Sarah Lusk Resume
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Location: Tacoma, WA, USA
School: University of Idaho
Field of study: Organic Chemistry

Sarah Lusk Resume

Sarah Lusk
4005 S Warner St.
Apt 8
Tacoma, WA 98409
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Education: ____________________________________________ ________
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA June 2018 – August 2019
Program: Graduate Fellow, MS Track; Major: Organic Chemistry

University of Idaho, Moscow, ID August 2012 - May 2018
Degree: B.S.; Major: Chemistry; GPA upon Graduation: 3.50

Relevant Experience: ____________________________ _______________
Confirmation Toxicologist
Cordant Health Solutions August 2019 – Present
o Ran toxicological screens using LCMS and GC-FID technology on 4,000 samples daily
o Preformed daily, routine, and troubleshooting maintenance on 25 LCMS instruments
o Adhered to lab SOP and HIPPA guidelines
o Compiled new training materials and edited SOPs to better reflect good lab practices

Lab Instructor June 2018 – August 2019
University of Pittsburgh, Chemistry Department, Organic Chemistry
o Taught lab safety and procedures to two sections of 14 students
o Fostered a safe learning environment for all students
o Tutored students and graded lab reports

Research Assistant August 2016 – May 2018
University of Idaho, Chemistry Department, Waynant Group
o Synthesized monomers for study
o Studied physical effects of polymer systems
o Presented research updates at weekly lab meetings

Research Assistant August 2014 - August 2016
University of Idaho, Chemistry Department, Magolan Group
o Worked towards the total synthesis of biologically active compounds
o Developed a new photoredox catalyzed amidation methodology
o Characterized compounds with 1H NMR

Idaho INBRE Research Fellow May 2015 - August 2015
University of Idaho, Chemistry Department, Magolan Group
o Ran solvent screens for a new catalytic methodology
o Determined optimum conditions for new amidation reaction
o Awarded third place at the INBRE poster presentation
Publications: _____________________ ________ ____

o Jones-Mensah, E.; Lusk, S.; Magolan, J. Progress Toward the Total Synthesis of Tetarimycin A. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2015, 249

Poster Presentations:____________________ ________ ____

o Lusk, S.; Karki, M.; Magolan, J. Oxidation of Dimethyl Aniline Using Photoredox Catalysis. Presented at Idaho INBRE Research Presentation. Third Place. August 2015.

Extracurricular Activities: ___________________________ ____________
American Chemical Society, Member October 2017 – Present
Hodia Diabetes Camp, Camp Counselor July 2009 – Present
Secular Student Alliance, Club President August 2017 – August 2018
Feminists at the University of Idaho, Club President August 2017 – August 2018