Mary E. Rosemiller, M.S.

Summary: Biochemist with an extensive background in teaching chemistry at secondary and post-secondary levels. 8 years of experience in a global contract research organization (CRO) within a GLP, cGMP environment. Expertise in cell biology and analytical chemistry techniques.

Professional Experience:

Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
Chemistry Instructor, (PTL) Department of Chemistry
2003, 2016-2019

  • General, Organic and Biochemistry I,50:160:103,Spring 2016-2019, Summer 2018,Fall 2016-2018
  • General, Organic and Biochemistry II,50:160:104,Spring 2017-2019, Summer 2018
  • General, Organic and Biochemistry II Lab,50:160:105,Spring 2017-2019,Summer 2018
  • Chemical Principles Lab I, 50:160:125, Summer 2016-2019, Fall 2016-2017
  • Chemical Principles Lab II, 50:160:126, Summer 2016-2017
  • General Chemistry II, 50:160:108, Summer 2003
  • General Chemistry II lab, 50:160:110, Summer 2003

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Professor, Jefferson College of Life Sciences
2006; 2008- 2019

  • MI521 Introduction to Immunology: Course Coordinator and lecturer, Fall 2016-Fall 2018
  • BI550 Topics in Biomedical Chemistry: Protein and Enzyme lectures, Fall 2008-Fall 2019
  • CB560 Principles of Cell Biology: Chemical Principles and Protein lectures, Spring 2006

Research Associate, Diane E. Merry, PhD., Department of Biochemistry
2003- 2006

  • Characterize androgen receptor aggregates in a cellular model of SBMA
  • Conduct a Dutasteride drug study in transgenic SBMA mice
  • Study the effect of Proteasome inhibitors on SBMA intranuclear inclusion levels

LEAP Academy University Charter School, Inc., Camden, NJ
Honors Chemistry Instructor
2015- 2016

  • Developed chemistry curriculum; updated chemical inventory and SDS (Safety Data Sheets)
  • Responsible for classroom instruction, laboratories, testing, parent teacher conferences

WuXi AppTec Laboratory Services, Inc., Philadelphia, PA
Research Scientist; Manager and Study Director
2007- 2015

  • Ensured laboratory personnel were properly trained to perform protocols using controlled and calibrated equipment; provided mentoring and career advancement advice and yearly evaluation of personnel performance
  • Carried out scientific projects related to the design and development of new assays and assay validations in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR, and SOP guidelines and assumed all associated responsibilities
  • Conducted critical review of results, analyzed and verified data, prepared technical reports and communicated results to Project Managers, Quality Assurance Department and clients
  • Reported and investigated protocol non-compliances and developed appropriate responses in conjunction with WuXi Quality Assurance Department
  • Radiation Safety Officer: managed site radiation safety program including annual audit; evaluation and control of radiological hazards, administration of radiation safety training and quizzes and compliance with all PA EPA and federal regulations

Black Horse Pike Regional School District Science Department
Honors and College Prep Chemistry Instructor, Timber Creek High School, Erial, NJ


M.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, 2003
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Thesis: Regulation of TRAIL expression in human airway smooth muscle cells by proinflammatory cytokines and glucocorticoid

B.A., Biology, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA, 2000

Honors and Awards:

Departmental Award in Biology, 2000
St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Development:

  • 2014: 24 Hour Radiation Safety Officer Training Course and Instruction, May13-15, 2014, 24 hour certification required by NUREG-1556 Volume 7 and 49CFR 172, SubPart H
  • 2013: Successful completion of WuXi Management Training Program

Experimental skills:

Informatics: PC based computer systems and software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Cell Biology: Mammalian and insect cell culture, radioimmunoassays, potency assays, microscopy

Protein Chemistry: ELISA; Protein isolation and quantification; SDS-PAGE and Western blot analysis; immunoprecipitation; affinity chromatography; agarose gel electrophoresis

Molecular Biology: Nucleic acid isolation from cells and animal tissue; DNA cloning; RT-PCR; PCR

Transgenic Mouse Models: Breeding; maintenance; genotyping; surgeries and behavioral studies

Publications and Abstracts:

Robertson, N.M., Rosemiller, M., Lindemeyer, R., Zangrilli, J.G., Steplewski, A., and Litwack, G. Trail in the Airways. In: Vitamins and Hormones, Elsevier Press, 67:149-167, 2004.

Rosemiller, M., Steplewski, A., Penn, R., Robertson, N.M. and Litwack, G. Regulation of TRAIL Expression in Human Airway Smooth Muscle by TNF-alpha and Glucocorticoid. International Conference American Thoracic Society, Seattle, WA. May 2003.

Rosemiller, M., Robertson, N.M., Zangrilli, J., Hastie, A., Steplewski, A., Penn,
Peters, S. and Litwack, G. Differential Effects of Cytokines and Growth Factors on Expression of TRAIL and TRAIL Receptors in Human Airway Smooth Muscle Cells. International Conference American Thoracic Society, Atlanta, GA May 2002.

Rosemiller, M., and Hopkins, N. Correlation of Stability with Activity of Alkaline Phosphatase in Escherichia Coli. American Chemical Society Meeting, Washington, D.C. August 2000.