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==Contact Info==
 
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Chet Chamberlain <br>
 
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Brigham Young University <br>
 
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Provo, UT <br>
 
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==Education==
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<b> MBS Business of Bioprocessing</b><br>
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Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, Claremont, CA <br>
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Spring 2014 <br>
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<b> BS Microbial Genetics and Biotechnology</b><br>
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Minors in Business Management and Molecular Biology <br>
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT <br>
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT <br>
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Fall 2004 - Present <br>
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Spring 2012 <br>
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Expected graduation April 2012, earning B.S. in Genetics and Biotechnology with emphasis on microbial genetics <br>
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Coursework included: <br>
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Minors in Business Management and Microbiology <br>
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*<b>Readings in Biotechnology:</b> Read, reviewed, and presented current scientific literature in many fields of biotechnology. Discussed modern techniques and findings in vaccines, synthetic biology, gene therapy, cancer, and other health-related topics.
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*<b>Advanced Microbial Physiology:</b> Delved into the workings of microbes, focusing on the relationships between specific genes and proteins for various pathways.
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*Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques Lecture and Wet Lab: Designed and executed a variety of experiments including site-directed mutagenesis, blotting techniques, and DNA fingerprinting. Studied many other techniques by thorough reading of the classic primary literature.
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*<b>Advanced Human Physiology:</b> In-depth study of tissues and organ systems, focusing on homeostasis. Further discussion of pathogens and conditions that cause various imbalances.
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*Mentored Genetics Lab Techniques: Hands-on experience researching a gene starting from RNA extraction and designing specific primers to replication, sequencing, and studying the gene with bioinformatic software.
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*<b>Molecular Biology Lab, Microbial Genetics Lab, Mentored Research Lab:</b> Conducted classic molecular experiments including DNA fingerprinting, site-directed mutagenesis, RNA hybridization blot, and electrophoretic mobility shift assay. Designed and executed personal research. Planned and executed research of a previously unsequenced gene from strawberry, including RNA extraction, designing primers from homologs, PCR and cloning, sequencing, and studying the gene with bioinformatic software.
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*Molecular and Cellular Biology Courses: In-depth study of the inner workings of cells with a focus on general strategies and modern techniques of experimentation as well as interpreting data from contemporary publications.
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*<b>Molecular and Cellular Biology:</b> In-depth study of the inner workings of cells with a focus on general strategies and modern techniques of experimentation as well as interpreting data from contemporary publications.
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*Genomics: Integrated knowledge of cellular functions with modern DNA sequencing techniques to better understand implications of modern research published in scientific journals.
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*<b>Genomics and Genetics:</b> Integrated knowledge of cellular functions with modern DNA sequencing techniques to better understand the implications of current primary literature. Solved challenging statistical and logical problems built around complicated patterns of genetic inheritance in plants, animals, and humans.
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*Biochemistry and Organic Chemistry Courses: Studied the biochemical processes crucial to life and the chemistry that makes them possible.
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*<b>Organic Chemistry: </b>Detailed study of mechanisms and trends in organic reactions.
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*Genetics: Solved challenging statistical and logical problems built around complicated patterns of genetic inheritance in plants, animals, and humans.
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*<b>Botany: </b>Actively participated in small-group discussions regarding intricate plant functions and the critical role of plants in the biosphere. Included study of basic plant anatomy and physiology.
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*Botany: Actively participated in small-group discussions regarding intricate plant functions and the critical role of plants in the biosphere.
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*<b>Statistics:</b> Employed various formulas to determine the significance and probability of error of data gathered from experimentation.
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*Advanced Physiology: In-depth study of mammalian tissues and organ systems and their pathogens focusing on homeostasis with human as the model organism.
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*<b>Organizational Effectiveness:</b> Studied how to increase outputs of organizations through organizational structure, strategy, and dynamic leadership.
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*Statistics: Employed various formulas to determine the significance and probability of error of data gathered from experimentation.
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*<b>Computer Programming: </b>Designed and implemented original algorithms for simple programs and databases using Java platform.
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*Organizational Effectiveness: Studied how to increase outputs to inputs of organizations through organizational structure, strategy, and leadership.
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*Basic Computer Programming: Designed and implemented original algorithms for simple programs and databases using Java platform.
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==Research interests==
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===Research interests===
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I am most interested in assembling and testing novel biological systems with practical applications in health, energy, agriculture, or manufacturing.  I love the principles of synthetic biology.
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I am particularly interested in bioengineering practical solutions to problems in energy, medicine, food supply, or pollution clean-up.   
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I enjoy my current research -- optimizing butanol production in Clostridium ragsdalei.   
I enjoy my current research -- optimizing butanol production in Clostridium ragsdalei.   
I would love to explore a microbial detector or cure for human diseases.
I would love to explore a microbial detector or cure for human diseases.
I am really interested in the idea of BioBrick parts in all applications.
I am really interested in the idea of BioBrick parts in all applications.
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*[http://openwetware.org/wiki/BYU_iGEM/Team BYU iGEM]
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*[http://2011.igem.org/Team:BYU_Provo BYU's iGEM Team 2011]
*[http://www.facebook.com/chet.chamberlain Facebook Profile]
*[http://www.facebook.com/chet.chamberlain Facebook Profile]
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/chet-chamberlain/20/9b4/199 LinkedIn Profile]
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/chet-chamberlain/20/9b4/199 LinkedIn Profile]

