay development which eventually went into production.
  • Contributed technical expertise in planning and troubleshooting for assay development, analysis, and validation.
  • Conducted multiple transplantation research projects involving PCR assay development, verification, and improvement.
  • Recommend proper purification approach for specific antibodies and proteins to assay development team members.
  • Provided input for database development and design for inventory and assay development tracking.
  • Learned assay development and genome sequencing using tradition and next generation sequencing methods.
  • Major research focus: Assay development and optimization for Next Generation Sequencer.
  • Assisted in assay development and researched new assay technologies for biological targets.
  • Maintained laboratory equipment and software, including assay development and troubleshooting.
  • Assay development, qualification and clinical sample analysis for human/mouse models.
  • Carried out assay development and antibody / ancillary new lot validations.
  • Executed Control table and wrote Antibody assay development summary.
  • Provided personnel training on assay development and equipment use.
  • Perform assay development and process validation for new procedures.
  • Assay development and optimization, Assay and equipment troubleshooting.
  • Coordinate with other department for internal assay development.
  • Assay Development and Execution -Execution of cell-based assays.
  • Assay development for biochemical characterization of these processes.
  • Compound characterization and assay development in diabetes program.

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41. Financial Models

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Here's how Financial Models is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Developed and maintained financial models to forecast quarterly and annual earnings utilizing company filings, economic data, and management advice.
  • Developed economic and financial models, critiqued opposing experts' analysis and prepared experts for deposition testimony for corporate litigation purposes.
  • Communicated with corporate Chief Financial Officers and Investment Relations Managers to create and manage financial models supporting published analyst investment recommendations.
  • Prepared financial models and conducted due diligence on several initial public offerings and secondary offerings in this sector.
  • Prepare financial models to forecast quarterly and annual earnings, including maintaining and enhancing financial models and databases.
  • Created financial models/forecasts/market data, published and communicated investment recommendations to institutional clients, sales force and traders.
  • Analyzed financial statements for comparative and forecasting purposes and updated financial models of worldwide mineral resource companies.
  • Assisted senior financial analyst in creating and maintaining financial models, widely using forecasting and valuation techniques.
  • Created detailed Excel financial models and quarterly forecasts along with relevant forms of valuation and returns analysis.
  • Created, updated and maintained detailed financial models and assisted in analyzing companies under coverage.
  • Developed robust financial models projecting earnings and cash flows and determined optimal valuation methods.
  • Developed complex financial models and valuation analyses that supported investment recommendations to institutional investors.
  • Developed economic testimony and financial models for antitrust and breach of contract litigation.
  • Launched sector coverage, created sophisticated financial models, conducted exhaustive industry research.
  • Published in-depth company notes and maintained financial models for each company under coverage.
  • Designed integrated financial models to determine the viability of proprietary investment strategies.
  • Updated financial models for companies under coverage and performed related financial analysis.
  • Analyzed industry fundamentals and company financial statements to prepare detailed financial models.
  • Built/updated financial models and comparative valuation models for over a hundred companies.
  • Created financial models for fundamental analysis and analyzed historical bond spread data.

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42. Focus Groups

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Here's how Focus Groups is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Collaborated with team to collect and analyze qualitative data, including focus groups and cognitive debriefing interviews.
  • Moderated focus groups, conducted exit surveys and ensured proper price positioning for all Forecast subdivisions.
  • Planned and facilitated numerous focus groups and interviews to inform the development of behavioral interventions.
  • Developed data collection protocols and facilitated observations, interviews, and focus groups.
  • Observed focus groups and in-depth interviews; managed communication between moderator and vendors.
  • Led focus groups in-person and online with members to obtain additional qualitative information.
  • Recruited respondents via telephone for focus groups or one-on-one interviews.
  • Conducted interviews and focus groups with generalists and other practitioners.
  • Designed interview protocols for individual interviews and focus groups.
  • Designed and conducted qualitative sub-studies using focus groups/interviews.
  • Administered and facilitated interviews and focus groups.
  • Conduct software evaluation with identified focus groups.
  • Document information obtained from focus groups.
  • Coordinated and facilitated focus groups.
  • Co-designed and facilitated focus groups.
  • Conducted pilot interviews and focus groups in order to analyze and understand the Health Related Quality of Life for chronic patients.
  • Developed and modified questionnaires, selected samples, designed field experiments, conducted focus groups and analyzed data from national surveys.
  • School of Social Work/International Institute of New Jersey (IINJ)Provide training to IINJ AmeriCorps members on moderating focus groups.
  • Conducted research in the form of quantitative data analysis, focus groups, interviews, phone surveys and database building.
  • Conducted surveys and collected data, using methods such as interviews, questionnaires, focus groups, and literature reviews.

