- Chemist II at Robinson Pharma, Inc.
- Irvine, California, United States
- Chemist at Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Molecular and Cell Biology, with emphasis on Genomics, Genetics, and Development
Robinson Pharma, Inc.
May 2016 – Present(3 years 5 months)Santa Ana, CA
At Robinson Pharma, I develop methods for quality testing of nutraceutical products. This includes responding to customer requests for specific investigations and creating novel methods as requested (e.g. residual solvents testing in a finished product, flavor variation, pesticides in excipient ingredients). Additionally, I perform validation and verification of protocols for use in routine quality testing.
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
2010 – 2014Rancho Cucamonga
Duties: Method Development Instrument qualification/maintenance Analytical Chemistry Record Keeping Accomplishments: Wrote the Laboratory Testing Methods for 2 instruments – ICP-MS and Peptide Sequencer Developed and performed stability and compatibility testing for injectable drug products Helped transfer R&D methods to other departments – validations, QA, QC Instruments/Techniques used: HPLC/UHPLC – Waters 2690 and Acquity with Empower ICP-MS – Perkin Elmer Elan and Nexion instruments UV-Visual Spectrophotometer ELISA / Plate Reader SDS-PAGE Peptide sequencer
University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Molecular and Cell Biology, with emphasis on Genomics, Genetics, and Development
Skills & Expertise
- Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS)
- Analytical Chemistry
- High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
- Plant Identification
- Gas Chromatography
- Bicycle Repair
Honors & Awards
Excellence in Volunteerism
Orange County Parks