Splash Biography

JASON JIANG, Former Splash president, chemistry + molecular bio

Major: Not available.

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2025

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Past Classes

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S4844: Modern medicine: emerging biotechnologies and big pharma in Splash Spring 2024 (Apr. 06, 2024)
Before history itself was recorded, humanity has been using biologically and chemically active substances to modify their bodily functions and treat diseases. Of course, the science behind these substances have evolved drastically since then, turning into a billion-dollar industry in present day headlined by both innovative start-ups and massively profitable corporations. In this class, we will cover the contemporary landscape of the pharmaceutical industry, the life cycle of drug development, and the socioeconomic consequences of pitting patient health against shareholder profits.

S4909: The Chemistry of Food in Splash Spring 2024 (Apr. 06, 2024)
In every single dish prepared and recipe followed, there is a bit of chemistry at work! Whether you're baking a fresh loaf of bread, caramelizing a sweet dessert, whipping up a fluffy cream, or searing a savory steak, you're working with chemical phenomena to modify your ingredients and give your food their delicious flavors. In this class, we'll group various foods and ingredients into types of chemical substances as well as discuss several chemical reactions and other processes important to cooking. Bring your appetite for both food and science!