Shiwei completed his B.A. with Honors in Integrated Science at Northwestern University. His undergraduate research in Professor Will Dichtel’s group focused on supramolecular self-assembly of macrocycles. After graduation, he worked with Professor Yue Yang at Northwestern to study activity-dependent gene program in adult mouse cerebellum. Currently, he is a graduate student in Chemical Biology jointly advised by Professor Laura Kiessling and Professor Ed Boyden. His work focuses on developing new tools to study glycobiology in the brain.
Email: shiweiw, followed by @mit.edu