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Natalia S

Research Scientist (R&D)

Occupation:

Microbiologist

Location:

Fort Collins, CO

Education Level:

Doctorate

Will Relocate:

YES

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Immunologist, specialized in immunology of cancer and infectious diseases, with work experience in virology (BSL-2 agents), skilled in cell culture and viral culture techniques, Laser Capture Microdissection, flow cytometry, ELISA, cytokine T-cell ELISpot, Real-time PCR , immunological techniques, human blood processing, small rodent (mice) surgery, breeding and handling.

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COMPANY POSITION HELD DATES WORKED

(Confidential) (Confidential) 2/2006 - Present
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (Confidential) 8/2005 - 2/2006
Colorado State University (Confidential) 1/2004 - 7/2005
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Highlights:

November 2006 present Research Scientist/Scholar I Colorado State University, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Fort Collins, CO. February 2006 October 2006 Research Associate IV Colorado State University, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Fort Collins, CO. Work on USDA grant. Promoted from Research Associate IV to Research Scientist/Scholar I (November 2006). August 2005- February 2006 Professional Research Assistant Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO. Monitoring of the immune status of diabetes type 1 patients in clinical trials of immunosuppressant drugs; analysis of the parameters of immune system in type 1 diabetes patients after islet cell transplants; January 2004 July 2005 Postdoctoral Fellow Colorado State University, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Fort Collins, CO. Comparison of the receptor/coreceptor use of the apathogenic non-domestic cat lentiviruses (puma and lion lentiviruses) with the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) of the domestic cats. Results of the study have been reported on 2 scientific conferences (Pisa, Italy; Fort Collins, USA) and in a paper, published in Virology, 2005, v.342, N1. Participated in the preparation of the NIH grant. October 1989 - June 1998 Research Scientist Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Siberian Division of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia. Promoted from Research Scientist I to Research Scientist II over this period. October 1986 - October 1989 Graduate Student Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Siberian Division of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia. Study of the role of macrophages and T-lymphocytes in metastasizing of the experimental and spontaneous tumors in mice. Graduated with Ph.D. Degree.

Companies I like:

Amgen, Merck

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Autonomous work on the USDA research grant for 12 months resulted in 2 scientific publications, submitted to the Journals, and 2 presentations on International Research Conferences. Patent on one of the discoveries is pending.
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