Shannon Johnson


Volunteer, EMW Street Bio, and Graduate Student, Media Lab (Cambridge, MA)

Shannon is a graduate student at the MIT Media Lab in the Synthetic Neurobiology group and a 2019-2020 Teaching Development Fellow. Her scientific interests range from directed evolution and neurobiology to plant- and fungi-derived technology. She loves engaging the community in biology through mentoring, teaching, and volunteering with EMW Street Bio. Shannon is currently focused on how education for K-12 can further be developed in community labs.