Diversity Stories

Brendan Sperling, a first-year graduate student in the Hecht Lab.

Graduate Student Q&A: Brendan Sperling

As a child, Brendan Sperling boiled flowers from his mother’s flower garden to extract different colors. He memorized the Periodic Table of Elements. And he fell in love with the Harry Potter movies, not least of all because they elevated the power of alchemy to the silver screen (polyjuice potion, anyone?).