Monica - Student



Monica Advani – Intern


Pace University: Pleasantville, New York

BS Degree in Biology and Minor in Chemistry, May 2007


Academic Awards:                

Pace University’s Dean’s List: First Honors 2006

National Dean’s List 2006

Commendable Attainment in Biological Science: Tri Beta Biology

Honor Society 2006

Pace University’s Dean’s List 2005


Leadership Skills:     

Founder & President of Undergraduate Student National Dental Association

     at Pace U 2006

Founder & President of Pre-Health Organization at Pace 2006-2007

Treasurer of Tri-Beta National Biology Honor Society ~2006-2007

Member of American Student Dental Association ~ 2006-current

Member of Tri-Beta Biology Honor Society ~ 2005-2006


Work Experience:

EMD Chemicals, Merck

Research & Development Chemist: May2007-Present


The Container Store, White Plains

Sales Associate:  May 2004 – November 2004


A’Lido Advanced Auto Academy, Yonkers

Secretary: September 2002- April 2004


Eagle Institute of Driving – Bronx

Manager: September 2001 – August 2002


Eagle Child Care Center – Yonkers

Helper: September 1996 – August 2000


Microbiology Research Experience:

Pace University – Pleasantville

Conducted Investigative Microbial Research with Dr. Charlene Hoegler

January –  December 2007


Technical Competencies:  

Preparation of various types of microbial growth culture media, Autoclave

conduction, Conduction of Millipore Filtration Technique, Gram Staining,

Enterotube Inoculation and Analysis, Gel Mobility Shift Assay,

Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, In Vitro SPF Testing,  Emulsion

Preparation,  Cosmetic product pH stability analysis, pH meter calibration &

operation, In Vitro photo stability analysis, Development of various

cosmetic formulations


Community Service:

Blythedale Children’s Hospital – Valhalla


Volunteer at Early Childhood Academic Center: August 2006

*          Assisted staff with individual children or small groups in activities and interaction

*          Provided praise and encouragement to help children build self esteem

*          Helped in pushing wheelchairs and stretchers to and from school activity areas

*          Assisted in achieving the goals of student’s individual education plans


Hindu Unity Organization – Humanitarian Organization


Member: Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation:  May 2004 – present

Host and attend fund raising events to raise money to open schools in

underdeveloped areas in India. Goal: Promotion of literacy and subsequently

self sufficiency throughout India


PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)

Member: September 2007- present

Promotion, education and support regarding various animal rights issues


Computer Skills:                   

MS Word, Windows 98, MS Excel, MS Power Point, Windows XP, Internet               

     Applications, Windows Millennium


Dentistry Experience:                                   

The Center for Special Dentistry – Internship Program with Dr. Jeffery D.

Dorfman DMD, FACD 425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY

May 2008 – present


Dental Internship with Dr. Albert J. Thompson DDS (Dean of Columbia U.

College of Dentistry) 119West 57th Street, New York

Summer 2006


Soundview Health Center- Dental Services Department ~ Bronx, NY

Shadowed Dr. Reynolds DDS, Hygienist and Dental Assistant : June



SNDA (Student National Dental Association) Dental Mentorship Program

Columbia University ~ New York, NY: October 2006- Present


SNDA Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Symposium

Columbia University ~ New York, NY: October 2006


SNDA (Student National Dental Association) Dental Impressions Program

Columbia University ~ New York, NY: April 2006


Acceptance for Publication of Dental Research Review Paper in

Tri Beta’s Biological Journal; BIOS: Psychoneuroimmunological Factors in

Oral Hygiene: Chronic Stress and Cortisol Levels as a Periodontal Disease

Indicator in Adults Throughout the World & Possible Therapeutic Effects of

Coping Behaviors