Biological Scientist Resume Samples

Biological Scientists study living organisms, such as plants, animals, and microorganisms, to understand how they interact with one another and their environment. They use observation, experimentation, and analysis to research and understand the complexity of living things. While the duties vary based on the type and scope of the undertaken project, the following are certain core and common duties listed on the Biological Scientist Resume – designing and conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing data, developing theories, and writing reports.

While hiring for this post, the following skills are expected from potential candidates – excellent communication skills to discuss their findings with colleagues and the public, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. To become a Biological Scientist, a bachelor’s degree in biology or a related field is required. Many Biological Scientists have a master’s degree or doctorate and have a specialization in a particular area of research.

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Biological Scientist Resume

Summary : Biological Scientist Position where Federal Select Agents and/or other microbes are employed in a research/clinical molecular biology, chemistry, or microbiology laboratory. Focused on thorough quality management systems experience including Shewhart's SPC, Deming's Quality System, and Total Quality Management.

Skills : Pathology Experiments Employing Animal Models Such.

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  1. Directed deployment and design of several computer and network improvements that led to greater laboratory efficiency ad lower paper printing costs coupled with a reduced impact on paper waste.
  2. Implemented Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Excel macros for laboratory automation initiatives.
  3. Supervised deployment of new laptops and tray-fed scanners for laboratory upgrades.
  4. Coordinated an overhaul of our North Texas Quality Management System (QMS) for compliance audits.
  5. Placed our QMS to requirements similar to ISO 17025 requirements.
  6. Developed and wrote the protocol for purification of Influenza H1N1 proteins on HPLC AKTA for use in ELISA test development.
  7. Practiced general anesthesiology on domestic and exotic animals; instructed senior veterinary students and assisted in veterinary research projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Biology


Junior Biological Scientist Resume

Objective : As a Junior Biological Scientist, planned and executed Compendial and R&D projects besides contributing to the new initiatives viz., proof of concept studies in Biologics for product classes such as proteins, enzymes, vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, peptides, antibiotics, and any other biological products as assigned.

Skills : Pathology Experiments, Employing Animal Models.

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  1. Identified and implemented interdisciplinary research efforts supporting biological, chemical, and nuclear disciplines.
  2. Investigated aerobiology issues (transmission of organisms) and related disciplines.
  3. Provided a solid conceptual background to allow for support of the Bio-surveillance trail boss at JPEO-CBD.
  4. Gained broad insights into CBRNE issues by supporting program interface with a broad range of unique end users.
  5. Membered the review team for DOE NA-22 program proposals for weapons and nuclear detection.
  6. Participated in program conference reviewing proposals and insights from previous work.
  7. Modified program management structure to implement GANTT charts using Microsoft Project for R&D efforts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Biology


Assistant Biological Scientist Resume

Objective : As an Assistant Biological Scientist, Experienced a broad variety of biochemical analytical techniques, including but not necessarily limited to liquid chromatography, gel or capillary electrophoresis, and/or spectroscopic-based methods. Conducted troubleshooting for complex technical issues and led characterization studies

Skills : Technical experience in experimental design, Experience.

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  1. Facilitated working relationships between contract and government laboratories for long-term and ad hoc research efforts.
  2. Maintained files, recorded data, logged activities and monitored processes.
  3. Worked in a matrix team environment to enable optimal delivery of project and department objectives to the highest possible scientific standard.
  4. Worked closely to enable external partners to generate biological reagents to support discovery programs.
  5. Sterilized equipment and maintained the area in a clean and orderly fashion to support the manufacturing schedule.
  6. Collaborated within the department and cross-functionally to meet set objectives.
  7. Led protein biochemistry efforts for the nuclear receptor group and develop bioassays and initiated new approaches.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Biology

Senior Biological Scientist Resume

Summary : Over 13 years of experience in the Microbiological and Molecular Diagnostics field. Trained in contemporary bench microbiology and PCR in an industrial food laboratory. Pharmaceutical cleanroom environmental monitoring experience. Bioterrorism Select Agent diagnostic trained via bench microbiology and RT-PCR analysis.

