Brian is an Educator and Biologist with 8 years of teaching experience. In 2005, he earned a B.A. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, cum laude at Boston University. After college, he worked as a research assistant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston studying inflammation associated with kidney disease. In 2014, he completed a Ph.D. in Biology at Boston College conducting award-winning research as part of a leading team in the field of AIDS research. He has published research in the American Journal of Pathology and just submitted a manuscript to the Journal of Leukocyte Biology.
For the past two years, he has been working as a private tutor in Manhattan. His previous educational experience includes freelance tutoring in the United States and in Italy, NSF-funded training programs to learn curriculum development and student assessment techniques, and eight semesters of teaching Principles of Immunology and Molecular and Cellular Biology at Boston College.
He tutors math and science for high school, undergraduate, and graduate coursework. His goal is to improve scores while helping students achieve a conceptual understanding of the material that can be applied to situations outside of a textbook. He specializes in biology and statistics and also teaches general chemistry and physics.
In addition to helping students direct their talents towards a successful future, he enjoys gastronomy, visual and performing arts, and cinema.