My Scientific Name

A is for Astronomer!
B is for Bioengineer!
C is for Computer programmer!

What scientific careers do the letters of your name represent? Learn about different science careers from real scientists!

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How to personalize your book

  • Enter your child's name and gender
  • Use our character creator to create a character that looks like your child
  • Include an optional dedication message
  • Click "Create My Book!"
  • Download a free eBook or purchase a hardcover copy
Why this book is so special

  • Your child's name is used to create the story so every story is different!
  • Your child's character is used in the book
  • Your child will learn about different STEM careers and meet real female and minority scientist role models!
Additional information

  • Price: eBook is free; Hardcover books start at $29.99 + $1.50 per letter
  • Size: 8.5" x 11"
  • Length: varies depending on name. +3 pages per letter.
  • Recommended Age: 4 - 10
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Meet the Scientists

Meet a real scientists behind My Scientific Name!

Kelly Moynihan was born in Austin, Texas, where she spent her childhood running around on the soccer field, climbing trees, and playing games with friends. Kelly was always really interested in biology and medicine, so when she went to college at the University of Texas she decided to study biomedical engineering, a field that uses science and engineering to advance medicine. Now, she is a graduate student researcher, NSF Fellow, and a Hertz Foundation Fellow at MIT, where she studies immunology. She works to design new ways to harness the power of the immune system to fight cancer, a field called immune oncology. Scientists like Kelly are studying ways to generate an immune response against tumors, without hurting your normal healthy cells.

Visit our team page to meet more scientists!