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Public Talk "Killing Cancer One Cell at a Time " now on YouTube

Here is a recent talk I gave to some members of the public at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.

It is a very general and simple over-view of explaining 1) how cells in your body proliferate, 2) how this goes wrong in cancer, 3) the challenges we are facing in treating and killing cancer, and 4) most importantly how we hoping to improve current treatments in the near future. 17 more words


Review: Mitosis by Brandon Sanderson

I received this book for free from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. 281 more words


Mitosis is...

Woohoo I now know how meiosis works. It’s just like mitosis squared. I feel cheated. Clarissa of Explains it All fame made out mitosis was a REALLY difficult thing to describe. 81 more words


Mitosis: Split Before Our Eyes

Purpose: To determine how long each phase requires in the process of mitosis.

Hypothesis: If onion root tip cells are observed, then most cells will be in interphase. 324 more words


Understanding Mitosis, science needs to thank Henrietta Lacks

The family of Henrietta Lacks is still in medical debt, but the contributions of this one poor black woman who allowed scientists to replicate cells outside the body are priceless.   118 more words

Making Meiosis Move

I collaborated with Abi Grassler to create a moving project that demonstrates the steps of meiosis in gamete cells. We used craft supplies – mainly Pipe Cleaners – to symbolize various organelles and depict the changes made and steps taken during meiosis. 208 more words