nupur pande

Nupur P.

Portland, OR

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About

nupur delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+

Teaching since:
September 1992

I am an expert in Biology, biochemistry, cell biology, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, and life sciences. My past research experience positions me to teach you AP Biology, AP Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, General Biology, Evolution and Genetics. I can also teach you general chemistry.

I have a graduate degree in Molecular Biology (UC Irvine, Irvine, CA), a masters in Physical Chemistry, and a bachelors in science (India).

I am currently involved in researching how diets can affect our health

Experience

Visiting Assistant Professor
Dec 2016 - Present
Washington State University

Developed Immunology and Molecular Biology curriculum successfully teaching senior students.
Recognized by students for developing online laboratory course supplementing theoretical learning.

Assistant Professor (Ad Hoc)
Sep 2016 - May 2017
Clark College

I instructed general chemistry to premed and prenursing students.

Research assistant Professor
Jan 2010 - Jun 2016
OHSU

Summary of my research Interests: Many a genetically complex diseases such as cancers have ineffective chemotherapeutic treatment options. Decades of research has gone into determining the cause of each different type of cancer, and develop therapies to effectively treat them. However, it is well recognized that diets rich in green leafy vegetables and hence diet derived phyto-nutrients influence disease development. I am interested in developing a preventive strategy to minimize cancer occurrence. I think that a knowledge based useful dietary regimens for enhancing the efficacy of current therapies will better outcomes for patients. My students loved my:
Motivational style
Short and long-term support
Advanced statistical knowledge
Individualized help in preparing for medical school, graduate school, and naturopathic medicine school, and high school.
Goal planning
Strong communication
One on one and group instruction.
Breaking down complex problems to smaller solution oriented sections increasing understanding.
In depth knowledge of Cell Functions, pathways, biochemistry, and chemistry.

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Education

Ph.D.
Sep 1992 - Sep 1997
University of California Irvine
M. Sc.
Jun 1986 - Jul 1988
Lucknow University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Hindi
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Affiliations

American Chemical Society
May 2014

ACS is a congressionally chartered independent membership organization which represents professionals at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry and sciences that involve chemistry.

Photos & Videos

The amazing world of cells! How cells are not created equal!
A good, simple, explanation of cell and its components along with some simple quiz to help you understand the concepts.

4 Reviews

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Sharon Apr 12, 2018
Biology · In home

I aced my MCATs. Thank you Dr. Pande.

Dr. Pande was punctual and flexible. She worked with my schedule. Her knowledge is encyclopedic. I will highly recommend her.

kirsa Aug 5, 2016
Science · In home

FIVE STARS: My experience with Nupur was awesome. She was kind, knowledgeable, punctual and flexible in her scheduling.She was also willing to work evenings and Saturdays in order to meet my challenging schedule. She was always present in mind and spirit. I am very happy to have found her.

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Peter May 13, 2016
Biochemistry · In home

Dr. Pande changed my perspective on Biochemistry. I will be taking my MCATs with a sense of confidence I did not have. She is simply awesome!!!! Her concepts are very clear, she works with me to solve problems and challenges me to learn. I will highly recommend her.

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regina Feb 27, 2016
Biology · Online

this woman pretends to know the subject she teaches. stay away from her.

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