About me

Striving to combine my practical research experiences and international instructor skills to solve problems and increase scientific innovation in research. 

Skills and tools

Food Policy/Activism/Government
Team Management
Team Work


September 2019
Biotechnology Advanced Diploma
Durham College

Understanding of Health Canada/US Foodand Drug Administration GMP regulations and Quality Assurance principles, the ethicalimplications of the biotechnology industry and its influence on society. Along with, hands-ontraining performing and evaluating laboratory assays used in a range ofindustries including food, the environment, pharmaceuticals and natural healthproducts while learning how living organisms or parts of living organisms canprovide new methods of production and development of new products.

Work Experience

January 2020 -Currently working
Graduate Student Assistant
Research Lab Placement Student

Isolated cells and extracted proteinsfrom rat tissue samples for analysis utilizing tissue homogenization techniquesand immune based in vitro assays for research on the impact of nutritionalmodification on cytokine production.

November 2018 -August 2019
Samy Gobran Pharmacy Inc

Utilized strengths of communication intraining, guiding and leading staff to ensure efficient performance in afast-paced environment and compliance with organization policies and procedures. Effectively resolved customer disputesand provided exceptional customer service to diverse clientele.

September 2014 -August 2018
International Instructor
Victoria Educational Organization

Directed bi-monthly grade meetings andcoached team members towards achievement of International Baccalaureate programgoals. Identified reading and writing problemareas to address and implement the first Teachers College Reading and WritingProgram; enabling student progress in skilled reading, writing and inquiring. Assessed potential school candidates andprovided recommendations for placement.

August 2012 -June 2014
Foreign Expert
Pacican Academy

Developed curriculum for and instructedprofessional development courses for local Chinese teachers regarding Westernteaching methodologies. Implemented a wide range of teachingstrategies to appeal to a range of audiences; 1500 students per week.

May 2010 -August 2010
Summer Research Assistant
University of Guelph

Project: Investigating the genes andmolecular biology which enable Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosisgrowth in host cells. Performed molecular cloning techniquesfrom cell culture to plasmid insert verification and managed researchlaboratory materials. Collaborated with graduate students ondata interpretation, troubleshooting/optimization of predefined methods and presenteddata during regular lab meetings.

Awards and Certificates :

April 2020
Laboratory Acquired Infections
Public Health Agency of Canada

April 2020
Introduction to Dual-Use in Life Sciences Research
Public Health Agency of Canada

May 2018
HSK II Chinese Proficiency
HSK Centre Beijing and Cultural University