Professional Service

  • NSF - IOS. Role: Reviewer. Activation pre-proposal panel (virtual panel). March 2014. Written reviews of 17 proposals. Total # of pre-proposals reviewed by panel: 62. 03/2014 - present
  • NSF - IOS. Role: Reviewer. Activation pre-proposal panel. March 2013. Written reviews of 16 proposals. Total # of pre-proposals reviewed by panel: 91. 03/2013 - present
  • NSF - IOS. Neural Systems Cluster CAREER panel (virtual panel due to Hurricane Sandy). October 2012. Written reviews of 11 proposals. Total # of grants reviewed by panel: 60. 10/2012 - present

Internal Service

  • Science Day Workshop. Presenter, 11/2015 - present. College service.
  • BioLuminaries seminar series: series of talks by Biology alumni aimed at providing career information to current Biology undergraduates. Organizer, 09/2013 - present. Department service.
  • Science Overnight orientation: speak to incoming freshmen about opportunities in science, specifically biology. Presenter, 08/2013 - present. University service.
  • Judge at SLVSEF Science Fair for Biology scholarship. Judge, 03/2013 - present. Department service.
  • BioLuminaries seminar series: series of talks by Biology alumni aimed at providing career information to current Biology undergraduates. Organizer, 09/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Science Overnight orientation: speak to incoming freshmen about opportunities in science, specifically biology. Presenter, 08/2012 - present. University service.
  • Judge at SLVSEF Science Fair for Biology scholarship. Judge, 03/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Science Overnight orientation: speak to incoming freshmen about opportunities in science, specifically biology. instructor, 06/2011 - 06/2011. University service.
  • Judge at SLVSEF Science Fair for Biology scholarship. judge, 03/2011 - 03/2011. Department service.
  • Judge at SLVSEF Science Fair for Biology scholarship. Judge, 03/2010 - present. Department service.
  • Judge at SLVSEF Science Fair for Biology scholarship. Judge, 03/2009 - present. Department service.

Outreach

  • Interview and judge finalists for the state-wide Sterling Scholar competition, science category. 02/2015 - present
  • Interview and judge finalists for the state-wide Sterling Scholar competition, science category. 02/2014 - present
  • Interview and judge finalists for the state-wide Sterling Scholar competition, science category. 02/2013 - present
  • Taught unit on habitat using insects reared in lab to elementary school children (3rd Grade). 09/2011 - 09/2011

In the Media

  • UNews.utah.edu; NSF news; ScienceDaily.com; ScienceNewsline.com; Phys.org; latesttechnology.space. 01/27/2016.