Abdoulie A Jallow

HSE Biosafety Advisor

  Banjul, The Gambia

 As part of the HSE team at MRCG at LSHTM, I have initiated and successfully implemented various projects geared towards the improvement of HSE Biorisk management systems, developed a Unit wide database of microorganisms, developed posters, Standard Operating Procedures, Code of Practices, conducted Unit wide laboratory inspections and trained hundreds staff on various health and safety subjects.

    

Work Experience

Health and Safety Advisor - Biological  •  Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at LSHTM

June 2020 - October 2021

Developed policies, SOPs and CoPs on infection control, chemical purchase and management, waste management and transport of gas cylinders.
Conducted Unit wide laboratory inspections and audits, written reports and followed up to ensure improvements in HSE.
Trained and advised hundreds of staff members on matters relating to biological health and safety, including purchase, use, storage, transportation and disposal of biological agents
Developed a poster and trained staff across the Unit in the management of the Unit's biological waste.
Identified all the invalid risk assessments, worked with scientists to review them and uploaded them on SharePoint for easy access and also updated the department's risk assessment database.
Assist in seeking consent and ensuring compliance with safety policies in dealing with class 2 and above biological agents.

Teacher (Chemistry, and Science)  •  SBEC International School

October 2019 - July 2020

Developed subject curricula, teaching materials/aids and taught Chemistry (Form 6) and Science (Form 3) to more than 100 students.
Conducted tutorials, extra classes for students that need extra support to enhance their understanding of the subject matter
Supervised students' extracurricular activities and escorted them on various field trips.
Participated in teacher-parent meetings to discuss student performance enhancement.

Assistant Lecturer (Adjunct)  •  School of Arts and Sciences, University of The Gambia

September 2019 - December 2019

Developed course curricula and teaching materials.
Taught Principles of Analytical Chemistry (CHM 203), Instrumentation in Analytical Chemistry (CHM 403) and Principles of Genetics (BB204) to undergraduate students.
Conducted tutorials and supervised laboratory experiments.

Trainee - Laboratory Technician  •  Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia

May 2017 - June 2017

Received tens of samples per day from field staff, processed, stored them in their designated freezers and recorded in the sample log books.
Perform experiments ELISA and PCR
Collected and analyzed experimental data.
Developed a chemical stock inventory for all the chemicals in the lab

Teacher (Chemistry, Biology and Science)  •  West African International School

October 2016 - May 2017

Developed subject curricula, teaching materials/aids and taught Chemistry and Biology (Grades 10 and 11) and Science (Grade 11) to more than 200 students.
Conducted tutorials, extra classes for students that need extra support to enhance their understanding of the subject matter
Supervised students' extracurricular activities and escorted them to the National Water and Electricity Company on a field trip.
Participated in teacher-parent meetings to discuss student performance enhancement.

Teacher (Chemistry, Mathematics and Science)  •  Kairaba Senior Secondary School

October 2015 - October 2016

Developed subject curricula, teaching materials/aids and taught Chemistry (Grades 10, 11 and 12), Science (Grade 11 and 12) and Mathematics (Grade 7) to more than 250 students.
Conducted tutorials, extra classes for students that need extra support to enhance their understanding of the subject matter
Supervised students' extracurricular activities and escorted them on various field trips.
Participated in teacher-parent meetings to discuss student performance enhancement.

Teacher Science - Part-time  •  Victory Senior Secondary School

November 2014 - July 2015

Developed subject curricula, teaching materials/aids and taught Science (Grade 10) to 50 students.
Conducted tutorials, extra classes for students that need extra support to enhance their understanding of subject matter
Supervised students' extracurricular activities.
Participated in teacher-parent meetings to discuss student performance enhancement.


Education

Amity University Online

Production and Operation Management

2021 - 2023

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Biomedical Engineering

2017 - 2019

University of The Gambia

Chemistry

2011 - 2016

Tahir Ahmadiyya Muslim Senior Secondary School

Science

2008 - 2011

Skills


Python,  HTML5,  CSS3,  JavaScript,  Origin,  SigmaPlot,  Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,  Microsoft PowerPoint,  ELISA,  PCR,  Flow Cytometry, LC-MS, HPLC, TGA-DTA, Risk Assessment and Management,  Accident Investigation,  Standard Operating Procedures,  Project Management,  Report Writing,  Data Analysis,  Eye for Detail,  Work Under Pressure,  Meet Tight Deadlines,   Independent Thinking,  Experimental Design

Languages


  • English — Native or Bilingual
  • Fula — Native or Bilingual
  • Wolof — Intermediate

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