ESP Biography

TOBIAS KAISER, MIT graduate student studying the brain

Major: BCS

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Tobias Kaiser is a PhD candidate at MIT in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. His research - performed under the mentorship of disease-model pioneer Guoping Feng - is focused on the molecular and cellular dissection of white-matter development in the brain. Besides research, Tobias is passionate about mentoring and teaching anything from neuroscience to sailing and kitesurfing.

Past Classes

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L12952: Inside the brain: Dissecting brain injuries in Spark 2019 (Mar. 16 - 17, 2019)
What’s the brain like? Why do different brain injuries have different outcomes? Come and find out with us! In this course, you will be given brains with plausible real-life injuries. We will dissect them to identify and analyze the affected regions and their functions. At the end of this session, you will be familiar with the architecture of the brain and be able to predict outcomes of similar brain injuries.