Professor Otto X. Cordero teaches special subject in Israel over IAP
Assistant Professor Otto X. Cordero taught a special subject, 1.S992 (Agricultural Microbial Ecology), in Israel over this Independent Activities Period (IAP). Agricultural Microbial Ecology was a collaboration between Cordero and Professor Itzhak Mizrahi of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). Over two weeks, undergraduate students from MIT and graduate students from BGU studied how to design microbial communities that could consume certain resources and convert them into desired compounds, which has major agricultural implications. Read more on MIT News.