USE Biography

TRIET DOAN, Harvard Sophomore Studying Microbiology

Major: Not available.

College/Employer: Harvard

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Triet is a sophomore studying Molecular and Cellular Biology with a secondary in Microbial Sciences, aiming to become a pathologist in the future. He is very interested in microbiology, immunology, and pathology and hopes to perform research about various diseases, particularly about Covid-19, during his time at Harvard. Whenever he is not busy learning about his academic interests, he enjoys interacting with music through singing Broadway songs with the Harvard Noteables and going to fun karaoke nights with his friends. Over the last year, he has been practicing his guitar skills and slowly curating dozens of playlists of his favorite music to play in any occasion.

Past Classes

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S89: Basics of Diseases: Understanding What Makes Us Sick in Splash Spring 2021 (Apr. 17 - 18, 2021)
Why do we get sick from time to time, and what really causes it? Is there a difference between a cold and the flu? Why is Covid-19 so big if it's just another virus? Through this course, students will be able to understand the biological basics of bacteria and viruses and how they cause diseases. Students will also learn what makes COVID-19 a pandemic-causing virus.