Microbiologist with over 3yrs experience

Tagalikha tagalikha at aol.com
Wed Dec 17 18:27:36 EST 1997

Allan Sargan
1740 West Foster Avenue, 3D   Chicago, IL 60640                  
(773)506-7276   (847)806-0080

Objective:     Biological Laboratory Position

Professional Experience:

1996      Solopak Pharmaceuticals Inc.Elk Grove Village, Illinois
to PresentQuality Control Senior Microbiologist
                Maintain standard operating procedures and ensure
          compliance to USP, CFR, and GMP regulations.
                Review and initiate SOP's and SOP changes to
          systems based on regulation changes, process changes,
          inefficiencies, process improvements, changing trends,
          and laboratory responsibility expansions.
                Schedule and assign microbiological and
          validation testing.
                Review and approve all microbiological test
          reports for media growth promotion, bacterial 
          endotoxin, sterility, water, alcohol, bioburden, and
          compressed air and nitrogen testing.
                Generate and review investigations for
          out-of-limit conditions, non-compliance and test
                Hire, train, supervise and motivate staff.
                Oversee training of personnel and conduct annual

1994      Solopak Pharmaceuticals Inc.Elk Grove Village, Illinois
to 1996   Quality Control Microbiologist
                Coordinated and performed bacterial endotoxin
          testing for finished products, validations, raw    
          materials and water.
                Coordinated and performed sterility testing of
          finished products and stability samples.
                Performed media growth promotion and maintained
          viable ATCC organism cultures.
                Performed ingress tests, sterility test
          validations, and sterile device tests and validations.
                Performed test protocol and protocol execution
          for general test validations and method inquiries.
                Sampled and tested critical systems including
          in-process water, water for injection, product        
          bioburden, component bioburden, compressed air and
          nitrogen systems.
                Performed morphologies, gram stains, and streaks
          for isolation.
                Qualified laboratory autoclave cycles and
          maintained status.
                Inspected and maintained laboratory incubators,
          refrigerators and laminar flow hoods.
                Prepared media and reagents for laboratory
                Performed environmental monitoring of the clean
          rooms and support areas which include microbial air and
          surface, particulate, and HEPA velocity monitoring.

1990      University of the Philippines Science Institute
Bolinao, Philippines
to 1993   Research Assistant
                Assisted principal researcher on the study of
          algal life, invertebrates and other marine life.
                Conducted experiments on the industrial uses of
                Prepared specimens and laboratory equipment for
                Conducted literature review on various topics of
          plant and animal physiology, cell biology and        


1993      University of the Philippines Baguio City, Philippines
          Bachelor of Science in Biology

Pintig Cultural Group
Chicago, Illinois
Artistic Director, 1994 to present

University of the Philippines Biology Society
Baguio City, Philippines
Member, 1989 to 1992

References:    Available upon request

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