Skills : GIS, Project Management, Database Development, Peer Reviewed Publications, Teaching, Mentoring, Personnel Supervision.

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  1. Coordinated and participated in multi-agency research involving endangered and invasive species monitoring, habitat restoration, and fish and wildlife conservation with staff from federal, state, and local government and private organizations.
  2. Managed various research projects to evaluate the status and restore marine life populations within the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico including fish, lobster, urchins, conch, and coral.
  3. Conducted coral reef restoration with agency partners (TNC, MOTE) as part of the Florida Reef Resiliency Program.
  4. Completed permit applications for the Keys National Marine Sanctuary, DEP, and other regulatory agencies for invasive species removal and scientific research.
  5. Prepared budgets to conduct research operations in remote locations and on live-a-board vessels.
  6. Developed Statements of Work for inclusion in grant applications to fund various scientific research projects.
  7. Developed and conducted dive training and dive safety briefings for scientific divers and enforced environmental awareness and safety regulations aboard scientific research vessels.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS In Biology

Associate Biological Scientist Resume

Headline : To apply my expertise in a Medical or Clinical Laboratory. Examined plants, animals and microbes to better understand their natural biological processes and impact on the environment.

Skills : Medical Terminology, Research, Phlebotomy, Data Entry, Data Analysis, Management Experience.

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  1. Established functional cell studies for NIH NHLBI CCTRN Biorepository Core Lab.
  2. Extensive experience with cell culture of primary cells/cell lines, DNA isolation, flow cytometry, IHC, Western blots, PCR, and ddPCR.
  3. Created and established MDS and other primary cell lines.
  4. Experienced with cell culture of peripheral blood, bone marrow cells, primary leukemia cells, and leukemia cell lines.
  5. Wrote/edited SOPs and IACUC protocols to ensure compliance for the entire lab as well as our animal studies.
  6. Taught, trained, and assisted undergraduate and graduate students to ensure the success of their projects.
  7. Maintained lab space to meet EH&S compliance regulations and provides EH&S training for lab personnel.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Biochemistry

Biological Scientist Resume

Objective : As a Biological Scientist, Resolved problems, extend and modify techniques, and/or apply new, innovative, or experimental theories using biological and mathematical techniques to analyze and evaluate scientific and engineering problems.

Skills : Research, Medical Terminology, Screening, Teaching, Microsoft Office, Quality Control, Quality Assurance.

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  1. Determined the Chemical Oxygen Demand, Biological Oxygen Demand, Turbidity, Total Suspended Solids, Total Dissolved Solids, and Total and Residual Chlorine of aqueous samples.
  2. Prepared samples for the analysis of organic presence and concentration. Received samples and placed them in the appropriate analytical holding stations.
  3. Wrote research proposal for the study of the effectiveness of wetland plants in mitigating the toxicity of landfill runoff.
  4. Developed and managed third-party claim investigations and contractor remedial oversight for various insurance companies.
  5. Performed high molecular weight DNA extraction from bacterial cells using microbiology and molecular biology methods.
  6. Provided technical/analytical inputs for the responses to FDA comments.
  7. Gave final presentation via PowerPoint to peers and advisors.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS In Biochemistry

                  Biological Scientist Resume

                  Objective : As a Biological Scientist, conducted research, collected samples and measurements, performed tests and experiments, and interpret and report their findings.

                  Skills : Environmental Science, Ecology, Consulting, Contaminants, Environmental analysis.

