Mike DeSalvio


I. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona -Aug 2010 to Present -Masters of Biotechnology (MBt) concentration in Regulatory Affairs and Business
  • Accepted to Program for Applied Biotechnology Studies, January 2010
  • Focusing in Biotechnology Skills: Molecular Techniques and Stem Cells
  • Planned concentration in Regulatory Affairs
  • Cross trained with prior work experience in project management
  • Current GPA 3.90
  • Attended Cal State Fullerton in 2010: Toxicology/ Pharmacology, Informatics and Medical Device Technology
  • Attended Cal State LA in 2011: Project Management and Biotech Skills Lab
  • Attending Cal Poly Pomona in 2011-Present: Biomed Engineering and Regulatory Affairs
Skills and Techniques:
  • Trained in High Throughput Screening Techniques and Robotics
  • Proficient in DNA/ Protein extraction, purification
  • Agarose, SDS and Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis
  • Drug Discovery Assay Techniques
  • Bio & Chem Informatics techniques, (BLAST, ClustalW Multi-Sequence Alignments)
  • Molecular Cloning
  • Primer Design, Polymerase Chain Reaction and recovery purification
  • Restriction Enzyme Digestion
  • Methods and Concepts of Biomedical Engineering
II. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona –Jun 2005 to June 2010 -Bachelor of Science Biotechnology, minor Chemistry
  • Invited to join Tri-Beta Honor Society for the Sciences.
  • Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.2
  • Elected IGESO Club Treasurer for IGE in 07-08 year
  • Appointed Director of Fundraising for Science Council in 07-08 year
  • Elected Treasurer of Science Council for 08-09 year.
  • 3 year focus on Chemistry (General, Organic, Biochemistry, and Quantitative Analysis)
  • Certification as a paint formulator
  • 2 year focus on Molecular and Cellular concepts, techniques & kinetics
  • Advanced focus in Cell Physiology including Genetics & Neuroscience
  • Focus in Business: International Business Marketing and Regulatory Affairs
Skills and Techniques:
  • Gas Chromatography
  • HPLC (Ion Exchange, Affinity, Size Exclusion)
  • Atomic Spectra Analysis
  • Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
  • Mass Spectroscopy
  • Isoelectric Focusing, 2D PAGE
  • Centrifugation (Density and Differential)
  • Radioisotopes
  • RT-PCR
  • Northern Blot, Southern Blot
  • Immunohybridization