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Mereze L.

Private tutor in Richmond, VA

Education

University of South Carolina (USC) August, 2005 – May 2009 Columbia, SC Bachelor of Science: Biochemistry Honors Minor: Mathematics Graduation Date: May 2009 GPA: 3.77

Experience

August, 2005- May,2014 Math & Science Instruction Consultant (Cesar Chavez Charter Schools for Public Policy) Assist students with Math problem solving and the use of Math related software. Tutor students in College Algebra, Pre-calculus, Calculus I and Calculus II, Chemistry 121 & 122, Organic Chemistry 1 & 2, Biochemistry, Physical Chemistry, Statistics etc. Chemistry Lab Assistant (RISE Laboratories) August 2005- June 2008 Assist in daily Lab operations, Order and prepare reagent samples Monitored usage of equipment and assisted in setting up experiments Grace Miller Elementary School(Bealeton, VA) August 2008- October 2009 Tutor elementary school students (2nd, 3rd and 4th grade) in after school program Helped Develop Study schedule and build study skills help students improve on regular school work Monitored students improvements with regular assessment tests and practice exercises Battlefield High School (Fredericksburg, VA) October 2009- April 2011 Tutored students in Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus as well as other AP math courses Helped develop a study plan for students to help improve understanding of material as well as grades Worked in a friendly and conducive atmosphere to best suit the students needs and potentials PCG Education Instructor May 2011- July 2013 Tutor High school, middle school and College Students in various subjects mainly Math and Science Assist Students in Homework, Test & Exam prep as well as develop study guides to aid learning Computer Lab/IT technician May 2013- December 2013 Assist Lab patrons in resolving computer software and hardware issues. Supervise computer equipment usage, network security to ensure proper usage and function. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE National Insitute of Health (NIH) October 2009 – September, 2013 Structural characterization and synthesis of bioactive molecules such anti-cancer agents, anti-HIV integrase and acetylcholinterase inhibitors Clemson University (May 30 – November 1, 2008) Determining the Iron Binding Properties of Polyphenol Antioxidants: Polyphenol compounds with catecholate or gallate groups greatly protect DNA from damage by binding to iron (II). Kinetics experiments were used to determine reaction rates, k, for the oxidation of iron(II) to iron(III) by O2 upon polyphenol binding as it relates to anti-oxidant properties. Arkansas State University (May 15 2013- October, 2014) Nutrient source(s) and cycling in highly leached and nutrient poor soils that support a diverse plant community: Geochemical analysis of soil samples from the West Coast National Park in South Africa was done. Sequential leaching experiments to isolate different fractions of the bulk soil. Analytical work involved ICP-MS for trace elements in the isolated fractions. Soil Characterization and clay mineralogical analyses using XRD.

Availability

Any day after 9AM

Can Meet

Up to 30 minutes away at my regular hourly rate, Up to 45 minutes away for a flat fee, Up to 1 hour away for a flat fee

Hobbies

Reading, watching movies, going to the beach , hiking , going on scenic view walks, I love going to museums, historical sites as well as parks and going to places showcasing natures wonders. I love animals too.

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