Portfolio

Work History

Work History
Nov 2012 - Present

Bartender

Midnight Sun

Provide social lubrication at the premiere video-bar in San Francisco. Foster a charming atmosphere for patrons to enjoy.

Jul 2011 - Present

Entertainment and Promotion

Independent

Provide visual entertainment and promotion for local public/private events primarily targeting the LGBT community

Collaborate with 9 venues primarily in the Castro and Soma neighborhoods for 20+ independent parties; working closely with owners, managers, and party promoters

Volunteer services and assist fundraising for Folsom Street Fair, Dore Alley, SF Pride, Castro Street Fair, AIDS Lifecycle, and numerous local LGBT organizations

Model and marketing for promotional material such as fliers, posters, print periodicals (GLOSS, SF Gate), and products for LGBT targeted retailers (Mr. S Leather)

Knowledge of the best photographers/design artists in SF for producing promotional material

Oct 2007 - Oct 2012

Senior Research Associate II

UCSF

Creation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis protein iMAP for genes regulated by hypoxia

3xFLAG tagging constructs with endogenous promoters

Transformation of expression constructs

Growth, hypoxia induction, protein purification

Identification of binding and method of regulation for EspR and CRP transcription factors using chIP-chip, chIP-qPCR, RT-qPCR, EMSA, and luminescent reporter assays

Acting lab manager facilitating ordering, shipment of strains, and maintenance of equipment in compliance with Environmental Health and Safety for 18 personnel

Education

Education
Aug 2002 - Dec 2005

BS

University of Missouri - Columbia