ESP Biography

LYDIA KRASILNIKOVA, MIT '14 - Computer Science and Molecular Biology

Major: Computer Science and Biology

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2014

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Hello! I am a junior at MIT. I am studying computer science, molecular biology, math, and writing, and I blog for MIT admissions. When I grow up I want to write books and keep doing science. I look forward to sharing with you evolution, DNA, writing, and all the wonderful things I love. Have a wonderful day!

Past Classes

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S7077: Hands-on Introduction to DNA! in Spark! 2013 (Mar. 16, 2013)
Learn about the molecule that encodes how to build, break, and fix us, extract it from peas, and then learn about the technologies we are using to unlock what life is, was, and can be.

S4809: Introduction to Genetics in HSSP Summer 2011 (Jul. 10, 2011)
In this class, we will cover the basics of genetics, from Mendel's famous pea experiments to fruit fly genetics. We will talk about DNA, cross-linking, and genetic sequencing; we will also explore modern developments in this quickly evolving field by summarizing recent publications.