“The first question people ask is, ‘What do you do?’ A good way to answer that as a scientist is to say, ‘I work for you.’” -Ben Corb, Director of Public Affairs of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). I had the privilege to attend the Advocating for Science Symposium at the… Continue reading Exploring the Changing Landscape of the Scientific Enterprise at the 2016 Advocating for Science Symposium
Future of Research Awardee Interview with Tess Eidem
All too often we read about a biological process, and even though there may be a picture that shows us how a specific molecular mechanism works, it can be confusing--and even worse--boring. NOT TODAY! Our class worked on turning biological processes into fun and entertaining plays! We did our research, wrote our scripts, designed our… Continue reading Acting out Science
I was recently included in the video "Becoming a Scientist: Stories from Nebraska" By Dean Shieve describing my experience in the Nebraska INBRE Program. The INBRE Program was my first taste of bench research after spending my first summer in college doing field research chasing prairie birds in the grasslands of Nebraska. It gave me… Continue reading “Becoming a Scientist: Stories from Nebraska”
How are scientists coming up with new weapons against bad bacteria?