User:Lana Awad

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Contact Info

Lana Awad (an artistic interpretation)
  • Lana Awad
  • MIT
  • 428 Memorial Drive
  • Cambridge, MA 02139
  • [[Special:Emailuser/Lana Awad|Email me:

lanaawad at

I am not working in a lab right now. I learned about OpenWetWare from class, and I've joined because I'm taking a lab class.

Registration/Questionnaire: 20.109 Spring 2009

Last Name


First Name


Preferred name (if not first)


20 + 17

Year of Graduation


Telephone #



lanaawad AT mit DOT edu

Potentially Relevant Background

Have you taken/are you taking... Answer yes/no/when
7.05/5.07 (Biochemistry) no
7.06 (Cell Biology) no
7.03 (Genetics) yes
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?) no
Molecular biology (electrophoresis, PCR, etc) yes

Please briefly describe any previous laboratory experience

during the summer of 2008, i worked in a lab in the Biological engineering department in MIT. the project was mapping mutations in the colon that potentially cause cancer. I got some experience with PCR, and cyDCE.

Anything else you would like us to know?


  • BS in Biological engineering and Political Science from MIT class of 2011

Research interests

  1. genetic origin of disease, and cancer
  2. genomics


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