User:Isabel Gonzaga

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Isabel Gonzaga

I learned about OpenWetWare from my Bioinformatics course. I've joined because I am a student in the BIOL 368 course at Loyola Marymount University.


  • B.S. Biology, Loyola Marymount University (Fall 2011 - Spring 2015)
    • Minor in Business Administration
  • Relevant Coursework
    • BIOL 321/322: Urban Ecology + Lab
    • BIOL 353: Plant Physiology Concurrent Enrollment
    • BIOL 439: Molecular Biology Applications Concurrent Enrollment
    • CHEM 370: Biochemistry Concurrent Enrollment
  • Previous Research
    • Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and antibacterial properties of streptomyces and its effect on corn growth
      • Mentor: Dr. Michelle Lum
      • Poster Presentation, Westcoast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conferences (May 2013)

Work Experience

  • Resident Advisor, Loyola Marymount Student Housing Office (Fall 2013 - Current)
    • Serve as a resource for 24 females in a freshman residential community
    • Plan programs to assist students in the transition to college by addressing academic, spiritual, intercultural and social needs
    • Ensure clean communication and enforcement of campus housing policies
  • Computer Lab and Technology Assistant, Loyola Marymount Information Technology Services (Fall 2011 - Current)
    • Assist and instruct students with all computer lab technology including Mac OS X, Windows 7, Windows XP, Microsoft Office, printers, scanners, video cameras and other related hardware
    • Deliver exceptional customer service in an unsupervised environment
  • Orientation Leader, Loyola Marymount First Year Experience Office (Summer 2013)
    • Welcomed the Freshmen class of 2017 to Loyola Marymount
    • Led activities and intimate small group discussions for 60+ incoming freshmen to ease concerns about the college transition
  • FRESH Squad Leader, Loyola Marymount First Year Experience Office (Fall 2012 - Spring 2013)
    • Work cohesively on a six-member team to increase freshmen retention rates by planning and marketing programs to ease the transition to college
    • Effectively utilize and manage social media outlets and bulletin boards for communication with the freshman resident community
    • Coordinate and implement the freshman service project for a 170+ residential hall through organizing service dates and philanthropic projects in support of the Jovenes Inc. homeless street soccer team
    • Served as an August Orientation Leader and attended the 2012 LMU iLEAD leadership conference

Personal Interests

Top 5 Favorite Activities

  1. VP of New Member Education for the Xi Omicron chapter of the Delta Zeta sorority
  2. Involvement in Order of Omega (Greek Honor Society) and Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit Honor Society)
  3. Cooking and trying new foods - Here is a microwave cooking recipe book I put together!
  4. Traveling
  5. Going to concerts


Weekly Assignments

Class Journals

Electronic Lab Notebook

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