RESUME: neuroscience/biology research assistant

Rodney A. Swain swain at neuro.usc.edu
Mon Aug 18 10:07:05 EST 1997


JARED D. LAMBERT
P.O. Box 2391
Champaign, IL  61825
(812) 254-9721
e-mail:  jlamber1 at uiuc.edu

OBJECTIVE:

To conduct basic or applied neurobiological research in an arena that 
capitalizes on my skills in research design, data analysis, and hard
work ethic. 

EDUCATION:

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, Urbana, IL.
Completed M-1 sequence.   

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Urbana, IL.  Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1996.
Honors Thesis:  "Experience-Dependent Alteration of Synelfin Expression
in the Rat Cerebellar Cortex."  Minor:  Chemistry.

SAUK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Dixon, IL.  

EDUCATIONAL HONORS, SCHOLARSHIPS, and HONOR SOCIETIES:

Pre Health Professions Society...............................1994-1996
Canterbury Foundation Scholarship............................1993-1996
UIUC Dean's List.............................................1992-1994
Alpha Lambda Delta...........................................1993
Phi Eta Sigma................................................1993
Elk's National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship..1992

EMPLOYMENT:

1994 to 1996.  UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Urbana, IL.  Instructional
Laboratory Preparer in the School of Life Sciences.  Duties included 
the coordination and preparation of laboratory exercises for approximately
700 undergraduate Biology majors, contributions to the development of an 
instructional manual, marine animal care, reagent preparation, and clerical
work.

1994.  HOLIDAY INN, HOLIDOME, Champaign, IL.  Maintenance.  Duties included
general facilities maintenance including heating, cooling, plumbing, and 
electrical repair.

1992-1993.  STERLING-ROCK FALLS CLINIC, Sterling, IL.  Medical Records.  
Duties were primarily clerical.

1990-1992.  STERLING-ROCK FALLS CLINIC, Sterling, IL.  Maintenance and 
Specimen Courier.  Duties included general facilities maintenance and 
transportation of patient speciments and paperwork between satellite 
clinics in northern Illinois.

1989-1990.  STERLING-ROCK FALLS CLINIC, Sterling, IL.  Laboratory Clerk. 
Duties were primarily clerical.

1987-1993.  STERLING MUNICIPAL SYMPHONY BAND, Sterling, IL.  Principal 
Euphonium.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS/PUBLICATIONS:

Swain, R.A., Birnbaum, A.D., Lambert, J.D., Irwin, S.A., George, J.M., 
   Clayton, D.F., & Greenough, W.T.  (1996).  Experience-dependent 
   alteration of synelfin expression in the rat cerebellum.  Society for 
   Neuroscience Abstracts, 22, 1877. 

Swain, R.A., Lambert, J.D., Birnbaum, A.D., Ho, S.G., George, J.M., 
   Clayton, D.F., & Greenough, W.T. (manuscript in preparation).  
   A putative role for synelfin as a neuroprotectant.

SKILLS:

Statistical design and analysis, electrophysiology (multiple unit and 
field potential recording), small animal surgery and perfusion, histology, 
immunocytochemistry, light microscopy, image processing, behavioral training. 

COMPUTER/SOFTWARE

Extensive experience with assorted IBM and Macintosh software including 
Microsoft Office, Word, WordPerfect, Excel, Lotus 1-2-3, Adobe Photoshop, 
and NIH Image.

REFERENCES:

Available upon request.



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