I lived in Brazil from 1998-2000 as a LDS missionary. I speak, write, and read fluently in Portuguese. I have BS from Brigham Young University and I am a doctoral student at Washington University in St. Louis. My current area of study is microbiology and cell biology. I have worked as a freelance translator for over a year now and am currently a senior translator for a company that translates scientific literature for publication in English scientific journals.