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Rasheda Toomer
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Contact Information
Email: rntoomer@aggies.ncat.edu


North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411
Junior Undergraduate Student
Major: Bioengineering
Cumulative GPA: 3.63


Academic Honors and Awards
  • Best Presentation Award

    • AGMUS Research Symposium: August 2014
  • Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC)

    • August 2014
  • HBCU-UP Talent 21

    • January 2014-July 2014
  • Riversville Scholar

    • August 2013
  • Alpha Lambda Delta

    • January 2013
  • Lewis and Elizabeth Dowdy Scholar

    • August 2012

Presentations

  • Presented Poster Presentation at:
    • Spring 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium at NC A&T SU
    • 2014 AGMUS Research Symposium

Experience

University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh-North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Bioengineering Summer Camp
  • Summer 2013 Intern
  • Ghost Hearts-Decellularization for Middle and High School Students

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
  • Dr. Basti -- Department of Chemistry
    • Fall 2013
      • The Production of Biodiesel from Beef Fat
    • Spring 2014
      • The Study of Fluorescence of 2-Thiolated Uracil in Water and Water/Acetonitrile
    • Summer 2014
      • The Study of Silver Coordination to 2-Thiouracil and 4-Thiouracil using UV/Vis, MATLAB, and Multivariate Analysis

Skills
  • Decellularization/Cannulation
  • Cell Culture
  • PCR
  • Gel Eletrophoresis
  • Fluorescence Spectroscopy
  • Ultraviolet-Visible Spectroscopy
  • MatLab
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher

Research


My current research interests include:
  • Developmental/Reproductive Biology
  • Reproductive Engineering
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Tissue Engineering/Regenerative Medicine