tianzhu Ma

Tianzhu Ma
(215)-588-0245•tianzhuma04@gmail.com•3410 Powelton Avenue, 3rd floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 06/2015
M.S. in Biomedical Engineering GPA: 3.45
NanKai University, China 06/2013
B.S. in Biotechnology GPA: 3.2

• Programming languages: Matlab
• Analytical and statistics programs: SPSS
• Certificate for lifting, restraining, suturing and euthanatizing mice
• Familiar with HPLC, PCR, western blot culture of animal cells, southern blot of the fungi DNA
• Capable of transforming DNA fragments and plasmids into eukaryotic cell

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems,
Drexel University, PA 06/2015-Present
Research Assistant
• Designed experiments, solved problem issues and analyzed data for future publications
• Research resulted in one in preparation first author publication in scientific journal and one podium
presentation at national meeting
• Supervised several undergraduates by organizing responsibilities, designing and coordinating experiments,
and training them in laboratory techniques
Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals Sci &Tech Co., Beijing, China 02/2012-05/2012
Research Intern
• Worked as intern in mini-pilot department and assisted related researchers
• Detected and adjusted expression condition for IL-29 protein in Escherichia coli
• Took charge of four preliminary experiments to detect culture medium which had highest yield of IL-29
• Analyzed remoulded liquid substrate of E. coli by High performance Liquid Chromatography to detect
whether Escherichia coli produced targeted metabolite

Viscoelastic behaviors of polyelectrolyte complexes with multiple cross-links 02/2015-11/2015
• Prepared ionically cross-linked PAH/PAA multilayer films via layer-by-layer (LbL) assembly
• Introduced covalent cross-links to PAH/PAA networks using EDC or heat treating
• Measured instantaneous modulus via Atomic-force microscopy (AFM) to study nanoscale viscoelasticity
of polyelectrolyte networks

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Analysis on data regarding patient’s perception of device via SPSS 05/2014-06/2014
• Identified no missing data and examined six factors in total
• Assessed sampling adequacy and determined correlation matrix is not identical
• Conducted principal components analysis and extracted two components
• Plotted component loadings in rotated space and summarized all factors into two components
Function research of LaeA gene in Pestalotiopsis malicola 09/2012-05/2013
• Amplified secondary metabolism global regulator LaeA in Pestalotiopsis malicola via PCR
• Constructed gene deleted strain based on homologous recombination and Agrobacterium-mediated
• Observed changes of colony morphology, mycelial biomass in gene deleted strain
Immunohistochemistry of the malignant tumor tissue in prostate 05/2011-07/2011
• Cut and mounted target section after fixing tumor tissue
• Deparaffinized and rehydrated the section
• Implemented antigen retrieval by heat-induced method
• Applied immunohistochemical staining
• Viewed the staining under microscope

• Ma, T., Han, B., Lee, D., & Han, L. (2016). Tuning nanoscale viscoelasticity of polyelectrolyte
complexes with multiple types of cross-links. In American Physical Society. Baltimore, MD.
• Han, B., Ma, T., Lee, D., Shenoy, V., & Han, L. (2016). Distinctive viscoelastic and viscoplastic
nanomechanics of ionically cross-linked polyelectrolyte complexes under intermittent relaxation and
creep. In American Physical Society. Baltimore, MD.

• Dean’s Fellowship, Drexel University 09/2013-03/2015
• Basic subject scholarship, NanKai University 10/2010-10/2012
• China Youth Volunteer 12/2010

• Fluent in Mandarin
• Administered as treasurer in charge of expenses and organized activities for college of life science
• Worked as president secretary in NanKai Student Career Development Association and coordinated with
president to hold large scale activities such as Career Planning, training and recruiting
• Served as volunteer in the Green Promotion Team in NanKai University to popularize environmental
protection knowledge and care for green plants

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