Biological Systems Engineer

Andrew received his Ph.D. in 2007 in Biological Systems Engineering from UC Davis and has over 15 years of experience working with nucleic acids in a broad range of applications.

Andrew has been an Associate Project Scientist in Professor Tom Soh’s Lab  at UC Santa Barbara for the past five years.  In this time, he has had the opportunity to carry out research, propose and execute new project ideas, guide many graduate students and postdoctoral associates to start and complete projects, and manage lab activities. he also has industry experience working with nucleic acids; prior to serving as a scientist at his current position, he was a postdoctoral associate at Novartis.  In this role, he developed a targeted DNA enrichment method from human plasma samples in preparation for a prenatal diagnostic test.  As a postdoctoral associate at Novartis, he co-authored four invention disclosures for technology related to this project.

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Ann Nguyen

Having recently relocated from Canada, Ann joined Marquee Staffing in 2013 where her go-getter attitude has allowed her to take on multiple roles and promotions within the company. Currently, as an Assistant Branch Manager, she supports daily operations and all recruitment efforts. Her main focus is on placing Medical Device professionals and top tier Accounting and Finance candidates in prominent companies. With a Business degree in HR from the John Molson School of Business in Canada, Ann believes that the key in maintaining strong client relationships is by understanding their needs and providing hiring managers with quality professionals who truly fit company culture and goals. She is passionate about Talent Acquisition and is constantly seeking new ways to strategically enhance company functions. When she is not working, Ann considers herself a “foodie” and is always seeking new places to try out. She is also an avid hockey fan (Go Habs Go!) and is fluent in three different languages including French. Connect with me on LinkedIn.
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