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Chet and his wife, Michaela
Chet and his wife, Michaela


Email me through OpenWetWare

Education

MBS Business of Bioprocessing
Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, Claremont, CA
Spring 2014
Coursework included:


BS Microbial Genetics and Biotechnology
Minors in Business Management and Molecular Biology
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Spring 2012
Coursework included:

  • Readings in Biotechnology: Read, reviewed, and presented current scientific literature in many fields of biotechnology. Discussed modern techniques and findings in vaccines, synthetic biology, gene therapy, cancer, and other health-related topics.
  • Advanced Microbial Physiology: Delved into the workings of microbes, focusing on the relationships between specific genes and proteins for various pathways.
  • Advanced Human Physiology: In-depth study of tissues and organ systems, focusing on homeostasis. Further discussion of pathogens and conditions that cause various imbalances.
  • Molecular Biology Lab, Microbial Genetics Lab, Mentored Research Lab: Conducted classic molecular experiments including DNA fingerprinting, site-directed mutagenesis, RNA hybridization blot, and electrophoretic mobility shift assay. Designed and executed personal research. Planned and executed research of a previously unsequenced gene from strawberry, including RNA extraction, designing primers from homologs, PCR and cloning, sequencing, and studying the gene with bioinformatic software.
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology: In-depth study of the inner workings of cells with a focus on general strategies and modern techniques of experimentation as well as interpreting data from contemporary publications.
  • Genomics and Genetics: Integrated knowledge of cellular functions with modern DNA sequencing techniques to better understand the implications of current primary literature. Solved challenging statistical and logical problems built around complicated patterns of genetic inheritance in plants, animals, and humans.
  • Organic Chemistry: Detailed study of mechanisms and trends in organic reactions.
  • Botany: Actively participated in small-group discussions regarding intricate plant functions and the critical role of plants in the biosphere. Included study of basic plant anatomy and physiology.
  • Statistics: Employed various formulas to determine the significance and probability of error of data gathered from experimentation.
  • Organizational Effectiveness: Studied how to increase outputs of organizations through organizational structure, strategy, and dynamic leadership.
  • Computer Programming: Designed and implemented original algorithms for simple programs and databases using Java platform.

Research interests

I am most interested in assembling and testing novel biological systems with practical applications in health, energy, agriculture, or manufacturing. I love the principles of synthetic biology.



Links

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