Teaching and Mentoring Experience
The Scripps Research Institute
In-Lab Mentor (2014–)
During my time in the Shen Lab, I have mentored two undergraduates and one external graduate student. I continue to mentor one graduate research assistant and other postdocs in the Shen Lab.
Poster Judge (2016)
At the 2016 TSRI undergraduate research poster presentation.
University of Utah
Teaching Assistant (2011)
Spring semester undergraduate course in biochemistry taught by Drs. C. Dale Poulter and Kenneth Woycechowsky. The course consisted of ~120 students. I led daily discussion sections, held office hours for private and small group tutoring, and graded exams.
Walla Walla University
Laboratory Teaching Assistant (2006–2007)
Undergraduate course in organic chemistry taught by Dr. Kyle Craig. The course consisted of ~40 students. I assisted with instruction and supervision of lab sessions, prepared materials and operated equipment, and graded lab books and quizzes.
Undergraduate Science Tutor (2006–2007)
All sciences for the University’s walk-in tutoring facility. Most often, visiting students were in courses including general chemistry, biology, and physics; other courses included organic chemistry, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, and biostatistics.
- Org. Lett. Reviewer (2015–)
- Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Reviewer (2015)
- J. Org. Chem. Reviewer (2014)
- Society of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology Member (2017–)
- American Chemical Society Member (2010–)
- Biological Chemistry/Molecular Biology Recruitment Weekends Student Coordinator (2008–2009)