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Bob
« Gina was my Chemistry professor. She was great at explaining the... More »
Bob
« Gina was my Chemistry professor. She was great at explaining the concepts and patient with challenging or difficult material, often giving reviews ensure comprehension. Her methods ensured I had all the information needed to go forward and earn my RN and Bachelors of Science in Nursing. I highly recommend her for her great attitude and easy-going teaching method. »
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Lessons offered by Gina
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Chemistry
Levels
  • All Levels

Chemist with over 15 years of college level teaching experience looking to tutor online or in the New Haven, CT area.

Methodology

My teaching method is to first explain theory, then show an example and then work out examples with the student leading and myself guiding.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT 2001 – Present
Adjunct Instructor – Chemistry Department
• Teach general level chemistry lecture and lab.

Gateway Community – Technical College, New Haven, CT 2003 – Present
Adjunct Instructor – Chemistry Department
• Teach general level chemistry lecture and lab.

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 1993 – 1996
Teaching Assistant – Chemistry Department
• Taught general and analytical chemistry lab.
• Taught general chemistry discussion groups.
• Conducted analytical toxicology research.
EDUCATION
M.S., Analytical Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT May 1998
B.S., Chemistry, Minor, Mathematics, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT May 1993

Background

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT 2001 – Present
Adjunct Instructor – Chemistry Department
• Teach general level chemistry lecture and lab.

Gateway Community – Technical College, New Haven, CT 2003 – Present
Adjunct Instructor – Chemistry Department
• Teach general level chemistry lecture and lab.

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 1993 – 1996
Teaching Assistant – Chemistry Department
• Taught general and analytical chemistry lab.
• Taught general chemistry discussion groups.
• Conducted analytical toxicology research.
EDUCATION
M.S., Analytical Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT May 1998
B.S., Chemistry, Minor, Mathematics, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT May 1993

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $40/h
Lessons offered by Gina
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Chemistry
Levels
  • All Levels

Gina's resume

Gina Cassella-McLane
70 Lakeview Ave
West Haven, CT 06516
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SUMMARY
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Training in analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, radiochemistry and toxicological chemistry
• Familiarity with SAMHSA, CAP, ISO, cGMP, EPA, FDA and TNI guidelines
• Strong ability to work in teams and collaborations as well as independently
• Extensive experience with public speaking, 10 + years experience as an adjunct chemistry instructor
• Knowledge of the basic programming, MS Office, Mac and PC platforms


EXPERIENCE
InVicro, New Haven, CT 2012 - Present
Associate Scientist II
• Responsible for performing quality control analysis on prepared radiopharmaceuticals for sterility, concentration, purity and strength.
• Responsible for completion of quality control documentation and maintaining laboratory notebook.
• Responsible for surveying the laboratories for radiation and checking the performance of the dose calibrators.
• Maintain and operate quality control equipment such as HPLC, GC/FID, MCA and various other chemistry instrumentation.
• Maintain stock of chemicals and supplies used in production and quality control.
• Develop QC testing methods for new compounds utilizing HPLC and GC/FID.
• Develop and draft relevant Standard Operating Procedures and Working Instruction Documents.
• Perform yearly performance qualifications and preventative maintenance for analytical instrumentation.


Absolute Standards, Hamden, CT 2002 – 2005, 2006 - 2012
Analytical Chemist/Quality Manager/Proficiency Testing Coordinator
• Responsible for setup, operation, and maintenance of GC/MS, GC/FID, GC/ECD and ICP/MS.
• Data interpretation for GC/MS, GC/FID, GC/ECD and ICP/MS analysis of organic and inorganic standard reference materials.
• Technical Support and Custom Quotations.
• Designated Management Representative for the Company’s quality system (ISO 9001, 17025, 17043 and Guide 34).
• Responsible for making sure that the Quality Manual, SOP’s and accreditations are maintained, developed, understood and improved.
• Responsible for the Performance Testing program including coordination with formulation, analytical and customer service personnel.
• Additional responsibilities include, review of PT data, report generation, and quality assessments of existing designs and future products.



Graham-Massey Analytical Lab, Inc., Shelton, CT 2005-2006
Associate Toxicologist/Developmental Scientist
• Responsible for setup, operation, and maintenance of GC/MS and LC/MS/MS.
• Analysis of serum, plasma and urine samples for drugs of abuse and therapeutic monitoring.
• Data interpretation for initial and confirmatory drug testing.
• Research and development of extraction and analysis methodologies for GC/MS and LC/MS/MS.


