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Nadina Brennan
Professional Summary

Motivated student currently working towards degree in Biochemistry. Background in investigating Psychological Development. Successful at building a strong customer following, thus increasing repeat business. Adept in conducting interviews, literature reviews and data synthesis and analysis.

  • Research design
  • Caring child mentor
  • Food handling training
  • Managed schedules for four family members
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Active listener
  • Detail-oriented
  • Approachable
Work History
06/2019 to Current
McDonalds Crew Member Napoli Management East Providence, RI
  • Collaborated with team members to complete efficient work and bring in top hauls.
  • Restocked workstations with supplies and food display cases with fresh selections to decrease customer waiting during busy periods.
  • Handled over $500 worth of daily credit card and cash payments.
  • Successfully communicated with all team members to navigate job duties and complete daily tasks.
  • Prepared hot beverages, including coffee and tea according to customer requests.
10/2018 to 01/2019
Undergraduate Research Assistant University Of Massachusetts Boston, Department Of Psychology Boston, MA
  • CITI training certificate- Social & Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel
  • Conducted legal researched and drafted legal memos and summaries on the development of children with Autism.
  • Planned, modified, and executed research techniques, procedures, and tests.
  • Coordinated teams with University of California Riverside for joint research.
  • Prepared materials for reports, presentations, and submission to peer-reviewed journal publications and events.
  • Wrote and edited data collection forms and questionnaires.
  • Worked in team to design training modules for teachers
01/2015 to 09/2018
Family Babysitter Daniel and Resa Brennan Fall River, Massachusetts
  • Made healthy snacks and meals for four children.
  • Closely monitored children's play activities to verify safety.
  • Identified warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in children.
  • Regularly traveled with the family to help with vacation activities and childcare.
  • Organized activities that enhanced children's physical, emotional and social well-being.
  • Established and maintained a safe play environment for the children.
  • Helped children complete homework assignments and school projects.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Engaged with children on an individual basis to build positive relationships with them.
  • Communicated with parents about daily activities and behaviors.
12/2017 to 09/2018
Seasonal Retail Sales Associate The Nexus Providence, RI
  • Educated customers about the brand to incite excitement about the company's mission and values.
  • Cleaned and organized the store, including the checkout desk and displays.
  • Maintained established merchandising standards, including window, sales floor and promotional displays.
  • Priced merchandise, stocked shelves and took inventory of supplies.
  • Completed all cleaning, stocking and organizing tasks in assigned sales area.
06/2013 to 07/2013
Volunteer Silverbrook Farm Acushnet, MA
  • Assisted in setting up and breaking down a mobile farm stand in Fall River.
  • Stocked and replenished merchandise according to sales and customer requests.
  • Priced merchandise, stocked and took inventory of supplies.
  • Cleaned and organized the stand, including the checkout desk and displays.
  • Processed payments by check, cash, debit and credit and maintained accurate drawers.
2018- Present
Bachelor Of Science, Degree Anticipated
University Of Massachusetts - Boston - Boston, MA
  • Undergraduate Biochemistry Major
High School Diploma
BMC Durfee High School - Fall River, MA
  • John and Abigail Adams Scholarship
  • Coursework in Communications and Psychology
  • Effective Communication Strategies training

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Yiwen Li
Education and Training
2020 University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA Bachelor of Science Probability And Statistics Double Economics

