User:Hikaru Miyazaki

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Hikaru Miyazaki (an artistic interpretation)
  • Hikaru Miyazaki
  • MIT course20
  • 355 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • e-mail: hikaru at mit dot edu


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Class of 2015), Cambridge MA
  • United World College- USA (Class of 2011), Montezuma NM
  • Meikei High School, Ibaraki Japan

Research interests

  1. Tissue Engineering
  2. Drug development

Registration/Questionnaire: 20.109 Fall 2013

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Course 20 (Considering Minoring in Course 18)

Year of Graduation


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Preferred "Extra" OH Time

Sunday any time, Tuesday anytime after 4pm

Potentially Relevant Background

Have you taken/are you taking... Answer yes/no/when
7.05/5.07 (Biochemistry) Yes(Spring 2013)
7.06 (Cell Biology) Yes(Fall 2013)
7.03 (Genetics) Yes(Fall 2012)
5.310 (General Chemistry Lab) No
BioSafety Training Yes

Do you have experience with... Answer yes/no/type
Cell culture (microbial/mammalian/yeast?) Yes (mammalian)
Molecular biology (electrophoresis, PCR, etc) Western blotting

Please briefly describe any previous laboratory experience

I am working on a UROP project to develop rapid diagnostic to dengue disease. I was mainly working on identifying the suitable antibody. My worked included purification of antibodies using column, antibody screening using Western blotting, ELISA and Flow Cytometry, as well as cell culturing of mice B-cells and infection of vero cells.

Anything else you would like us to know related to 20.109?

I use S size gloves.

What is your favorite food or song or song about food?

My favorite food is sashimi and I like seafoods. I also like eating fruits and chocolates. Exploring foods from different regions (and trying to learn how to make them) also is my favorite activity.

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