User:Alvin S Chen
- Alvin S Chen
- Cambridge, MA 02139
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I currently work under the direction of Dr. Alexander Klibanov in the Department of Biological Engineering. Previously, I have worked in the Bartel (Department of Biology, Whitehead Institute) and Essigmann (Department of Biological Engineering) labs at MIT.
- 2011, BS, MIT
- 2015, MD, Harvard Medical School
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Cancer Biology
- Molecular Toxicology
- RNA interference
Registration/Questionnaire: 20.109 Spring 2009
Preferred name (if not first)
Year of Graduation
aschen AT mit DOT edu
Potentially Relevant Background
|Have you taken/are you taking...||Answer yes/no/when|
|7.06 (Cell Biology)||yes|
|7.02 (General Biology Lab)||no|
|5.310 (General Chemistry Lab)||yes|
|Do you have experience with...||Answer yes/no/type|
|Cell culture (microbial/mammalian/yeast?)||yes, all three|
|Molecular biology (electrophoresis, PCR, etc)||Gel electrophoresis, PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, Laser Capture, Western Blot, Flow Cytometry|
Please briefly describe any previous laboratory experience
Essigmann Laboratory (MIT, Cambridge, MA) - Fall 2008 - Present Pharmacology Laboratory (Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand) - Summer 2008 Andersen Laboratory (UC Irvine, Irvine, CA) - Summer 2006 & 2007
Anything else you would like us to know?
Outside of my academic endeavors, I also compete with the MIT Sport Taekwondo Team, play pick-up & intramural basketball, and participate in Chamber Music Society & Piano Accompanying.
, "Repair of DNA Alkylation Damage by the Escherichia coli Adaptive Response Protein AlkB as Studied by ESI-TOF Mass Spectrometry"