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Tutor profile: Gavin S.

Gavin S.
Tutor and content creator for 7 years


About Gavin

About Gavin
Hi! I'm a recent graduate with a Master's in Quantitative Biology. I love being active, particularly in the outdoors; otherwise, I spend my free time reading non-fiction and attempting to cook.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
-Private tutor in AP-level Chemistry and Biology for 6 years. Wrote small texts and problems to help students understand the material more thoroughly. -Private tutor in university-level honors chemistry and honors organic chemistry. Did regular Q&A-style sessions and created my own curriculum and lessons, with slides and practice problems, personalized for each of my students. -Volunteer tutor in various subjects and levels from grades K-12, including English writing, literature, math, and science--including for students for whom English is...
University of California - San Diego
Master's Degree
2016 - 2018
University of California - San Diego
Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Bachelor's Degree
2012 - 2016

Work Experience

Work Experience
DNAe, Senior Research Associate
2019 - Present
Developing a broad-range assay to prepare samples for pathogen and resistance marker identification.
Hao Lab, Researcher
2014 - 2018
Designed and developed a CRISPR/dCas9-based genetic tool to dissect the role of a highly repetitive region of DNA in cell growth and aging.


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