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*Questions? Email me at derekju AT mit DOT edu
*Questions? Email me at derekju AT mit DOT edu
==Registration/Questionnaire: 20.109 Spring 2009==
===Last Name===
===First Name===
===Year of Graduation===
===Telephone #===
(818) 943-7348
derekju AT mit DOT edu
===Potentially Relevant Background===
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|Have you taken/are you taking...
|Answer yes/no/when
|7.05/5.07 (Biochemistry)
|Yes, currently taking
|7.06 (Cell Biology)
|No, Fall 2009
|7.03 (Genetics)
|Yes, Fall 2008
|7.02 (General Biology Lab)
| 5.310 (General Chemistry Lab)
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|Do you have experience with...
|Answer yes/no/type
|Cell culture (microbial/mammalian/yeast?)
|Yes, Bacterial - ''E. Coli, Lactobacillus bulgaricus, L. lactis, L. acidophilus, Lactococcus lactis, S. mutans''
|Molecular biology (electrophoresis, PCR, etc)
|Yes, electrophoresis, PCR, standard plasmid/genomic DNA work, bacterial transformation (chemically, electroporation)
===Please briefly describe any previous laboratory experience===
*UCLA Bioengineering Dept (Benjamin Wu Lab)- Fatigue life testing of Nickel-Titanium dental drilling instruments
*MIT iGEM Team (Drew Endy, Tom Knight Labs)- Worked to create a novel probiotic form of Lactobacillus that would secrete peptide p1025 in yogurt and prevent tooth decay
*UCSF Cardiac Engineering Lab (Elaine Tseng Lab)- Worked on in-vitro model of aortic valve disease and aortic dissections to test new methods of percutaneously repairing aortic valves and dissections
===Anything else you would like us to know?===
Clubs/Activities on campus:
*Universities Allied for Essential Medicine
*Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity
*Trying to find a new UROP =)

Latest revision as of 13:29, 10 February 2009

Contact Info

Derek Ju (an artistic interpretation)


  • Class of 2011, MIT Biological Engineering


  • See protocols I posted under Lactobacillus
  • Questions? Email me at derekju AT mit DOT edu