Omar   R.  Elizondo

Assistant Professor in Practice  

Phone: (956) 393-0356
Email: omar.elizondo@utrgv.edu

Mr. Omar R. Elizondo

I have an interest in science education and technology. I enjoy using our current technology to enhance our student learning in science.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Science - Microbiology
    • Science Education
  • Education

    • MS, Biology, The University of Texas - Pan American, 2008
  • Currently Teaching

    UTCH 1101 05 - Inquiry Approaches to Teaching:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Omar Elizondo, Rebecca Villarreal, Sonia Del Rio, and Kristine Lowe. "Manganese-Reducing Bacterial Communities from a Hypersaline Estuary in South Texas Under Conditions of Changing Salinity," Texas Journal of Science 66, no. 3 (August 2016).

  • Kristen Phillips, Frederic Zaidan, Omar Elizondo, and Kristine Lowe. "Phenotypic characterization and 16S rDNA identification of culturable non-obligate halophilic bacterial communities from a hypersaline lake, La Sal del Rey, in extreme South Texas (USA)," Aquatic biosystems 8, no. 5 (2012): 1–11.



Selected Presentations


  • Elizabeth Goldberg and Omar Elizondo. "Made You Look! How to Create Graphics to Capture the Attention of Students and Alumni," UTeach Conference, UTeach Institute, Austin, TX (May 2018)

  • Omar Elizondo. "Mystery Bags - Are All Metals Magnetic?," 30th Annual Rio Grande Valley Science Association, Pharr, Texas (October 2017)

  • Timothy Sears, Omar Elizondo, and Elizabeth Goldberg. "Fall 2017 UTeach RGV Program Step 1 Mentor Teacher Meeting for Edinburg CISD Elementary Teachers and Principals," Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District, Edinburg, TX (September 2017)

  • Elizabeth Goldberg, Patricia Mendiola, Stacy Solis, Omar Elizondo, and Timothy Sears. "Fall 2017 UTeach RGV Program Apprentice Teaching Mentor Teacher Meeting for All Partner Teachers, Dean of Instructions and Principals," UTeach RGV, Edinburg, TX (August 2017)

  • Elizabeth Goldberg, Anna Gonzalez, Stacy Solis, and Omar Elizondo. "Spring 2017 UTeach RGV Program Step 2 Mentor Teacher Meeting for McAleln ISD Middle School Teachers and Principals," McAllen Independent School District, McAllen, TX (February 2017)

  • Elizabeth Goldberg, Anna Gonzalez, and Omar Elizondo. "Spring 2017 UTeach RGV Program Step 1 Mentor Teacher Meeting for Edinburg CISD Elementary Teachers and Principal," Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District, Edinburg, TX (January 2017)

  • Omar Elizondo. "RN Post Doc Workshop," UTRGV ADVANCE Program, ADVANCE Program, Edinburg, TX (January 2016)

Current Courses

UTCH 1101 05 - Inquiry Approaches to Teaching:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses