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Gina R - Tutor in Lynnwood Park

I am currently doing my Masters in Microbiology, and am passionate about teaching the fundamentals of Biology, Genetics and English. I have a BSc in Genetics and Microbiology, and an Honours degree in Microbiology.

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Teaching places

Students Home, Public Place, and Online

Travelling distance

Gina will travel 15km from Lynnwood Park, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Languages spoken

Gina speaks English

2018-06-19 - 2019-11-28
Microbiology Tutor

While studying towards my post graduate degrees, I help out as a tutor for the varying Microbiology courses. So far my focus has been mainly on tutoring First year Microbiology. I help them through their tutorial sessions, and tutor them privately if they need extra help.

2016-03-15 - 2019-04-18
Pet sitter

I worked through a company called Student Co. Each house sitting opportunity was different, depending on the client's needs. Sometimes I was required to stay at the home, and look after the pets, other times I would just need to visit the house once or twice a day. It was a great job to have while I was busy studying.

2015-02-02 - 2017-11-27
BSc Microbiology and Medical Genetics - University of Pretoria

Although challenging, I absolutely loved doing this course. I was initially registered for Biotechnology, but my fascination in Human Genetics and the combined use of recombinant DNA technology with Microbiology inspired me to change my degree to what it was.

2018-01-15 - 2018-11-28
BSc (Honours)Microbiology - University of Pretoria

Probably the most challenging, yet rewarding year I have ever experienced. My project was focused on Molecular Virology, where I worked with reverse genetic systems to identify the modification sites of a specific gene of African Horse Sickness Virus (AHSV). The results from my Honours project actually inspired me to continue into my Masters under the same supervisor, working on the same project. It really opened up my eyes to the beauty and complexity of even the smallest organisms, and how biological systems change when challenged by infection.

Subjects taught
  • Biology

    With an Undergraduate degree in Microbiology and Medical Genetics, I'm confident that I can not only help a student understand their work, but also help them grasp a "big picture" view of the content and how it all fits together.

    Gina teaches Biology at High School, Primary School, and University/College level(s)

  • Writing

    Throughout my postgraduate studies, I have needed to write many academic pieces, from literature reviews to biological essays. All these pieces requires a certain level of understanding, not only of the course work, but of the English language to correctly portray the information and concepts. I'm confident I can help students master the basics of the English written language.

    Gina teaches Writing at High School, Primary School, and University/College level(s)

  • Molecular and Cellular Biology

    My Masters project is focused on the molecular biology of viruses. Additionally, during my undergraduate and postgraduate studies, I completed several courses on molecular and cellular biology to be able to qualify for my Masters.

    Gina teaches Molecular and Cellular Biology at High School and University/College level(s)

  • Microbiology

    My undergraduate degree is in Microbiology and Medical Genetics, I have an honours degree in Microbiology, and am currently working on my Masters in Microbiology. I believe qualifications and experience could be of value to anyone who needs help understanding the concepts and theory of the subject. I tutor first year Microbiology students through the University of Pretoria, and am passionate about cultivating a love for the subject.

    Gina teaches Microbiology at High School, Primary School, University/College, and Adult level(s)

  • English Language and Literature

    Throughout my studies, I have needed to write many written works. All these pieces requires a certain level of understanding, not only of the course work, but of the English language, to correctly portray the information and concepts, and of interpreting and understanding literature.

    Gina teaches English Language and Literature at High School and Primary School level(s)