Janice Chang

Janice Chang

Educational Administrator

Janice Chang manages the department’s graduate and undergraduate educational programs.



Room 68-120


Janice manages the Biology Education office and provides strategic direction for the department’s educational programs.  She works with faculty, instructors, teaching assistants, students, and staff, and oversees the graduate and undergraduate degree programs. Janice advises faculty and students on departmental and MIT policies and programs; oversees degree requirements, develops critical database infrastructure for student records, statistics, and student funding assignments; directs the graduate admissions process; and prepares grant applications and reports.

Degrees and prior experience: Wellesley College (Bachelors in Biology, Anthropology), MIT (Masters in Interdisciplinary Science), and Harvard University (Doctorate in Cancer Biology). Prior to this current position Janice was an instructor in the department and taught in the MIT Biology project and teaching labs, developed curriculum for inquiry-based teaching, spoke and presented at other universities and national conferences.

Awards:  Janice has received the School of Science Dean’s Educational and Student Advising Award, Infinite Mile Award, as well as a number of Spot Awards