Eric Chen

Democratizing Science, One Question at a TIme

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About Eric Chen

Harvard college student Eric Chen fell in love with science at an early age. Always inquisitive as a child, he began conducting research alongside professors at the University of California San Diego at the age of 15. He was recently awarded grand prizes at the Google ScienceFair, the Siemens Competition, and the Intel Science Talent Search for his work combining computer models and biological assays to speed up discovery of new anti-influenza drugs. He currently works as a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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In his TEDMED 2014 talk, college freshman Eric Chen talks about how, in the age of the internet, each one of us has the opportunity to make fascinating discoveries.

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