Resume: Microbiologist with over 3 yrs. exp.

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Allan A. Sargan
1740 West Foster Avenue, 3D • Chicago, IL 60640	(773)506-7276 •

Objective:	Biological Laboratory Position

Professional Experience:

1996	Solopak Pharmaceuticals Inc.	Elk Grove Village, Illinois
to Present	Quality Control Senior Microbiologist
	•	Maintain standard operating procedures and ensure compliance to USP,
CFR, and GMP regulations.
	•	Review and initiate SOP's and SOP changes to systems based on
regulation changes, process changes, inefficiencies, process improvements,
changing trends, and laboratory responsibility expansions.
	•	Schedule and assign microbiological and validation testing.
	•	Review and approve all microbiological test reports for media growth
promotion, bacterial endotoxin, sterility, water, alcohol, bioburden,
compressed air and nitrogen testing, and environmental monitoring.
	•	Generate and review investigations for out-of-limit conditions,
non-compliance and test failures.
	•	Hire, train, supervise and motivate staff.
	•	Oversee training of personnel and conduct annual appraisals.

1994	Solopak Pharmaceuticals Inc.	Elk Grove Village, Illinois
to 1996	Quality Control Microbiologist
	•	Coordinated and performed bacterial endotoxin testing for finished
products, validations, raw materials and water.
	•	Coordinated and performed sterility testing of finished products and
stability samples.
	•	Performed media growth promotion and maintained viable ATCC organism
	•	Performed ingress tests, sterility test validations, and sterile device
tests and validations.
	•	Performed test protocol and protocol execution for general test
validations and method inquiries.
	•	Sampled and tested critical systems including in-process water, water
for injection, product bioburden, component bioburden, compressed air and
nitrogen systems.
	•	Performed morphologies, gram stains, and streaks for isolation.
	•	Qualified laboratory autoclave cycles and maintained status.
	•	Inspected and maintained laboratory incubators, refrigerators and
laminar flow hoods.
	•	Prepared media and reagents for laboratory testing.
	•	Performed environmental monitoring of the clean rooms and support areas
which include microbial air and surface, particulate, and HEPA velocity

1990	University of the Philippines Science Institute	Bolinao,
to 1993	Research Assistant
	•	Assisted principal researcher on the study of algal life, invertebrates
and other marine life.
	•	Conducted experiments on the industrial uses of algae.
	•	Prepared specimens and laboratory equipment for researcher.
	•	Conducted literature review on various topics of plant and animal
physiology, cell biology and histology.


1993	University of the Philippines	Baguio City, Philippines
	Bachelor of Science in Biology

Affiliations:	Pintig Cultural Group	Chicago, Illinois
	Artistic Director, 1994 to present

	University of the Philippines Biology Society	Baguio City, Philippines
	Member, 1989 to 1992

References:	Available upon request

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