Resume

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS 

Dr. Ragina M. Singh has over 15 years experience running her own business as University Admissions & Academic Counselor, Private Instructor in Advanced Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and teaching writing of college application essays. She worked as an adjunct facility at Dominican University, teaching Chemistry and Math, held a brief Post-Doctoral position at University of Southern California and worked as a research assistant at University of Auckland, New Zealand before entering the field of Bio-Technology. She has 12 years experience as a Bio-tech Scientist, Applications Chemist and Manufacturing Engineer.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION

  • Statistics for Experimenters ………University associates of Princeton   New Jersey
  • in Chemistry, University of Auckland, New Zealand. (Completed 1984)

Thesis: Kinetic of Metabolite transport across Biological Membrane

  • (Hons) in Chemistry, University of Waikato, New Zealand, Thesis: “Kinetics of Rates of Hydrolysis of Imines”. (Graduated 1980)
  • In Chemistry (minor Physics, Math) University of Waikato, New Zealand. (Graduated 1979)
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship at University of Southern California. 1986 November – 1987 February 

Core Accomplishments

Inventions: Invented a periodic table board game
Publications: 15 Publications. List available upon request.
Professional Affiliations * Treasurer Educators in Private Practice,

* Marin County, California.

* American Association for Clinical Chemistry

* New York Academy of Sciences

* The New Zealand Institute of Chemistry

*Recognized as a symposium organizer for California Separation Science Society

* Developed Chemistry program for the nursing program at Dominican University 2000

Community Service Sponsor KQED radio program

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Self-Employed (www.raginasacademy.com)

Private Instructor September 2000 to Present

  • College and Career counseling
  • College Application Essay writing
  • College Admission Processes
  • Academic Counseling
  • Standardized Test Preparation
  • Private sessions in Math, Chemistry, Physics and Biology

Genentech, Vacaville, California, USA

Technology Transfer Engineer (Contractor) June 23rd 2014 to January 11th 2014

Utilities Validations Engineer September 23rd 2013 June 23rd 2014

Norvatis, Diagnostics Emeryville, California, USA 

Senior Consultant (Contract work) May 2013 to July 2013 

Dominican University, San Rafael, California, USA 

Adjunct faculty

Teaching Pre-Med Chemistry, Nursing Chemistry, Algebra, Pre-Calculus September 2000 to May 2001

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Hercules, California, USA 1990 – 2000

Research/Manufacturing Engineer

Interaction Chemicals/Varian Sample Prep Division, Mountain View, California, USA 1986 – 1989

Applications Chemist

Auckland University Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand 1984 -1985

Scientific Officer in Hospital Research Laboratory

Auckland University School of Medicine, Auckland, New Zealand

Research Assistant in developing and analyzing Pharmacokinetics of Anti Cancer drugs                                                                                     1985-1986

Tutoring, SAT & ACT Test Preparation, College Application, and Academic Counseling