Elizabeth Vogel TaylorDepartment of Chemistry, 2-214
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone Number: (617) 324-0729
Beth Vogel Taylor is an instructor in the Department of Chemistry at MIT. She joined the HHMI program in February 2007 and is involved in the all of the HHMI initiatives for “Getting Biologists Excited about Chemistry,” including course development for the 5.111 freshman chemistry course and for the biochemistry UREICA laboratory modules. Beth will co-teach 5.111 in the spring semester of 2008.
Beth grew up in Londonderry, NH and received her B.A. in chemistry with a minor in English in 2001 from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. Beth first became interested in organic chemistry research while working in the lab of Professor Ian Rosenstein during summers at Hamilton and throughout her senior year. In 2001, Beth joined the lab of Professor Barbara Imperiali at MIT and worked on developing caged phosphorylated peptides and proteins to study the downstream effects of kinase activity in cell signaling pathways. Beth received her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from MIT in 2006.