Ana B. Castañer

Ana was born and raised on the beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico. After deciding to trade sunny skies for snowy days, Ana is now a Harvard College student (and Eliotite) constantly balancing life between the lab and her classes. She works in the Rajagopal lab under the supervision of Brian Lin, PhD. Ana can often be found in lab complaining about the Boston weather or conversing about existential issues. She spends her leisure time searching for deals on plane tickets to escape the Boston cold.

What drew you to your field?

A desire to create and effect change

What do you do when you’re not in the lab?

Exploring restaurants in Boston, traveling, and spending time with friends

Describe Rajagopal lab culture in 3 words:

Smiles and science