Master’s Students

Zachary Ticktin

Zach is a 4+1 student completing his masters in Biomedical Engineering. He is interested in designing biological circuits to detect infectious diseases and modulate gene expression. Outside of the lab he enjoys golfing and working as a medical scribe in the Banner Thunderbird Emergency department. 

Jinan Qin

Jinan received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 2020 at Hunan University. He joined the lab as a graduate student in BME in 2021. His research focuses on cell-free systems. Outside of the lab, he likes playing basketball and listening to music.

Amit Eshed

Amit graduated in 2021 from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering. He joined the BU BME Master’s program in 2021. His research focuses on cell-free multi-channel diagnostic detection and determination of viral loads. Outside the lab, Amit likes to swim, cook, and read.

Rita Chen

Rita received her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University in 2019 and joined the Green lab as a graduate student in MCBB in 2021. She’s interested in engineering DNA and RNA genetic circuits for various biological purposes. Outside of the lab, Rita enjoys reading Chinese fiction and English classics literature, cooking, and watching movies.