Microbiology Teaching Assistant01/2011 to 05/2011 University of Maryland, College Park
Engage students (15) in active learning during lab, provide feedback to help students personally, and mentor students Obtain knowledge relevant to microbiology and scientific research Responsible for understanding the most effective way of using microscopes to extract data and communicating that to students Support the technology needs of the course (capture microscope images/plated media, web page design support, online discussion support) Facilitate face-to-face, online discussions, and grade weekly lab reports and projects.
Evolutionary Biology Research Assistant07/2010 to 08/2011 University of Maryland, College Park
Study the evolutionary changes and environmental conditions leading to cavefish phenotype in order to understand the reasons that different cavefish populations have evolved independently Research the relationship between structure and function of Astyanax mexicanus in order to study neural coding Work with a team of 2 students along with the head of the department to set up behavioral tests to study visual acuity and behavior response to stimulus Record species behavior using electrotetinography which measures electrical response of cells in the retina Collect, organize and interpret data.
Entomology Research Assistant01/2010 to 12/2010 University of Maryland, College Park
Research 50 invertebrate species in order to learn about their life cycle, life history, taxonomy, systematics and ecology.
Visit field sites weekly in order to set insect traps and collect hundreds of aquatic insects samples for lab.
Assist a graduate student with additional research on the effects of urbanization on aquatic insects by identifying and separating several hundred aquatic insects based on Class, Order, Family and Species.
Maintain the lab by ordering supplies and organizing inventory.
Conservation Biology Research Assistant01/2010 to 05/2010 University of Maryland, College Park
Maintain records in Antarctic Site Inventory, a long-term monitoring program, in order to assess the population trends of breeding birds in the Antarctic.
Work with 2 scientists to maintain a database containing information on thousands of penguin location sites visited over the past 50 years.
Monitor satellite and camera images taken at different sites in the Antarctic Peninsula.
Adventist Child Care
Responsible for sponsoring a student for school · Arrange sponsors to provide Christian education for children in India.
Outreach Program Volunteer02/2006 to Current Extracurricular and Community Service – Takoma Park, Maryland
Organize physical and spiritual outreach activities for elderly population in the community.
Deliver food and clothing to the homeless and jobless in the DC metro area.
Visit retirement homes to help conduct worship services and establish relationships with the elderly.
Graphics Assistant09/2005 to 08/2009 Adventist Development and Relief Agency – Silver Spring, Maryland
Communicate with vendors concerning the visual format of projects produced by the organization Maintain electronic photo library and project documents Edit graphics/text displays by checking for accuracy, grammar, and presentation ( Adobe Photoshop, Adobe In design) Complete data entry using WordPerfect and MS Word Efficiently file documents, print and organize large files, shred sensitive information, create binders for graphic projects, and scan project approvals and associated documentation for different jobs into an electronic database Organize and order inventory Assembled nearly 3000 natural disaster relief packets for kids that was mailed over the world.
Dental Intern02/2005 to 08/2009 Silver Spring, Maryland
Assist with general dental procedures and surgeries.
Responsible for instructing patients on postoperative and general oral health care · Perform office duties including maintaining inventory, ordering supplies, and developing x-rays · Take patient tooth impressions, sterilize equipment, and prepare bleach trays · In charge of receiving and recording patient's medical history · Perform administrative duties such as, answering phones, scheduling appointments and help in the billing process.
McDonald Williams Banks Architects and Planners
Visit construction sites and help with taking measurements and pictures.
Work with programs such as AutoCAD to draft floor plans and elevations.
Responsible for maintaining project documentation.
Perform in different churches, wedding, musicals, funerals, charity events and concerts · Organize musical events for different church occasions.
M.S: Physiology and BiophysicsAugust 2012Georgetown University-
B.S: Biology2009University of Maryland-
Other : Have worked under several scientists and am excellent in following precise instructions while completing the work efficiently and accurately