EducationM.S. in Molecular Biology (currently pursuing), Texas Christian University, GPA: 4.0
B.S. with honors in Biology, magna cum laude, Texas Christian University GPA: 3.7
ExperienceI currently tutor students in general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biology at the high school and college level, including advanced subjects, e.g. microbiology, cell biology. I have also tutored student in various levels of Latin and English.
I also teach two 3-hour labs each week as part of the Introductory Biology course for biology majors and pre-health students at TCU. I have also taught upper-level labs for advanced courses, including general microbiology. While following the same syllabus as other instructors, I design my own pre-lab lectures, administer and grade quizzes and exams, and hold weekly office hours to help students in a more individualized setting.
I have experience tutoring high school students in preparation for Advanced Placement examinations as well.
My own AP exam scores:
English Literature: 5
English Language and Comp.: 4
Latin: Vergil: 5
Latin Literature: 5
U.S. History: 4
U.S. Government: 5
I worked as a research fellow through the American Society for Microbiology and am currently pursuing a M.S. in molecular biology at Texas Christian University. My research studies focus on antibiotic resistance mechanisms and discovery of novel antibiotic targets.
Relevant Coursework: Cell Biology, General Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Virology, Immunology, Genetics, Genomics, Mammalian Physiology, General, Organic, and Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Evolutionary Medicine
HobbiesI am an alumnus of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity at TCU as well as a weekly volunteer at the Mercy Clinic, an indigent clinic that provides basic medical care to underserved communities. I will also be attending medical school in Fall 2016 at Texas A&M College of Medicine.
When not teaching, tutoring, studying, or in the research lab, I enjoy walking the local trails with my wife and our two dogs, a lab and a schnauzer, and going to the movies.
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