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Research Scientist in Canada

Resume posted by mizhangxiao in Education.
Desired position type: 'Full-Time/ Part-Time/ Contract'.
Location: Edmonton Alberta, Canada

mizhang.xiao@yahoo.ca
https://ca.linkedin.com/in/mizhang-xiao-91b25766

Summary

Actively Seeking Jobs (Technician, Research Scientist).
Email: mizhang.xiao@yahoo.ca
Bachelor in Chemistry & further trained in Molecular Biology.
Worked in China, Europe, South Korea & Canada.
Skills in Clinical Test (Immunoassay) & Analytical Chemistry; Mouse Maintenance; Instrumentation (GC, HPLC).
Safety Courses in St. John Ambulance (Canada).

Specialties

  • Product Development,
  • project management

Skills

  • Biochemical Assay;
  • Mouse handling.

Spoken Languages

  • English (Fluent)

Education

Trained in Biochemistry & Cellular Biology, Hunan Agricultural University, China;
Undergraduate study in Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Hunan University, P.R. China.

Experience

July 2015 – Research Assistant
Katz Group Centre for Pharmacy and Health Research, Edmonton. CANADA
Tasks: Lab Maintenance and Clinical Chemistry.

We culture anaerobic bacteria, detect oral and dental infections, and study molecular mechanisms of signal transduction (by protein labelling and fluorescent cell imaging).

We extract DNA, purify proteins, and make site-directed mutagenesis (by replacing certain amino acids in target proteins).

Sept 2012– April 2014 Researcher Department of Biochemical Engineering, Chosun University (SOUTH KOREA)

Tracking the transcription, structure and function of mitochondria in embryonic stem cells.
Monitored site-specific inhibitors to block mitochondrial transcription and protein synthesis; Western blotting, 35S-methionine protein SDS-PAGE gels.
Growth and maintenance of microorganisms and mammalian cells.

October 2010 – October 2011 Researcher
Department of Chemistry, Abo Academi University, FINLAND

Preparation & characterization of bio-nano-materials using XRD, TPD, XPS, TGA/DTA.
Quantified surface nanostructure fabricated via biochemical deposition (SEM).
Pre-clinical study of bio-active nano-materials for dental implants.

May 2010 – Sept. 2010 Senior Researcher
Center for Infection and Immunity, The State key Lab of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, CHINA

Fluorescence analysis of proton-powered ATPase during cell differentiation;
Performing cellular & molecular virological assays. Culture of cells;
Diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Viral-associated protein binding studies (foot-and-mouth disease).

June 2009—May 2010 Senior Researcher
Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA

Characterization of nanoparticles produced via grafting of metal oxides.
Maintenance of analytical instruments (GC-MS, HPLC, UV spectrophotometer).

June 2008—June 2009 Research Scientist
Department of Chemistry, University of Naples ‘Federico II’, ITALY

Synthesis and characterizations of silica nanoparticles by Sol-Gel method.
Characterization of nanoparticles grafted with titanium alkoxides; XRD, TPD, BET.

August 1995—August 2003 Chemist
Technological Development Center, Ocean Chemical (Group) Company, CHINA
Trouble shooting & optimizing the operating facility.

Groups & Associations

  • The Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (KSBB)

 

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