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Tutor profile: Barrington B.

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About Barrington

About Barrington
Hello, my name is Barrington Bennett and I am 23 years old, originally from New Jersey. I am a first generation college graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Biology and double minoring in health care management services and neuroscience. While at Penn I also was a member of the Men's Varsity Track Team. My top interests are photography and traveling.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
During my senior year of college, I worked as a private tutor for The Tutoring Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Meeting the requirements of having an A- or higher, and an overall GPA greater than the 3.25 minimum, I became an organic chemistry tutor for 5 other students. My responsibilities included organizing weekly, individual one-hour sessions each with my 5 assigned tutees. Beforehand, I would prepare practice problem worksheets in order to help create and guide a productive session. Afterwards I would answer whatever questions...
Education
University of Pennsylvania
Biology
Bachelor's Degree
2014 - 2018

Work Experience

Work Experience
Penn Medicine, Research Specialist
2018 - 2019
Lead a project focused on engineering CAR-T cells targeting the IL1RAP extracellular protein on acute myeloid leukemia cancer cell models: • Produce lentivirus to later transduce activated T-cells to express specific chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) • Conduct phenotypic analysis of cell types using flow cytometry • Administer both in-vitro functional tests and in-vivo mouse model tests • Access antibody and lentiviral efficiencies via standard titration procedures • Maintain multiple cell lines within their respective culture media
The Tutoring Center, University of Pennsylvania, Penn Tutoring
2017 - 2018
I organized weekly, individual one-hour sessions each with my 5 assigned tutees, tutoring them in Organic Chemistry. Beforehand, I would prepare practice problem worksheets in order to help create and guide a productive session. Afterwards I would answer whatever questions poised by my tutees.
Perelman School of Medicine, Penn Medicine, Research Assistant
2017 - 2018
Assist on a project focused on the Wnt pathway, working with five enhancer regions: • Replicate DNA via PCR procedure followed by PCR sewing with mCherry fragment region • Extract bacterial DNA and later conduct bacterial transformations • Screen successful mutants under fluorescent microscopes

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