Other Resources

Piazza – Ask questions anonymously to your peers, upperclassmen, and department admin

MIT Alumni Directory – Reach out to BE alum!

TA Bible – How to be the very best TA

Biorender – Tool for creating figures. Equipped with many common biological motifs

A Brief List of Department Contacts

Cathy Greene (clgreene@mit.edu, 16-267): Cathy is the beloved mom of BE undergrads, and can help you or point you in the right direction with pretty much anything, be it class registration or a mouse in the lounge. 

Dan Darling (ddarling@mit.edu, 16-257): Dan is your go-to person for professional development; watch out for his emails about open job/UROP postings!

Scott Manalis (srm@mit.edu): Scott is the co-chair of the BE Undergraduate committee; take feedback and suggestions about things like curriculum to him.

Linda Griffith (griff@mit.edu): Linda is co-chair of the BE Undergraduate committee and helped found the undergrad major. Go-to person for any questions about NEET. She knows a lot of things and a lot of people!

Doug Lauffenberger (lauffen@mit.edu): The head of the BE department, Doug welcomes feedback and suggestions on all facets of department life.

BE-IT (be-it@mit.edu, 56-205): Aran and Alexis are our ever-busy IT staff, and helped set up this website! Direct IT questions (e.g. lounge computer issues) to them.