~ Dedicated Educator eager to contribute talents toward supporting a dynamic school
and its students in achieving academic goals and objectives. ~
Successfully completed microteaching assignment with 3rd grade Science Class at East Riverside School, educating students in Weathering and Erosion.
Committed to cultivating a safe, supportive, comfortable and secure learning environment to foster the academic, social, physical, and cognitive growth of students.
Innovatively leverage a variety of teaching approaches, techniques and strategies to accommodate students diverse needs, learning styles, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Able to exercise solid critical thinking abilities to evaluate student comprehension and progress.
Superior multi-tasking abilities; gracefully balance competing and simultaneous priorities.
Outstanding planning, organizational, public speaking and communication skills; fluent in Greek.
M.A. Degree, Science Education (in progress), Teacher s College, Columbia University, anticipated completion summer 2010
Harlem Ivy Zankel Urban Fellowship: wrote, edited and adapted science lesson plans for grades K-8 covering topics such as Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
B.S. Degree in Biology with Honors, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, graduated Cum Laude 1999
Department of Hematology/Oncology, Wayne State School of Medicine, 2006 to 2009
- Conducted research into SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling complexes in cancer development.
Department of Pathology, Wayne State School of Medicine, 2001 to 2006
- Actively participated in research study to explore molecular and cellular pathways of breast tumor aggressiveness and resistance to anti-estrogen therapy (Tamoxifen).
- Contributed to research efforts within Microbial and Cell Culture Science Department with an emphasis in optimization experiments via various microbial expression systems to formulate potential therapeutic protein drugs.
Professional Experience continued
Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Associate
- Administered passaging and maintenance of animal cell lines, conducted process sampling and analysis, and played an integral role in troubleshooting and solving process or equipment problems.
- Applied sharp technical strengths toward monitoring and adjusting process equipment, sterilizing and operating bioreactors, and managing fermentations using a computerized control system.
Harlem Ivy Urban Fellowship C after-school science program:
- Assisted struggling 6th and 7th grade students in completing Math and English homework.
Associate Member, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
Member, NSTA (National Science Teacher Association)
Member, NYBYTA (New York Biology Teacher Association)
Child Abuse Prevention Training Violence Prevention Hands-On Science Training (After-School Science Plus) Science-Ed Innovators Day Conference
Reisman D., Glaros, S. Thompson EA. The SWI/SNF Complex and Cancer.(2009) Oncogene, (In Press).
Glaros S, Cirrincione G, Palanca A, Metzger D, Reisman D. Targeted Knockout of BRG1 Potentiates Lung Cancer Development.(2008) Cancer Research, 68 (10), 3689-3696.
Wilson R, Glaros S, Brown R, Michael CW, Reisman D. Complete radiographic response of primary pulmonary angiosarcomas following gemcitabine and taxotere. (2008) Lung Cancer, 61, 131-136.
Glaros S, Cirrincione GM, Muchardt C, Kleer CG, Michael CW and Reisman D. The reversible epigenetic silencing of BRM: implications for clinical targeted therapy. (2007) Oncogene, 26. 7058-7066.
Brena RM, Morrison G, Liyanarachchi S, Jarjoura D, Davuluri RV, Otterson GA, Reisman D, Glaros, S, Rush LJ, Plass C. Global DNA methylation profiling of non-small cell lung cancer identifies a differentially methylated gene, OLIG1, as a novel prognostic factor. (2007), PLoS Medicine, 4(3), 572-582
Reddy K, Glaros S, Inhibition of MAP Kinase activity suppresses estrogen-induced breast tumor growth both in vitro and in vivo (2007) Int. Journal of Oncology, 30( 4), 971-975.
Nabha S, Glaros S, Meng H., Lykkesfeldt AE, Schiff R, Reddy K. Up regulation of PKC-d contributes to antiestrogen resistance in mammary tumor cells (2005). Oncogene., 24, 3166-3176.
Hiring Agent Name
School or School Board Name
I am currently seeking a challenging career opportunity in a teaching capacity and am submitting my resume for your review. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
As indicated in the accompanying resume, I bring to you a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master s Degree in progress, considerable resourcefulness, and a strong ability to adapt curriculum delivery methods to maximize appeal and relevance to middle and high school students. To complement these qualifications, I offer excellent organizational, instructional, problem solving, and interpersonal skills which are essential as a high school or middle school teacher.
As a proactive contributor to your school, you will find me to be a self-motivated professional committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through diligence, versatility, and exemplary communication skills. I am confident that I could be a valuable asset to your school, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future.
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It was a pleasure (speaking with you/meeting with you) on [insert date here]. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the time you spent with me, as well as to express my appreciation for the information you offered. I am still very interested in the [insert name of position] position, and I am convinced that it is the right job for me. I feel my background and qualifications prepare me well for the responsibilities we discussed.
The position as you described it to me would combine my strong skills in [insert two skills or qualities here]. This would allow me to make the same valuable contribution to your school as I ve made in my past experiences a win-win proposition for both of us.
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(I am eager to meet with you in person to further discuss my background and qualifications. Please feel free to contact me at the above phone number so we can continue the discussion we began over the telephone.)
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