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Meghan Greenwood

Meghan Greenwood

Biological Modeler

Immunetrics

Biological Modeler at Immunetrics

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Immunetrics

Biological Modeler

Biological analysis of autoimmune and inflammatory disorders to provide necessary background information for developing in silico based, customized simulations of clinical trials. Primary focuses currently reside in RA, Ps/PsA and Sepsis/Infection. Such models are used to accelerate scientific innovation and discovery, minimize costs and risk to market, and increase productivity. Current collaborations include academia and pharmaceutical companies. Additionally, heading up the re-marketing initiative to boost our website appeal to potential clients and other target audiences.

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BaM Choreography, LLC

Co-Owner/Teacher/Choreographer

Providing adult exercise classes to the Pittsburgh area (formerly known as Hip Hop Dance by STM). Teaching/choreographing weekly dance routines to promote health and fitness.

Choreographing workshops for children and adults throughout the Pittsburgh area. Specializing in, but not limited to, hip hop dance for competition teams, performance teams, music videos, adult classes, workplace fitness and masters classes. Modern dance, theater productions, dance productions and aerial silks routines also available. BaM-Bics, our hip hop aerobics class, is taught weekly to the public and is also offered as a workplace fitness opportunity for the health and wellness of your employees.

For info regarding services and more, visit our website:
http://www.bamchoreography.com

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Enago

Editor

Editing biomedical research manuscripts for clients with english as their second language.

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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Scholar

Conducting research on the metabolic and immunomodulatory therapeutic modalities of electrophilic fatty acids through a T32 training grant for translational research, funded through the Vascular Medicine Institute.

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FDA

Training Fellow

Through the support and collaboration of my T32 grant, I was given the opportunity to engage in a 4-week internship at the FDA in the Division of Cardio-Renal Products. During my short stay, I was exposed to non-clinical and clinical pharmacology reviews as well as advisory committees. I actively reviewed closed non-clinical study reports to get true working experience in the government agency.

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Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Studying 1) the effects of antioxidant-mediated metabolic quiescence in immune cells; 2) the ability of redox modulation to improve glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes.

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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Graduate Student Researcher

· Studying antioxidant-mediated effects on the immune system, specifically CD4+ T cells,
in the context of type 1 diabetes
· Perfecting in vivo and in vitro techniques pertaining to inflammation and oxidative stress
· Abundant experience writing manuscripts, grants, and reports
· Invited to present data at several internal and external conferences

Thesis: Overcoming Self-Reactivity Through Immunological and Metabolic Redox Modulation
http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/16831/

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Pennsylvania State University Greater Allegheny

Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct faculty member teaching Mammalian Anatomy (Biol 129) at Penn State Greater Allegheny campus.

University of Pittsburgh

Teaching Assistant

Intro to Biological Writing (undergraduate)
Assisted the professor in editing papers and managing course rubrics.

University of Pittsburgh

Teaching Assistant

Immunology (undergraduate)
· Prepared and presented daily reviews
· Conducted review sessions before and after exams

University of Pittsburgh

Teaching Assistant

Medical Microbiology for medical students
· Presented weekly review sessions of laboratory techniques
· Prepared necessary equipment for upcoming lectures

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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Tutor

Immunology (graduate)
-Assisted peers in learning the core concepts of immunology
-Reviewed previous lectures in preparation for exams

Pennsylvania State University

Teaching Assistant

Physical Chemistry (undergraduate)
· Aided students in understanding physical chemistry with biological applications
· Encouraged student progression through grading of homework assignments
· Helped clarify lectures through one-on-one tutoring sessions

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Pennsylvania State University

Undergraduate Researcher

· Studied mammalian mitochondrial ribosomes with emphasis on mrpS18s
· Trained in cloning, cell culture, protein purification, and sucrose gradients
· Devised protocols for cell maintenance and optimized transient transfection

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UPMC

SURP Intern

· Conducted research on T cell signaling pathway protein BCL-10
· Learned cell culture, site-directed mutagenesis, and Western blot techniques

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Pennsylvania State University

Demonstration Prep

· Prepared lecture demonstrations for undergraduate chemistry courses
· Assisted manager in organization and maintenance of the chemical stock room

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Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

SURP Intern

· Examined polymorphisms within the ICA1 promoter of pancreatic islets
· Developed skills in tissue culture, especially transfection and luciferase assay

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National Environmental Technology Lab

Intern

Summer `03
· Traveled to oil-damaged terrains to collect soil samples for experimentation
· Performed tests on samples to determine extent of bioremediation necessary

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Pennsylvania State University

Tutor

Reviewed core concepts of math and chemistry with undergraduate students. Provided opportunities for individual or small group discussions

Joyce Ellis Dancers

Teacher/Choreographer

Taught dance to children ages 3-18. Choreographed several routines for performances.

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

PhD, Immunology

Penn State University

B.S., Microbiology/Biochemical Molecular Biology