Biologist and Sustainable Designer
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Location: NYC, NY, USA
School: University of California Berkeley
Field of Study: Molecular Environmental Biology, Sustainable Design minor

Biologist and Sustainable Designer

Ralen A Van Domelen
420 W. 119th St. #43 NYC, NY 10027 United States
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University of California Berkeley Graduated May 2019
Bachelor; Molecular Environmental Biology Major, Sustainable Design Minor
▪ Relevant Courses: Intro to Env. Design, Design Frameworks, Bioinspired Design,
Energy and Environment, Human-Centered Design Decal, Introduction to
Photoshop & Illustrator Decal

Alpha Phi Omega: National Co-ed Service Fraternity
Historian and Administrative Committee Leader
▪ Participated in and organized various community service projects and fraternity
▪ Created pledge and active member gear designs, hosted design skills workshop,
worked on event advertisements
▪ Completed LAUNCH, a leadership building workshop created for brothers of APO
International Student Association at Berkeley
Marketing Committee
▪ Practiced design thinking, developed methods for committee brainstorming and
brand creation
▪ Contributed to gear designs, worked on multiple event advertisements for social
media and flyering
Bio-Inspired Design Project
Group Leader
▪ Learned how to use Autodesk Fusion 360, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Illustrator,
Photoshop, and Lightroom
▪ Gained experience in organizing group projects and managing my time efficiently

The Blue Goat Restaurant Amity, OR
Busser/Prep cook 2013 – 2014
▪ Improved customer service skills
▪ Gained cooking skills, increased knowledge of food preparation and handling
Bio-Mechanics Research Berkeley
Research Assistant Feb 2017 – Jan 2018
▪ Gained valuable experience in 3D printing and laser cutting
▪ Learned to construct sensor testing equipment and how to handle specimens
▪ Presented research at the SICB Annual Meeting 2018
Niyogi Lab Berkeley
Research Assistant Jan 2018 – May 2019
▪ Learned PCR, plasmid prep, primer design, plating techniques, etc
▪ Implemented time management and task organization skills
▪ Developed research skills; wrote research proposals and experimental procedures

▪ Self-motivated and able to adapt and thrive in new environments
▪ Artistically skilled and creative
▪ Hard worker, quick learner, dedicated student

biodesign, sustainability, biology, environment, writer, graphic design, design, social media