University of Massachusetts Medical School
Alireza Edraki is a Ph.D. candidate at the RNA Therapeutics Institute at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He received his B.S. in Biological Sciences from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. His research interests are evolution, RNA biology and CRISPR gene editing. Ali is passionate about writing and teaching science. He started teaching when he was 16, and has been teaching ever since. His goal is to become a science educator, to teach the public about the wonders of science.