I have had the benefit of 15 years of both academic and industrial science experience, including research in Neurobiology and Neuroscience. My Master's Degree is in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics but my master's work addressed neurobiology in small invertebrates. My instructional experience includes biochemistry, microbial evolution and environmental microbiology. These disciplines intimately involve and interweave biochemistry, anatomy and physiology, and both organic and inorganic chemistry.
My teaching experience has brought me to a wide range of sub-disciplines of the biological sciences, including plant biochemistry and physiology, ecology at both the microbial and naked-eye visible levels, micro- and macro-evolution and neo-Darwinian models of speciation, and the biophysics of the large primate body. I have had both large-classroom and one-on-one experience in teaching, which has enriched my technique and intuition for the teaching process.
I believe my 15 years as a "bench" scientist has benefited me in that I am able to convey the day-to-day experience of experimental design and execution and the reduction and analysis of data into evidence. I am passionate to convey the history, the grand structure, and the intuitive feel for scientific work to others.
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