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Tutor profile: Olivia C.

Olivia C.
PhD Student, research in biophysics
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About Olivia

About Olivia
I have my bachelor's and master's degrees from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, both in Biology. I have research experience in antibiotic resistance, fungal pathogens, microbial soil communities, cell culture, immunohistochemistry and biophysics.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I taught the introduction to biology lab for one year at NMT.
Boston University
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
2016 - 2021
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Master's Degree
2014 - 2016
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Bachelor's Degree
2011 - 2015

Work Experience

Work Experience
Boston University, PhD Student
2016 - Present
Research in various labs including neuron regeneration research, Alzheimer's investigation using histology and GWAS studies, Immunology investigation of toll-like receptors and antigen presentation, stem cell protocol development for lung tissues, protein structure and drug interaction research
NMT, Research Assistant
2014 - 2016
Completing Thesis research
NMT, Teaching Assistant in Biology lab
2014 - 2015
Taught and organized the lab, designed simple experiments to demonstrate basic concepts
University of Idaho, Fellow in research lab
2014 - 2014
Learned basic lab skills when studying sub-inhibitory concentration effects of antibiotics on biofilms
EMRTC of NMT, Student Intern
2011 - 2014
Organized several filing systems, and was the driving escort for customers on the site, learned about explosive engineering technique, as well as how to organize first responder training courses
NMT, Member of Voyles Research Lab
2012 - 2013
Observed lab techniques and learned about the evolution of an infectious amphibian disease

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