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Additional Skills
Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point, Pages, Photoshop, Affinity Designer, Affinity Photo, Basic Advertisement and social media management, Canva, office management, Blender, Autocad 3D modeling,3D printing, Serial Cloner (molecular biology software), Zen and LEICA microscope programs, Advanced use in IMARIS, Aivia Ai, Bitplane (image processing programs for microscopy), Huygens, ImageJ/ Fiji and plugins, Basic LabVeiw programing, Raspberry Pi computer operation, -Basic American Sign Language


Honors & Awards
2021 DEB Cellular Ag Research Award (Designated emphasis in Biotechnology)
2019-2020 Jastro Shields Award UCDavis
2019 Plant Sciences department Plant Sciences Department Fellowship
2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - Honorable Mention
2016 Valedictorian Pine Manor College
• The highest-grade point average upon completion of academics at Pine Manor College.
2016 The Pine Manor College Award
• One graduating senior in the opinion of the faculty and staff, made outstanding contributions to the College and to her peers through leadership and social responsibility by personal and community accomplishments
2015 Alpha Chi Honors society
• National college honor society that admits the top 10 percent of an institution's juniors, seniors, and graduate students
2012-2016 Dean’s High Honors, 3.5 or better (3.92GPA)
• All semesters
2015 Perkins Merit Science Scholarship
• Awarded to one student preparing for a career in biological or behavioral sciences that show great promise
2013 – 2016 National Science Foundation S-STEM Scholarship
Designated as an NSF “BioScholar” defined as a young woman of promise in the biology program.
• Academic enrichment including; honors colloquium, tuition support, advanced level tutoring, internship and carrier support, required senior year internship in a research lab.
2014 Summer award: Building Diversity in the Biomedical Sciences Research (BDBS)
• Ten-week, mentored research experience for students interested in pursuing future PhD or MD/PhD studies funded by the NIH with scientific seminars, workshops, and career guidance
• Interned in the lab of Dr. John Leong - Microbiology
4/2013-14 Excellence in Chemistry – Pine Manor college
• Department acknowledgment one of two highest grades achieved
2013 Stage Managers Award - Pine Manor college
• Acknowledge of excellence in a stage managers position in theater productions

Publication

First Author
1.R. Sinclair, “The Invitation of Sensory Equitable Botanical Art”. Plant science bulletin special issue By Botanical Society of America. Accepted- in preparation
2.R. Sinclair, M. Wang, Z. Jawaid, J. Aaron, B. Rossetti, E. Wait , K. McDonald, D. Cox, J. Heddleston , T. Wilkop, G. Drakakaki. “Quantitative analysis of cell plate development using lattice light sheet microscopy identifies transition points between growth phases”. Journal of cell science. In preparation
3.R. Sinclair, M. Chang, V. Drakakaki. “Cytokinesis and the formation of a new cell wall. Cytokinesis and the formation of a new cell wall.” Cytokinesis and the formation of a new cell wall. Anija Geitmann. CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group. Submitted
4.R.Sinclair, G. Hsu, D. Davis , M. Chang , M. Rosquete, J. Iwasa, G.Drakakaki , “Plant cytokinesis and the construction of new cell wall”. FEBS LETT June 2022
5.R. Sincalir, M. Rosquete, G. Drakakaki. “Post-Golgi Trafficking and Transport of Cell Wall Components” Frontier, December 2018 In press

Contributing author:
1.L. Allsman, M. Bellinger, V. Huang, M. Duong, A. Contreras, A. Romero, B.Verboonen, S, Sidhu, X. Zhang, H. Steinkraus, A. Uyehara, S. Martinez, R. Sinclair, G. S. Soriano, B.Diep, D. Byrd, A.Noriega, G. Drakakaki, A. Sylvester, C. G. Rasmussen, “Subcellular positioning during cell division and cell plate formation in maize” Frontiers in Plant Science, Submitted
2.M.Z. Jawaid , R. Sinclair , D.L. Cox , and G. Drakakaki . “A biophysical model for plant cell plate maturation based on the contribution of a spreading force”. Plant Physiol. November 2022 In press
3.M. Rosquete, N. Worden, G. Ren, R. Sinclair, S. Pfleger, M.le Salemi, B.. Phinney, D. Domozych, T. Wilkop, G. Drakakaki. “AtTRAPPC11/ROG2: a role for TRAPPs in maintenance of plant TGN/EE organization and function” The Plant Cell In press.

