User:Jessica R. Blumenfeld

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Jessica R. Blumenfeld (an artistic interpretation)

I am an undergraduate student in biological engineering.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology Class of 2017 Candidate for a B.S in Biological Engineering

Research interests

  1. Infectious Disease
  2. Neuroscience
  3. General Immunology

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Registration/Questionnaire: 20.109 Spring 2015

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First Name


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  • Major: 20
  • Minor: 9

Year of Graduation


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jrblumen at

Preferred "Extra" OH Time

Sunday: Between 10am and 5pm

Monday: After 3pm

Tuesday: 9-11am, after 5pm

Potentially Relevant Background

Have you taken/are you taking... Answer yes/no/when
7.05/5.07 (Biochemistry) Yes/Spring 2015
7.06 (Cell Biology) No
7.03 (Genetics) Yes/Fall 2014
5.310 (General Chemistry Lab) No
BioSafety Training Yes/Summer 2014

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

Please briefly describe any previous laboratory experience

I worked in the Graybiel Lab at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT as a histologist. I sliced, stained, mounted, analyzed, and photographed brain sections. I learned about many neurotransmissions and projections, as well as how to conduct many stain procedures.

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

I use XS gloves!

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

Favorite Food: Pasta

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