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Laura Bullock

 
Full Name: Laura Bullock
Position Sought: Trainee embryologist
Primary Language: English
Address: London
Kent
United Kingdom
DA5 3BW
Telephone: 07557733978
E-mail: Contact Laura
 Profile and objectives
A highly motivated, confident and reliable Biology graduate looking for a trainee/junior position in an IVF clinic
  Main resume

Biologist with an MSc in Reproductive medicine and ethics looking for trainee/junior roles within the IVF field. I have a real passion for the subject and my goal is to become a clinical embryoligist or andrologist, either via the NHS STP programme or a private provider. 

 History
Career History:

Edith Secondary school                                                                 June-July 2018                              

  • Temporary position working as a Science technician. Tasks included preparing class practicals, assisting teachers on health and safety, performing equipment checks and stock take.

 

Holiday extras                                                                      December 2017-April 2018                                 

  • Sales specialist working in a call centre to sell shortbreaks, as well as helping customers. Duties involved making sales over the phone, emailing customers and liasing with a larger team to provide good customer service.

 

Power Efficiency (now Ecova) Summer 2014 and Summer 2015

  • Office-based work as a technical client support agent.
  • Responsibilities included answering emails, phoning clients and coordinating site visits with colleagues.

Central care                                                             July 2016-January 2018                           

Part time on call consultant, for a company that provides emergency cover to hostels.

  • Recruitment agency in which I worked as part of a team as well as individually to provide excellent customer service to hundreds of hostels around London. Tasks included answering emails, speaking to customers, and working under high pressure to provide a fast service to the clients.
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Education:

2017-2017 University of Kent Reproductive Medicine and Ethics MSc

  • Merit
  • Topics covered included:
  • CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing experiment
  • In vitro fertilisation
  • Sex chromosomes and genetics
  • Scientific communication skills
  • Research project entitled "Investigation of H2A.X phosphorylation kinetics in spermatogenesis".
  • Required that I work methodically with regards to health and safety regulations and pay close attention to detail in order to achieve accurate results.
  • Included 3 months of practical experience in the laboratory, working alongside PHD and post-doctoral colleagues.
  • Use of various laboratory techniques including; immunohistochemistry, use of high powered microscopes, animal dissection, tissue preperation, preparing reagents and analysing data.

 

2013-2016 University of Kent Biology BSc (Hons)

 

  • Upper second class
  • 1st year subjects included:
  • Introduction to Biochemistry
  • Enzymes and introduction to metabolism
  • Molecular and cellular biology
  • Human physiology and disease
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Biodiversity
  • 2nd year subjects included:
  • Gene expression and its control
  • Cell biology
  • Infection and immunity
  • Animal form and function
  • Plant physiology and adaptation
  • Microbial physiology and genetics
  • 3rd year subjects included:
  • The cell cycle
  • Frontiers in Oncology
  • Cancer biology
  • Biology and human identity
  • Research project entitled: Is acquired resistance to chemotherapy the main hurdle in the battle to treat/defeat breast cancer?
  • Practical skills acquired include:
  • Preparation and identification of nucleic acids, protein isolation and separation by gel filtration. Use of a haemocytometer, microscopic investigation, aseptic technique and bacterial isolation and cultivation.
  • Cell breakage, ELISA, immunoassays, spectroscopy, enzyme assays, protein purification, gene cloning, gas chromatography, HPLC and microscopy.
  • Well versed in sterile microbiological techniques allowing for the maintenance and growth of bacterial and yeast cell cultures, UV mutagenesis, western blot analysis, agarose gel electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE, DNA and RNA extraction and spectrophotometry

 

Bexley Grammar School 2005-2013

  • 4 A levels:  Biology B, History B, Physical education C, Spanish D
  • 12 GCSE’s graded A*-C, including A’s in English, Maths and Biology.
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