Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Aug 2010

Graduate Researcher - Dept of Geosciences

Texas A&M University
Aug 2008 - Jun 2009

Teaching Assistant

Texas A&M University

Taught two semesters of "Oceanography," a lab course devoted to non-science majors

Nov 2007 - Aug 2008

Manager

Rzadko's Pennzoil 10-Minute Oil Change
Aug 2006 - May 2007

Tutor (Chemistry/Physics)

Coastal Carolina University
Jan 2004 - May 2007

Coastal Carolina University

Laboratory Assistant

Skills

Extensive experience in the following:

- algal/microbial/fungal cultivation and culture maintenance

- media preparation and plating

- brightfield/fluorescence microscopy

- cell staining and photographing

- genetic analysis (PCR, TRFLP)

- electrophoresis gel prep

- wet chemistry/stock solution prep

- sterile methodologies

- data visualization

- statistical analysis

- ordering/inventory maintenance

- Microsoft Office 2003-2011

- Adobe CS5

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Aug 2010

Master of Science

Texas A&M University

Thesis: "Laser scattering as a tool to determine the effect of temperature on diatom aggregation"

Aug 2003 - May 2007

Bachelor of Science

Coastal Carolina University
Aug 2003 - May 2007

Bachelor of Science

Coastal Carolina University