Microbiologist/Research Experience in QA/QC

Resume posted by vinnytan in Engineering / Science.
Desired salary: $3,000.00
Desired position type: Any
Location: Pulau Pinang Pulau Pinang, Malaysia



1 year of microbiology research background (yeast genetics & qa/qc & shelf-life). Co-authored 1 scientific publication (nutrient retainment post-processing). 4 yrs experience abroad (1yr work experience in US). Adaptable to international environment/people handling. Excellent English speaker/writer. Experience in detecting food pathogens via microbiology testing methods.


Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Minor in Chemistry & Business Entrepreneurship | Sept 2014

Oregon State University | Corvallis, OR


Research Assistant | Nov 2014 – Apr 2015
Department of Research & Development, Medolac Laboratories | Lake Oswego, OR
 Researched literature on characterization of breast milk to gather technical data for production & research
 Implemented guideline, developed & applied new research topics to ensure product safety & quality
 Established appropriate storage temperature and determined shelf-life of raw and finished samples
 Purchased instrumental kits and arranged testing services with other companies
 Performed QA/QC testing on samples using microbial counts, osmolality, pH, nutrient composition
 Verified safety and quality of pre- & post-processed samples
 Monitored clean room for sample production
 Tested for adulteration of sample with foreign proteins
 Prepared solutions, set-up & maintain lab instruments, discard wastes – according to SOP

Lab Microbiologist (Temporary Position) | Apr 2015 – May 2015
Purity Laboratories Inc. | Lake Oswego, OR
 Performed QA/QC testing on food & nutraceutical products
 Applied methods of MPN, VIP assays, USP, petrifilm and spread plate to detect specified food pathogens based on FDA BAM and AOAC standards & adhered to testing requirements of ISO

Undergraduate Research Assistant | Dec 2012 – June 2013
Dr. Alan Bakalinsky’s Lab, Department of Food Science & Technology | Corvallis, OR
 Carried out plasmid restriction using appropriate restriction enzymes based on DNA mapping
 Prepared and ran electrophoresis gels for plasmid analysis
 Transformed different inserts into yeast vector


  • HPLC, mass spectrophotometry, pH meters, Calais Human Milk Analyzer, nanodrop, light microscope, petrifilm, culture, isolate, enumerate & identify bacteria using USP, MPN, VIP method, plasmid restriction, mapping, extraction & transformation, PCR, RT-PCR, gel electrophoresis, media preparation, hemacytometer reading, autoclaving, aseptic technique, gram stain, serial dilutions, Microsoft office, Minitab,


    Animation Sketching, Professional fluency in English, Proofreading Academic Papers, Write Scientific Publications

Spoken Languages

    English, Malay

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