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ESP Biography

YASH PERSHAD, Stanford sophomore studying bioengineering

Major: Bioengineering

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2021

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I'm a sophomore from Phoenix, AZ, who loves biology and bioengineering research. I dabble in pick-up basketball and stand-up comedy on the side. I've also played chess since Kindergarten. I'm super excited to teach at Splash again after teaching last fall!

Past Classes

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B6757: The Science of Diabetes in Splash Fall 2018 (Dec. 01 - 02, 2018)
We've all heard about how "you're not you when you're hungry", but how does the body actually respond to a Snickers bar? And what happens when this response does not occur normally? If these questions interest you or you love sugar, join us as we explore the science of diabetes! Framed by this fascinating disease, our class will discuss genetics, physiology, epidemiology, and new cutting edge diagnostics research. Students will have the opportunity to participate in demonstrations illustrating key concepts for diabetes. It'll be a sweet time!