EducationCurrently working as a financial analyst.
Graduated Yale Class of 2015, Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology Major
3.92 Unweighted High School GPA, graduated May 2011; took classes at the University of Arizona (4.0): Junior Year Math 454 Ordinary Differential Equations and Stability Theory, Math 424 Complex Variables, currently Math 464 Theory of Probability
ExperiencePrevious Experience with many students: 2 high schoolers who needed a bit of help with SAT Math preparation; GED Prep for a student seeking to go to college, and one middle schooler in Pre-Algebra, one high school freshman in English, SAT Prep, and some math, and another high schooler in geometry; tutoring a 1st grader in reading, to help her pass into 2nd grade; a 7th grader in Science and History; an 8th grader in Algebra; and a 5th grader in general math concepts; also tutored at high school in a place we call "the Nest" where students go for extra help-- I'm very willing to tutor any and all ages in almost any subject!
Currently conducting research on intron targeted siRNA knockdown of genes using viral transfections. In a previous independent research project, under supervision of Dr. Leng at the Yale Medical School, I experimented with the smFRET technique, along with other electrophysiology methods to extrapolate the structure of various channel proteins.
Scores of 5 on AP Exams: AB Calculus (freshman year), BC Calc & European History (sophomore year), US History & Biology & English Literature and Composition (Junior year)
SAT I: Writing-800, Reading-780, Math-800
SAT II: Biology-790, Literature-730, Math II-800
National Merit Scholarship winner
Wrote for the Tucson Citizen Newspaper as a Teen Columnist freshman and sophomore year.
Summer of high school junior and senior year, worked in a biology laboratory doing immunohistochemistry for p63 on radiated and IGF1 treated salivary gland tissues, and immunoflourescence for BrdU and Amylase.
HobbiesI love baking!
I was the previous Director of Fundraiser for the InspireYale club at Yale, aimed at promoting happiness, creativity and thus, productivity.
Volunteered at the Tucson Children's Museum for all four years of high school, so I work well with younger kids as well.
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