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Cathy explains how her dyslexia, and other people’s low expectations of her because of it, have not prevented her from excelling in science and becoming a full professor at MIT. In fact, her “disability” has given her a unique set of vis...
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Sarah studies a protein from a pathogenic bacterium that is found in the stomach and is known to cause ulcers. She explains how the bacterium survives in the low pH environment of the stomach by using a nickel-dependent protein to buffer...
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Sarah shares how she “changed her mind” about careers after completing her first bachelors degree in the humanities and taking a chemistry class that opened her eyes to the wonders of atoms and molecules. She urges people to pursue what ...
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Nozomi conducts research on a protein that is essential for DNA synthesis, repair, and replication. She explains how this protein is in equilibrium between an active and an inactive form, and how discovering strategies to lock the protei...
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Nozomi, a self-described artist and comic book lover, describes how her training to become a scientist was akin to that of a ninja. Like a ninja apprenticeship, expert scientists have worked with her at every stage of her career to show ...
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RNA interference (RNAi) is a process in which small pieces of silencing RNA (siRNA) bind to cellular RNA, thereby shutting down the production of the encoded protein. Lourdes discusses how understanding hydrogen bonding and bond strength...
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MIT Workshop on Sex Trafficking + Technology Confirmed speakers: Lisa Goldblatt Grace and Mary G. Leary Discussant: Kim Surkan Ginny Greiman is an Assistant Professor at Boston University Metropolitan College. She...
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Karim Aïnouz is a Brazilian-Algerian filmmaker and visual artist whose work addresses issues of gender, identity, and personal histories. His films focus on characters who break universal taboos and transcend stereotypes. I Travel Becaus...
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This multidisciplinary workshop convenes activists and scholars working on issues relating to human trafficking, sexual exploitation of domestic minors, labor, and migration in the United States. Bringing together anti-trafficking advoc...
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Logistics is a leading source of carbon. Nearly 6 percent of the greenhouse gases generated by humans come from the flow of products to consumers. Reducing these emissions takes more than setting goals; it requires clear, measurable ini...
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On April 5, Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program Benefactor Bernard M. Gordon (MIT '48, M.S. '49) shared with an overflow crowd lessons he's learned in his life as an engineering leader. In his remarks, Mr. Gordon spoke passionately...
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