ESP Biography

SHRUTHI RENGARAJAN, MIT Graduate Student in Biology

Major: Biology

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I'm a first year Biology graduate student who enjoys communicating science, especially to kids and young adults. Great teachers in middle and high school are why I decided to do biology and HSSP is a great opportunity to share that interest with other people!

Past Classes

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S12817: Next Generation Biology in HSSP Spring 2019 (Feb. 23, 2019)
Is 23andMe reliable? What is that new MIT nano center about? Should we be worried about designer babies? An exciting look into new emerging fields in biology. Topics include CRISPR and gene editing, sequencing technologies and ancestry testing, protein engineering, neuroscience, and bioethics.