User:Efrain Cermeno

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Registration/Questionnaire: 20.109 Spring 2010

Last Name


First Name


Preferred name (if not first)


Major: Course 20 (Biological Engineering)

Year of Graduation


Telephone #

757 379 2534


ecermeno at

Potentially Relevant Background

Have you taken/are you taking... Answer yes/no/when
7.05/5.07 (Biochemistry) Yes; Spring 2010
7.06 (Cell Biology) No
7.03 (Genetics) Yes; Fall 2009
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
Molecular biology (electrophoresis, PCR, etc) Yes

Please briefly describe any previous laboratory experience

I have worked at the Ploegh lab at the Whitehead Institute during the 2009 summer and fall. We were studying the inttracellular movement of proteins, specifically cholera. I expressed various proteins and toxins.

Anything else you would like us to know?

Commitment to academic integrity

After you print out this page, please sign your name next to the following statement to indicate your agreement:

I have read and understood the 20.109 statement on collaboration and integrity.

Efraín Cermeño

Contact Info

Efrain Cermeno (an artistic interpretation)
  • Efrain Cermeno
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 362 Memorial Dr
  • Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Email: ecermeno at
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  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology Class of 2012

Department of Biological Engineering; Department of Biology

  • Colegio San Ignacio, 2008

Research interests

  1. Neurology
  2. Genetics

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