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Leontyne - Prof biology - Los Angeles
$25/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Leontyne
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Anatomy
  • Botany
Levels
  • All Levels

UCLA graduate offering help in math, biology, or physics in LA area

Methodology

With my students, I try to increase their confidence by showing them that they can do it and helping them realize that. I love Biology and math and try to make the work more fun and relatable to the students.

Background

I graduated from UCLA with a BS in Biology. I hope to become a Biology teacher at a public high school. I have been tutoring elementary and high school students in math and science since I was in high school.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $25/h
Lessons offered by Leontyne
Individual
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Anatomy
  • Botany
Levels
  • All Levels

Leontyne's resume

Leontyne Henderson
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
Bachelor of Science, Biology Expected Graduation: Spring 2020 Overall GPA: 3.54
Major GPA: 3.55

RELEVANT COURSEWORK:


Field Ecology
Field Behavioral Ecology
Conservation Biology
Plant Ecology
Mammalogy
Plant Diversity and Evolution
World Vegetation
Plant Physiology
Collaborative Undergraduate Research Laboratory in Yeast, Genetics, and Molecular Biology

RESEARCH AND LAB TECHNIQUES/SKILLS

Transects
Soil pH/Moisture Meter
Altimeter
Plant Identification
Manipulative Plant Study
Gel Electrophoresis
PCR
SDS-PAGE
Assays
Streaking Gel Plates

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES October 2019-Present
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - Kraft Lab
Research Assistant
Analyze the effects of drought on species interactions within plant communities
Perform daily viability assessments for six plant species from different weather conditions
Prepare plots and grow plant specimens for field manipulations in Santa Barbara Sedgwick Reserve
Keep a neat and orderly workspace in a shared laboratory
Report daily to mentor about tasks and assessment data and findings





UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES April 2019-May 2019
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - Field Ecology Course
Field Study Student
Identified and catalogued over 100 California Desert plant species
Contrasted plant species phylogenetic relatedness in three different communities in the Mojave Reserve
Determined influence of environmental factors and transect placement and spacing
Measured altitude, incline, soil moisture, and temperature
Presented our daily progress, raw data, and final conclusion to an audience of 15-20 people

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES May 2019-June 2019
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - Field Behavioral Ecology Course
Field Study Student

Observed aggressive and defensive behavior in four different ant species in the San Jacinto Mountains
Recorded and statistically compared frequency of behaviors when ants engage in one-to-one battle
Noted differences in behavior frequencies when species engage in five-to-one battles
Searched for and collected ant specimens using an aspirator or tweezers
Accomplished daily work and goals with limited space and resources

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES January 2017-March 2017
Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology - Johnson Lab Course
Research Student

Extracted DNA from yeast in order to genetically manipulate a mutant strain
Performed gel electrophoresis, PCR, and SDS-PAGE to evaluate experimental success
Streaked gel plates to compare between mutant and wild-type yeast
Collaborated with a team to determine sequential steps to attain desired results
Wrote a grant proposal for independent research on yeast response to environmental stressors
LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
SIGMA GAMMA RHO SORORITY, INC., MU ALPHA CHAPTER June 2018-June 2019
President
Led and collaborated with chapter in event planning and logistics
Managed a yearly budget for programs and conferences
Kept organized records, reports, and event calendars
Conducted proper meeting procedures and agendas
WORK EXPERIENCE
ASUCLA LUVALLE COMMONS TEXT August 2017-August 2019
Customer Service Representative
Maintained order and cleanliness of sales floor and workspace to ensure customer satisfaction
Resolved customer inquiries while in a busy and quick-pace setting
Fulfilled special orders for requested products
Communicated messages and task progress with coworkers and supervisors

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