Sukwan Nhan


Austin, TX

Personal Data:

DOB: June 26, 1979
Place of Birth: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Hometown: Houston, TX
Family: 4 older brothers and 1 older sister
Marital Status: Single


*Graduated Co-Valedictorian at Spring Woods High School in Houston, Texas

*University of Texas at Austin
    Junior in Biology BA
    Current GPA 4.0/68 hours

Research Experience:

Undergraduate Research Assistant for Botany Department, Dr. R. Malcolm Brown
 *preparation of electrophoresis gels
 *preparation of germination plates and seeds
 *maintenance of Arabidopsis transgenic plants
 *preparation of slides with aniline blue dye under UV fluorescence microscope

Honors and Activities:

*Phi Beta Kappa Scholarship
*Mary Gibbs Jones Scholarship
*Tri Delta Scholarship
*University Honor List- Fall 1997, Spring 1998, Fall 1998
*Rockwell Scholarship
*Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society
*1999 Distinguished Scholar in the College of Natural Sciences

Relevant Courses Taken:

Principles of Chemistry I and II, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Introduction to Chemical Practice, Biology- Structure and Function of Organisms, Organic Chemistry I

Current Courseload:

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Microbiology- Genetics and Structure of Cell, Introduction to Oceanography, Organic Chemistry II, Organic Chemistry Lab

Special Skills:

*Foreign Languages: Fukienese and Spanish
*Play the cello
*Typing, knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, create basic webpage

Favorite Links:

*Get your own lifetime email account at
*Send real or virtual flowers/cards to friends at
*Check out homepages from around the world at
*Want to book a flight?  Try
*My favorite search engine is
*Looking for a movie?  Everything you need is at
*The offical website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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