Neuroscience graduate
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: New York University Shanghai
Major: Neuroscience

Neuroscience graduate

Research associate and lab manager, Lin Lab, New York, NY — June 2018- present
Run laboratory safely and efficiently, overseeing lab personnel, equipment, supplies, and documentation
Perform sterotactic surgeries on mice, including viral injections and optical fiber implantations
Conduct fiber photometry and social behavior experiments
Maintain mouse breeding colonies and run genotyping tests for several mouse strains

Research assistant, Erlich Lab, Shanghai, China — August 2017- May 2018
Conducted research on mouse frontal orienting field (FOF)
Used Allen Brain Atlas to locate homologous structures between rat and mouse
Trained animals and learned surgical techniques

Research assistant, Sjulson Lab, New York, New York — February 2017-August 2017
Trained mice in nose-poke task
Performed methods of tissue data collection including cryostat sectioning of tissue, immunostaining, and image analysis with light microscope

Other work experience
NYU Shanghai Health and Wellness promotion member — August 2014- May 2015
Worked in team to promote healthful habits to NYU Shanghai students
Attended weekly meetings, planned health promotion events, created informational pamphlets

Skills and interests
Lab skills: tissue imaging, immunohistology, cryostat sectioning, stereotactic surgeries, troubleshooting optical equipment
Technical skills: familiar with Matlab, R, python
Languages: conversational Chinese
Neuroscience interests: decision making, affective neuroscience, impulsivity, addiction, evolutionary neuroscience
Other interests: traveling, meditation, contemporary dance

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