Meet our 2022 Summer Interns!

Erin Van Berkel

Erin Van Berkel recently earned her B.S. in Biology in May 2022 from St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin. She plans to attend graduate school in the future and is currently in the application process. In her free time, Erin enjoys reading, exercising, and going shopping with her sister and friends.

Rahul Nandwani

Rahul Nandwani is a Quality Assurance Intern at Assured Bio Labs. He is a Senior at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) and is pursuing a B.S. in chemical engineering with a concentration in biomolecular engineering and minors in biology and economics. His responsibilities at Assured Bio include conducting internal audits to update the standard operating procedures (SOP’s), assist in general laboratory processes, and data entry. He has also been conducting independent research at UTK dealing with: Development of heterologous platforms using actinomycetal pigments, Topics that relate to polyketide synthesis and codon optimization, and General laboratory processes such as gel electrophoresis, PCR, molecular cloning, DNA Prep and cleanup, protein purification and others. In his free time, Rahul enjoys playing the ukulele, video games, and going to the gym.

Tyler Veal

Tyler Veal is a summer intern whose primary objectives at Assured Bio include 3D modeling, 3D printing, and assisting with lab experiments. Tyler graduated from high school in 2020 and is now a junior studying mechanical engineering with a focus in engineering technology at Tennessee Technological University. He is also an All-State percussionist for Tennessee Tech. In his free time, Tyler repairs electronics, plays video games, plays air-soft and paintball, and practices/writes music.

Assured Bio Labs firmly believes in the importance of providing work opportunities to students/recent graduates who are looking to gain experience in healthcare, microbiology, and other laboratory fields. We have provided positions related to quality assurance, product testing, business administration, accounting, marketing, DNA analysis, experimental design, etc.