Sharanya Sriram

Sharanya Sriram

Hello! I'm Sharanya Sriram and I'm currently an IB senior from Sacramento, California. I'm currently a MYELIN contributor and Outreach member, as well as an IYNA journal author (April 2019 publication). I plan 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...