2009 M.S., Biotechnology, Department of Life Science, Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun, Jilin Province, China
2005 B.S., Bioengineering, Department of Life Science, Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun, Jilin Province, China
Immunology, PCR, PFGE, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics Engineering, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Western Blot, ELISA.
xxx-xxx-xxxx Staff Research Associate, Western Institute for Food Safety and Security, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California- Davis
xxx-xxx-xxxx Junior Specialist, Western Institute for Food Safety and Security, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California-Davis
2009 Visiting Researcher, Laboratory of Environmental Epidemiology and Medical Ecology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California-Davis
Selected the promoter of mTOR(Mammalian target of rapamycin protein)and established the eukaryotic expression vector.
Establishment the cell cultural system in the Immunology and Molecular Biology Laboratory of Jilin Agricultural University.
Establishment of tumor cell drug screening model by the target of mTOR promoter
Surveys of foodborne and waterborne pathogens (STEC, Salmonella, Cryptosporidium) and indicator bacteria (e.g., E. coli) from domestic and wild animal feces and swabs, water, soil, sediment, fresh produce (e.g., tomatoes, lettuce).
Source tracking of foodborne pathogens by DNA fingerprinting
Monitoring antibiotic resistance/susceptibility of bacterial strains from environmental and clinical samples
Immunology: immunohistochemistry and neuroimmunology
Molecular biology and genetic engineering
Cytobiology: cell culture, flow cytometry
Three years experience of Cell Cultural Techniques, including different kinds of tumor-cell cultural and cells transfection.
Independently perform molecular techniques including nucleic acid extraction, traditional PCR, real-time PCR, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis
Experienced at PFGE and use of software GelCompare to conduct phylogenetic trees for molecular epidemiologic studies and analyze genetic relationships among bacterial strains
Perform biochemical test for Salmonella and Generic E.coli
Laboratory management including autoclaving biological waste, equipment maintenance, media preparing, managing inventory, ordering supplies and general laboratory cleaning.
Hands on skills of assay of bacteria susceptibility to antibiotics using Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) method.
Experiemnced at preparing GFP plasmid transferred E.coli and Salmonella competent cells.
Acid-fast stain and FITC-antibody label of Cryptosporidium oocystsLight and fluorescent microscopy for detection of Cryptosporidium.
Immunohistochemistry; Human genome extraction and quantitate from blood; ELISA; Genetics Engineering; Plant Tissue Culture; Culture of tumor cell and establishment of cellular drug screening model.
Languages: Chinese (native); English (foreign).
Computers: Proficiency in windows operating system; skilled in using office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.;Expericed in using Gel CompareII, knowledge of the index method of DNA STAR, Dna Man, Primer5.0and other biotechnology data bases.
Student scholarships in 2002, 2003, and 2004
Bronze award in the 4th “Challenge Cup” of University Students’ Creative-Design, Jilin Province, 2008
M. Jay-Russell, J.E. Madigan, Y. Liu, A. Fisher, S. Madigan, B.A. Byrne. Isolation of Salmonella Oranienburg from Horses and Wild Turkeys on a Ranch in Northern California, and Contamination of the Family’s Edible Home Garden Following Raw Manure Application. International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, March11-14, 2012.
M. Jay-Russell, J. Montfort, Y. Liu, S. Huang, L. Gorski, R. Mandrell, J. Wheeler, D. Reis, X. Li, R. Atwill. Zoonotic Risks from Amphibians and Reptiles. 25th Vertebrate Pest Conference, March 5-7, 2012.
A.M. Fisher, Y. Liu, A. Thiptara,T. Nguyen, M. Jay-Russell. Occurrence of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica in Domestic and Wild Canid Populations in a U.S.-Mexico Desert Southwest Produce Production Region. International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, March 11-14, 2012.
M. Jay-Russell,J.Madigan,Y.Bengson,S.Madigan,J.Foley,B.Byrne. Salmonella Oranienburg isolated from horses, wild turkeys and an edible home garden fertilized with raw horse manure. Zoonoses and Public Health, August 15, 2012.
X. Li, N. Watanabe, C. Xiao, T. Harter, B. McCowan, Y. Liu, E.R. Atwill. Antibiotic resistant E. coli in surface and groundwater in dairy operations in northern California. Being reviewed by Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.
A. Hake, Y.Bengson, A. Thiptara, T. Nguyen, M. Jay-Russell. Occurrence of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica in free-roaming domestic and wild canids in a U.S.-Mexico desert southwest leafy green vegetable production area. Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Li X, Watanabe N, Xiao C, Harter T, McCowan B, Liu Y, Atwill ER.Antibiotic-resistant E. coli in surface water and groundwater in dairy operations in Northern California. Environ Monit Assess. Oct 5, 2013.
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