Clinical Laboratory Partners, Newington, CT 1996 – 2002
Forensic Technologist/Certifying Scientist
• Responsible for setup, operation, and maintenance of GC/MS and GC/FID.
• Accessioned, screened, and confirmed samples for drugs of abuse.
• Data interpretation for initial and confirmatory drug testing.
• Research and development of extraction and analysis methodologies.
• Preparation of Litigation and Assessment packages.
• Preparation for and participation in audits for laboratory’s various certifications.
• Writing, editing and periodic review of laboratories SOP’s.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT 2001 – Present
Adjunct Instructor – Chemistry Department
• Teach general level chemistry lecture and lab.

Gateway Community – Technical College, New Haven, CT 2003 – Present
Adjunct Instructor – Chemistry Department
• Teach general level chemistry lecture and lab.

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 1993 – 1996
Teaching Assistant – Chemistry Department
• Taught general and analytical chemistry lab.
• Taught general chemistry discussion groups.
• Conducted analytical toxicology research.
EDUCATION
M.S., Analytical Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT May 1998
B.S., Chemistry, Minor, Mathematics, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT May 1993

INSTRUMENTATION AND TECHNICAL SKILLS
• GC/MS (HP 5890/5970, 6890/5973, Witness ITD)
• GC/FID, GC/ECD (HP, Perkin Elmer)
• UV/VIS
• LC/MS/MS (HP/Applied Biosystems)
• Microsoft Windows
• Microsoft Word
• Microsoft PowerPoint
• Microsoft Excel
• Microsoft Internet Explorer
• ICP/MS (HP)
• Multichannel Analyzer • Kryptofix TLC Analysis
• HPLC (REMEDI, Waters, Agilent)
• Automated analyzers (Hitachi)
• Conductivity, turbidity, and pH meters
• Analyst software (Applied Biosystems)
• Empower Software (Waters)
• Chemstation (Open Lab, UNIX, Windows 3.1, Windows NT and 95)
• EDAQ Powerchrome
• Filemaker
• TurboChrome Software(Perkin Elmer)


PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH
Michael Cremese, Alan H. B. Wu, Gina Cassella, Edward O’Connor, Kathy Rymut, and Dennis W. Hill, Improved GC/MS Analysis of Opiates with Use of Oxime-TMS Derivatives, Journal of Forensic Sciences, JFSCA, vol. 43, no. 6, Nov.1998, pp1220-1224.
Alan H.B. Wu, Elaine Forte, Gina Cassella, Kenneth Sun, Gary Hemphill, Robert Foery, and Heidi Schanzenbach, CEDIA for Screening Drugs of Abuse in Urine and the Effect of Adulterants, Journal of Forensic Sciences, JFSCA, vol. 40, no. 4, July 1995, pp. 614-618.
Gina Cassella, Alan H. B. Wu, Brenda Shaw, and Dennis Hill, The Analysis of Thebaine in Urine for the Detection of Poppy Seed Consumption, Journal of Analytical Toxicology, vol.21, Sept. 1997, pp. 376-383.
Alan H. B. Wu, Ben Bristol, Karen Sexton, Gina Cassella, Verena Holtman, and Dennis Hill, Adulteration by “Urine Luck” , Clinical Chemistry, vol. 45, no. 7.
CERTIFICATIONS/ORGANIZATIONS
Certified Toxicological Chemist, National Registry of Clinical Chemistry (NRCC), 1998 – Present
American Chemical Society (ACS)

AWARDS
Connecticut Scholastic Achievement Grant
University of Connecticut Teaching Assistant Award: 1994, 1995
Society of Forensic Toxicologists Educational Research Award

The 3 reviews on Gina
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3 recommendations

Bob

Gina was my Chemistry professor. She was great at explaining the concepts and patient with challenging or difficult material, often giving reviews ensure comprehension. Her methods ensured I had all the information needed to go forward and earn my RN and Bachelors of Science in Nursing. I highly recommend her for her great attitude and easy-going teaching method.

Deb

Gina was an amazing chemistry professor at Gateway Community College. Chemistry was a required course for my nursing major, and I was nervous about taking it. She was a patient and concise instructor. Her exams were very fair; they covered what she said they would. Gina was always willing to meet outside school hours to provide extra help if needed. If you put in the work, she will help you succeed! I would highly recommend her class.

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Katherine

I had Professor McLane for General Chemistry 1. She does a great job explaining concepts and helping you apply them to problems. She is really straightforward and tells you exactly what you need to know. I never liked or understood chemistry before her class, but now I think it is pretty interesting and I feel like I'm well prepared for my future chem classes.

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