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11521 Spencer Drive El Paso, TX 79936 915.920.

1897
dquintanar@miners.utep.edu
David Quintanar Curriculum Vitae

Objective

Ambitious professional pursuing a career in research and to contribute to the field of science while
working with a top notch team.
Experience August 2013 to Present GK-12 at The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX

Graduate STEM Fellow
Teaching at an Early College High School
Studying Influenza A virus using the following techniques and reagents:
BSL-1 and BSL-2 viruses and viral vectors, liposomes.
Sterile culture of cell lines
SDS-PAGE and Western Blotting
Cloning
RNA isolation
Bacterial culture
June 2012 to May 2013 RISE at The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Conducted research in molecular cell virology to clarify the virus/ host protein interactions.
Proficient in microbiological and molecular cell research techniques.
February 2007 to April 2012 Trattoria Bella Sera El Paso, TX
Sous Chef
Responsible for entire kitchen and staff.
Created daily specials and holiday menus.
Presented menu at Celebrity Chef for three years.

August 2009 to July 2010 RISE at El Paso Community College El Paso, TX
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Conducted a project in microbiology for the benefit of the communities using the Rio Grande River
Presented the project poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students
Learned microbiological research techniques.

March 2005 to May 2007 Wyndham Hotel El Paso, TX
Sous Chef
Responsible for banquets, room service and restaurant.
Created special menus and daily specials.
Responsible for hiring and training new employees.

11521 Spencer Drive El Paso, TX 79936 915.920.1897
dquintanar@miners.utep.edu
David Quintanar Curriculum Vitae


Education Graduation: May 2017 The University of Texas at El Paso


Doctoral Student in Pathobiology
GPA 4.0 / 4.0


Graduation: May 2013 The University of Texas at El Paso
Bachelor of Science in Biology with a concentration in Ecology and Evolution
GPA 3.76 / 4.0


Summary

Conducted research and presented at ABRCMS
Highly motivated student with strong grade point average.
Demonstrated achiever with leading successful teams and managing
day to day business practices.