Honor: Triton Research & Experiential Learning Scholars

  • Python, Matlab, Java, Javascript, Latex, R studio, Stata
  • DB Visualizor, IBM WCA/Cloud, Watson Studio, Amplitude, Segment
  • Advanced Statistical Analysis (A/B Testing, time series)
  • Agile methodology and Design Thinking
Data Scientist/Cognitive Software Developer, 01/2020 Current IBM
  • Build domain specific data science solutions using Python, Statistical packages, Deep and Machine Learning algorithms and frameworks like TensorFlow, Keras, and PyTorch, database (SQL) and other data mining tools.
  • Design and develop next generation enterprise ready capabilities in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) category by working on products such as the Model Asset eXchange (MAX) and IBM Cloud Watson Machine Learning.
  • Apply a diverse set of tactics, including statistics, quantitative reasoning, and machine learning to solve problems as well as independently research and produce actionable insights.
  • Manage Weekly Metrics reports, keep track of team's change of assets and maintain Amplitude database
    Work with business acumen, evaluate business processes, anticipate requirements, uncover areas for improvement, and develop and implementing solutions,
Student Researcher @ Ren's Lab, 09/2018 01/2020 Center for Epigenomics-UCSD Health La Jolla, CA
  • Developing quantitative framework to compare cell-type-specific regulatory vocabularies
  • ML Algorithms: LS-GKM, GKM SVM, DBSCAN, Big data analysis, data visualization(Scikit-learn, ggplot, PCA Analysis), manipulate biological data .fasta .bed files
Research Assistant @ Yuyan's Lab, 03/2018 01/2020 UC San Diego School of Medicine La Jolla, CA
  • Topic modeling on Hookah Bar Yelp reviews (LDA), Twitter data mining with Python, Content Analysis, Sentiment Analysis
Business Analysis Intern, 06/2019 08/2019 IBM San Francisco, CA
  • Find significant patterns of churn rate and help team make marketing campaign decision, create code patterns, ANOVA Testing
  • Generate code patterns for CODAIT DAX model team - text clustering and concept abstractness
  • Deploy GDPR contract and application on IBM developer app
  • Provide feedback to Offering Management team on IBM Q Experience and Execute Developer Advocacy Meetup Events
Data Scientist Intern @ Data Modeling Team, 06/2018 07/2018 TalkingData Beijing, China
  • Use Spark analyze huge amount of data (around 3T) with Random Forest model, predict home and work locations of users to help DIDI/Uber better navigate customer market - 68% Accuracy

