Curriculum Vitae

Nicole Caimi

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E-mails: nicolecaimi@gmail.com, ncaimi@unm.edu

Education

  • Current: Bachelors of Science in Biology; January 2009 Projected Graduation Fall 2011 (GPA 3.57) University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Undergraduate course work 2007-2008; New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
  • High School Diploma 2004-2007; Sandia High School, Albuquerque, NM

Relevant Work Experience

  •  2010-Current Laboratory and Research Assistant in Dr. Steven Poe’s Lab at the University of New Mexico
  •  Fall 2008 Laboratory and Research Assistant in Dr. Champ S. Gopalan's Lab at New Mexico State University
  • Summer 2007-Spring 2008 Laboratory Research Assistant in a Dr. Jinfa Zhang’s Lab at New Mexico State University

Special Recognition, Volunteer Work, and Experience

  • Summer 2010: Field Research in Chiapas and Oaxaca Mexico collecting reptiles and amphibians
  •  Spring Semester 2010: Language and cultural immersion program, Granada, Spain
  • 2009: Made the Dean’s List for good academic standing in the college of Arts and Sciences at the University of New Mexico
  • Fall 2008: Ambassador for the College of Arts and Sciences at New Mexico State University
  • Fall 2008: Volunteered for the Obama campaign doing phone canvassing
  • Summer 2007 to Fall 2008: Research Student in the Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) Program at New Mexico State University
  • School year 2007-2008: Volunteer Roadrunner Program thorough Associated Students of New Mexico State University
  • 2005 to 2007: Volunteer Key club at Sandia High School
  • 2006 to 2007: Student Government at Sandia High School
  •  Summer, 2006: Religious Youth Service, voluntary community service learning project, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Summer, 2005: Service for Peace, Washington D.C.
  •  Continuous involvement and community volunteer work with my church

Posters and Presentations

  • Fall 2007 presented poster on “Mapping the Chromosomal Location of A Fertility Restorer Gene in Cotton” at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Arts Symposium URCAS at New Mexico Sate University
  • Fall 2008 presented poster on “Mapping the Chromosomal Location of A Fertility Restorer Gene in Cotton” at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Arts Symposium URCAS at New Mexico Sate University
  • Fall 2008 presented power point presentation on “Gene Expression Related to Nitrogen Metabolism During Leaf Senescence in Plants” at the Annual Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Conference at New Mexico State University

Special Skills and Qualifications

  • Sufficient Speaking and Writing Skills in Spanish
  • Good people skills/ Communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledgeable about computers, and excellent typing skills
  • CPR and First Aid certified 
  • Lab skills in DNA extraction
  • Lab stills in PCR amplification
  • Field Collection and Preservation experience of Anolis and Sceloporus

Biology Course Work

  • Molecular Cell Biology with lab
  • Genetics with lab
  • Evolution and Ecology with lab
  • Plant & Animal Form & Function with lab
  • Upper level Molecular Cell Biology
  • Immunology 

* References upon request

 

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