Search 72,413 tutors
FIND TUTORS
Over 20 tutoring hours

Karen Y.

Specializing in integrated approaches to learning science and art

Vienna, VA (22180)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$75.00
Email Karen Y.

You don't pay for tutoring
unless you find a good fit!

Background Check Status for Karen Y.

Karen Y. has not yet had a background check. After sending a message to Karen, you will be able to order a background check for $7.99. The check will be processed by First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

As part of your tutor selection process, we encourage you to run updated background checks. Please also review the safety tips for hiring tutors.

With extensive experiences in biology, I specialize in fun and creative ways to teach and learn science. I focus on teaching students how to understand basic concepts and how to link these concepts together to form a big picture.

A former National Institutes of Health researcher, I am interested in childhood development especially neurogenesis and how this can be translated into learning for both children and adults. I believe that a good tutor is someone who can help a student see, listen, feel and get a taste of life.

I teach a number of different classes including General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Biochemistry, Microarray and research practice. I enjoy working with students individually or in small groups to build their problem solving skills develop effective study habits.

Email Karen

Karen’s subjects

Math:
Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Physiology
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word
Art:
Drawing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Study Skills
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Biology, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Science, GRE, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Genetics

I am a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences trained with the National Institutes of Health and the Johns Hopkins University. My field of expertise is in the investigation of pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease with genetic basis. I am one of the first researchers in field to have use molecular genetics techniques to generate humanized transgenic mice to study the disease.

Study Skills

As a science researcher, I am well versed in the number of ways to gather, organize, and analyze data. Good organizational skills such as knowing how to sort and retrieve information is essential to excel in academia especially when it comes to writing scientific reports. One of my favorite lessons to give to students at the beginning of each semester is how scientists use common themes and unique characteristics to create the phylogenetic tree of the animal kingdom.

Read all subject qualifications ยป

Email Karen

back to top

Education

University of Virginia

Johns Hopkins - Biotech (Master's)

Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs (PhD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Karen will travel within 20 miles of Vienna, VA 22180.

Email Karen

Usually responds in about 6 hours

Send Karen a message explaining your needs and you will receive a response by email. Have you already emailed Karen or another tutor? If so, you have an account! Sign in now

(ex: algebra, chemistry)
Please enter the tutor's email address.
Please enter the student's email address.
Please describe how you heard about us.

Receive Responses From Additional Tutors

If selected, WyzAnt will ask interested tutors to contact you by email if they are able to help. A maximum of five different tutors will email you and none of your personal information, including your email address, will be released.