Chris Bartolome


Chris  Bartolome
Home Town
Boston, MA
Prior Degrees

BA, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MA, Biotechnology
Boston University
Boston, MA

Sackler Program(s)
Thesis Adviser
Dong Kong, PhD

What influenced your decision to pursue biomedical research?

The excellent mentorship I received at Boston University and the Tufts PREP program provided essential steppingstones for my decision to pursue a career in biomedical research.

How is the environment at Sackler helping you achieve your professional goals?

The faculty and students have all been very positive and helpful for my development as a professional research scientist, creating a positive work environment where I can be at my best.

What type of positions are you considering after graduation?

I am still deciding between an academic post-doc or industrial post-doc position.

Why did you choose Sackler over other graduate schools?

Sackler seemed like a very collaborative, tight-knit community where I could see myself grow as a professional during my PhD training.

What's your favorite way to relax after classes?

I like to spend time with family and friends, read, watch Netflix, or catch up on sleep.

What's your favorite thing about being in Boston and why?

Boston has many great educational opportunities and is a wonderful environment to develop professionally. I also love that Boston has an expansive, intellectual scientific community, as well as many great resources for biomedical research.

What is your favorite Boston restaurant?


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