ESP Biography



GOKUL RAMADOSS, UCSF Biomedical Science PhD Student, Berkeley Grad




Major: ChemE, BioE Minor

College/Employer: Berkeley Alum, UCSF Student

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Past Classes

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Treating Neurodegenerative Diseases in Splash Fall 18
Biomedical science has advanced incredibly far in the last few decades. If you lose a leg, you can get a new one; if your heart fails, you can get a new one. But what about your brain? The World Health Organization predicts that neurodegenerative diseases, or diseases caused by the death of neurons, will be the leading cause of human mortality by 2040. Yet most neurodegenerative diseases like ALS, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s, still have no cure or truly effective treatments. Come learn about cutting-edge strategies researchers are coming up with now to try to change that, using tools like stem cells and gene editing!


How To Unzip Your Genes in Splash Spring 18
We are two aspiring scientists excited about new advances in gene editing and stem cell technologies. Come learn more about what the future of medicine might have in store! And if we have time, we’ll teach you how to juggle.