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Chrysostomi Mourvaki

Full Name: Chrysostomi Mourvaki
Position Sought: Trainee Embryologist/Reproductive technician
Primary Language:
Address: Aberdeen
United Kingdom
Telephone: 07702070348
E-mail: Contact Chrysostomi
  Main resume

DNA, RNA and protein extraction, RT-PCR, gel electrophoresis, ELISA, DNA cloning via plasmids, Sample handling and laboratory behaviour, Written and oral communication skills, Problem solving and teamwork, Business administration and customer care

Career History:
  • ‣Aberdeen Fertility Centre Certified Tour
  • Part time Customer Consultant at ‘’Carphone Warehouse’’, Union Square Retail Centre, Aberdeen, 2017-2018
  • Assistant Manager and Website Manager, ‘’Touli kai Koufeto’’ Events Organisation, Xanthi, Greece 2012-2016

Honours Research Project: ‘’Proteins expressed in the placenta affected by maternal lifestyle choices’’ DNA, RNA and protein extraction, protein quantification, RT-PCR

 gel electrophoresis, accurately record and analyse results, DNA cloning via plasmids, immunoblotting, ELISA, microscopy, drug discovery using enzymes


Research Projects

  • Bio drug tested on Xenopus embryos to examine dorsalisation effects
  • Immunohistochemistry on heamatopoietic stem cells, cell proliferation and differentiation
  • Literature Projects
  • Breast cancer and population scanning
  • Haemolytic disease of the newborn
  • Neurogenesis in adult and embryonic stages in relation with iron deficiency
  • Personalised medicine
  • Advanced Molecules Membranes and Cells (Stem cells and Regeneration)
  • Evolution and Development
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Human Embryonic Development
  • Principles of Developmental & Reproductive Biology
  •  Frontiers of Molecular Medical Sciences
  • The Early Embryo
  •  Development of Organ Systems
  •  Genetics
  • Physiology of Human Organ Systems
  • Microbes, Infection and Immunity
  •  Genes and Evolution
  •  Molecular Biology of the Gene
  •  Foundation skills for Medical Sciences
  • Physiology of Human Cells
  •  Research Skills for Medical sciences
  • Energy for Life
Personal details:

A hard working individual with a strong desire to continuously evolve and learn that can combine creative thinking and enthusiasm with practical skills and leadership. My passion for a balanced healthy lifestyle has shifted my focus of research into fetal nutrition, thus combining my love for reproductive medicine and nutrition. I perform well under pressure and fast-paced working environments, with team work ethics and business aspirations.

Interests and Hobbies:
  • music, tango, baking, exercise and fitness
  • leadership and personal development
  • seminar attending
Further Information:

Communication; written communication, being able to discuss, assess as well as conclude on scientific information.


Teamwork; ability to work well in team environments and adapt my approach to work with other team members efficiently and respect ideas, views and knowledge of people from all backgrounds.

Organisation/Time managemen; punctuality/Deadlines – from accomplishing events (e.g. weddings) on time restrictions, university assessments, teamwork presentations



English (secondary language with diplomas at Advanced level), Greek (primary language), Ancient Greek and Latin (grammar and literature)


Computer Literacy:

  • RT-PCR software
  • Microsoft Office and Apple iWork
  • Microscopy software
  • Proteins expressed in the placenta by maternal lifestyle choices
  • Adult Neurogenesis
  • Angelman Syndrome
  • Haemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN).

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