Chris Grasso


Education
    University of Delaware
    August, 2015 - May, 2015
    degree
    Bachelor's
    major
    Marine Science
    minor
    Biochemistry
    coursework
    Marine Invertebrate Biodiversity
    Physiology of Marine Organisms
    Geological Oceanography
    Marine Biology
    Coastal Field Biology
    Physical Oceanography
    Organic Chemistry I and II
    Field Studies of Coral Reef Environments
    Scientific Diving
    Biochemistry I
    Marine Molecular Science
    Ecology and Evolution of Coral Reefs
    Biochemistry II
    Ichthyology
    Statistics for Marine Science
    The Charter School of Wilmington at Wilmington, Delaware
Work Experience
    Newark, DE (Main Campus)
    SCUBA Teaching Assistant
    August, 2014 - May, 2015
    company
    Newark, DE (Main Campus)
    title
    SCUBA Teaching Assistant
    overview
    • Led workshops and reviews on topics such as the physics of diving, and physiological changes underwater. • Acted as a secondary instructor to course sections of up to 20 students, teaching them the principles of safe and successful diving in preparation for NAUI Basic Open Water certification. • Worked closely with the primary instructor to emphasize safe diving practices and emergency preparedness for potential underwater incidents
    Central Caribbean Marine Institute
    Undergraduate Researcher
    January, 2014 - February, 2014
    University of Delaware
    Undergraduate Research Assistant
    August, 2013 - December, 2013
Fun Fact
I've lived in the Cayman Islands
Skills
Languages
Italian
Skills
aaus-certified scientific diverAEDbiochemicalcprexcellent interpersonal and problem-solving skillsextensive undergraduate lab experiencefamiliarity with running and monitoring experimental aquatic systemsFirst Aidmolecularnaui-certified rescue diverprocedural research techniques
Leadership
    Young Life Delaware
    SCUBA
    A cappella group
    Eagle Scout
    University of Delaware
Hobbies
Cnidarian-Algal Symbioses
Coral Reef Ecology And Immunology
General Biochemistry And Physiology Of Cnidarians