Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

I finally got a chance to read the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot and overall, I thought it was great. The book details the origins of the ubiquitous HeLa cell line, its uses in major scientific discoveries … Continue reading

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Gone Drinkin’

All right folks, I’m heading back East tonight to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in style on Thursday, a tradition we’ve kept going for 7 (8??) years now! So in honor of early St Patrick’s Day, here’s a beer post from … Continue reading

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Top 10

The Scientist has released its 2011 list of the best places to do a postdoc. For international institutions the Top 10 are (drum roll please…..): 1. University College London, UK 2. Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, International 3. Biotechnology Center … Continue reading

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