Splash Biography

YUMIKO TAGUCHI, Graduate student researching Parkinson's Disease

Major: Cell Biology

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: G

Picture of Yumiko Taguchi

Brief Biographical Sketch:

I'm a rising second year graduate student in Yale's Biological and Biomedical Sciences program. I work in a laboratory at the medical school studying several proteins involved in Parkinson's Disease onset. I'm really excited to share my interest in biology with students involved in Splash!

Past Classes

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F1131: Intro to Evolution: Why Zebras Have Stripes and Narwhals Have Tusks in Sprout Summer 2014 (Jul. 12 - Aug. 02, 2014)
The diversity of life on Earth is astounding. From zebras to narwhals, our planet houses an amazing number of bizarre creatures. This 4-week class will address the role evolution played in creating this diversity, as well as the impact that evolution has on us today!