I am a new member of OpenWetWare!
Kristine Kim (an artistic interpretation)
- Kristine Kim
- knlkim [at] mit [dot] edu
I work in the Langer lab, Wilson lab at MIT. I learned about OpenWetWare from class, and I've joined because for 20.109.
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Registration/Questionnaire: 20.109 Fall 2012
20, 9 minor
Year of Graduation
knlkim AT mit DOT edu
Have you taken or are you taking...
20.320 (Cell Kinetics) Currently taking
7.05/5.07 (Biochemistry) Yes
7.06 (Cell Biology) Yes
5.310 (General Chemistry Lab) No
Do you have any experience culturing cells (mammalian, yeast or microbial)?
Do you have any experience in molecular biology (electrophoresis, PCR, etc)?
Please briefly describe any previous laboratory experience
In the Langer lab, I researched on drug delivery for pain. I've done cell culture, assays, flourescence microscopy, liposome production, some animal work, etc.
In the Wilson lab, using optogenetics, I studied hippocampal output and its significance in learning and memory in mice.
This summer, I studied neurogenesis after traumatic brain injuries in mice. I learned to do confocal imaging, imagej analysis, immunohistochemistry, brain slice preparation, etc.
Please briefly describe any previous technical communication experience you have
- Written Communication: This is the first CI-M class. I've taken a couple CI-H classes that focused on writing essays. I have limited experience in scientific writing.
- Oral Communication: I took 20.020 in my freshman year in which we had to present our project.
Anything else you would like us to know?