G. Chet is seeking an internship for the summer
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Creative graduate student seeking to leverage joint education in biotechnology and business during a summer internship. Particularly interested in developing real-world solutions in the fields of security, energy, medicine, and bioprocessing.
Keck Graduate Institute
Masters, Business of Bioprocessing (Major)
Class of 2014
- Additional Coursework Includes: Corporate Finance, Ethics in Biotechnology, Finance and Accounting Principles, Information Management, Introduction to Market Assessment and Strategy, Medical Devices, Medical Diagnostics, Molecular Basis of Disease, Molecular Biotechnology, Organizational Behavior, Pharmaceutical Development, and Pharmaceutical Discovery
- Engineered A Novel Device to Better Detect Contamination in Bioreactors: Designed a model bench-top system that could concentrate, purify, and enumerate viral-infected cells from a bioreactor sample. Personal contributions to the team project focused on defining the shortcomings of current detection methods, engineering the device with drafting software, and presenting the group’s work to professors and fellow classmates.
- Commercialization Plan for Tissue-Engineered Small Intestine: Analyzed a $1.5 billion market for a new medical device and accompanying novel surgical procedure for the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles as part of a team project. Advised the inventor on IP and regulatory strategy, potential partners, and marketing mix.
Brigham Young University
BS, Genetics and Biotechnology (Major), Business Management (Minor)
- Other courses included: bioethics, botany, computer programming (basic), Italian (all levels), statistics, and technical communication.
- Business management courses included: accounting, corporate finance, economics, lectures in entrepreneurship, marketing, and organizational behavior.
- Biotech courses included: cellular biology, genetics, genomics, human anatomy, human physiology, microbial genetics, microbial physiology, readings in biotechnology, and various molecular lab courses.
BYU iGEM Team
Jan 2011 — Nov 2011
- Presented to faculty, philanthropists, and fellow competitors nearly a dozen times.
- Created a database to describe and track hundreds of biological parts.
- Designed, created, and inserted novel RNA thermometer sequences of exceptional sensitivity into a biological logic circuit.
- Earned a Gold Medal in the premier synthetic biology competition, MIT’s International Genetically Engineered Machine competition.
- Software Experience — Microsoft Works, Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Open Office, Microsoft Publisher, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Geneious, Java Programming
- Languages — English, Italian, Spanish
- Favorite past times include spending time with wife and newborn son.
- Lab techniques: PCR, sequencing, ELISA, chromatography, blotting techniques, cloning, primer design, creation of plasmids, DNA purification, RNA extraction, etc.