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43. Literature

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Here's how Literature is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Conduct literature reviews on issues surrounding tobacco regulation, including the use of menthol in cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery devices.
  • Conducted comprehensive searches and perform critical evaluation of current published literature to provide empirical support for all phases of project development.
  • Oversee animal and controlled substance protocols, including writing and submitting frequent protocol addenda, and searching pharmacological and research literature.
  • Investigated and eliminated the cause of degrading mold culture via literature research and experiment to ensure consistency in mold allergen protein.
  • Reviewed peer-reviewed literature, data analysis, maintenance of patient data, cancer registry data, and literary data in spreadsheets
  • Conducted literature searches on tobacco related occupational health and school based tobacco interventions resulting in scientific data for future grants.
  • Created and distributed written literature detailing upcoming events and information pertaining to the program for faculty and student body.
  • Performed literature review searches in university databases and summarized articles of particular relevance to the research study at hand.
  • Integrated literature and best practices on supplier diversity initiatives in industry; developed knowledge repository for future research use.
  • Surveyed and evaluated literature relevant to research; organized and prepared research papers and manuscripts for publication and presentation.
  • Recruited and communicated with participants, collected and analyzed data/specimen samples, performed literature reviews and wrote grant proposals.
  • Research experience: data management /statistical analysis, literature review, report writing, organized notebook, troubleshooting.
  • Engaged in scientific literature and policy document review for recommendation on how to eradicate a variety of diseases.
  • Prepared and graded coursework for Modern Philosophy and Political Philosophy; conducted research on topics in literature and philosophy
  • Reviewed scientific literature and prepared reports for publication in peer reviewed journals and presentation to scientific organizations.
  • Conducted literature searches assembled pertinent scientific information bearing on research programs and assisted in planning research approaches.
  • Compiled an environmental scan of academic and gray literature about the relationship between trauma and autism.
  • Collected information on U.S. food consumption and associated health concerns from on-line databases and available literature.
  • Research literature to identify and implement new technology to improve quantity and quality of proteins purified.
  • Reviewed literature, analyzed data quantitatively and qualitatively, and contributed to research manuscripts and grants.

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44. Research Data

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Here's how Research Data is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Served as a scientific liaison by interpreting and presenting research data to GlaxoSmithKline department leaders and collaborators and recommended further experiments.
  • Managed research database of active projects, relaying information from potential candidates and networking contacts, and detailing market intelligence.
  • Reviewed clinical and research data/information and oversaw data correction, resolved queries, assisted in data validation and database closure.
  • Researched and executed various experimental assays; tabulated and evaluated generated research data; and developed successful experimental modifications.
  • Supervised and mentored undergraduate interns in GC-MS scientific research data analysis and in literature search and report writing.
  • Established a collaborative relationship with other research teams and provided research data to the statistics division.
  • Project management, client facing, facilitating research projects and conducting post-research data analysis and interpretation.
  • Analyzed research data to optimize models and provided interpretations for underlined mechanisms of physiological systems.
  • Compiled research data, engaged in analysis and presented findings to the research supervisor
  • Developed python scripts for data mining research databases to develop the computational model.
  • Developed evaluative metrics for faculty research; guided creation of faculty research database.
  • Conducted interviews and psychological testing; Supervised staff of four research data collectors.
  • Collected, inputted, analyzed, and interpreted quantitative and qualitative research data.
  • Compile, analyze and interpret research data using various relevant computer software applications.
  • Managed research data and developed qualitative data collection instruments for research utility.
  • Analyzed, and created deliverable market research data for pharmaceutical industry clients.
  • Used Microsoft access to help develop a relational research database between departments.
  • Presented lectures and research data to pharmaceutical company audiences and venture capitalists.
  • Evaluated range condition and collected percent utilization research data on grazing units.
  • Contributed to research paper authorship and presented research data at national conferences.

