Sexual dimorphic responses of renal transporters to high salt diet favor more diuresis in females."
Abstract presented by Luciana C.
Veira, Chicago, IL.
01/2017 to 04/2017
InstructorO.D.A.S.I.S. MCAT Rutgers University － New Brunswick, NJ
Conducted 18 hours per week of instruction for all students.
Designed and prepared each lesson in advance of class times.
Submitted lesson plans prior to the corresponding session.
Applied personal experience with the ODASIS MCAT course to relay further details and information to students.
Incorporated a variety of interactive learning strategies.
Utilized a diverse array of tools and media to facilitate learning.
Assessed and reviewed practice questions.
Proctored practice exams and simulated accurate test conditions.
Maintained a professional attitude at all times.
Attended periodic meetings on administrative review.
Collected attendance every session.
Arranged 10 hours of additional office hours per week.
06/2016 to 08/2016
Student Research AssistantUniversity of Southern California- Keck School of Medicine － Los Angeles, CA
Researched in McDonough Lab under the Department of Cell Biology and Neurology.
Read primary literature.
Incubated Western blots.
Fed rodents and replaced their cages.
Wrote an abstract and prepared a presentation titled "Sex Differences in Natriuretic Response Promote Female Protection from Renal Injury.
Co-authored an abstract
Research in Science and Engineering 2015 Scholar.
05/2015 to 07/2015
Student Research AssistantRutgers University － New Brunswick, NJ
Researched in Raskin Lab of the Department of Plant Biology and Pathology, mentored by Diana E.
Roopchand and Kristin Moskal.
Read primary literature.
Prepared and analyzed agarose gels and PAGE.
Prepared a poster and presentation titled "Effects of High-Polyphenol Rutgers Scarlet Lettuce on Murine Gut Microbiota." Northeast Regional Alliance MedPrep Scholars Program, Phase I
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
Covered organic chemistry, anatomy, and physics.
Evaluated study habits, reading ability, thought processes, learning techniques, time management skills, exam preparation and writing techniques.
Trained in how to modify and improve in areas where deficiencies were detected.
Received personal and academic counsel provided by a faculty preceptor.
03/2015 to 12/2016
O.D.A.S.I.S. Supplemental InstructorRutgers University － New Brunswick, NJ
Conducted a full, 120-minute recitation for each assigned section throughout the term.
Prepared for each recitation beforehand.
Relayed the available resources available to students.
Incorporated a wide variety of interactive learning strategies.
Prepared practice problems and graded quizzes and homework.
Collected and submitted attendance every session.
Maintained a professional and collaborative atmosphere during all sessions Bridging the Gaps 2016 Scholar.
Education and Training
B.S: Exercise Science & Sport StudiesRutgers University － New Brunswick, NJExercise Science & Sport Studies cum laude in general scholarship 3.58 3.71
O.D.A.S.I.S: Pre-Health StudentsRutgers University Marching Scarlet KnightsPre-Health Students
English - native language
Spanish - speak, read, and write at an intermediate level
Exercise Science Departmental Honors 2017
O.D.A.S.I.S. Graduation Certificate 2017
Dean's List (5 of 8 semesters) 2013 - 2017
Rutgers University Academic Excellence Award 2015
O.D.A.S.I.S. High Achiever's Award (2014, 2015) 2014, 2015
Northeast Regional Alliance Phase I. Certificate of Achievement 2014
Croda Award for Excellence in General Chemistry 2014