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Delara Fadavi

Delara Fadavi

VP External, CA Psi Chapter

The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc.

Integration Team Lead at Engineering World Health

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The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc.

VP External, CA Psi Chapter

- Pioneered bi-quarterly TBP alumni networking events
- Partnered with UCSD Career Services Center to host effective professional events
- Increased number of TBP initiates by 200% since previous initiation cycle

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The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc.

VP External, CA Psi Chapter

- Pioneered bi-quarterly TBP alumni networking events
- Partnered with UCSD Career Services Center to host effective professional events
- Increased number of TBP initiates by 200% since previous initiation cycle

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Engineering World Health

Integration Team Lead

- Fabricated a lab-quality centrifuge (8,000xg) costing <$50 which is now in use in Mozambique
- Utilized SolidWorks for design modeling and 3-D printing
- Spearheaded the integration effort between Centrifuge, RNA Extraction, and PCR devices to be developed as a standalone, cost-effective product to monitor HIV treatment

ewh.ucsd.edu

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Jacobs School Scholars Society

President

- Pioneered High School overnight outreach program educating students about STEM majors
- Organized professional events to introduce students to over 30 professionals
- Decreased spending from previous year by 20% by efficiently managing annual budget

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UCSD Cellular Biophotonics Lab

Research Associate

- Analyzed accumulation of DNA repair proteins using fluorescence imaging
- Determined that TSA (potential anti-cancer drug) increases rate of protein accumulation to DNA damage
- Prepared karyotypes of cell lines to detect mutations in chromosome count
- Prepared plasmid DNA and perform transfections
- Performed live cell imaging using immunofluorescence

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Pharmaco-Kinesis Corporation

Research and Development Intern

- Researched key concepts in Biosensor-aided bacterial detection to design experiments and detect E. coli in a sample 200% faster than current technology
- Improved test setup efficiency to run 2x the amount of tests in a given amount of time
- Demonstrated VEGF protein detection using Impedance-based Biosensor for integration with drug delivery system
- Utilized MATLAB to analyze impedance data from Biosensor
- Wrote clear test reports and protocol documentation

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Strawberry Technologies

Research and Devleopment Intern

- Designed and maintained company website, www.strawberrytech.com
- Conducted beta testing of wireless leg bag emptier product
- Managed product sales and distribution between 6/2012-9/2012

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University of California, San Diego

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

University of California, San Diego

Minor, Business