Roland worked on creating antimicrobial nanomotors with the use of synthetic peptides, testing their motion in complex media to later study their biological properties. His host was IBEC, the Institute of Bioengineering of Catalonia, located near Barcelona.
“This incredible experience taught me a lot about what a career in academia would look like and opened my eyes to a different culture and world. MISTI enhances your college experience by opening your mind to new and different places. Now I can come back to MIT having grown as a student/researcher and a person. Spain is an amazing country with amazing people, places and culture, being able to experience it is an incredible opportunity.”Roland Rocafort, Biological Engineering - Course 20, Class of 2022