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Contact Info

Shireen Rudina (an artistic interpretation)

I work in the Lauffenburger lab at MIT studying how ECM proteins affect the migration and adhesion responses of human breast cancer cells. I learned about OpenWetWare from class, and I've joined because of the 20.109 wiki.


  • 2013, BS, MIT

Research interests

  1. Gene therapy
  2. Tissue engineering
  3. Stem cells


Useful links

Registration/Questionnaire: 20.109 Spring 2011

Last Name


First Name


Preferred name (if not first)


20 - Biological Engineering

Year of Graduation


Telephone #




Preferred OH Time

What times on Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays are you available for occasional office hours (held before major assignments are due)?

Sunday before 6, Monday 2-4, Tuesday before 11

Potentially Relevant Background

Have you taken/are you taking... Answer yes/no/when
7.05/5.07 (Biochemistry) currently
7.06 (Cell Biology) no
7.03 (Genetics) FA2010
7.02 (General Biology Lab) no
5.310 (General Chemistry Lab) no

Do you have experience with... Answer yes/no/type
Cell culture (microbial/mammalian/yeast?) yes: mammalian
Molecular biology (electrophoresis, PCR, etc) somewhat: polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, Western blots

Please briefly describe any previous laboratory experience

Lauffenburger Lab (Sep 2010- present): studying effect of proteins in the ECM on migration and adhesion of human breast cancer cells; cell culture, fluorescence microscopy

Langer Lab (Jan-Aug 2010): developing a drug-eluting contact lens; manufactured contact lenses, experimented with hydrogels and polymers, ELISA assays

Anything else you would like us to know?

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