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45. Analyze Data

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Here's how Analyze Data is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Worked with junior and senior officers in the field during evaluation exercises to gather and analyze data pertaining to operational effectiveness.
  • Collect and analyze data for assigned projects by using the company's electronic directory of financial analysts and executives.
  • Collect and analyze data to determine effectiveness of manufacturing processes and meeting the requirements and evaluate any modifications required.
  • Perform QC maintenance and troubleshooting, set up instrumentation using current laboratory software and analyze data.
  • Used graphical software (GrADS) and FORTRAN to manipulate/analyze data regarding various atmospheric/oceanic processes.
  • Generate experimental protocols, perform experiments, analyze data and provide interpretation of results.
  • Collect and analyze data, prepare formal evaluation reports for externally funded grant projects
  • Analyze data and prepare manuscripts leading to successful publication of several journal publications.
  • Perform assays and analyze data and techniques associated with various medical laboratory tests.
  • Helped gather and analyze data using multiple technological devices and cross functional departments.
  • Analyze data and make recommendations to manager on specificity and activity of antibodies.
  • Analyze data regarding the implementation of family-focused refugee resettlement services using qualitative methods.
  • Analyze data using complex longitudinal statistical methods for manuscripts and publications.
  • Analyze data to identify areas of opportunity for additional sales.
  • Utilize mathematical and scientific techniques to compile and analyze data.
  • Analyze data and assist in reporting experimental results.
  • Analyze data trends and recommending process improvements.
  • Utilized Word, Excel, PowerPoint, WinEPR and LabChart to document findings, write reports, collect and analyze data.
  • Analyze data of Behavior Statistics collected for specific project of focus, to be used for grant writing and publication.
  • Make detailed observations, analyze data, and interpret results of SNP's across all crops using in house software.

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46. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Write and edit reports, develop and present recommendations to implement strategic recommendations and assess business opportunities for colleges and universities.
  • Monitor and evaluate student learning, engagement, satisfaction, and effective implementation of adult learning principles and large-scale curriculum transformation.
  • Developed and maintained effective working relationships within company departments and industry professionals resulting in accurate and up-to-date commercial property information.
  • Collected data, built economic models, and conducted statistical analysis using quantitative and statistical tools including STATA and R
  • Coordinated data for retrospective and prospective studies with focus on gastrointestinal oncology and nutrition with respect to vitamin supplementation.
  • Developed measures with sound technical approach that assessed effectiveness of federal government health programs, resulting in client satisfaction.
  • Focused on researching and monitoring malicious code and applications behavior to protect businesses and increase their productivity.
  • Enhance and promote interactive website for publicizing assessment research and ongoing collaborative inquiry for SNL strategic priorities.
  • Executed job analysis and task analysis activities including job incumbent interviews and Subject Matter Expert Panel Meetings.
  • Conducted research and provided administrative support to Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Feasibility Study steering team.
  • Published studies on bilateral trade, monetary policy and inflation, and financial derivatives regulation.
  • Negotiated with vendors, prepared cost/benefit analyses for purchases, and coordinated deliveries and installation.
  • Communicated effectively and listened to concerns of team members to ensure a positive work atmosphere.
  • Designed an innovative device to determine the water quality based on selected biological based technology.
  • Solicited input and conducted interviews with senior industry executives to strengthen DOE-private sector partnerships.
  • Performed assay development and high-throughput screening against a variety of targets/diseases using diverse technologies.
  • Covered event-driven special situation stocks, with an emphasis on recognition of undervalued assets.
  • Designed optical and mechanical components using SolidWorks and ensured on time delivery of prototypes.
  • Completed lab notebooks to show accurate and proper documentation of daily laboratory activities.
  • Outlined key survey findings and identified respondents for qualitative interviews; managed scheduling.

