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Lessons offered by Cassandra
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Cell biology
  • Genetics
  • Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
Levels
  • All Levels

University-level scientist providing science tutoring for students in St. John's, NL, Canada

Methodology

My tutoring methods are very flexible. I like to gauge what works best for you, as everyone learns in different ways. I like to be asked specific questions, or to be asked to give a general overview of a topic in advance of the tutoring session. I also appreciate knowing the context of the subject that I am tutoring, including a course syllabus and/or all relevant course materials. As a research scientist, I also enjoy talking about practical applications of science, including techniques and lab reports.

Background

I am a Research Assistant at Memorial University. I graduated from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, ON, Canada in 2016 with my Honours Bachelor of Science, majoring in Applied Biomolecular Science. I then moved on to graduate studies in St. John's, NL, Canada at Memorial University. I completed my Masters of Science in Medicine - Cancer and Development in 2019. I currently work as a Research Assistant in a research laboratory at Memorial University, where I manage a busy lab environment that is home to up to 10 researchers, including undergraduate and graduate students.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $ 15/h
Lessons offered by Cassandra
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Cell biology
  • Genetics
  • Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
Levels
  • All Levels

Cassandra's Resume

EDUCATION

Master of Science in Medicine (MSc – MED) 2016-2018
Cancer and Development
Memorial University – St. John’s, NL

Honours Bachelor of Science (HBSc) 2012-2016
Applied Biomolecular Science
First Class Standing – Dean’s List
Lakehead University – Thunder Bay, ON


AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canad Graduate Scholarship 2017-2018
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
$22,500 for 12 months

Dean’s Fellowship – Memorial University 2016-2018
Memorial University – Faculty of Medicine
$18,000 per year

Best Journal Club Oral Presentations 2017 and 2018
Cancer and Development Group
Memorial University – BioMedical Sciences

Best Oral Presentation (Cancer and Development) July 2018
Memorial University – BioMedical Sciences
BioMedicine 2018 Symposium

Best Poster Presentation (Cancer and Development) July 2017
Memorial University – BioMedical Sciences
BioMedicine 2017 Symposium
Lakehead University President’s List – 4th Year 2016
Overall average greater than 90%

Lakehead University Dean’s List – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Year 2012-2015
Overall average greater than 80%

Lakehead University Undergraduate Scholarships 2013-2015
The Ross Roger’s Scholarship in Science
Marguerite Tamblyn Bursary in Science
Dr. S. Penny Petrone Career in Medicine Scholarship
Dr. Marshall Blanchard Dean Scholarship

Post-secondary Scholarships 2012
Helen L. Dewar Scholarship
$2,300 scholarship for post-secondary studies
Thunder Bay Community Foundation
SEIU Local 1 Canada 3-Year Scholarship
$1,800 scholarship for post-secondary studies
Lakehead University Academic Entrance Scholarship
Free Tuition awarded for Grade 12 Average of 95% or higher


EMPLOYMENT AND SKILLS

Research Assistant II 2018-Present
Memorial University
St. John’s, NL
• manage and maintain a Biosafety Level 2 laboratory environment
• assist graduate students with planning and conducting experiments related to their research projects
• main techniques used: cell culturing, immunofluorescence, Western blotting, fluorescence microscopy, confocal microscopy, flow cytometry

Peer Tutor 2014-2016
Lakehead University – Student Success Centre
Thunder Bay, ON
• courses: Modern Chemistry II, Physics Essentials II, Biological Anthropology
• help students with course work and understanding of course concepts
• mentor students and provide advice for academic success

Summer Research Assistant 2015
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, ON
• maintenance of algal cultures on plate and liquid media
• centrifugation and ultrafiltration under high pressure from nitrogen gas cylinder
• protein detection, reducing sugar detection assays
• cellulose enzyme detection assay and gel electrophoresis
• lipid assay using methanol-chloroform organic separation and sulfuric acid acid digestion
• reagent preparation, lab maintenance, and execution of safe laboratory practices

Education Programs/Summer Programs Assistant 2014-2016
Thunder Bay Museum
Thunder Bay, ON
• execute a pre-developed plan and be able to revise the plan quickly using sound judgement, as necessary
• plan and administer themed activities for summer camp programs and birthday parties, designed for children ages 6-12

Sales Floor/Fitting Rooms Team Member 2013-2014
Target Canada
Thunder Bay, ON
• provide excellent customer service and effectively communicate with customers and coworkers
• organize clothing, present merchandise, and plan layout of sales floor
• operate a cash register and answer phones quickly and precisely

Therapeutic Recreation Assistant 2012
YES Employment
City of Thunder Bay – Dawson Court Long Term Care Home
Thunder Bay, ON
• assist in coordination of life enrichment activities for residents
• accompany residents on outings and provide companionship
• communicate effectively with co-workers to ensure a high-quality service is delivered to residents


VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Medical First Responder Volunteer 2017-2019
St. John Ambulance – St. John’s, NL Division
• advanced level of first aid training
• attend local events and provide first aid to event attendees

Special Events Volunteer 2017
Canadian Cancer Society – St. John’s, NL
• assist in special events and fundraisers hosted by the Canadian Cancer Society, including the Daffodil Dash

Science Fair Judge April 2018
Eastern Newfoundland Science and Technology Fair
• evaluate student presentations based on scientific merit and presentation skills

Northwestern Ontario Science Olympics Volunteer 2013
Lakehead University
• organize and prepare science challenges for students
• supervise activities and mark/evaluate results

Dog Walker and Cat Cuddler 2013-2016
City of Thunder Bay Animal Services
• aid in socialization, training, and/or basic grooming of dogs and cats
• cooperate with volunteers to provide a high degree of care for animals

Notetaker 2013-2016
Lakehead University - Student Accessibility Centre
• submit notes taken during class for use by other students in the course

Youth Soccer Coach 2011-2015
Lappe and Area Local Services Board
• lead and communicate with a large group
• effectively instruct and convey knowledge to youth

Superior Collegiate & Vocational Institute Volunteer 2010-2012
• contributing School Days column journalist for The Chronicle Journal
• provide guided tours of school and mentor younger students at events

Lappe Lutheran Church Volunteer 2005-2016
• serve food/beverages during fundraising events and church functions
• participate in the organization of church festivals and Finnish activities
• arrange children’s activities, such as craft days and bake sale fundraisers

Certifications and Other Skills

Laboratory Safety training
WHMIS Training
Animal Care Training
Biosafety Lab Training
Radiation Safety Training

Standard First Aid and CPR + AED Level C

Ability to effectively use computers and computer programs
Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and other basic computer programs

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