Work experience

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2001-2005
Conducted research on serpin structure and function in the laboratory of Prof. Peter G.W. Gettins, with focus on structural biology
Graduate student and teaching assistant, January 1996 to 2002
Member, Biochemistry Seminar Committee, Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Studies, Spring 1998 to present
Prepared lectures, exams, and prepared and supervised labs for CHEM 471, Biochemistry Lab Techniques; taught CHEM 110 and CHEM 211
Conducted research in the laboratory of Prof. James Erman, with focus on enzyme kinetics.
Project manager, TRC Environmental Corporation, Downers Grove, IL, 1991-1995
Managed $100-500,000 consulting projects for Fortune 500 companies and as a subcontractor to U.S. EPA.
President, Recycling Management, Inc., Naperville, IL, 1989 to 1991

Operated consulting firm for recycling projects

Frequent contributor to the journal Resource Recycling; frequent speaker at state recycling conventions
Organized and led recycling workshops for county and municipal recycling coordinators throughout Illinois.
Partner with Waste Management in successful bid to manage county recycling facility (which was never built)
Business manager, Naperville Area Recycling Center, Naperville, IL, 1984 to 1989
Helped to build community recycling program from $25,000 gross annual revenues to a budget in excess of $1,000,000
Organized volunteers, developed grassroots neighborhood recycling program, helped design and contract for major equipment, negotiated loans and contracts in the $15K-1M range, managed payroll for a staff of 30, kept financial records according to standard accounting practices.
Community organizer and volunteer, 1978-1996
Girl Scout leader, day camp unit leader, classroom aide, nursery school treasurer and fund-raising chair. Organized fund-raising events for several organizations, including AAUW, League of Women Voters, and Hobson Cooperative Nursery School. League treasurer for four years. As treasurer for Co-op Nursery School in Champaign, IL, managed payroll for a staff of four (two years).
Research Assistant, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1974-1977
Conducted research in immunochemistry under the direction of Dr. Felix Haurowitz.
Research Assistant, Schwarz/Mann (division of Becton-Dickinson), Orangeburg, NY, 1973-1974
Worked on the development of an immunoassay to detect tetrahydrocannabinol residues in body fluids.

Science teacher, Valhalla Junior-Senior High School, Valhalla, NY, 1971-1972

Miriam C. Foshay, PhD