Anastasia Zhivotov, Ana for short, has a degree in Marketing and Biology with a minor in chemistry. She plans on pursuing a PhD in Chemical Engineering. She has been a tutor on the elementary school level for roughly five years followed by an additional two years on the university level. Ana's expertise lies in STEM courses. She is currently also working as an afterschool science enrichment teacher for elementary school students and chemistry lab instructor for university students. Her goals for the future include developing a sustainable alternative fuel from algae via the new found capabilities of genetic modification. On her free time, you can catch Ana baking a variety of pastries or exploring different biological communities throughout the front range.