Collection: Bright Young Minds

Meet 10 young scientists who are making their mark

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  1. Isaac Kinde headshot
    Health & Medicine

    Isaac Kinde: Finding cancer via altered genes

    Isaac Kinde helped create a technology that can spot cancers early to give patients a better chance at survival.

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  2. Priya Rajasethupathy headshot
    Neuroscience

    Priya Rajasethupathy: Memories mark DNA

    Neuroscientist Priya Rajasethupathy has discovered a tiny molecule that may turn off part of the genome to help the brain store long-term memories.

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  3. Steve Ramirez
    Neuroscience

    Steve Ramirez: Erasing fear memories

    Neuroscientist Steve Ramirez is manipulating memories in mice to one day erase fearful memories of PTSD.

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  4. Sarah Reisman headshot
    Chemistry

    Sarah Reisman: Better synthesis of natural compounds

    Chemist Sarah Reisman is trying to find new ways to build complicated chemical compounds found in nature.

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  5. Yasser Roudi headshot
    Neuroscience

    Yasser Roudi: Creating maps in the brain

    Physicist Yasser Roudi does the math on how the brain and other complex systems process information.

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  6. Shinsei Ryu headshot
    Quantum Physics

    Shinsei Ryu: Error-free quantum calculations

    Physicist Shinsei Ryu navigates the confusing border between the quantum and everyday realms.

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  7. Gia Voeltz headshot
    Life

    Gia Voeltz: Redrawing the cell’s floor plan

    Cell biologist Gia Voeltz has changed our view of the endoplasmic reticulum.

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  8. Feng Zhang in his laboratory
    Genetics

    Feng Zhang: Editing DNA

    Scientist Feng Zhang has developed a system to easily and precisely edit genomes.

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