Data analysis, Statistical analysis, Data interpretation, Scientific writing, Scientific presentations, Investigative reports, Annual reports, Technical documents, Grant proposals, Fellowship proposals, Resumes/CVs
Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Mathematics, Statistics
Melanie completed her undergraduate studies in Zoology and Chemistry, with a minor in French literature. She completed two peer-reviewed publications and an undergraduate thesis while conducting part-time research.
Melanie completed her masters degree in ecology, studying ungulate social networks and wildlife telemetry. Two chapters of her thesis were published in peer-reviewed publications.
As an undergraduate, Melanie worked as a laboratory technician in an NIH-funded lab studying the effects of pesticides on amphibian thyroid function, reproductive development, and metamorphosis. Her manuscript was published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, along with one other publication from an independent research project.
Melanie has paid experience writing scholarship, fellowship, and grant applications for clients with varying subjects of expertise, including biology, chemistry, business, fine art, and culinary entrepreneurship. She has written and/or fine-tuned resumes and CVs to help clients land positions in a variety of technical fields.
As a published scientist, Melanie has written more than ten peer-reviewed journal articles, six of which have been published, and three of which are currently in review. She has experience writing in multiple ecological topics, and can expertly analyze, interpret, and compose scientific manuscripts given the appropriate context.