Biochemist, Molecular Biologist, Research Expert Consultant Resume
This expert specializes in protein purification using FPLC, HPLC, cloning, PCR, DNA purification, and DNA sequencing. Other expertise in protein purification includes gel shifts, western, northern, southern blotting, primer extension assays, cell culture, DNA and RNA transfection. Furthermore, this consultant has knowledge in membrane-based lateral flow diagnostic assays, membrane technology and applications, high throughput device design and optimization, life science applications, and environmental analysis.
Specialization of this consultant includes the molecular biology of human immunodeficiency virus replication, development/support of high throughput devices and applications for the genomics industry, molecular biology kits for DNA purification, and product validation. Other specialties include quality documentation and preparation of technical literature, technical support, sales, marketing, and technical services for genomics applications. Further expertise of this consultant includes quality control, product development, marketing communications, packaging, supplier quality, and purchasing.
This expert has extensive knowledge regarding generation, purification, and biophysical characterization of mutant proteins. Furthermore, this expert has a background in isolating HIV-1 pre-integration complexes, molecular modeling programs, protein structures, and human protein (BAF) involved in HIV integration. Other specific areas of specialty in this expert's background include mutational analysis of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase, amino acid residues that influence dNTP substrate binding and/or drug resistance, analytical instruments and equipment, water and soil analysis, and pesticides.
This expert has conducted numerous studies in areas including Glutamine 151 of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 reverse transcriptase and RNA directed DNA synthesis, The p51 subunit of Human Immunodeficiency Type 1 reverse transcriptase, polymerase activity loss due to mutation in the HIV-1 reverse transcriptase, and amino acid residues and HIV-1 reverse transcriptase. Other studies this expert has participated in include Glutamine 151 of HIV Type-1 reverse transcriptase and substrate selection, the reconstitution of HIV type 1 integration in vitro, hi speed plasmid isolation, insertion of six amino acids into the HIV-1 reverse transcriptase and heterodimer activity, and purification of BAC DNA templates.
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