Louise Zheng, MS

Lab Manager & Research Associate

Louise Zheng is a challenge-motivated researcher with over five years of experience in biomedical research who conducts experiments with critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills. She is experienced in teaching, management, and collaboration at different levels.

 

2010, MBA, Valparaiso University, Indiana
2008, BS, Biotechnology, Hangzhou Normal University, Zhejiang, China

 

Conduct research under PI supervision
Coach undergraduate and graduate level students
Biochemical analysis, molecular, and cell biology experiments:
Cell/Tissue culture
DNA/RNA preparation
PCR
Protein extraction and quantification
Western blotting: IP, ELISA, IHC
Mouse care and maintenance
Monitor grants and contract activities
Manage lab inventory and lab ordering

2011- 2012: Aflac Life and Health Insurance Agent

Developed prospective business via cold calling, physically canvassing businesses

Scheduled and conducted meetings with CEOs, business owners, and HR managers

Delivered need-based consultative service for key decision makers in employee benefits

Educated decision-makers with Aflac programs and tailor products for their employees

 

 

2009-2010: rTrail, LLC Project Manager

Led a team that provided consulting services for the City of Valparaiso in a US-China Sister City Project

Conducted analytical taxation report for the City of Valparaiso

Searched/recruited local artists for business development (art fair and classes)

Planned and organized special city events, design branding strategies for travel and tourism

Conducted research to assist in planning, communications development, execution, and post-analysis of projects

Developed effective working relationships

Louise Zheng

540-231-9445
louisez@vt.edu

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