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.


Other Activities


  • 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)