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*Ugrad: [ MIT] Class of 2009
*Ugrad: [ MIT] Class of 2009
*Major: [ Biological Engineering]
*Major: [ Biological Engineering]
*Minors: Management / Latin American Studies
*Concentration: [ Latin American Studies]
*Concentration: [ Spanish]
*Hometown: Holladay, Utah
*Hometown: Holladay, Utah

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MIT iGEM 2006


Kate Broadbent


  • From Pony Club to National Equestrian Competition: Horses, Horses, Horses! I brought my favorite horse Evian with me to MIT: MIT Spectrum article about my riding / MIT Equestrian Team website.
  • I enjoy pretty much anything outdoors. I spent the best 3 months of my life on a National Outdoor Leadership NOLS course: backpacking and rock climbing in Arizona followed by sea kayaking and sailing in British Columbia.
  • Winter stuff: snowboarding, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling

Research Interests

  • I worked in the Endy Lab on MIT's 2006 iGEM team
    • Let me know if you want to talk about our project or my experience
  • I enjoyed BE lab course 20.109: genome engineering, biophysical signal measurement, expression engineering, and biomaterial engineering
  • I am a Department of Homeland Security DHS Scholar
    • This summer I will be interning at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLNL in California under Paul Jackson
  • I am taking Advanced Topics in Synthetic Biology 20.20:Advanced_topics co-taught by Drew Endy and Natalie Kuldell
  • I am interested in infectious disease research, especially in the study of microbial pathogens and pathophysiology.

Contact Information

  • skatebroATmitDOTedu

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