Amanda McClure


About Me

I am an internally motivated individual and tend take initiative. I do not seek out leadership roles, but often find myself in them in my endeavor to do what is needed. I take great pride in my work and always give my best effort.

Location

Saint Joseph, Missouri
Jefferson City, Missouri
Education
    Truman State University
    December, 2014 - December, 2014
    degree
    Bachelor's
    major
    Biology
    coursework
    Genetics
    Plant physiology
    Horticulture
    Soil science
    Microbiology
    Disease ecology
    Ecology
    Organic chemistry
Work Experience
    DuPont
    Laboratory technician
    May, 2016 - present
    company
    DuPont
    title
    Laboratory technician
    overview
    Quality control analysis to ensure safety and conformity of finished products being shipped to customers.
    Enginuity world wide
    LABORATORY ASSISTANT
    February, 2016 - May, 2016
    Truman state University
    Research assistant II
    May, 2014 - December, 2014
    Truman state University
    Research Assistant I
    May, 2013 - May, 2014
Fun Fact
I would describe myself as a chaotic good character
Passion
I love all things science and am passionate about disseminating knowledge to others in ways that can be understood by the less scientifically literate. My other favorite topic is my dogs, about whom I will speak at length.
Skills
Technical skills
Ash contentbomb calorimetryBulk densityChemical solution creationElectrophoresisHazardous waste disposal (DoT and RCRA)HydroponicsMagnetic Bead DNA extractionMoisture content analysisParticle distributionPlant nutrient deficiency analysisPlant propagatingPrimary literature reading and comprehensionQualitative PCRSample library maintenanceSeed startingSoil composition analysisSoil nutrient contentSoil pHTitrationWestern BlotWriting for publication
Skills
Grammar correctionMicrosoft Office
Leadership
    Plants! Horticultural Enthusiast Club
    Beta Beta Beta
Hobbies
Dog Training
Gardening