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Tristan E.

Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry Tutor

San Francisco, CA (94116)

Travel radius
5 miles
Hourly fee
$30.00
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Greetings! I am a graduate of the University of California, Davis Biochemistry and Molecular Biology doctoral program. I taught both undergraduate and graduate courses at UC Davis as a teacher’s assistant for eight quarters – approximately two years – including introductory chemistry and biology classes and upper division biochemistry. My research has been published the journals Biochemistry and Current Protocols in Chemical Biology and I am a member of the Phi Sigma Biological Sciences Honors Society, Gamma Delta chapter.

I specialize in biology, particularly molecular biology and biochemistry. I have spent most of my professional and academic careers working in life science laboratories, teaching or studying. I also have an advanced understanding of chemistry and can tutor for AP Chemistry or introductory college chemistry.

I strive to prepare college-bound students for the rigors of undergraduate life, helping them develop good study habits and introducing them to resources that will aid their learning process.

I am only available over the weekend as I am currently a full-time postdoctoral scholar. That said, I may be open to tutoring sessions during weekday evenings (5-7 PM) if we can meet at the UCSF Medical Center on Parnassus. I generally require that lessons be scheduled at least 24 hours ahead of time. Prior to a session, please send me a brief overview of what you are studying and/or what you would like to focus on (e.g. nucleosomes, protein structure, glycolysis).

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Tristan’s subjects

Homeschool:
Biology, Chemistry, Prealgebra
Math:
Prealgebra, Probability

Biochemistry

I have a B.S. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from UC Davis. I have worked as teaching assistant for college-level biochemistry courses - both laboratory and lecture - and have published papers in ACS Biochemistry and Current Protocols in Chemical Biology.

Biology

I have a B.S. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. I have an intense interest in the biological sciences and have worked as teaching assistant for college-level introductory biology courses. I have also privately tutored college-level biology in the past.

Chemistry

I have a B.S. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from UC Davis. I have worked as teaching assistant for college-level introductory chemical courses - supervising laboratory sessions, holding office hours and discussion sections, and grading papers - multiple times. In addition, I regularly used basic chemical calculations (i.e. molarity, pH determination) when working in lab as a graduate student.

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Education

University of California, Davis (Biochemistry)

University of California, Davis (PhD)

Excellent Tutor Tristan is very patient and he explained the concepts carefully. Also, he had planned lessons for my son because I told him what needed to be covered. He is a great tutor and I plan to continue with him through the year. ...

— Jean from San Francisco, CA on 6/20/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Travel policy

Tristan will travel within 5 miles of San Francisco, CA 94116.

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