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James Russell III

Biologist
Cincinnati

Summary

  • Highly motivated individual committed to hard work and intensive analysis. Flexible and polished Independent Researcher promoting well-developed skills in animal husbandry and ecological research.
  • Skilled Researcher enthusiastic about supporting advancements in biology. Passionate about increasing knowledge to drive growth and needed improvements. Ready to apply knowledge and several years of experience in research.

Overview

7
7
years of post-secondary education
6
6
years of professional experience

Work History

Independent Researcher

Thomas More University
2018-09 - Current
  • Experience with both lab and field research with independent study projects: Crayfish meal preference study, The effects of Copper II Nitrate on crayfishes, Using e-DNA to detect invasive silver carp in the Ohio River, & more.
  • Experience with multiple database projects: ACDSee shark photo database, Ohio River Database, & Thomas More athletics database
  • Made a grant proposal -Bacterial resistance by blood type by: James Russell III & Davin Marro
  • Was accepted into a NSF REU: Central Michigan Great Lakes REU 2020
  • Worked in both research and commercial settings
  • Partnered with multiple agencies and organizations such as the EPA, Ohio River Foundation, and ORSANCO on various projects.
  • Wrote research papers, reports, reviews and summaries regarding biological studies.

Workstudy/Student Volunteer

Thomas More University
2017-08 - Current
  • Produced a database for the needs of the athletic department using Excel and Word.
  • In the library, I helped with administrative support, including managing incoming calls, coordinating study room reservations and sorting books.
  • Recorded games for the Universities official sports live streams for a wide range of sports. Managed the scoreboard, and digital media assets more other games.
  • As a aquarist I maintained the health and wellbeing for the marine organisms that are put on display on the biology floor.
  • Experience in various leadership positions such as secretary of the Marine Biology club, Treasurer of the Biology Club, Historian of Tri-Beta, and more.

Aquarist/Tank Maintenance

Aquatics & Exotics
2018-06 - 2018-08
  • Worked closely with customers in getting the fish that they wanted with excellent results.
  • Competent at managing feeder fish and other assets for optimal store operation.
  • Managed the maintenance of freshwater tanks and maintained fish health.
  • Succeeded in record setting tank cleaning progress and performance

Education

Bachelor of Science - Biology

Thomas More University
2017-08 - Current

High School Diploma

Northwest High School
2013-08 - 2017-05

Skills

    Data Analysis

Goal setting experience

Microsoft Office programs

Problem resolution

Database Management

Experience in both research and commercial settings

Python programming language

Presentations

Accomplishments

  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop a database on the Ohio River for Thomas More's Biological Field Station.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to aid in the creation of a database for the tracking of win/loss records for all of Thomas More's athletic programs.
  • Used ACDSee to develop a photo database for the identifying and tracking of nurse sharks and their behaviors in the Dry Tortugas.
  • Won best programmer at E3.
  • Have completed research projects on the meal preferences of crayfish, the effects of Copper II Nitrate on crayfish, and the detection of invasive silver carp using e-DNA.
  • Graduated high school with magna cum laude at the top 8% of class.

Quote

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Interests

Marine biology

Ichthyology

Aquaculture

Bioinformatics

Ecology

Timeline

Independent Researcher

Thomas More University
2018-09 - Current

Aquarist/Tank Maintenance

Aquatics & Exotics
2018-06 - 2018-08

Workstudy/Student Volunteer

Thomas More University
2017-08 - Current

Bachelor of Science - Biology

Thomas More University
2017-08 - Current

High School Diploma

Northwest High School
2013-08 - 2017-05
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