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  will bosworth
  will bosworth
  bosworth AT mit.edu
  bosworth AT mit.edu
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  mit class of 2008
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  mit me bs 2008  
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  pursing a bs in mechanical engineering with a minor in biology
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  mit me ms student until, i dunno, jan '11
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currently a member of the [http://www.openwetware.org/wiki/IGEM:UC_Berkeley/2006 UCBerkeley iGEM team 2006],
 
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designing cellular logic gates in cells; creating and testing conjugation-based communication models
 
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in e.coli . Continuing this project in the endy lab @ mit in fall2006.
 
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  previously a member of the [http://openwetware.org/wiki/IGEM:MIT/2005 MIT iGEM team 2005], where  
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  Member of the [http://www.openwetware.org/wiki/IGEM:UC_Berkeley/2006 UCBerkeley iGEM team 2006],
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  I did alot of struggling and learning. We tried to modify a chemical pathway to create a platform to
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and [http://openwetware.org/wiki/IGEM:MIT/2005 MIT iGEM team 2005] where I had the great
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sense different environmental factors. Our method involved significantly modifying surface protein's
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  opportunity to (attempt to) build (useful) devices out of living organisms.  
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structures (synthesizing altered sequences) and then expecting those proteins to still work. We did
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not get very far.
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concrete interests:
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# bio-electro-mechanical system design and MEMS - living cell interaction
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# electro-mechanical motion control & creating the mechanisms and terminology for analogous control in biological systems.
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# quantitative models matching actual results.
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# I must be interested in something that doesn't sound "far out and far away," too.
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  abstract interests:
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  In iGEM, I learned a great deal about complex system design & debugging while interacting with some
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  # innovation
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  ''really good'' engineers and biologists. The experience has certainly benefited me in my
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  # righteous engineering
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  currently-not-bioengineering engineering career.
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# good design (in any form)
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  # self assembly
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# abstraction
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# exploring and managing complexity
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# simplicity
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# big words
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Revision as of 14:06, 28 July 2010

will bosworth
bosworth AT mit.edu
mit me bs 2008 
mit me ms student until, i dunno, jan '11


Member of the UCBerkeley iGEM team 2006, 
and MIT iGEM team 2005 where I had the great 
opportunity to (attempt to) build (useful) devices out of living organisms. 

In iGEM, I learned a great deal about complex system design & debugging  while interacting with some 
really good engineers and biologists. The experience has certainly benefited me in my 
currently-not-bioengineering engineering career.
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