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Sample resume for a biochemist

Need to improve the organic reaction to your biochemist resume? Focus on your specialties and the results of your work. Get ideas from this sample.

Sample resume for a biochemist

If you want to improve the "organic reaction" to your resume, focus on your biochemistry specialty areas and the results of your work, says resume expert Kim Isaacs. 

This sample resume that she created for a midlevel biochemist can give you some ideas. You can view the sample below or download the biochemist resume template in Word. And if you need more help, get a free resume evaluation today from the experts at Monster's partner TopResume.

Additionally, you can learn more about science careers and search for biochemist jobs on Monster.

Biochemist Resume Sample

55 Cloister Ave.
Sometown, FL 33116
(555) 555-5555



Technically skilled biochemist offering a four-year history of proven performance in therapeutic protein purification, analytical assay development and immunoassay reagent creation furthering the prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment of  diseases. Knowledge of FDA, ISO and cGMP requirements; laboratory protocols; quality procedures; and analytical instrumentation.


Processes: Protein Synthesis/Purification, Peptide Mapping, Immunoaffinity Chromatographic Immunoassay Development, Gel Electrophoresis, Bioanalytical & Purification Yield Analysis, Conformational Studies, Analytical Assay Validations, Flow Cytometry

Instrumentation & Technologies: HPLC, LC-MS, IC, ICP, NMR, GE-AKTA Purification Systems


ABC Company, Sometown, FL
Provides laboratory diagnostics and medical-imaging technologies to aid in human and animal health.

Biochemist II, 6/09 to Present
Biochemist I, 6/08 to 6/09
Advanced to biochemist II role to perform protein purification supporting the manufacture of immunoassay reagents that aid in diagnostic solutions.

Highlights of Results:

  • Synthesized and purified proteins using chromatography methods, gel electrophoresis, immunoprecipitation and other scientific methods.
  • Isolated target proteins and obtained pure samples to enable further structural studies, facilitate antibody generation and enable the creation of binding assays.
  • Optimized laboratory instrumentation and stringently followed quality controls, laboratory best practices and scientific protocols related to protein purification.
  • Performed complex data analysis; prepared reports complying with FDA, ISO, cGMP and internal regulations; and coordinated material, instrument and process validations.
  • Contributed research for published articles on protein biochemistry and purification, polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies and immunodiagnostic technologies. (Publication list available on request.)

Internship: Served as a Biochemist Intern at ABC Company during summers in 2006 and 2007, leading to full-time employment offer after earning master’s degree.


DEF University, Sometown, FL
Master of Science in Biochemistry, 5/08 (GPA: 3.6)
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Minor in Statistics, 5/06 (GPA: 3.5) 

  • Master’s Thesis: Applications for Protein Expression Microarrays in the Detection of Pathogens Associated with Cardiovascular Disease