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Meghan Martino

Farmingdale,NJ

Summary

Structured Laboratory Technologist offering background in collecting, processing and analyzing samples. Familiar with basic medical terminology, laboratory protocols and testing procedures. Expertise in NGS sequencing. Recognized for performing laboratory tests and procedures with attention to detail, optimum quality and expedience.

Overview

6
6
years of professional experience

Work History

Laboratory Technologist

IGENOMIX
2021.06 - Current
  • Performed routine molecular biology lab duties such as DNA extraction, PCR and all associated sample prep for next-generation sequencing
  • Performed and documented all specimen test procedures with accuracy, consistency, and timeliness in accordance with laboratory SOPs and regulatory guidelines
  • Utilized Navision software, thermocyclers, Ion Chef's, Ion Sequencers, and electrophoresis systems
  • Performed basic lab tasks such as receiving patient samples, laboratory reagents, and supplies, as well as keeping detailed lab records
  • Maintained, troubleshooted and performed day-to-day work on next-generation sequencing equipment
  • Performed DNA profiling by analyzing results and making judgments on euploid and aneuploid embryos
  • Generated and released reports in a correct and timely manner
  • Performed high complexity testing by preparing specimens for analysis and maintaining assay quality
  • Performed quality control assessments and routine instrument maintenance using accrediting agency standard and manufacturer specifications to assure the validity of laboratory test results

Barista

Rook Coffee Roasters
2021.03 - 2021.06
  • Learned every menu preparation to meet customer needs
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while ensuring all priorities are handled in a timely manner
  • Provided excellent customer service by cultivating relationships with the customers
  • Educated coworkers and customers about new products
  • Maintained store professionalism by keeping a clean and sanitized work area

Shift Leader

Playa Bowls
2018.06 - 2021.02
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training
  • Identified and implemented optimal solutions during stressful situations
  • Trained new employees and delegated daily tasks and responsibilities
  • Planned and adjusted daily shift needs based on seasonal, weekly or hourly business demands
  • Resolved challenging customer complaints to full satisfaction, promoting brand loyalty and maximizing repeat business
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost restaurant performance, streamline food prep processes and increase efficiency in different areas
  • Evaluated employee skills and knowledge regularly, providing hands-on training and mentoring to individuals with lagging skills

Education

Bachelor of Arts - Genetics

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ
05.2021

Skills

  • NGS sequencing
  • Taking Inventory
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Leadership
  • Critical thinking
  • Analytical skills
  • Organization and Time management
  • Ability to teach and mentor
  • Team building
  • Delegating tasks
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Biology and Chemistry Training
  • DNA Extraction
  • Specimen Preparation
  • Lab Result Interpretation
  • Pipetting
  • Specimen handling
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Laboratory Equipment Maintenance
  • Generating and Releasing reports
  • Analyzing Test Results
  • Buffer Preparation
  • Gel Electrophoresis

Research

  • Diabetes Literature Review Project

Timeline

Laboratory Technologist

IGENOMIX
2021.06 - Current

Barista

Rook Coffee Roasters
2021.03 - 2021.06

Shift Leader

Playa Bowls
2018.06 - 2021.02

Bachelor of Arts - Genetics

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Meghan Martino