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Alyssa Brown
  • Windows XP
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Office, Powerpoint and Excel
  • Research and Analysis skills
  • Strong Laboratory safety skills 
  • Energetic work attitude
  • Excellent Multi-tasker
08/2018 to Current
Administrative Assistant Magnolia Bluffs Casino Natchez, MS
  • Providing support to the managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing our company's general administrative activities.  
  • Built strong and lasting rapport with management and associates.
  • Managed data entry, effectively prioritizing assignments and adhering to organizational procedures.
  • Prepared internal paperwork, managed telephone calls and maintained office documents. 
  • Facilitated workplace communication, informing colleagues about specialized requests and needs.
01/2018 to 07/2018
Laboratory Technician Alcorn State University Lorman, Ms
  • Maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment.
  • Providing technical guidance and assistance concerning work methods, the use of equipment, and techniques.
  • Ensuring compliance with safety regulations in the use of equipment.
  • Ensuring proper storage, handling, and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Develop and implement laboratory best practice guidelines for the use of infrastructure.
  • Coordinate standard training programs for shared research infrastructure use and laboratory practices for graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Provide oversight of training and supervision for delegated assignments.
  • Provide supervision and oversight of shared lab with respect to user compliance to policies and procedures.  
  • Coordinate annual review of lab policies and procedures with principal investigators (PIs).
  • Provide support and assistance with all experimental learning courses such as; biotechnology techniques.
  • Ensure facility and laboratory inspections and safety compliance as outlined by the research policies of the university and the School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences.
  • Ensure specific safety requirements of wet labs, including use of chemicals, radioactive, blood and bodily fluids, and biohazard Level 1 materials are met and that all research personnel, and students are appropriately trained.
  • Develop and manage (use of) chemical inventory, and restock when needed.
  • Maintain safety training records.
  • Organizing, distributing, and verifying student workers.
  • Ensuring appropriate record of inventory.
  • Conducting random internal audits within the Center for property control.  
  • Preparing and recording database for obsolete equipment.
02/2015 to 01/2018
Revenue Auditor Magnolia Bluffs Casino Natchez, Ms
  • Performs internal audits by conducting thorough fieldwork, while working with minimal supervision.
  • Prepare necessary reports for all areas of gaming operations to satisfy both company and regulatory requirements.
  • Verify all information related to the different revenue streams derived from gaming operations; Slots, Table Games, Food and Beverage, Marketing, Main Cage, ATM Machines and other revenue and documentation as generated by various departments.
  • Must have the ability to prioritize based on urgency, pay close attention to detail, and work through high volume time periods.
  • Promote an effective relationship between the department, the business unit, other corporate departments and to ensure effective operational processes.
  • Communicate problems or discrepancies to management in a timely and efficient manner.
05/2011 to 02/2015
Customer Service Representative CVS/pharmacy Natchez, Ms
  • Assisted customers, operated a computerized cash register to process payments and close transactions.
  • Assisted the manager with training and overseeing new cashiers.
  • Scanned and bagged items, created visual displays and provided consistently high quality customer service and satisfaction.
  • Counted money in cash drawer at beginning of shift and recorded daily transaction amounts from register at closeout to balance drawer.
07/2013 to 12/2013
Pharmacy Technician CVS/pharmacy Natchez, Ms
  • Helps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the pharmacist.
  • Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipts; removing outdated drugs.  
  • Uphold a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
  • Calculated, weighed, measured and mixed ingredients with expert precision.
  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. 
  • Verified patient data and billing information.
  • Performed clerical task, such as maintaining records by recording and filing physicians' orders and prescriptions. Preparing reports by collecting and summarizing information, operating a cash register, and answering telephones.
08/2012 to 05/2013
Graduate Laboratory Technician/Teacher Assistant Alcorn State University Lorman, Ms
  • Provided instructional support and assistance at the paraprofessional collegiate level to students and faculty to ensure affective teaching and learning.
  • Assisted in the preparation of laboratory materials and research demonstrations.
  • Provided assistance to students that were in active ongoing research in the laboratory.
  • Ensured that instructional laboratory facilities, instruments, and equipment were effectively, efficiently, and safely maintained.
  • provided lead direction to student assistants in Biological Sciences.
  • Assisted instructors in developing instructional materials within the assigned academic task.
  • Prepared study sheets, visual instructional aides, sample exercises and exams, and laboratory experiments. 
  • Assisted with grading exams, maintained related records, reviewed student research and academic work in progress and assisted in resolving problems.
  • Prepared for laboratory demonstrations, set up and assisted students in the use of a variety of laboratory tools, equipment, and instruments.
  • Ensured student compliance with laboratory policies, procedures and safety precautions.
  • Demonstrated proper care and cleaning procedures for laboratory tools and equipment. 
  • Maintained a clean and safe learning environment.
  • Performed routine and minor repairs on laboratory equipment, performed routine maintenance and lubrication of equipment as necessary and ensured all power equipment supporting the ongoing research is operable.
  • Maintained proper storage of hazardous waste, monitored and dispose of chemicals and chemical waste.
  • Participated in the ordering and maintenance of supplies, materials, and equipment.
  • Stored, discarded and rotated materials according to standard procedures.
  • Received in, assembled and tested new equipment.
  • Responded to inquires and requests for information, answered phones, relayed messages for faculty.
  • Trained and provided work direction to student workers as assigned.
08/2011 to 05/2012
Graduate Research Assistant Laboratory Trainee Alcorn State University Lorman, Ms
  • Responsible for performing routine labs, and making sure students adhere to laboratory protocol, and record results of sample analysis on data sheets.
  • Maintained and operated standard laboratory equipment, providing technical guidance and assistance concerning work methods, the use of equipment, and techniques.
  • Prepared ordering forms for supplies and ensured the appropriate record of inventory, while making sure laboratories were well-stocked and resourced.
  • Maintained safety training records; organized, distributed, and verified students workers. 
  • Ensured specific safety requirements of wet labs, including use of chemicals, radioactive, blood and bodily fluids, and biohazard Level 1 materials were met and that all research personnel, and students had appropriate training.
  • Ensured proper storage, handling, and disposal of hazardous materials. 
  • Provided assistance and support with all experimental learning courses such as Biotechnology techniques, while ensuring facility, laboratory inspections, and safety compliance were outlined by research policies of the University.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Biology Alcorn State University Lorman, Ms., United States
Master of Science: Biology Alcorn State University Lorman, Ms., United States
Activities and Honors
  • Alcorn State University Dean's Scholar - 2012
  • Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society 2012-2013