Salvador Deniz, Jr.

Education

University of California, Irvine

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Developmental and Cell Biology, minor: Poltical Science
2013


Long Beach City College

Associate in Science (A.S.), Computer Programming
2016

Associate in Arts (A.A.), Marketing
2016

Associate in Science (A.S), Biological Sciences
2010

Associate in Science (A.S), Physical Sciences
2010

Certificate of Achievement - Computer Programming
2016

Certificates of Accomplishment, Foundations of Business
2016

Certificates of Accomplishment, Foundations of Marketing
2016

Certificates of Accomplishment, Money and Banking
2016

Experience

Founder of De Knovo Technology, LLC
www.deknovo.com
2016 - Present

Manage all aspects of the online education business


Creator of Termling™
www.termling.com
2014 - Present

Design, code, and implement all aspects of the gamified learning technology


Freelance Tutor: Biology and C++
Long Beach
2013 - 2014

Tutor for the class Biology for Science Majors and Computer Programming: C++


Student Reseacher: Fungi and Nematode Interaction
University of California, Irvine
2013

Study fungi and nematode interaction for Dr. Sato in the Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry


Tutor and Mentor for California Alliance for Minority Participation in Science (CAMP)
University of California, Irvine
2010 - 2013

Tutor and mentor two undergraduate students studying biology


Student Reseacher: Cornelia de Lange Syndrome
University of California, Irvine
2011 - 2012

Study Cornelia de Lange Syndrome for Dr. Calof's Lab in the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology and Department of Developmental & Cell Biology


Student Reseacher: Plant Pathogens
Virginia Tech
2010

Study plant pathogens for Dr. Vinatzer's lab in the Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology, & Weed Science


Student Reseacher: Microbial Ecology
California State University, Long Beach
2009 - 2010

Study sulfate-reducing bacteria for Dr. Dillon's lab in the Department of Biological Sciences


Freelance Tutor: Chemistry
Long Beach
2009

Tutor for the class General Chemistry


Package Handler
United Parcel Service (UPS), Cerritos, CA
2006 - 2008

Load packages to appropriate trailers for delivery

Skills and Abilities

Molecular and Cell Biology Techniques

PCR, gel electrophoresis, microscope use, and other common science techniques


Programming Languages

PHP, Javascript, TypeScript, Python, and C++


Web Design

HTML, CSS, JQuery, Bootstrap 3, AJAX, Angular 2, and SEO


Database

MySQL, MySQL Workbench, schema design, and relational database


Software

Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Atom, and Visual Studio


Additional Programming Knowledge

MVC, Symfony Framework, Git, Google Cloud, OOP/OOD, Linux, Apache


Languages

English and Spanish

Honors and Awards

Grants - $30,000+ Award
University of California, Irvine
2010 - 2013


Full-page Student Profile in the 2012 Statewide Undergraduate Symposium Proceedings & Profiles (print and electronic distribution)
View Electronic Copy (page 30)
California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP)
2012


Edison International Scholarship - $15,000 Award
California Aliance for Minority Students (CAMP) and Souther California Edison
2010 - 2012


Undergraduate Poster Presentation Award, Cell/Molecular Biology Division - $250 Award
Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), San Jose, CA
October, 2011


Travel Scholarship - Fully Paid
Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), San Jose, CA
October, 2011


SMART Grant - $1,333 Award
U.S. Department of Education
2010


Travel Scholarship - Fully Paid
Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ
November 2009

Activities and Interest

Biology Student Presenter for Institute of Electronic & Electronics Engineers
University of California, Irvine
February, 2013

Promote science to visiting middle school students from Cesar Chavez Middle School


Director of Academic Resources for Sigma Delta Alpha Fraternity, Inc.,
University of California, Irvine
2011 - 2012

Provide students with academic resources to ensure college success


Chapter Vice-President for Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) @ UCI
University of California, Irvine
2011 - 2012

Assist in restablishing the campus chapter and promote graduate school to underrepresented students in the sciences


College Student Panel for Sigma Delta Alpha Fraternity, Inc
University of California, Irvine
November, 2011

Promote college to high school students from International Studies Learning Center


Guest Speaker for La Raza
California State University, Long Beach
November, 2011

Speak about personal struggles and successes in college


Bridges to the Baccalaureate Alumni Panel
Cerritos College
November, 2010

Promote undergraduate research to community college science students


Founding Member of the Cultural Anthropology Club
Long Beach City College
Spring, 2009

Educate the public on Cultural Anthropology

Science Presentations

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference
San Jose, CA
October 2011


California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP) UCI Undergraduate Symposium
Irvine, CA
September 2011


UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium
Irvine, CA
May 2011


Edison International Scholar Presentation
Irvine, CA
May 2011


Summer Internship Symposium
Blacksburg, VA
August 2010


Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) National Conference
Phoenix, AZ
November 2009


California State University, Long Beach Symposium
Long Beach, CA
September 2009


Bridges to the Baccalaureate Symposium
Long Beach, CA
July 2009