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Natalie Heer PhD '18

I chose MIT Biology for two reasons: the department was committed to helping students succeed both as scientists and in life, and they promoted a strong network of support and collaboration between students. At MIT, my advisor, my classmates, and my professors have all been extremely supportive. On top of that, I had access to inspiring interdepartmental collaborations. I would like to thank Paul and Cleo Schimmel for their generous support — overall, MIT Biology is a great place to be a graduate student.