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