Resume - Michael Skarbek

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Michael Skarbek

2300 Lowndes Grove Drive Apt 107

Raleigh, NC, 27616




Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, VA, 2006-2010

  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry,
  • Biology Minor


Catalent Pharma Solutions, Morrisville, NC 03/2012 – Present.

(contractor with Lab Support)

  • Laboratory Associate in Product Ventures Group.
  • Generate dissolution and UV data for ANDAs.
  • Upkeep laboratory cleanliness and order supplies as needed.
Hospira Inc., Rocky Mount, NC, 09/2010 – 03/2012

(Kelly Scientific Resources 09/2010-06/2011; Permanent 06/2011 – 03/2012)

  • Lab Analyst at Hospira Inc. in the chemical quality laboratory.
  • Perform lab duties following FDA regulations (cGMP).
  • Final Product HPLC testing following 200+ different standard test methods (STMs) for multiple injectable drugs.

Research Experience

Undergraduate Research, Spring /Summer 2009

  • Organic synthesis, purification and characterization of 5-ethyl-3-methyllumiflavin used in kinetic studies to help elucidate MPTP metabolism by MAO proteins. MPTP is an organic compound known to cause Parkinson’s Disease.
  • Characterization included use of NMR, TLC, GC/MS, and LC/MC.

Summary of Skills

  • Chemistry Skills
    • Analytical and Synthetic (Organic and Inorganic) Chemistry
    • GC, HPLC (Agilent 1100/1200; Waters Acquity UPLC)
    • IR, NMR, and UV-Vis Spectrometry
    • Balance, Isolator, Karl Fisher, Autotitrator, Polarimeter, Dissolution
  • Computer skills
    • Chromatography software: Empower (Waters); ChemStation (Agilent)
    • LIMS, AS400, NuGenesis
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Windows, Mac OS, Linux