ESP Biography



FRANCIS JACOB KASSAMA, ESP Teacher




Major: Biology

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: G

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Past Classes

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S15191: Sugars: How they define your blood and help cells hide in Splash 2022 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2022)
We all know that we need sugar for energy, but our bodies use sugar in tons of different ways! Join us to learn about the fundamentals of protein glycosylation: how proteins are modified with sugars. After covering the basics of sugar protein modifications, we’ll apply our knowledge to understand how sugar-modified proteins both determine our blood type and help cancer cells evade our immune system.