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Michael Schmidt

Master's Student, Department of Biological Chemistry


3315 MSRB III 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0600


PhD student at the University of Southern California (starting in August 2019)
M.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2018-Present
B.S. in Biology from Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, 2014-2016
Minor in Finance and Economics from Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, 2014-2016

Professional History

2018-present        Master's student, Freddolino LabDepartment of Biological Chemistry, University of Michigan
                              Project: Experimental characterization of putative enzymes from E. coli.

2016-2018            Omniome, Inc., San Diego, CA
                             Research Associate I: Enzymologist working towards a next generation sequencing product.

2015-2016           Undergraduate Researcher at Sierra Nevada College.
                            Projects: omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid analysis in wild versus farmed salmon collected around the Tahoe basin; pH induced apoptosis of HeLa cells.

Honors and Awards

Science and Technology Departmental Scholar at Sierra Nevada College
Who's Who among students in American Universities & Colleges Award