Ashley Carroll | Greater Detroit Area, MI

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U of M Class of 2022

Master's in Bioinformatics

Bachelor's of Science
in Computer Science & Spanish


University of Michigan

Fall 2020 - Winter 2022

500 S State Street | Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Master's in Bioinformatics

Coursework: Applied Biostatistics, Introductory Biochemistry, Bioinformatics Concepts and Algorithms, Research Responsibility & Ethics, Rigor and Transparency to Enhance Reproducibility

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University of Michigan

Fall 2017 - Winter 2021

500 S State Street | Ann Arbor, MI 48109

GPA = 3.8/4.0

Majors: Computer Science & Spanish

Coursework: Data Structures and Algorithms, Database Management Systems, Web Systems, Operating Systems, Discrete Math, Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Introduction to Spanish Linguistics, Techniques of Spanish Pronunciation and Oral Expression

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University of Salamanca

Summer 2018

37008 Salamanca, Spain

Study Abroad program through Cursos Internacionales and the University of Michigan

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Graduate Student Instructor

Fall 2021

Ann Arbor, MI

  • Instructed two 1 1⁄2-hour class sessions and responded to student emails diligently
  • Raised general issues that students were having in office hours and in class to the course instructor for further clarification
  • Graded homework assignments and provided thoughtful feedback to students for areas of future improvement

Bioinformatics Intern

Summer 2021

San Diego, CA (remote)

  • Built an automated pipeline to determine haplotype inheritance from large multi-generational families using SNV data
  • Participated in a usability study of REViewer software involving the analysis of visual alignments of reads in regions containing tandem repeats

Software Engineer Intern

Summer 2020

Irvine, CA (remote)

  • Implemented a backward compatible API with asynchronous http requests and concurrent goroutines to replace legacy code
  • Redesigned 3 services’ Dockerfiles using multi-stage builds specific to individual environments in order to automate the creation and tagging of images for Kubernetes deployment
  • Configured Helm alerts to fire when database availability or latency did not satisfy the service-level objective (SLO)
  • Analyzed historical trends and established graphical dashboards to identify database failures and performance reductions

Instructional Assistant

Fall 2019 - Spring 2021

Ann Arbor, MI

  • Facilitated lesson plans for weekly 2-hour lab section to clarify class content and foster students’ understanding
  • Educated students by holding office hours and answering questions on the Piazza forum in partnership with staff
  • Refined technical experience with Git, XCode, and the terminal in addition to troubleshooting bugs with students
  • Created supplemental slide deck for 1 of 5 major projects

IT Analyst Intern

Summer 2019

East Lansing, MI

  • Developed a questionnaire in an Epic environment which was implemented across the inpatient health system to enhance patient care, engagement, and tablet usage
  • Streamlined workflows in Epic for 4 units by coordinating 5 projects with clinicians and manipulating database records
  • Optimized patient safety by updating clinical documentation build in Epic to reflect the international standard for rehabilitation diet levels alongside 2 teams
  • Wrote SQL queries to be interfaced with Tableau in order to visually represent data regarding the ticket support system

Research Assistant/Web Developer

Winter 2019 - Winter 2021

Ann Arbor, MI

  • Built Speech Production Lab website to house all relevant research and lab content
  • Revamped team’s website using HTML, JavaScript, and Bootstrap to be mobile-friendly and accessible
  • Created a webpage that utilized JavaScript and CSS for language buttons which translate the page for Spanish and English users, while conferring with native Spanish-speaking team members on the Spanish translation
  • Consulted lead researchers to develop website features that meet the needs and aesthetics of the research team and users
  • Customized LimeSurvey and Qualtrics surveys using logic and branching to collect data on second language acquisition of study abroad programs

Residential Advisor

Fall 2018 - Spring 2020

Ann Arbor, MI

  • Formed an inclusive community among 40-60 residents by intentional interactions, campus resources, and programming
  • Collaborated with staff to execute engaging programs and educate students on multicultural themes
  • Supported the needs of over 1,000 residents in On-Duty and Community Center roles

IT Intern

Summer 2017

Troy, MI

  • Updated a network map and global threat map using software such as Cacti and Fortinet
  • Interacted with OEM customers and worked within the Customer Relationship Management system


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In my free time, I like to sew. I hope to one day start my own Etsy shop.

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Irish Dance

Freshman year of college I joined the Léim Irish Dance team at U of M to learn more about Irish Culture and Tradition.

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Graphic Design

After downloading some of Adobe's software, I've recently taken an interest in graphic design. This image of milk and cheese was intended to be an icon for a health app.