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Jessica Blais

 
Full Name: Jessica Blais
Position Sought: Clinical Embryologist
Primary Language: Spanish, English
Address: Miami
Fl
United States
33176
Telephone: +1 727 534 3966
E-mail: Contact Jessica
 Profile and objectives
To become part of a well establish ART clinic. To improve my expertise and to help achieving optimal results.
  Main resume

Embryologist and Andrologist willing to relocate, in order to provide support and experties for the ART clinic. Able to work by own initiative and as part of a team. Proven Leadership skills involving managing, quality control assurance and motivational skills to achieve objectives. 

 History
Career History:

 2013- to date FERTILITY AND IVF CENTER OF MIAMI

(Overall 450 cycles per year)

 

2017 to date LAB SUPERVISOR

 

  1. Daily on site supervision for the Endocrinology, Andrology and IVF lab
  2. Managing lab inventory.
  3. Make yearly contracts with Vendors.
  4. Handeling standing Orders.
  5. Ordering all supplies needed for the proper function of all 3 labs (Endocrinology, Andrology and IVF).
  6. Scheduling and coordinating  equipment maintenance and Calibration as established on our equipment maintenance manual.
  7. Providing proper training to all new employees.
  8. Perform PT testing as required to maintain proper certification standards.
  9. Troubleshooting and maintenance of Lab equipment as needed.

 

On  a daily basis  perform all assisted reproductive tasks in embryology, andrology and hormone lab

  ART  EMBRYOLOGYST

BOARD CERTIFY EMBRYOLOGIST AND ANDROLOGIST

  • Daily baisis assisted reproductive tasks including:
  • Follicular aspiration.
  • Sperm capacitation.
  • Conventional IVF, ICSI and PICSI.
  • Vitrification of embryos and oocytes.
  • Sperm criopreservation.
  • Patients, Donor and Surrogacy IVF programs.

 

August 2010 - November 2010     ASSISTED REPRODUCTION OF MEXICO (RAM)

                         (Overall 250 cycles per year)

      ART EMBRYOLOGYST

  • Implementation of the Quality Assurance program for the clinic.
  • Review of clinic operational program.
  • Daily baisis assisted reproductive tasks including:
  • Follicular aspiration.
  • Sperm capacitation.
  • Conventional IVF, ICSI and PICSI.
  • Vitrification of embryos and oocytes.
  • Sperm criopreservation.
  • Patients, Donor and Surrogacy IVF programs.

   

2007-2010   MEXICAN INSTITUTE FOR HIGH TECHNOLOGY ON

                    REPRODUCTION (inmater)

                    (Overall 350 cycles per year)

        ART JUNIOR EMBRYOLOGIST AND ANDROLOGIST

  • Sperm valoration and capacitation techniques (Andrology lab).
  • HIV seminal preparation.
  • TESA, MESA sperm preparation.
  • Sperm cryopreservation.
  • Develop and supervised donor gamete program in compliance with mexican health department.
  • Team work and solo handling of IVF techniques.
  • IVF , ICSI and PICSI techniques for assisted reproduction.
  • Occyte and embryo vitrification technique.
  • Vitrification media preparation.
  • Quality control compliance.
  • Elaboration of quality control procedure manuals and capacitation to clinic personel.

           

2006 – 2007  INSTITUTO DE BIOFISICA CARLOS CHAGAS FILHO,

                     UNIVERSIDAD FEDERAL DE RIO DE JANEIRO, BRASIL.

                           FELLOW RESEARCHER

                           Proyect: Research on three biomaterial prototypes: 3- 

                           polyhidroxybutirate acid (PHB), poli (L-coD-L lactide) acid

                          (PLDLA) and titanium (Ti): Biocompatibility assessment with

                          human  osteoblast (HOB) cell tissue cultures.

 

  • Functionalization of biomaterial implants with human plasma fibronectin for adhesión assays.
  • Effect of implants on cellular proliferation and citotoxicity on HOB cultures.
  • Force atomic microscopy for evaluation of topography and topology of  biomaterials.
  • Cell- biomaterial behaviour analysis with electronic scan microscopy.

     

 

2002-2004  BIOSKINCO BIO CELLULAR SCIENCE

                      PRODUCTION LABORATORIST

  • Culture of human skyn criopreserved allografts for cell tissue regeneration.
  • Culture, maintenance and propagation of  keratinocytes and fibroblasts (3T3 feeder strand)
  • Media culture preparation.
  • Quality control superviser of the final product.

     

Experience:

2013 AAB

MT BOAR CERTIFICATION (AAB)

August 2011

Mexican Association for Reproductive Medecine (AMMR).

Workshop: Standarization of WHO's andrology manual.

May 2010

Mexican Association for Reproductive Medecine (AMMR).

Workshop:  Oocyte In Vitro Maduration (IVM), Mexico D. F.

March 2009

Mexican Association of Reproductive Medecine (AMMR).

Workshop: Embryo and Oocyte vitrification, the latest in cryopreservation techniques.

July 2008

Institut Universitari Dexeus; Barcelona, Spain.

Fellow trainee at the Assisted Reproduction Lab.

April –October 2008

University Hospital La Fé; Valencia, Spain.

Fellow trainee at the Assisted Reproduction Lab       

February 2008

Reproductive Research Center, Cleveland Clinic; Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Hands on training in Assisted Reproductive Techniques

Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute and Department of Obstetrics – Gynecology.

Education:

2006 -200 7   MSc.  Carlos Chagas Filho Biophysics Institute at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

             Research Program Fellowship.

 

2005 – 2007  MSc.  Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the

              Politechnical Institute (CINVESTAV – IPN); México

              Master in Cellular Biology  (finall score  9.5)

1996 – 2001   BS.     National School for Biologycal Sciences of the                    Politechnical Institute, México D.F.

             Graduate in BIology with experties on Biotechnology.

 Personal
Personal details:
Interests and Hobbies:

Dancing, reading, painting, music, arts, going outdoors,yoga, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Further Information:

 

Spanish:

Native speaker

English:

Oral: 100%

Written: 95%

FCE

Teacher´s Diploma

iBT 103 score

Portuguese:

Oral: 70%

 

 

 Science
Publications:

Lazcano Jessica, Maldonado Israel, Lopez Pablo et al. A comparative clinical study. Result of vitrifi- cation and devitrification of human embryos with two types of open systems: Cryotop vs Cryolock. Revista Mexicana de Medicina de la Reproducción Vol 2,No. 3; 79:83,  2010.

 

Maldonado Israel, Lazcano Jessica, Lopez Pablo et al. Clinical pregnancy: result of the application of conventional in vitro fecundation as insemina- tion method of devitrified oocytes. Revista Mexicana de Medicina de la Reproducción Vol 2,No. 3; 84:86,  2010.

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