ESP Biography

DELANEY SULLIVAN, Stanford student studying Biology and CS

Major: Biology

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2016

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I was born and raised in Sacramento, California. I am currently studying biology, a subject that I have been very passionate about since high school. I like dark chocolate, Japanese role-playing video games, inspirational movies, and computer programming. I aspire to become both an educator and research scientist in the field of biology.

Past Classes

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B4336: DNA and Chromatin in Splash Spring 2015 (Apr. 11 - 12, 2015)
In this class, we will explore the structure of DNA and how DNA is packaged into chromatin. We will also discuss the basics of epigenetic control of gene expression.

B4396: Introduction to the biology of cancer in Splash Spring 2015 (Apr. 11 - 12, 2015)
In this class, we will explore the molecular biology of cancer. What types of genes are implicated in carcinogenesis? What exactly causes a cell to become cancerous?

E3459: Making Bioplastics in Splash! Spring 2014 (Apr. 12 - 13, 2014)
What is bioplastic and how is it made? In this class, we will explore the properties of plastics derived from biomass and how they compare to traditional plastics. We will investigate the biochemistry of starch-based bioplastics and we will make thermoplastic starch, the most common type of bioplastic.