User:Jesse D. Kirkpatrick

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Jesse D. Kirkpatrick (an artistic interpretation)


  • 2015, Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research interests

Gastrointestinal/Liver Diseases- Studied Inflammatory Bowel Disease during the summer of 2012 at the Abreu Lab in Miami, FL. Currently studying Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis with the Freedman Lab at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA.


Registration/Questionnaire: 20.109 Spring 2013

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jk15 at mit dot edu

Preferred OH Time

Tuesday and Thursday after 5

Potentially Relevant Background

Have you already taken MIT's BioSafety training? yes

Have you taken/are you taking... Answer yes/no/when
7.05/5.07 (Biochemistry) taking now
7.06 (Cell Biology) Fall 2013
7.03 (Genetics) taking now
5.310 (General Chemistry Lab) not taking

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

Please briefly describe any previous laboratory experience

January 2013 - Present: Freedman Lab at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center. Studying role of immunological signaling in cftr -/- cholangiocytes to understand CFTR's role in Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

June - August 2012: Abreu Lab at University of Miami Hospital. Studied role of toll-like receptor 4 signaling in intestinal epithelial cells to investigate effects on inflammation. Studied high fat diet in the presence of colitis in an Ulcerative Colitis mouse model.

December - May 2012: Vacanti Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital. Engineered a biomimetic liver scaffold and ran in vitro tests.

Commitment to academic integrity

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I have read and understood the 20.109 statement on collaboration and integrity.*Jesse D. Kirkpatrick 02:08, 12 February 2013 (EST):

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