Topic ID #41931 - posted 12/31/2019 10:00 AM

Changing fields-lots of research experience!- looking for field technician work-willing to travel



lesteram8

Amber Helena Saenz

14311 Orchard Point Rd,

Alpena, MI 49707

Phone: 810-287-6378

Email: lesteram8@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

Field School

 

  • Central Michigan University
    • Excavation of Mount Pleasant Boarding School
    • Excavation of Fort Gratiot Lighthouse
    • Summer 2019

 

Graduate:

 

  • St. George’s University, School of Veterinary Medicine, True Blue, Grenada
    • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    • 2019
    • Did not complete

 

  • Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI 48824
    • Masters in Pharmacology and Toxicology (MS) Graduate Program
    • 2015-2016

 

 

Baccalaureate:

 

  • Michigan State University, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, East Lansing, MI 48824
    • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science with Concentration in Veterinary Science
    • 2010-2014

 

  • Michigan State University, College of Social Sciences, East Lansing, MI 48824
    • Bachelor of Science in Anthropology with Specialization in Environmental Studies and Applications
    • 2006-2010

 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
    • Mouse Colony Manager/ Laboratory specialist
    • 2016-2019
      • Optimizing the overall productivity of lab personnel including graduate students, undergraduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and other technicians as measured by completion of high quality research that results in high impact peer-reviewed publications, management of our mouse colony($20,000/month),maintaining all lab equipment in an operational state including scheduling annual preventive service maintenance and/or service contracts, and arranging for repair of equipment in a timely manner, ensuring compliance with all University, federal (DEA), state, and other regulations, ordering of supplies.

 

  • DeWitt Veterinary Hospital, DeWitt, MI
    • Veterinarian Assistant/ Temporary Office Manager
    • 2012-2016
      • Became familiar with medical terminology, administered medication and injections, answered questions on doctor’s instructions and prescriptions, familiarized with IDEXX machinery, gained in-depth knowledge of AVIMARK systems, took over office manager duties while office manager was on leave.

 

  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
    • Research Technician
    • 2014-2015
      • Created and executed dilution plates, agar plates, broth tubes, DNA and RNA probes and other microbiological laboratory techniques.
      • Orchestrated and carried out LAMP protocols and bacterial DNA analysis on sepsis patients.

 

  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
    • Research Assistant
    • 2013-2014
      • Pioneered behavioral and toxicological research projects by created protocols, schedules, and carrying out the projects myself.
      • Investigated and executed behavioral research assays and research diets.

 

  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Ann Arbor, MI
    • Head Cashier/ Departmental Manager
    • 2011-2012
      • Trained, supervised and hired staff, handled large amounts of money, created floor plans for merchandise.

 

  • A&W/ Long John Silver’s, Lennon, MI
    • Shift Manager
    • 2006-2011
      • Reviewed inventory and ordered more supplies when needed, trained employees on properly following food safety procedures.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed

  • Campbell DLM, Link JE, Lester-Saenz AH, Bursian SJ. Feed intake, growth, and behavioral assessment of mink fed a clam-based diet. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 2016, 96:11-18,10.1139/cjas-2014-0171.

·         Campbell DLM, Link JE, Lester-Saenz AH, Link JE, Bursian SJ, Comparison of wood shavings and chopped straw as bedding material for fur-farmed American mink (Neovison vison). Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 97:10-13.

Newsletter

  • Campbell DLM, Lester-Saenz AH, Link JE, Bursian SJ. Final Report: Evaluation of chopped straw and aspen shavings as suitable bedding material for fur farmed American mink (Neovison vison). Fur Commission USA , Spring 2014.

PRESENTATIONS

Podium

  • Lester-Saenz AH, Campbell DLM, Link JE, Bursian SJ. Evaluation of chopped straw and aspen shavings as suitable bedding material for fur farmed American mink (Neovison vison). 12th ISAE North-American Regional Meeting, May 30th, 2014, East Lansing, MI, USA.

 

  • Lester-Saenz AH, Campbell DLM, Link JE, Bursian SJ. Evaluation of chopped straw and aspen shavings as suitable bedding material for fur farmed American mink (Neovison vison). Animal Science Student Research Forum, April, 2014, East Lansing, MI, USA.

 

 

 

PROFESSINAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

  • Student American Veterinary Medical Association
    • 2019
    • Vice President Elect of St. George’s University Chapter
  • Veterinary Pathology Club
    • 2019

 

AWARDS

 

  • Animal Science Student Research Forum 3rd place
    • April 2014
    • Awarded by the Michigan State Department of Animal Science

 

  • Dean’s List
    • May 2009
    • Awarded by Michigan State University

 

REFERENCES

 

o   Upon Request

 

 






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