“I came to US because I felt like I could have a career in science.”
Kateryna, a female biochemist born in Ukraine, describes how as a scientist she doesn’t have to choose between career and home-life like some of her peers back home, that there are examples, even at MIT, of women who have both.Search
Graduate student at the Stanford University School of Medicine
MIT undergraduate student (class of 2012) in Prof. Cathy Drennan’s Lab
There are just so many questions that arise in everyday experiences: how can people multifunction, for example, drive to work and listen to the radio at the same time? How can we make a flu vaccine that will work every year? How did humans get to be so big and so multicellular? How do we see green leaves, and how did plants figure out how to do something as complex and challenging as photosynthesis? Why do we sleep – or at least want to sleep – every day? There is so much to learn about the way the world works!
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
I used to sing and play piano, but then science took over because there is so much more to learn.
To travel in time and to fly.
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