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47. Technical Reports

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Here's how Technical Reports is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Drafted experimental summaries and technical reports for own data specific to clinical molecular diagnostic testing and blood screening.
  • Managed tasks involved in running laboratory and preparing technical reports, quantitative analyses, research summaries and presentations.
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations that convey the atmospheric modeling results to upper management and scientific experts.
  • Prepared technical reports summarizing findings for wide distribution to subscriber base as well as to individual customers.
  • Contributed to the development of research documentation for publications and prepared technical reports, papers and records.
  • Performed statistical analysis on data using JMP software and submitted technical reports that assisted in research publications.
  • Interpreted engineering drawings, prepared technical reports/journal articles and presented work at international conferences.
  • Prepared technical reports outlining the validation parameters to be implemented for ELISA IVD certification.
  • Generated monthly internal technical reports to assist users in troubleshooting experiments and data analysis.
  • Author technical reports and monitor consistency and quality of technical reports of subordinates.
  • Contribute to research for publication of scientific and technical reports in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Summarized findings in technical reports, journal publications, and conference presentations.
  • Prepared published manuscripts, co-author on several publications and technical reports.
  • Compiled technical reports and did presentation of ideas and experimental validation.
  • Prepared and reviewed technical reports to ensure completeness and scientific validity.
  • Analyzed quantitative and qualitative data to write technical and non-technical reports.
  • Created and edited technical reports, operating procedures and related documentation.
  • Processed, interpreted, compiled data and generated technical reports.
  • Generated technical reports on analysis results for insurance companies.
  • Performed quantitative analyses and prepared technical reports for studies.

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48. Facs

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Here's how Facs is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Developed FACS-based screening for antibody or antibody-toxin conjugate binding and antibody internalization.
  • Job Specifics Operator of BD FacsVerse for analysis of physiological experiments.
  • FACS-based characterization of cell phenotype, function and differentiation.
  • Performed cell characterization of surface marker through FACS
  • Conducted parallel studies to monitor resistance to antibiotics and comparison of kill curves with bulk cell sorting with FACS.
  • Harvested bone marrow from mice, stained using BrdU FITC kit and analyzed on BD FacsCalibur.
  • Acquired hands-on training and performed FACS for the evaluations of the optimal in-house diagnostic antibody candidates.
  • Performed FACS analysis of bone marrow aspirates from patients being screened for enrollment in clinical trials.
  • Performed biochemical experiments with FACS reagents, and CellSensorTM & ToxBLAzerTM DualScreen assay kit.
  • Developed and instructed basic FACS analysis and data acquisition programs for staff scientists.
  • Analyzed patient samples through FACS, histology, micro array, real time PCR
  • Process bone marrow and cord blood for FACS analysis and drug studies.
  • Used ELISA, FACS, and Western Blot to characterize antibodies.
  • Validated and refined FACS method for purification of mouse meiotic cells.
  • Conducted FACS experiments using GFP, PI, and antibody stains.
  • Prepared and labeled the samples for FACS analysis and cell sorting.
  • Analyzed protein expression in transformed cell lines via FACS and ELISA.
  • Utilized FACS analysis to develop cell percentages across cell cycle phases.
  • Performed FACS for analysis and sorting cells.
  • Track and quantify cell delivery, cytotoxicity and cell viability for each newly incorporated modification using FACS and fluorescence microscopy.

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49. PHD

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Here's how PHD is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Worked alongside PhD colleagues studying antibiotic resistance.
  • Cooperated with chemical engineering PhD candidate.
  • Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (with Yu-Chung Yang, PhD)
  • Work with a local team comprised of PhD statistician investigators, MS statisticians, data managers, and programmers.
  • Collaborated with PhD & Senior Fellows in capital markets research on global high-yield bonds and structured debt markets.
  • Assisted all Masters and PhD candidates with various responsibilities for their projects both in the lab and field.
  • Plan and supervise research activities of PhD engineering students (4) in order to meet project milestones.
  • Collaborated with PhD students in data coding projects regarding the association between interactions of children with autism and robots
  • Trained and supervised post-doc fellows, PhD and graduate students in the EMC Lab, Pennsylvania State University.
  • Worked with PhD scientists understanding the big picture of custom instrument operation, maintenance, and development.
  • Used spreadsheet, statistical, and graphical packages to enable PhD economists to perform quantitative analysis.
  • Assist a PhD Candidate with their thesis by helping in the laboratory and on-site data collection.
  • Trained PhD students and MS students to isolate, purify and characterize COX1 and COX2.
  • Assisted in the management and review of the laboratory work of PhD and MS students.
  • Instructed and trained new masters/ PhD students, fellows, technicians and laboratory assistants.
  • Supervised and assisted masters and PhD students working on specific projects within the group.
  • Supervised a group or 5 reports including 1 PhD scientist and 1 postdoctoral fellow.
  • Work with a national team comprised of PhD and MD investigators and study coordinators.
  • Supervised multiple undergraduate students, some of whom are in MD or PhD training programs
  • Mentor: Patricia Molina, MD, PhD, Physiology Department Head.

