October 12, 2016

Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan was awarded a Nobel prize in medicine for his discovery of pathways of cells recycling their contents, a term called autophagy. Mutations in this process have been linked to a variety of diseases including cancer, Parkinson's disease, and type 2 diabetes . That is why  the discovery of the pathway for this process as well as genes involved is so crucial.

Autophagy was proven to have the same mec...

October 8, 2016

You are doing acids/bases problems. You see a formula and wonder: How do I know if this is an acid and if it's strong or weak?

Fear no more, Transformation Tutoring is to the rescue with great chemistry tips and tricks!

Let's begin by figuring out what is an acid. Then we will see the difference between strong and weak acids.

There are 2 basic definitions of acids. According to Arrhenius theory, acid gives off Hydrogen ion...

October 5, 2016

Many students start having anxiety attacks just at the words: chemistry, biology, physics. It is a job of a tutor to ease the anxiety and make these subjects fun!

But how?

First, demystifying the subject, and breaking complicated problems and topics into easy steps will help a student see that its not as bad as it looks.

Next I use humor to make our sessions more fun. That's not hard to do with my accent.
 Showing how the...

October 1, 2016

If you are considering any pre-health path and career, chances are you will have to take organic chemistry.

Let's see a list of careers that will require organic chemistry courses.

Doctor (MD and DO)

PA (physician's assistant)

Nurse Practitioner ( depends on school and program)

Pharmacist

Optometrist

Podiatrist

Dentist

The good news is that Organic Chemistry can be very very fun!

A lot of work needs to go into it to ace it, but i...

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