Bettina Arkhurst[Email: b_ark, followed by @mit.edu]
Bettina is an undergraduate at MIT interested in Biological Engineering. Previously, she researched the parasitic protozoan Toxoplasma gondii with an emphasis on its interactions with the host cell. In the future, Bettina hopes to study nanotechnology and its medical applications. Now in the Boyden lab, Bettina is working on creating a more immersive virtual reality system for intracellular patch clamp recordings in awake behaving animals.