Research Assistant, UC Davis,
Department of Mathematics, Dr. Alexander Mogilner ; October
1997 - June 2002. Created a model for pattern formation observed in
bacteria. Numerical model in Matlab of a system of hyperbolic equations
coupled to a
reaction-diffusion equation. Quasi-steady state and steady state
Graduate Researcher UC Davis,
Research Training Grant Second Year Project; October 1999 -
June 2001. Studied pattern formation on different scales by analyzing
existing models and
adapting them to describe our systems.
Associate Instructor, UC Davis,
Department of Mathematics. Calculus (MAT 21A); Spring,
Teaching Assistant, UC Davis, Department of Mathematics. 1996 - June
2001. Calculus (MAT
21A, MAT 21B, MAT 21 C); Applied Calculus (MAT16A, MAT 16B), Linear
Algebra (MAT 22A),
Linear Programming (MAT 168).
"A Mathematical Model of Cell Deformation", Mathematics Colloquium, Humboldt
University, Arcata, California, Nov. 14, 2002.
"A Mathematical Model of Bacterial Aerotaxis" (.pdf), Applied Science Seminar, Department
Applied Science, College of William and Mary, Oct. 17, 2002.
"Chemotaxis - A theoretical view on gradient sensing in animal cells", Mathematics
Colloquium, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, April
"Modeling Bacterial Band formation in Aerotaxis", Annual Meeting of the Society for
Universiteit Amsterdam, The
Netherlands. June 19 - July 3, 1999
"Pattern Formation in Chemotactic Animal Cells", Spring Symposium.
Sponsored by the Research
Training Grant in Nonlinear Dynamics in Biology, Davis, California,
April 7-9, 2000.
Summer Research Fellowship: UC
Alice Leung Scholarship: UC
for Women and Research Travel Award: UC Davis; 1999.
Soros Foundation Travel Award:
Budapest, Hungary, 1996.
Graduated with Honors, Crown
College, University of California,Santa Cruz, 1995.
Thesis Honors, Mathematics Department,
University of California,Santa Cruz, 1995.
Secretary, AWM Local Chapter,
keep minutes of all
chapter and executive council meetings,
maintain records of the chapter, annual submission of the Officer and
information to AWM
headquarters, handling correspondence pertaining to chapter business,
University of Utah, October 2004 - present.
Graduate Representative to the
Graduate Program Committee; acted as a liaison between the
faculty and graduate students.
October 1999 - June 2000
GGAM Seminar Organizer;
recruited speakers to the weekly seminar for the Graduate Group in
Applied Mathematics; arranged seminars. October - December 1999.