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Location: Hacienda Heights, CA, USA
School: Fullerton College
Major: Biology Transfer


16202 Sierra Pass Way, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
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Effective communicator with ability to collaborate with others to accomplish tasks.
Strong organizational skills and experienced in working with data analysis.
Multi-lingual in Mandarin (speak, read, and write) and English.

University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) Honolulu, HI
BS in Marine Biology, Minoring in Asian Studies May 2024
Cumulative GPA: 2.00/ 4.00
Related coursework: Science of the Sea

Fullerton College Fullerton, CA
Transfer Degree May 2022
Cumulative GPA: 4.00/4.00

Newsletter and Website Designer, Marine Conservation Network July 2020-present
Spread the word about conservation and how the public may be able to participate in saving the planet and the marine organisms

Education Volunteer, Aquarium of the Pacific July 2020-present
Entice the public to learn about the marine animals and varying other species at the aquarium such as Lorikeets, moon jellyfish, and manta rays
Collaborate with others to create an unforgettable experience for guests

Podcast Creator, Seas the World August 2020-present
Educate the public about varying research opportunities, topics, and advice
Creating a platform for undergraduate, graduate, and professors and researchers to present research and give advice to younger generation

Research Team Member, UHM Porter Vision Lab (Honolulu, HI) May 2019-present
Completing lab work alongside graduate students
Extracting DNA from stomatopods to replicate genome sequences
Analyzing data and research papers to write a meta-analysis paper about the effects of pH on the intensity of bioluminescence

Participant, Pacific Island Fisheries Science Field Trip (Aiea, HI) March 2019
Learned about the necropsy labs, hypobaric chamber, fishing vessel, diving gear
Networked with various marine biologists working in different fields in order to learn more about their specific roles within the organization

Coral Identification course run by Eyes of the Reef March 2019
Participated in Level 1 Training Session: identifying between corals
Recognize differences between bleaching, disease, and predation to figure out the effects on the coral reef ecosystem

Tester’s Symposium April 11-12, 2019
Listened to the graduate students present their research projects
Attended the poster session where undergraduate students presented their research projects

A Light in the Dark: How and Why of Bioluminescence in the Deep Sea April 9, 2019
Talk given by Dr. Megan Porter and held at the Waikiki Aquarium
Learned about the various enzymes and processes that go hand in hand to create this chemical reaction

Symbioseas Chasing Coral: Film Screening and Discussion March 30, 2019
Dedicated to Dr. Ruth Gates at Gates Coral Lab by watching the Chasing Coral documentary and got a preview for an interactive coral website
Talked with panel consisting of Kiana Rivera, Manual Mejia, Melissa White, Dr. Linda Furuto, and Kanoe Morishige

Game Master, Breakout Waikiki (Honolulu, HI) October 2019- May 2020
Server, Doraku Sushi (Honolulu, HI) May 2019- October 2019
Babysitting, Care (Honolulu, HI) May 2019- October 2019
Clue Master, Room with A Clue (Honolulu, HI) February 2019- October 2019
Afterschool Group Leader, Kama’aina Kids (Honolulu, HI) April 2019- August 2019
Kennel Technician, Simply Kennels and Training (Honolulu, HI) January 2019- January 2019
Sales Associate, Happy Wahine (Honolulu, HI) August 2018- November 2018

Mandarin, Tagalog, Cantonese, Fujian (understand and can speak a little)
Computer skills (Excel, Word)

Member, UHM Surfrider (Honolulu, HI) April 2019 - present
Member, UHM Marine Option Certificate Program (Honolulu, HI) August 2018- present

CPR/First Aid Certification April 2019
GIS and R Certification Currently

Western Undergraduate Exchange 2018- present
Manoa Academic Merit Scholarship 2018- present

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