Work Experience

Biodesign Institute, Multimedia Developer Lead
Tempe, Arizona 1/2018–present
In my current position, I perform a variety of design tasks including preparing infographics as well as scientific figures and journal covers. Other tasks include 3D animation, video editing, designing content for an interactive video array wall, presentation design, poster design, logo design, and web design.


Biodesign Institute, Multimedia Developer
Tempe, Arizona 5/2013–1/2018
I performed a variety of design tasks including preparing infographics as well as scientific figures and journal covers. Other tasks include 3D animation, video editing, poster design, logo design, and web design.


Phoenix College, Adjunct Faculty
Phoenix, Arizona, 8/2012-Present
I currently teach Anatomy and Physiology (BIO201). This position involves preparing and giving lectures as well as grading homework, quizzes, lab practicals and exams.


Gateway Community College, Student Learning Facilitator III
Phoenix, Arizona, 8/2011-8/2012
I tutored college students both individually as well as in small groups in many subjects including chemistry, math, biology, anatomy, physiology and microbiology.


University of Arizona, Graduate Associate
Tucson, Arizona, 8/2005-4/2010
I performed research focused on cellular protein signaling by kinases. Some methods used include Western Blot, in vitro kinase assay, immunfluorescence, genetic cloning, PCR site-directed mutagenesis and ELISA.


University of Arizona, Research Specialist
Tucson, Arizona, 2/2003-8/2005
I performed research focused on cellular protein signaling by kinases. Some methods used include Western Blot, in vitro kinase assay, immunfluorescence, genetic cloning, PCR site-directed mutagenesis and ELISA.


University of Arizona, Research Assistant
Tucson, Arizona, 7/2000-7/2002
I performed research focused on protein cotransporter expression in the rodent lung in response to cigarette smoke exposure. Methods used include Northern Blot, immunhistochemistry and dual luciferase assay.

Education

Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona, 8/2010-5/2014
Bachelor of Science
Major: Visual Communication Design


University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona, 8/2000-8/2002
Master’s Degree
Major: Physiology


University of Illinois
Champaign, Illinois, 8/1996-5/2000
Bachelor’s Degree
Major: Biology