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Ashwin tutors in Toronto, Canada

Ashwin S.

Private tutor in Toronto, Canada


1) Ph.D in Molecular Genetics from UofT (2015). Over 10 years of experience in Genetics, Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology - Received numerous awards at both domestic and international scientific conferences. - I am the lead author of a high-impact scientific discovery that has gained international interest in the field of neurodevelopment. - Generated several peer-reviewed research publications in high-impact journals 2) M.Sc in Biology from McMaster University (2008) - My work led to a publication in a highly respected scientific journal 3) B.Sc in Zoology (Specialization in Biotechnology) from the American College, India (2005) - I received the prestigious Best Outgoing Student award at the undergraduate level (American College, India, 2005)


I was employed as a teaching assistant (TA), during my days as a graduate student at both McMaster University and UofT - I have had the pleasure of mentoring several undergrad students during my time as a Ph.D student at UofT. I also have a genuine passion for teaching and with over a decade of experience in leading scientific research, I have a unique talent for simplifying complex information and making it more accessible to students such that they can easily grasp difficult scientific concepts and develop a genuine appreciation and love for science. As a Teaching assistant at McMaster University, my responsibilities were: - Leading weekly tutorials for a group of 40-50 students - Mentoring students on their academic needs and providing critical feedback on their performance - Educating students on the scientific method and critical thinking - Grading quizzes, assignments and exams - Invigilating exams As a teaching assistant in the department of Molecular Genetics at UofT, I was responsible for: - Grading monthly quizzes, short essays and final exams - Providing critical feedback to students on their performance This experience has helped me immensely to hone my skills as a tutor and has helped me develop different teaching models and tutoring aids depending upon the needs of different students. My charge is $50/hr with additional charges applying for any travel >15min. E-transfer is acceptable. However, for the first two sessions, I require payment by cash.


Weekdays after 5PM, Weekends in the afternoon

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Up to 15 minutes away for no additional charge


When I am off work I enjoy a variety of hobbies. The top 3 hobbies I enjoy the most are as follows: 1. Communication Coach: I am really passionate about training people to communicate more powerfully. Effective communication and presentation skills are fundamental to achieving success in both the scientific and corporate sectors. I offer powerful tools and training at the highest quality to empower people to articulate their ideas and vision in a powerful and persuasive manner. 2. Ilusionist: I specialize in performing David Blaine style card magic. 3. I also enjoy playing and listening to music. I play the Piano, Keyboards and can play a little bit of guitar

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