User:Brian Carvalho

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Registration/Questionnaire: 20.109 Fall 2010

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Course 20 & 8

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(860) 944-1047


bcarvalh AT mit DOT edu

Have you taken or are you taking...

20.320 (Cell Kinetics) Yes
7.05/5.07 (Biochemistry) Yes
7.06 (Cell Biology) Yes
7.02 (General Biology Lab) No
5.310 (General Chemistry Lab) No

Do you have any experience culturing cells (mammalian, yeast or microbial)? Yes Do you have any experience in molecular biology (electrophoresis, PCR, etc)? Yes

Please briefly describe any previous laboratory experience

I've previously UROPed in the Langer lab examining the efficacy of different lipidoid nanoparticles at transfecting siRNA and mRNA into HeLa cells. After leaving the Langer lab I worked in the Belcher lab screening a library of M 13 bacteriophage for variants with protein coats with high affinity for platnium and gold. And this past summer I worked in the University of Helmholtz Environmental Research Center studying how different volatile organic compounds commonly found indoors illicit inflammation in human lung epithelial cells.

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