Broadening Participation

Broadening Participation

Our programs seek to make the field of science more inclusive by sharing MIT’s intellectual wealth and cutting-edge resources.

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Nicole Aponte Santiago

The workshop allowed me to network with MIT professors and students; I got advice about how to apply to MIT, listened to talks, and was introduced to the scientific literature. I also got a basic introduction to programming and realized how useful it is in biological research. Now, as a grad student in the Littleton lab, I use fruit flies to study changes in connections in motor neurons due to neuronal activity — research which requires programming for image analysis.