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Madiha Jamal

EDUCATION

Masters of Science in Bioengineering-Specialization in Bio-Materials
San Diego State University, California, Graduated Summer 2016

Bachelors of Engineering in Bio-Medical Engineering

NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi,Graduated December 2013


RELATED EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant                                                                                               San Diego, CA

San Diego State University                                                                               Jan 2015-July 2016

  • MS thesis work: Validate a bioreactor to analyze its conformation towards set shear and stress; prepare it for cardiac cell culture and performing immunofluorescent imaging on cell sample.
  • Perform Position Imaging Velocimetry (PIV) and further imaging analysis via DaVis and ImageJ software.
  • Arduino Programming and setting up electronic circuitry.
  • Cell Culture and Microscopy techniques (Epifluorescence & Bright field)
  • Statistical Analysis (Minitab)
  • Work with LVAD (Left ventricle Assist Device) and its clinical implications.

Teaching Assistant                                                                                                San Diego, CA

San Diego State University                                                                                               Fall 2015

  • Assisted with coursework of 500 level Biomechanics and Bioengineering lab.
  • Prepared manuals for bioengineering experiments and supervised class.

Research Internee                                                                                                            Karachi

Karachi Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering                                 Fall 2013

  • Gained expertise in DNA isolation protocol, Gel Electrophoresis
  • Performed Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) on diseased samples.
  • Gained exposure on Optical Densitometer, Primer Designing, PCR Gel Docking and on Visualization, Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism and Gene Sequencing.

Centre of Non Communicable Diseases                                                                           Karachi

  • Learned biological sample processing and blood grouping. Summer 2012
  • Collected of biological and clinical information from study patients.
  • Performed bio-statistical analysis using STATA and SPSS on epidemiological patients’ data of type-2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease.

Dar-ul-Sehat Hospital of Medicine and Dentistry                                                        Karachi

  • Troubleshoot, analysis and in-depth study of medical devices. Summer 2011

RELATED PROJECTS

  • Lead the senior design project team in undergrad related mutation detection in hemoglobin gene in Beta Thalessemia using molecular techniques and its gene therapy using insilico analysis.
  • Designed Liver on a Chip using COMSOL with special influence on fluid dynamics.
  • Lead a team which designed and fabricated a cell sorter micro fluid device using MEMS technology with techniques such as photolithography, mask design, etching and microfabrication.

Skills

  • Software expertise with Comsol, Matlab, Gambit, Fluent, Minitab, SolidWorks, Creo, ImageJ, bioinformatics related software, Minitab,  CoventorWare.
  • Programing skills related to C++ and Arduino microcontroller programming.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Trouble shooting electrical circuits involving sensors.
  • Proficient in image acquiring and processing application systems.
  • Efficient in techniques of molecular biology.