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                  Description :

                  1. Investigated respiratory control systems involved after spinal cord injury to enhance recovery.
                  2. Experienced with in-situ microsurgery of whole animals and half-animal preparations. Proficient with the multiarray electrode and suction electrode technology.
                  3. Accurated administration and adjustment of anesthesia. Developed effective working relationships with individuals and collaborators in respiratory research.
                  4. Designed and directed experiments using suction electrodes and multiarray electrode equipment.
                  5. Supervised laboratory technicians, professional students, and related staff.
                  6. Necessitated the identification of critical milestones and allowed for the identification of program interfaces and overlaps.
                  7. Supported Concept Technical Demonstrations as joint efforts between disparate potential military and nonmilitary users.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  Bachelor's In Biology

                  Assistant Biological Scientist Resume

                  Objective : As an Assistant Biological Scientist, Led the implementation of counter-BW projects through a broad array of expertise in biological agents and precursors, their production processes, associated programs, and emerging threats and technologies.

                  Skills : Technical experience in experimental design, Experience.

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                  1. Provided on-site contractor support for Biological Sciences Division.
                  2. Supported management of research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) efforts at national laboratories and contractor locations.
                  3. Worked with other support contractors to design and construct field laboratory to allow for rapid sample turnaround.
                  4. Improved the cost-effectiveness of the program by allowing for additional rounds of testing during field efforts.
                  5. Provided support for field trial design and on-site assistance in implementation and Trained staff to augment field laboratory capabilities.
                  6. Supported the Local Laboratory Director in the generation and execution of a corrective action plan in accordance with the Laboratory QAPP to address any findings from the Quality Assurance program audits, proficiency tests, or data trend analysis.
                  7. Planned and conducted analysis and testing of new technologies transitioning to eventual operational capabilities.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  Bachelor's In Biology

                  Biological Scientist Resume

                  Objective : Secure a Biological Scientist position in a well-established institution where I can focus to work in a challenging, team-oriented environment and can contribute to the institution's goals and objectives through conscious effort, investing time and energy in team spirit to meet the challenges, and growing professionally.

                  Skills : Research, Medical Terminology, Screening, Teaching, Microsoft Office, Quality Control, Quality Assurance.

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                  Description :

                  1. Operated the Perkin-Elmer 3030 Zeeman Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer for the chemical analysis of water, wastewater, sediment, and sludge samples.
                  2. Analyzed for the presence and concentration of inorganic metals and minerals for the purpose of monitoring landfill and bayou/estuary contamination.
                  3. Included the necessary maintenance of the parts, the preparation of the solutions and standards, and the procurement, calculation, and interpretation of the resultant data.
                  4. Characterized CMC drug substances for potency using in vitro effector function assay.
                  5. Presented data in form of detailed written reports and oral PowerPoint presentations.
                  6. Characterized synthetic products using NMR, TLC, melting points, and IR.
                  7. Utilized Karl Fischer, IR, UV, and other general laboratory techniques.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          BS In Biochemistry

                          Assistant Biological Scientist Resume

                          Objective : As an Assistant Biological Scientist, Analytical researcher with significant laboratory experience in a wide range of techniques including data management, controlled document handling, and experimental design, looking to further expand clinical research at a laboratory where I can use skills to increase the understanding of biological systems through the scientific process.

                          Skills : Technical experience in experimental design, Experience.

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                          Description :

                          1. Explored and implemented new technologies to improve efficiency and productivity in the QC set.
                          2. Analyzed cell populations with FACS and was responsible for assisting departmental colleagues with flow cytometry.
                          3. Taught, trained, and oversaw several lab technicians in the QC and development labs on various assays.
                          4. Determined quality and quantity of various RNA and standardized samples for array processing in an automated high-though put environment.
                          5. Prepared and processed plasma and serum samples from various studies using liquid and solid phase extraction (SPE) techniques.
                          6. Processed patient samples in good time and made sure that turnaround times for reporting results are achieved.
                          7. Supervised and supported trainee biomedical scientists and other support staff, along with supporting the quality manager to make sure health and safety regulations are adhered to.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            0-2 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Entry Level
                            Education
                            Education
                            MS In Molecular Biology