June 12, 2016

Book Review

Academaze by Sydney Phlox
Reading Academaze felt like having a long talk with a colleague who’d had experiences similar to mine, but actually processed them instead of simply surviving.
February 11, 2016

Cell Biology: Talking at Different Levels

Plant organelles, cells and tissues are constantly receiving and sending feedback like an interconnected series of Russian dolls.
Undergraduate Josephine Lee describes the complex coordination between plant cells, their organelles, and their developmental and environmental context.
December 12, 2015

Review: The Lives of a Cell

An exploration of symbiosis
Lewis Thomas writes masterfully in this collection of essays on the fundamental need for all life to interact, while drawing inspiration from science for a decidedly unreductive view of the creatures that inhabit the Earth.
November 4, 2015

My Manifesto

Why I agreed to run for the North American Arabidopsis Steering Committee
by Liz Haswell

The NAASC is holding its annual election of two new members, and the list of people who were nominated and agreed to run for election was sen

October 20, 2015

Rewriting the fairy tale of science

Nobel Prize-winner Marty Chalfie explains how science is really done through the story of one of the most important breakthroughs in modern biology: green fluorescent protein, GFP.
August 31, 2015

Ushering Science through the Media

My time at the Sense About Science workshop at Plant Biology 2015
I had the opportunity to join scientists, journalists, and science communicators to talk about the importance and challenge of ushering science through the mass media at the Sense About Science USA science and media workshop at Plant Biology 2015 in Minneapolis.