Contributing author pre graduate training:
1.T. Salim Lew, M. Wong, S. Kwak, R. Sinclair, V. Koman, M. Strano. “Rational Design Principles for the Transport and Subcellular Distribution of Nanomaterials into Plant Protoplasts”. Small- Nano Micro September 2018 In Press
2.NANO Letters Novemebr 2017 “A Nanobionic Light Emitting Plant” Dr. Seonyeong Kwak , J. Giraldo , M. Wong , J. Ell , M. Weidman , R. Sinclair , M. Landry , W. Tisdale, Prof. M. Strano. In press. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04369
3.Nature Materials October 2016 “Nitroaromatic Detection and Infrared Communication from Wild-Type Plants using Plant Nanobionics” Min Hao Wong, Juan Giraldo, Seon-Yeong Kwak, Volodymyr Koman, Rosalie Sinclair, Tedrick Thomas Salim Lew, Gili Bisker, Pingwei Liu, and Michael Strano. In press https://www.nature.com/articles/nmat4771
4.S. Kwak, M. Wong, T. Lew, G. Bisker, A. Kaplan, A. Liu, J. Dong, M. Lee, V. Koman, R.Sinclair, M. S. Strano*. “Nanosensors Technology Applied to Living Plants” Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry June 2016 In press https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-anchem-061516-045310

Presentations from graduate school only:
Oral
R. Sinclair, M. Wang, Z. Jawaid, J. Aaron, B. Rossetti, E. Wait , K. McDonald, D. Cox, J. Heddleston , T. Wilkop, G. Drakakaki. “Spatial temporal dynamics of the cell plate and callose during plant cytokinesis.Oral presentation”. Plant Biology recruitment. UC Davis, Davis CA. February 2023

R. Sinclair, M. Wang, Z. Jawaid, J. Aaron, B. Rossetti, E. Wait , K. McDonald, D. Cox, J. Heddleston , T. Wilkop, G. Drakakaki. “Spatial temporal dynamics of cell plate development during plant cytokinesis.Oral presentation”.Plant Cell Atlas. Oral flash talk. Online. Jan 2023

R. Sinclair, M. Wang, Z. Jawaid, J. Aaron, B. Rossetti, E. Wait , K. McDonald, D. Cox, J. Heddleston , T. Wilkop, G. Drakakaki. “Spatial temporal dynamics of cell plate development during plant cytokinesis.Oral presentation”. Plant Biology Colloquium. Oral presentation. September 2022

R. Sinclair, M. Wang, Z. Jawaid, J. Aaron, B. Rossetti, E. Wait , K. McDonald, D. Cox, J. Heddleston , T. Wilkop, G. Drakakaki. “Spatial temporal dynamics of cell plate development during plant cytokinesis.Oral presentation”. Plant cell biology international, The Orthodox academy of Crete, Kolympari Kissamos, Chania, Crete. August 2022

R. Sinclair,D. Davis Z.Jawaid, J. Alonso, D. Domozych, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki
“Callose and Membrane Dynamics During Cytokinesis In Land Plants And Ancestral Cell Walls” Oral presentation PCD Online July 2021

R. Sinclair, D. Davis Z.Jawaid, Jose Alonso, David Domozych, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki “Callose Dynamics During Cytokinesis In Land Plants And Ancestral Cell Walls” Oral presentation at UC Davis Plant Biology graduate group colloquium UC Davis, CA September 2020

R. Sinclair,D. Davis Z.Jawaid, Jose Alonso, David Domozych, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki “Callose Dynamics During Cytokinesis In Land Plants And Ancestral Cell Walls” Oral presentation at UC Davis Plant Biology graduate group colloquium UC Davis, CA September 2020

R. Sinclair, D. Davis Z.Jawaid, “Cytokinesis and the importance of Callose”, Oral presentation at 2019 UC Davis Plant Biology Retreat, UC Davis, CA. 2019 November 1. Oral.

R. Sinclair,D. Davis Z.Jawaid, Jose Alonso, David Domozych, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki; ”Cytokinesis Through The Lenses Of Callose” Oral presentation at 2019 Plant Cell Dynamics, State College, PA. 2019 June 18-21. Oral

R. Sinclair,D. Davis Z.Jawaid, Jose Alonso, David Domozych, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki
“Cytokinesis and the importance of callose” Oral presentation at UC Davis Tuesday seminar series, CA. 2019 May 7. Oral

R. Sinclair “Plant Cell Wall Development: Modeling Live Cell Dynamics” Oral Presentation. College outreach. Pine Mannor College, Chestnut Hill, MA. April 18 2019. Oral

R. Sinclair "Towards Modeling Cell Plate Dynamics". Oral presentation. Progress Seminar. UC Davis, Davis, CA. May 7, 2019. Oral

Poster

M. Wang, S. Wong, G. Ren, H. Holman, G. Drakakaki. “Biochemical dissection of endomembrane pathways involved in plant cytokinesis” Poster presentation. Plant cell biology international, The Orthodox academy of Crete, Kolympari Kissamos, Chania, Crete. August 2022

