EXPERIENCE

Coulter Transnational Research Partnership 2015 - 2016
Market Analyst and Team Manager
Team coaching, market analytics, due diligence and budget tracking

CoMotion 2014 - 2015
Technology Licensing Fellow  
Researched intellectual property, market and competition for technologies developed at UW

The National Sanitation Foundation International 2008 - 2010
Microbiology Internship  
Assay development for customer recruitment

University of Michigan Health System 2007 - 2008
Urology Dept. Gift Processing Coordinator Assistant   
Fund raising support 

 

Computer & IT SKILLS 

Languages
Intermediate: Python, Pandas, NumPy. Novice: SQL, Basic, C++, Matlab andHTML.  

Applications
MS suite, UCSC Genome Browser, Ensembl, MGI Database, NCBI suite, SHIELD, CLC suite, CodonCode, Serial Cloner, Gimp, Prism, etc. 

Operating Systems
Windows, Mac OS and Linux(Kubuntu)

 

EDUCATION

Data Science Certificate 2016
Seattle, WA
General Assembly

Doctorate of Philosophy 2015
Pharmacology
Seattle, WA
School of Medicine
University of Washington    

Business Certificate 2015
Technology & Entrpreneurship
Seattle, WA
Foster School of Business
University of Washington                                                 

Bachelor of Science 2010
Biochemistry/Environmental Science
Ann Arbor, MI
College of Literature, Science and the Arts
University of Michigan

 

RESEARCH

UW Postdoctoral Researcher 2016 - present
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Auditory neuroscience and non-coding RNA

UW Research Associate 2010 - 2015
Graduate Research in Pharmacology
Molecular biology and genetics of hearing loss  

UW Research Rotations  2010 - 2011
Rotations in Pharmacology
ALS and Huntington's disease  

The National Sanitation Foundation International 2008 - 2010
Microbiology Internship
Assay development and independent research with Cytochrome p450s

 

PUBLICATIONS

Minich, R.R., Watson C.J., Tempel B.L (Manuscript) Long Non-coding RNAs Contribute to Age Related Hearing Loss in the C57Bl/6J Inbred Mouse Strain.
        
Minich, R.R., Li, J., Tempel, B.L (Submitted) EGR1 Binds to and Activates the α-Atp2b2 Promoter, the Main Transcript of the Outer Hair Cells.     

Watson C.J., Lies S.M., Minich, R.R., Tempel B.L (2014) Changes in cochlear PMCA2 expression correlate with maturation of auditory sensitivity. JARO 15:543-553. PMID: 24799196.