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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
December 04, 2018

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M.S. in Biology December 14, 2018

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Overall GPA: 3.72

B.S. in Animal, Dairy, & Poultry Sciences (Concentration in Dairy Production) May 2016

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA Overall GPA: 3.29


Graduate Teaching Assistant (20 hrs/wk) January 2017–Present

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Department of Biology

Led discussions and experiments to help students gain experience and prepare for exams

Mentored students individually on course concepts

Wrote and graded exams, quizzes, written and online homework assignments, and lab reports

Field Research Volunteer (6 hrs/wk) May 2018–Present

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), Lake Charles, LA

Helped biologists with Natural Heritage Program survey Louisiana pinesnake populations

Removed all animals found in drift-fence traps and replenished clean water in each trap

Measured lengths, weights, sexes, and locations of non-venomous snakes captured

Branded snakes for mark–recapture surveys

Helped record and keep track of all data from our field trips

Field Research Volunteer (10 hrs) August 2018

U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), Lafayette, LA

Assisted biologists with surveys of snake fungal disease in wetland habitat

Practiced proper sanitation methods in a field setting to prevent accidental disease transfer

Helped with data collection of health and condition of animals

Lab Assistant (20 hrs/wk) November 2014–May 2016

LSU Soil Testing and Plant Analysis Laboratory, Baton Rouge, LA

Prepared, weighed, and tested crop and soil samples and maintained thorough sample records

Analyzed plant, soil, and water samples to provide customer recommendations

Meticulously cleaned & maintained lab equipment to prevent cross-contamination

Research Assistant and Farm Hand (20 hrs/wk) August 2012–June 2014

Louisiana State University Dairy Farm, Baton Rouge, LA

Cared for over 100 cows, calves, and heifers by providing daily feed rations and performing routine milking and sanitation practices to support herd health and comfort

Measured nutritional intake, collected blood samples, and documented the health of calves

Assisted routine activities such as vaccinations, deworming, and dehorning


Richard G. Neiheisel Memorial Endowed Master's Award Nominee, December 2018

Outstanding Master’s Graduate Student Award Finalist, November 2018

Recipient of the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship, August 2017–August 2018

Presented poster of my M.S. thesis research at JMIH conference, July 2018

BioBlitz volunteer at George Washington Carver National Monument, June 2018

Volunteer judge for Science Olympiad Region 2, March 2018

Basic knowledge of R and RStudio coding

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