ESP Biography


Major: Structural biology

College/Employer: Osaka University (visiting Columbia student)

Year of Graduation: 2018

Picture of Zuben Brown

Brief Biographical Sketch:

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Past Classes

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S454: Natural Medicines in Splash Fall 2016 (Nov. 05, 2016)
Have you ever wondered where we get all of our medicines, from the pills we take every day to the expensive regimens administered in the ICU of hospitals? Why are some medicines "natural" and others not? And are "natural" medicines really any different, or better for us? Come learn about meds, in this class designed for all eager minds!

X455: Science and Politics in Splash Fall 2016 (Nov. 05, 2016)
In science class, we learn the scientific method as a process designed to uncover truth, and to investigate the world around us in an unbiased and empirical way. Still, science is conducted by people, and scientists have historically had a complicated relationship with religion and politics. Come learn about some of the ways in which science and politics have clashed or worked together in the United States! We will focus on lead poisoning & leaded gasoline.

H456: The Unconscious Brain: Implicit Bias & Snap Judgements in Splash Fall 2016 (Nov. 05, 2016)
Does your mind make decisions for you, before you even realize? Are you biased? In this 2016 campaign season, the term "Implicit Bias" has been a hop topic of discussion. Come learn what biases you may hold with even realizing it. ADVISORY: This class will be participation-based, please come with an open mind and ready to discuss your thoughts!