Key member of team that validated, developed and established SMRT Lab, which is one of only two World Anti-Doping Association Accredited Labs in the United States (+ISO A2LA Accredited).
Responsible for authoring the standard operating procedures required for use by all staff members.
Promoted to certifying scientist responsible for certifying other analyst’s chromatography and data packs.
Instrument’s: Immulite®2000, BD LSRII Flow Cytometer, Sysmex XS-1000i, Agilent HP6890 GC/MSD, GC/NPD, Agilent 1100 series HPLC connected to Applied Biosystems
QStar-XL tandem MS (Q-TOF), LC/MS, Thermo TSQ, and AutoLumat LB 953 Luminometer
Primary Technologist managing and over seeing immunoassay testing. First immunoassay used Immulite 2000 testing for hcG in Male athletes.
Selected to receive training by world renowned Dr. Martin Bidlingmaier of Endocrine Laboratories Medizinische Klinik – Innenstadt, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany. Spent 5 days in Munich training.
Brought the kit back to US, trained Labs R&D PhD on the procedure. Together we did in house validation, compiled the data, had it submitted to ISO and in less than 6 months were were the only Lab in the USA accredited to perform the assay on US Athletes.
Performed CMZ GH Isoform assay on random US Athletes pre=XXIX Olympiad, 2008 Beijing Games to detect human growth hormone doping.
SMRTL went private, changing me from a U of U & Utah state Employee 2 weeks shy of full tenor....to Technologist with private company-benefits not matching. IHC offered Full Time Medical Technologist temp to hire position & I accepted