ESP Biography

MICHELLE HE, MIT Junior studying computer science and biology

Major: Not available.

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Past Classes

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S14424: mRNA vaccine turning people into mutants? Science behind COVID and vaccine in Spark 2021 (Mar. 13 - 27, 2021)
Want to learn more about how mRNA vaccines are create and how they work? Wondering how this invisible virus has brought us to this current situation and what we can do to combat it? Come learn about the science behind coronavirus and the mRNA vaccine! For the past year, people around the world have been living under the pandemic, with lives significantly altered. Now that vaccine is approved and being distributed, we are seeing hope to control the virus for the first time. Yet, ever since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been various myths, conspiracies, and even discriminations associated with the spread of the virus. Therefore, it is critical for us to understand the science behind the virus and the vaccine in order to stop the rumors and the virus from spreading.

Z14317: The Life of Shelter animals in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
There are millions of pets being abandoned and sent to shelters. Globally, there are over 200 million stray dogs. According to ASPCA, there are about 6.5 animals being sent to shelters every year in the US. Over 1.5 million shelter animals are euthanized (‘good death’) every year, while 3.2 million may get adopted. In China, due to the lack of formal shelters, there are millions of street animals in cities and country sides. Local organizations and many individuals spent years trying to save them from harm and death. In this class, you will learn about the lives of animals in US shelters and globally, some statistic and facts, and watch some videos (some maybe heartbreaking…), and about their future.