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Emily Dang

Emily Dang


Guardant Health


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Introduction to Python


Intermediate Python

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My Work Experience

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Guardant Health | May 2022 - Present

Process Engineer II


Personalis, Inc. | Apr 2021 - May 2022

Laboratory Process Automation Engineer


Curative | Jun 2020 - Apr 2021

Automation Process Engineer

• Developed and programmed methods using automated liquid handlers (Hamilton, Bravo, Biomek) for RT-qPCR, bead-based, and column-filtration- based extraction for COVID-19 testing in CLIA compliant laboratory. • Successfully automated both magnetic bead-base extraction and column- filtration extraction, resulted in decrease of sample extraction processing time and increased total processing capacity by more than half. • Translated workflows from proof of concepts to automated pipeline that result in an increase of productivity. • Monitored productivity trends using complex SQL queries to create correlating dashboards. • Executed validation plans cross-team with R&D, IT, and software, finalized SOPs by ensuring IQ/OQ report submission, and written in-house performance qualification reports (PQ) on instrumentation. • Followed GDP to provide training to operators and officiates training documents on associated instrumentation. • Traveled cross multiple sites to assist with development of new automation methods, streamlining existing automated processes, and improving laboratory operations workflows.
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Technology Evolving Solutions | Jul 2018 - Jun 2020

Laboratory Assistant

- Experimented on a multidisciplinary research project that accelerates and automates the process of processing and extracting nucleic acids from citrus tissues for the detection of citrus pathogens - Researched and experimented on machines that will significantly reduce the time and money spent on processing and extracting citrus samples by 100% or more - Assisted in writing a grant proposal for the USDA 2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

University of California, Riverside | Sep 2016 - Jun 2020

Research Assistant

Process and extract nucleic acids from citrus tissues for the detection of citrus pathogens under the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.

University of California, Riverside | Oct 2017 - Jan 2019

Student Laboratory Assistant

Grow and maintain Anammox bacteria used for purifying nitrogen in water sanitations. PI: Max Matsumoto.

SAT Professionals | Feb 2016 - Jan 2017



My Education

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Bachelor of Science - BS, Chemical EngineeringUniversity of California, Riverside | 2020

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