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Steven Biller

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Wellesley College

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  • Emily Yeager ’21
    • Emily is a member of the class of 2021 pursuing a major in Biological Sciences and a minor in Environmental Studies.  She has been working with Professor Biller since the spring of her sophomore year.  In lab, Emily is looking at the role extracellular vesicles play in marine microbial interactions, particularly as they relate to nutrient cycling.  She has also worked on projects assessing vesicle production rates and how those rates change under different environmental factors.  Emily loves the underwater world and is hoping to pursue a graduate degree in marine science.  Outside of lab you can find her scuba diving, hiking, studying, or trying to teach herself how to play guitar.

  • Jasmine Li ’21

  • Sanjana Ramchandran ’22
    • Sanjana is a sophomore majoring in Biological Sciences and minoring in South Asia Studies. She has been a member of the lab since June 2019. Currently, she is working on extending a project from last summer, which utilizes qPCR to quantify rates of vesicle-mediated horizontal gene transfer. She is also interested in studying the effects of salinity on vesicle production, especially in freshwater environments. Outside of lab, you will most likely find her practicing taekwon-do, rehearsing with her chamber music quartet, or getting lost in works of fiction and fantasy.

  • Haley Goodrow ’23

  • Jackie Ngo ’23