Having lived in lots of places since his birth, Haydn has adopted Reno, Nevada (where he went to high school) as his hometown. There, he learned that science was pretty cool and decided he would take a whack at it; he hasn’t fallen out of love with biology since. The youngest member of the Rajagopal lab, he is now a freshman at Harvard University and will likely declare one of Harvard’s six biology concentrations.
What drew you to your field?
The elegance of developmental biology experiments
What do you do when you’re not in the lab?
Cook, run, watch television, and form and defend theories about said television
Describe Rajagopal lab culture in 3 words:
Independent yet interwoven