Jacqueline Carota

Jacqueline Carota

Academic Administrator, CSB and Microbiology Programs

Jacqueline Carota administers the Computational Systems Biology and the Microbiology degree programs, and provides support to faculty, teaching assistants, students, and staff to ensure these two interdepartmental programs run smoothly.



Room 68-230A


Jacquie earned her Associate of Science degree at the New England Institute of Art, and is actively pursuing her Bachelor’s through Simmons University and Harvard Extension School. She As the Academic Administrator for the Computational Systems Biology (CSB) and the Microbiology PhD degree programs, she ensures both operate smoothly and efficiently in a manner consistent with program and institute policies, NIH training grant requirements, and program goals. Jacquie is heavily involved in recruitment and admissions for these two interdisciplinary programs (which total roughly 80 students per year), and she helps students navigate MIT’s resources and ensures they meet all program requirements. She also administers the T32 NIH Training Grant that CSB has held for the past 10 years, and coordinates spending for both programs. Finally, she acts as a resource for faculty, staff, and her administrative counterparts in other departments, and served as co-chair of the Graduate Administrator’s Round table from 2014 to 2018. In 2016, she earned the School of Science Infinite Mile Award. She also serves as a notary public.  
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