Splash Biography

ETHAN BROWN, Yale first-year studying math and maybe CS

Major: Applied Math

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2022

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Studying Applied Math to hopefully work with bioinformatics/biotech

Past Classes

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E3851: Genetic Engineering: From GMOs to Cancer Cures in Sprout Fall 2019 (Sep. 28 - Oct. 12, 2019)
The fields of genetic engineering and biotechnology are some of the fastest growing and most interesting areas of research. From creating bacteria that can produce human insulin to developing proteins that can fight cancer, bio-technologists and biotech startups are at the forefront of development in industry in medicine. In this Sprout class, we will teach some of the basic tenets of biotechnology and the most essential techniques that have transformed the face of bioscience as we know it (Crispr-Cas9, Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer, e.t.c). Come learn about the newest advances in genetic engineering!

M3697: The Nature of Infinity and the End of Numbers in Splash Spring 19 (Apr. 06, 2019)
Discussion of different topics regarding infinity ranging from the Infinite Monkey Theorem to Boltzmann’s Brains. Countable and uncountable infinities will be discussed alongside brain games exploring those topics. The topic of an end to numbers will also be discussed.