Sanchit Chopra

engineering student · researcher · tech savvy

Genuine love for innovation and technology, unquenchable passion for making a difference...and coffee.


Projects

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ProjectPulseCalgary
Print
TeachingTree

Experience

Student Researcher

University of Calgary

I am currently a student researcher at the Ungrin Laboratory at The University of Calgary focussing on experimental medicine and comparative biology. Previous research included studies on Dental Health of Muskox at the Kutz Laboratory at The University of Calgary (July-August 2016).

Responsibilities:
  • assisting a Postdoctoral Student
  • ability to conduct standard procedures
  • knowledge about synthetic biology applications
  • assisting with research papers
Experience:
  • Opportunity to conduct medical research in a reputable environment
  • Current Project: Using CRISPR/Cas9 Technology to Model/TreatFacioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD)
  • Heritage Youth Researcher Summer Program Participant (University of Calgary - top 13% of applicants)
  • Opportunity for professional development

Regional Team Lead - Calgary

Foundation for Student Science and Technology

I am responsible for bringing the following FSST programs to the region of Alberta:

Ambassador Program:
  • More than 60 FSST Ambassadors building peer networks across the country
  • Serves as a bridge between emerging young scientists and the panoply of science related organizations, programs, projects and funding across Canada
  • Provides opportunities to cultivate teamwork, problem-solving and leadership skills
The Journal: Publishing Results
  • Provides real world grounding in the requirements of formal scientific publishing
  • PhD review and citation of high school, college and university ideas and research
  • Since 2008, published 750+ papers in about 25 issues from more than 3,000 submissions
  • 100,000+ web visits annually to download Journal articles and education resources

Steering Committee Member - YVC

Youth Volunteer Corps - Youth Central

Active member of the YVC steering committee. I help run and direct Youth Central's largest youth program, serving up to 3,000 volunteers and providing them with volunteer opportunities with 100+ partner organizations and local communities across Calgary.

Responsibilities
  • Part of the YVC Steering Committee - Promotions and Branding Sub Committee
  • Promoting Youth Central - the largest non-profit organization
  • Provides opportunities to cultivate teamwork, problem-solving and leadership skills
Projects Done in the Past/Media:

Web designer and developer

Calgary, Canada Area

WordPress is the most accepted Open Source Content Management System (CMS) to create websites & blogs. It’s an ultimate choice of every developer to develop the top-notch website on WordPress having the full support of its technical team. I will tailor to your needs and develop a fully functional website with customizations to deliver a well designed platform for your customers.

Responsibilities:
  • WordPress Custom Theme Development and Integration
  • WordPress Custom Plug-in Development
  • WordPress CMS Development and Integration
  • knowledge HTML5 & WordPress Management
Projects Completed/In Progress:
  • ProjectPulseCalgary.ca
  • HelpAKid.org
  • TeachingTree.Academy

Steering Committee Member - YVC

Youth Volunteer Corps - Youth Central

WordPress is the most accepted Open Source Content Management System (CMS) to create websites & blogs. It’s an ultimate choice of every developer to develop the top-notch website on WordPress having the full support of its technical team. I will tailor to your needs and develop a fully functional website with customizations to deliver a well designed platform for your customers.

Responsibilities:
  • WordPress Custom Theme Development and Integration
  • WordPress Custom Plug-in Development
  • WordPress CMS Development and Integration
  • knowledge HTML5 & WordPress Management
Projects Completed/In Progress:
  • ProjectPulseCalgary.ca
  • HelpAKid.org
  • TeachingTree.Academy

Education

  • 01.09.2017UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

    Degree: First-Year Engineering. Seymour Schulich Scholar
  • 01.09.2014WESTERN CANADA HIGH SCHOOL

    Activities and Societies: Concert Band (Grade 10), Symphonic Band (Grade 11), Wind Ensemble (Grade 12), Model UN, Math Club, Science Club, Computer Science (1,2,3), Saxophone Ensemble (11,12).