R. Sinclair ,D Davis M.Z.Jawaid, D. Domozych, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki “Callose Deposition And Cellular Dynamics During Cytokinesis In Land Plants And Algae” Poster presentation, Plant Science symposium Hybrid, online, Davis CA. May 2022

R. Sinclair, T. Wilkop, M.Z.Jawaid, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki
“Vesicle Kinetics During Cell Plate Development in Arabidopsis Reveals the Importance of Callose” Poster presentation, Plant Science symposium Hybrid, online, Davis CA. May 2022

R. Sinclair ,D Davis M.Z.Jawaid, D. Domozych, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki “Callose Deposition And Cellular Dynamics During Cytokinesis In Land Plants And Algae” Poster presentation ASBP Online June 2021

R. Sinclair ,D. Davis, Z.Jawaid, Jose Alonso, David Domozych, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki; “Callose and Membrane Dynamics During Cytokinesis In Land Plants And Ancestral Cell Walls” Poster presented at 2021 Plant Cell Dynamics, virtual 2021 June 1-4. Poster/ flash talk

R. Sinclair ,D. Davis, Z.Jawaid, Jose Alonso, David Domozych, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki; “Dynamics of Cell Plate Development During Plant Cytokinesis Through the lenses of Callose Poster presented at 2019, 2019 UC Davis Plant Biology Retreat, UC Davis, CA. 2019 November 1. Poster.

R. Sinclair ,D. Davis, Z.Jawaid, Jose Alonso, David Domozych, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki; “Dynamics of Cell Plate Development During Plant Cytokinesis Through the lenses of Callose Poster presented at 2019 Plant Cell Dynamics, State College, PA. 2019 June 18-21. Poster

A. Prasad, R. Sinclair, M Rosquete, G Drakakaki; “Dissection the role of callose during cell plate formation”. Undergraduate student symposium. Davis, April 26 2019 *Undergraduate student.

R. Sinclair,T. Wilkop, Z. Jawaid, D. Cox, G.Drakakaki; “Dynamics of Cell Plate Development During Plant Cytokinesis”. Poster presented at: UC Davis Plant Science Symposium, Davis, CA April 8 2019.

M. Rosquete, N. Worden, R. Sinclair, D. Cox, D.S. Domozych, T. Wilkop, G. Drakakaki; “Dissecting post Golgi trafficking during plant cell growth and cell division” ASCB EMBO Meeting, San Diego, 2018 December 8-12. Poster

R. Sinclair, T. Wilkop, Z. Jawaid, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki. “Dynamics of Cell Plate Development During Plant Cytokinesis”. Poster presented at: 2018 UC Davis Plant Biology Retreat; 2018 August 20th; Tahoe CA. Poster.

R. Sinclair, T. Wilkop, Z.Jawaid, D. Cox, G. Drakakaki. “Dynamics of Cell Plate Development During Plant Cytokinesis”. Poster presented at: Year 2 Finding Your Inner Modeler An NSF Workshop; 2018 August 16-17; Chicago IL. Poster.

R. Sinclair, M. Wong, M. Strano Plantea: "Real-time Agricultural Sensors”. OPEN, Venture Wells Innovation & Entrepreneurship competitive showcase; Washington, DC 2017 March 24-25th

R. Sinclair; “ Plantea: Real-time Agricultural Sensors”. MIT Sandbox Innovation & Entrepreneurship showcase; 2017 January; Cambridge MA.

R. Sinclair, M. Wong, M. Strano. “Nitroaromatic Detection and Infrared Communication from Wild-Type Plants using Plant Nanobionics”. MIT poster showcase; January 2017; Cambridge MA.

R. Sinclair; “Hydroponics: It’s Time to Change the Face of Farming”. Poster presented at: 2016 Pine Manor College Senior Research Symposium; Chestnut Hill MA

Guest Lectures/ Invited speaker
Davis Junior high school “Path to graduate school and Callose Dynamics During Cytokinesis In Land Plant And Ancestral Cell Walls.” Guest lecture in Biotechnology class rooms Jr. Sr. students. March 2023.
Plants and Society “ Graduate School Path And Science Communication” Guest lecturer UC Davis Fall 2023
Plant Anatomy lecture “Land plant cell walls and cytokinesis” Guest lecturer UC Davis Fall 2021
PLS 105 Plant Anatomy Fall Quarter 2020 “ Plant cell walls “
PLS 100 AL Fall Quarter 2019 “how to measure root lengths and why we do”
Plants and Society “ Graduate School Path And Science Communication” Guest lecturer UC Davis Fall 2020 HUBWeek “Pathways to Payday” Guest speaker on Life Science panel, September 2016
Tv / Web Interviews • Venturewell OPEN 2017 – Plantea Educational interview • Nature Knows Best Season 2 episode 4, 2017 – Research highlight Interview for educational TV show FoxNews segment 2017- Research highlight Interview