David G. Twoey: dgtwoey@yahoo.com
"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."
Education:
University at Buffalo, SUNY Graduate Study (Biological Sciences)
• Development of Interactive Flash tutorials for the instruction of the Biological Sciences
          • www.DoingIsUnderstanding.com
University at Buffalo, SUNY
• BA (Magna Cum Laude) in Biological Sciences
Rochester Institute of Technology (Center for Biotechnology Education and Training)
• Certification program in Basic Biotechnology skills for Bioprocessing Operations
          • A theory-based, laboratory-intensive, 10-week, 17-quarter credit hour certificate course
Niagara County Community College Microbiology
• Determination of Unknown Bacteria through Gram-staining, Selective and Differential Plating, and Biochemical tests
University at Buffalo, SUNY Graduate Study
• Determined the Michaelis-Menten kinetics of a dehalogenase enzyme by UV-Vis spectroscopy utilizing pH-indicator compounds.
          • Overexpressed enzyme (in E. Coli (BL21(DE3))) from a donated (pET) plasmid
          • Purified enzyme by ion-exchange and size-exclusion chromatography
• Recipient of Lester Milbrath Fellowship (Environment and Society Institute)
University at Buffalo, SUNY
• BS (Cum Laude) in Chemistry (minor: Mathematics)
Associated Experience:
University at Buffalo, SUNY
• Graduate Teaching Assistant Evolutionary Biology
University at Buffalo, SUNY
• Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Honors Cell Biology and Cell Biology laboratory
Dr. John Richard; University at Buffalo, SUNY
• Research Assistant See Education for details
University at Buffalo, SUNY
• Graduate Assistant Transcribed Organic Chemistry lecture notes into Word Documents utilizing ChemDraw for posting to UBLearns.
Dr. John Richard; University at Buffalo, SUNY
• Senior Research Determination of primary kinetic isotope effects in the conversion of substituted alpha-methoxystyrenes to their corresponding acetophenones by UV-Vis spectroscopy.
Dr. Joseph Gardella; University at Buffalo, SUNY
• "Analytical Chemistry of Pollutants" Determination of Lead concentrations by FLAA and PAH concentrations by GC-MS in soil samples using EPA Standard Methods.
Work Experience:
I have nearly twenty (20) years experience as a Lead Frame Carpenter.
• Given a blueprint and a pile of lumber, I can build you a house, and this while directing a crew.