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50. PI

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Here's how PI is used in Research Associate jobs:
  • Produced press kits and other educational materials on regional topics including the Iranian government, Syrian military, and Israeli-Palestinian cooperation.
  • Developed new spectroscopic method to measure protein interactions with implant materials and showed how results aid understanding of biological response.
  • Led DuPont team participating in industry/government consortium developing and implementing novel environmental technology (EPA Remediation Technology Development Forum).
  • Designed and conducted experiments to develop novel low dielectric constant polymers for use as spin on glass in semiconductor manufacturing.
  • Identified new value-added research topics and led analysts in conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis of prospective and existing investment opportunities.
  • Conducted statistical analysis for more than 1000 patients and assisted in developing correlation between atherosclerosis heart disease and kidney failure
  • Read and discussed empirical and theoretical psychological articles about domestic violence as part of a weekly discussion group.
  • Facilitated expansion of operations to a new building from incubator setting by helping to orchestrate a seamless transition.
  • Compiled data for documentation of test procedures and reviewed data obtained for compliance to specifications and reports abnormalities.
  • Evaluated microbial contamination of hospital surfaces and rapid detection methodologies using qualitative and quantitative research methods.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining Regulatory Research library, multimedia collection, and product binder database.
  • Conducted primary and secondary research on Medicare quality ratings for hospital and dialysis facilities.
  • Handled ordering, shipping and receiving of laboratory supply inventories and winery equipment.
  • Performed data entry by compiling all necessary data & followed strict formatting guidelines.
  • Analyzed secondary Administrative & Epidemiological data in short-term intense technical assistance projects.
  • Assisted in developing a remote controlled parabolic Solar Collector Experimental set up.
  • Administered site visit interviews of grant recipients regarding utilization of funds.
  • Designed and development of formulations by injection and topical administration.
  • Participated in developing fingerprint spoofing techniques using dental impression materials.
  • Helped pioneer profitable non-sterile fermentation at Research and Development scale.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Research Associate

Lab Equipment18.8%
Cell Culture15.8%
Protein7.9%
Technical Support7.7%
Data Analysis6.2%
Research Projects5.4%
DNA5.2%
Analytical Methods4.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Research Associate

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Lab Equipment
Lab Equipment
14.7%
14.7%
2
2
Cell Culture
Cell Culture
12.4%
12.4%
3
3
Protein
Protein
6.2%
6.2%
4
4
Technical Support
Technical Support
6.1%
6.1%
5
5
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Research Projects
Research Projects
4.2%
4.2%
7
7
DNA
DNA
4.1%
4.1%
8
8
Analytical Methods
Analytical Methods
3.3%
3.3%
9
9
Rt-Pcr
Rt-Pcr
3.2%
3.2%
10
10
Data Collection
Data Collection
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Elisa
Elisa
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
Hplc
Hplc
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Synthesis
Synthesis
2%
2%
14
14
RNA
RNA
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Clinical Trials
Clinical Trials
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Biology
Biology
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
R
R
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
GLP
GLP
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
FDA
FDA
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
GEL Electrophoresis
GEL Electrophoresis
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Spss
Spss
1%
1%
23
23
Flow Cytometry
Flow Cytometry
1%
1%
24
24
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Sds-Page
Sds-Page
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Research Studies
Research Studies
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
IRB
IRB
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Experimental Data
Experimental Data
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
QC
QC
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
High Throughput
High Throughput
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
SAS
SAS
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Data Management
Data Management
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
HIV
HIV
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
NMR
NMR
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Research Reports
Research Reports
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Market Research
Market Research
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
NIH
NIH
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Internet
Internet
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
GMP
GMP
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Assay Development
Assay Development
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Financial Models
Financial Models
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Focus Groups
Focus Groups
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Literature
Literature
0.6%
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Research Data
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Analyze Data
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IV
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Technical Reports
Technical Reports
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Facs
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