User:Shireen Rudina

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I am currently an Organism Engineering intern at [[www.ginkgobioworks.com Ginkgo Bioworks]].
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I currently work in the Lauffenburger lab at MIT with Dr. Shannon Alford designing an ELISA assay for Mena, a protein upregulated in invasive breast cancer cells. Previously, I studied how the variation in ECM proteins affects the migration and adhesion of invasive breast cancer cells.  
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During the summer of 2011, I was an Amgen Scholar at Stanford University, and did research in the Smolke lab with Isis Trenchard, working to engineer ''S. cerevisiae'' for the production of bisbenzylisoquinoline alkaloids.
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From Jan-Dec 2012, I worked Dr. Chris Voigt's lab at MIT with Felix Moser, where I was working on improving the dynamic range of sensors in genetic circuits through the use of plasmid copy number.
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From Sept 2010- Dec 2011, I worked in the Lauffenburger lab at MIT with Dr. Shannon Alford designing an ELISA assay for Mena, a protein upregulated in invasive breast cancer cells. Previously, I studied how the variation in ECM proteins affects the migration and adhesion of invasive breast cancer cells.
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During the summer of 2011, I was an Amgen Scholar at Stanford University, and did research in Prof. Christina Smolke's lab with Isis Trenchard, working to engineer ''S. cerevisiae'' for the production of bisbenzylisoquinoline alkaloids.
I have also worked on developing a drug-eluting contact lens with Dr. Joe Ciolino in the Langer lab at MIT during January-August 2010.
I have also worked on developing a drug-eluting contact lens with Dr. Joe Ciolino in the Langer lab at MIT during January-August 2010.

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Contact Info

Education

  • 2013, BS in Biological Engineering, MIT

Research interests

  1. Synthetic biology
  2. Protein Engineering
  3. Gene Therapy

I am currently an Organism Engineering intern at www.ginkgobioworks.com Ginkgo Bioworks.

From Jan-Dec 2012, I worked Dr. Chris Voigt's lab at MIT with Felix Moser, where I was working on improving the dynamic range of sensors in genetic circuits through the use of plasmid copy number.

From Sept 2010- Dec 2011, I worked in the Lauffenburger lab at MIT with Dr. Shannon Alford designing an ELISA assay for Mena, a protein upregulated in invasive breast cancer cells. Previously, I studied how the variation in ECM proteins affects the migration and adhesion of invasive breast cancer cells.

During the summer of 2011, I was an Amgen Scholar at Stanford University, and did research in Prof. Christina Smolke's lab with Isis Trenchard, working to engineer S. cerevisiae for the production of bisbenzylisoquinoline alkaloids.

I have also worked on developing a drug-eluting contact lens with Dr. Joe Ciolino in the Langer lab at MIT during January-August 2010.

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