ESP Biography

ANASTASSIA MIKHAILOVA, Technologist researching HIV

Major: Immunology

College/Employer: Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard

Year of Graduation: 2011

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Anastassia completed her Bachelor of Science (specializing in Pharmacology) at the University of Toronto. She continued her training as a scientist in a Master's program at the Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto. During this time she studied dysfunction of the immune system in cancer. Recently, Anastassia moved to Boston where she was offered a position of Research Technologist at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard. Her current research is focused on designing of HIV vaccine. Anastassia is passionate about science and would like to pass on her passion to young people.

Past Classes

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S5989: The How and Why of Life and the Universe in HSSP Summer 2012 (Jul. 08, 2012)
Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue on a sunny day and red at sunset? What black holes, white dwarfs and supernovas are? Or how do we know the sequence of the human genome? Take this class to learn about the mysteries of the universe. Moreover, you will find out HOW scientists made the discoveries that helped us understand some of these mysteries.