User:Lauren M. Magee

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Lauren M. Magee

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Contact Information

  • Email Address: lmagee1@lion.lmu.edu
  • Snail Mail: 1 LMU Drive MSB-5258, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Education

  • Major: Individualized Scientific Studies (Biomathematics)
  • Minor: Psychology
  • Expected graduation year: May 2015
  • Upper division courses experience:
    1. Biological Databases (BIOL 367)
    2. Genetics Lab (BIOL 376)
    3. Ecology of Homelessness (BIOL 398)
    4. Obesity and Behavior (HHSC 320)
    5. Chronic Disease and Injury Epidemiology (HHSC 420)
    6. Chronic Disease and Injury Epidemiology Lab (HHSC 421)
    7. Introduction to Probability and Statistics (MATH 360)
    8. Survey in Biomathematics (MATH 388)
    9. Biostatistical Analysis (MATH 398)
    10. Senior Thesis (MATH 497)
    11. Advanced Topics in Probability and Statistics (MATH 560)

Career Interests and Goals

Research Projects

  1. Title: Project-SET [1]
    • Mentor: Dr. Anna Bargagliotti
    • Publications: Magee, L. & Bargagliotti, A. E. (2014). The effectiveness of Project-SET videos on undergraduates’ definitions of sampling variability and regression. Manuscript in preparation.
    • Presentations: Loyola Marymount Undergraduate Research Symposium (2013, 2014)
  2. Title: HHMI Phage Discovery Lab
    • Mentors: Dr. Gary Kuleck, Dr. Yiwen Fang, Dr. Carl Urbinati
    • Publications: (2015) Whole genome comparison of a large collection of mycobacteriophages reveals a continuum of phage genetic diversity. Manuscript in preparation
    • Presentations: Loyola Marymount Undergraduate Research Symposium (2012), West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (2012)

Work experience

  1. Position: Seaver College of Science and Engineering Student Liaison
    • Employer: NaKesha Mayfield
    • Dates: Fall 2011 - Spring 2015
  2. Position: Center for Service and Action House Manager
    • Employer: Tom King
    • Dates: Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Personal interests/hobbies

  1. Dancing
    • Twelve years of experience on a competitive dance team.
  2. Cake Decorating
    • Completion of Cake Decorating I and II courses at Michael's Crafts.
  3. Creative Writing
    • Successful writing blog with over 850 subscribers.
  4. Service
    • Over 300 hours of service completed throughout college career.

Additional Questions

  1. What is your favorite aspect of biology and why?
    • The most interesting aspect of biology, in my opinion, is genetics. Observing similar phenotypes and identifying patterns among the subsequent genotypes can be very telling to the building blocks of all life processes.
  2. What is your favorite aspect of mathematics and why?
    • I enjoy anything relating to probability and statistics, especially when it is paired with some sort of original research.r
  3. What are your future career interests or goals?
    • I am hoping to pursue a career in genetic counseling, but after graduation, I will be taking two years to complete post-graduate service focusing on youth counseling in marginalized populations.

Resume

Media: Lauren Magee Resume.pdf

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