|MIT Department: Chemistry
Status: PhD Student
Undegraduate Institution: Wesleyan University
My name is Letícia Costa, and I am originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I attended Wesleyan University, where I received my B.A. in Chemistry. Now, I am a first year Chemistry graduate student working in Prof. Jeremiah Johnson’s lab. My research focuses on the design and synthesis of novel poly(ethylene glycol)-based ROMP polymers and brush-arm star polymers, especially for drug delivery. When I’m not in lab, I spend most of my time watching movies and tv series, eating ice cream and hanging out with my friends.