I am currently finishing my undergraduate degree in biomedical science with a minor in chemistry at the University of West Florida. I'm currently in my senior year at school, and also I am married. I am currently a teacher's assistant for both the Biology, and Chemistry Departments, and assist students in labs such as Biochemistry, and Organic Chemistry. In addition to my teaching responsibilities, I am also a research assistant for the Chemistry Department chair. Our current research direction is the characterization of polyester polyols...
University of West Florida:
Teacher’s Assistant, Biochemistry Fall 2016-Present
Teacher’s Assistant Organic Chemistry Fall 2016-Present
Teacher’s Assistant Anatomy & Physiology Fall 2016-Present
Teacher’s Assistant General Chemistry Summer 2016
University of West Florida, Research Assistant
2017 - Present
Assisted in research involving the synthesis, crystallization kinetics, and structural characterization of polyester polyols derived from succinic acid.
• Polymerized 500, 1000, and 2000Mn Da polyester via step-growth polycondensation; chain length verified by hydroxyl count titration with toluenesulfonyl isocyanate, and proton nuclear magnetic resonance.
• Blended previously synthesized polyesters in various molar compositions, and chain length to characterize structural properties.
• Characterized phase transition properties and...
University of West Florida, Teacher's Assistant (Chemistry Department)
2016 - Present
I have been a Teacher’s Assistant for the chemistry department every semester since the summer semester of 2016, and intend to continue this position until graduation. Labs I have assisted in include, general chemistry II, organic chemistry I, and organic chemistry II. My duties comprised assisting the students in proper laboratory technique for executing the experiment of the week, upkeep of the cleanliness of the laboratory, and inventory of university-owned glassware. I was also trained in the techniques of proper handling, storage, and...
University of West Florida, Teacher's Assistant (Biology Department)
2016 - Present
I have been a Teacher’s Assistant for the biology department every semester since the fall semester of 2016. This position is recurring, and it is anticipated I will continue in this position until graduation. Labs I have assisted in include, anatomy, and physiology I, anatomy and Physiology II, and biochemistry. My duties comprised of, setting up the laboratory equipment used for the lab, making and aliquoting the reagents used for each group, assisting the students in proper laboratory techniques, cleaning the laboratory after the...