Sharanya Sriram

Sharanya Sriram

Sharanya Sriram is currently an IB senior at Mira Loma High School in Sacramento, California. In her spare time, she enjoys doing anything artistic— whether it be painting, drawing, writing, or playing piano. In addition to being a journal author with the IYNA, she is currently a MYELIN contributor and School Outreach Committee member. She plans on pursuing a career in research in the future with an interest in behavioral and developmental neuroscience.


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Bioluminescence in Research: How the Discovery of Green Fluorescent Protein Revolutionized Biology

Bioluminescence in Research: How the Discovery of Green Fluorescent Protein Revolutionized Biology


Abstract Across all major classes of taxa, the ability to bioluminesce has remained largely untraceable throughout evolution as it does not appear to follow any specific phylogenetic path. This fascinating natural phenomenon allows for the emission of light in living creatures through chemical reactions in the body, and for centuries, people hav...