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Lessons offered by Alejandra
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
Levels
  • All Levels

Biochemist with microbiology research experiences providing help in San Antonio, TX area

Methodology

I am confident in teaching middle and high school levels of science, university level introductory science courses. Depending on the type of help needed, I am creative with different study materials, mnemonics, diagrams, graphs, ect. Most importantly, I want to foster an engaging and confidence boasting environment for the student.

Background

I graduated with my degree in Biochemistry and have over three years of academic and government research experience in microbiology, biophysics, cell and molecular biology, and organic chemistry. Throughout college I enjoyed forming study groups in my courses my peers and I greatly benefited from them.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $13/h

Details

Rates are subject to change.
24 hours cancellation notice is required.

Lessons offered by Alejandra
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
Levels
  • All Levels

Alejandra's resume

Education
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
 Cumulative GPA: 3.21
 Graduation Date: December 2019
 Relevant Coursework: Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Virology, Biophysical Chemistry, Molecular Biophysics, Analytical Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry I and II.

Research Experience
Naval Medical Research Unit-San Antonio, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX
Research Technician II May 2020 - Present
Leidos

University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Undergraduate Researcher March 2017-December 2019
UTSA South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases
• Generated a library of pleotropic drug resistance genes knockouts in Mucor circinelloides fungi to further study if factors such as morphology, virulence, and drug-resistance were affected.
• Investigated multi-drug resistant mechanisms in Mucor fungi with available antifungal treatments with in vitro and in vivo studies in mouse and wax moth larvae models.
• Trained and mentored three undergraduate students over two years.
• Managed laboratory inventory and equipment.

Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE)-2 Trainee Spring 2018- Fall 2019
UTSA Center for Research and Training in the Sciences
• Full Engagement in NIH/UTSA RISE Program Professional Training Series.
• Completed RISE and MARC courses in Foundations for Doctoral Program Preparation and Moving Towards the Ph.D.
• Attended weekly pre-professional and academic success workshops and seminar series.
UTSA Pre-RISE Rising Researchers Trainee August 2015 – December 2015

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
Summer Scholars Program

• Elucidated possible ATP binding motifs in mammalian bestrophin ion channels by generating various mutations in suspected residues. Conducted whole-cell patch clamp and lipid bilayer experiments to assess the role of ATP with bestrophin ion channels
• Acquired knowledge and skill set in the fields of molecular biology, structural biology, and biophysics.
• Attended weekly professional development workshops and pre-graduate training.

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