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Walter Ash | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 20, 2012

Walter Ash

Ph.D. in Computational Biochemistry
   Canada
  |   Victoria, BC
  |  6:22 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $18

I have ten years of professional writing experience, with a Ph.D. in biochemistry and an excellent publication and grant-writing record. I have published a number of articles in high impact academic journals, and, as part of an international laboratory, proof-read and edited the work of several foreign post-doctoral researchers. A comprehensive literature review of my field of study, published in Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes, was awarded recognition as one of the top cited papers of the past five years, and has served as an...

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Ph.D. Thesis completed in 2009.
Professional teaching dossier.

Skills (4)

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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Python
Python 2.x Test
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Service Description

I research, write, edit, and proofread. I am proficient with MS Word and other packages (e.g. EndNote, OpenOffice, LaTeX). I have managed large, complex documents, and I am fast and organized. Althought I am formally trained as an academic, I can deliver excellent results on a variety of project types.

I do general software development work. My primary areas of expertise are C, Python, and MATLAB, and I have experience with C++ and Perl. I am skilled in scientific data analysis, including statistical analyses and data presentation.

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Employment

Zymeworks Inc.
R&D in molecular simulations
2009 - 2010
Worked with a development team implementing molecular modelling and simulationa algorithms in Python, with some C and C++ work as well. Wrote technical documentation. Gave presentations and status...
University of Calgary
Teaching Assistant
2003 - 2007
Taught and supervised undergraduate laboratories; graded assignments and exams; demonstrated laboratory equipment and procedures. Lectured pre-lab material. Organized laboratory sessions.
SecurityFocus
Vulnerability Analyst and Documentation Writer
2000 - 2003
Wrote help documentation in HTML for a company product. Researched computer / network vulnerabilities, and wrote summaries for inclusion in a database. SecurityFocus is now held by Symantec, Inc.

Education

University of Calgary
Doctorate in Computational Biochemistry
2003 - 2009
University of Calgary
Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry and Chemistry
1999 - 2003
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