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Entry-level research scientist seeking to further advance my career path in a growing organization by designing, conducting, and evaluating a variety of experiments, to have a positive impact by contributing my skills during different phases of drug development, and to have the opportunity to collaborate with other talented scientists to achieve goals that will be beneficial to the company.


Master of Science, Chemistry Aug 2008 – May 2011
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

ACS Certified Bachelor of Science, Chemistry Jan 2004 – May 2008
University of Maine, Orono, ME
Dean’s List: 2006-2008

Research & Work Experience

Research Group, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (2008 – 2011)
Graduate Research Assistant
  • Created new and innovative compounds in determining the most efficient route in synthesizing immunostimulatory α-galactosylceramides with the goal of ameliorating autoimmune/infectious diseases

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ridgefield, CT(Sep 2010-Dec 2010)

    Chemical Development Intern
  • Modified the synthetic route and investigated the versatility and functionality of phosphinamides in relation to sulfinamides
  • Managed the purification of compounds using a normal/reverse phase Biotage HPLC with UV detection

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Ridgefield, CT (Jun 2010-Sep 2010)

    Medicinal Chemistry Intern
  • Increased the production of medicinal profiling candidates for possible treatment of hypertensive patients with atherosclerosis
  • Managed the purification of compounds using a normal/reverse phase Biotage HPLC with UV detection

  • Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (2008 – 2009)

    Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Facilitated and instructed undergraduate laboratory courses in general chemistry and organic chemistry: which included pre-laboratory class and laboratory session, proctored examinations, critiquing homework, lab reports, quizzes, and exams
  • Designed a chemistry curriculum to assist college undergraduate students in Organic

  • Department of Environmental Protection, Hartford, CT (2004 – 2008)

    Chemistry I Hazardous Waste Intern
  • Independently supervised small quantity generator facilities hazardous waste management throughout various cities in Connecticut
  • Increased hazardous waste regulatory awareness throughout the state
  • Updated the departments database by providing invaluable information to superiors

  • Relevant Skills

    Analytical Techniques: NMR (1H, 13C, NOESY, COSY, HMBC, and HQSC ), HPLC, LC/MS
    Software/Hardware: ChemDraw, ChemSketch, Biotech, CombiFlash, Microwave, Automated/Manual Column Chromatography