Last Updated: 02/20/2020.
2019M.S. Bioinformatics, University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)
2016B.S. Biochemistry, University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)
08/2019 - 02/2020Co-op, Medical Insights: Data Analysis and Visualization / DevOps Engineering
05/2019 - 08/2019Intern, Protein Design and Informatics
05/2018 - 08/2018Intern, Protein Design and Informatics
University of Texas at El Paso
01/2019 - 05/2019Teaching Assistant, UTEP Bioinformatics Program
01/2018 - 05/2019Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Suman Sirimulla, UTEP School of Pharmacy
08/2016 - 08/2017Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Ming-Ying Leung, UTEP Bioinformatics Program
03/2014 - 08/2015Undergraduate Research Assistant, Dr. Ricardo Bernal, UTEP Department of Chemistry
2018Evaluating the effectiveness of mixed probe molecular dynamics for cryptic pocket detection. GSK Intern/Co-op symposium, Upper Providence, Pennsylvania, USA.
2018Automated workflow for reproducible analysis of protein-ligand scoring functions. OpenEye CUP XVIII, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
2017In silico evaluation of human OX2 orexin receptor (hOX2R) inhibitors using AutoDock and Glide. 12th Annual NMBIST Symposium on Microbiomics, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
2016Comparison of AutoDock and Glide in docking Suvorexant to the crystal structure of hu- man OX2 receptor (hOX2R) 19th UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, El Paso, Texas, USA.
2015A point mutation in the Phi-EL chaperonin alters ring separation and protein folding activity. UTEP COURI Symposium, El Paso, Texas, USA.
May 7-9, 2018MMTF Workshop & Hackathon, San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), San Diego, CA
August 28, 2019Dashboard in a Day, Microsoft, Malvern, PA
2011Presidential Scholarship, from The University of Texas at El Paso
2018MMTF Workshop Travel Award, funded by the NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative
- UNIX shell (BASH)
DevOps & Cloud Computing
- Containerization: Docker, Singularity
- High Performance Computing (HPC)
- Microsoft Azure: Azure DevOps, Azure Data Factory
- GitLab Continuous Integration
Protein & Molecular Informatics
- Cheminformatic toolkits: RDKit, OpenEye
- Molecular docking: AutoDock Vina, Glide
- Molecular viewers: PyMol, Chimera, NGLView, VMD, Schrödinger Maestro
- Pocket detection: MOE Site Finder, Schrödinger SiteMap
- Cryo-EM image processing: Relion 3, EMAN2
- Molecular Biology: Protein expression, Protein purification, Crystal screening.