Highly motivated Undergraduate Cognitive Science student seeking research or internship opportunities in related fields, such as Decision Making, Computational Vision, and UI/UX Design. Eager to utilize experience in research, project organization, and team collaboration to positively contribute to employer's objectives. Interested in providing academic training, technical skills, and multilingual skills to employer.
Technical Skills in Animal Handling and Training
Academic Training in Neuroscience
Research Assistant, 01/2017 to Current UCSD Cognitive Science Systems Neuroscience Lab – Labs 201-206, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0515
Work under supervision of Dr. Douglas A. Nitz along with other graduate students.
Currently participating in research focusing on the examination of multiple single-unit recordings made in rats' parietal cortex, hippocampus, and retrosplenial cortex while rats are running different mazes or performing laser chasing/allocation tasks.
Research Assistant, 05/2014 to 06/2014 Massachusetts General Hospital Urology Research Lab – 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114
Worked productively under supervision of Dr. Chin-Lee Wu, along with other PhD candidates.
Used centrifuge to perform DNA extraction.
Participated in tissue slicing, staining, and proper storage.
Inspected medical instruments, equipment and storage rooms to maintain proper hygiene of the lab.
Volunteer, 11/2011 to 01/2014 Old First Reformed United Church of Christ – 151 N 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Worked at church a few times every couple months to prepare and serve dinner to about 40 to 50 homeless people.
Management and Business Liaison Intern, 07/2013 to 08/2013 China Merchants Logistics Holding CO., LTD. – 97 Haiyuan Road, Huangpu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Studied complex warehouse computer-based maintenance system and made suggestions for potential improvements.
Helped with communication between warehouses.
Initiated and participated in business negotiation between the logistics company and a solar power company.
Volunteer, 07/2012 to 07/2012 Guangzhou Volunteers Union – 68 Huanshi W. Rd., Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Bachelor of Science: Cognitive Science w/ Specialization in Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience, Current University of California, San Diego - 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093