Biochemistry Cartoon Series: Grad Student Alignment Chart

Biochemistry Cartoon Series: Grad Student Alignment Chart

Determine your moral alignment today. Illustration by Cindy Yimei Wan

Biochemistry Cartoon Series: The types of friends you’ll make in grad school

Biochemistry Cartoon Series: The types of friends you’ll make in grad school

Making friends in a new program can be hard, which is why we’ve put together this handy reference. Illustration by Cindy Yimei Wan

BIOCHEMISTRY CARTOON SERIES: ORGANELLE PROTEIN IMPORT CAN BE PER“PEX”ING

BIOCHEMISTRY CARTOON SERIES: ORGANELLE PROTEIN IMPORT CAN BE PER“PEX”ING

Written by Nicholas Demers, Illustrated by Chloe Mitchell Researcher: Nicholas Demers Group: Kim Lab Our cells contain compartments, known as organelles, that are full of specific proteins. This allows our cellular compartments to perform their functions, such as energy production, protein sorting, pathogen degradation, and 

BIOCHEMISTRY CARTOON SERIES: PROTECTING HUMANS CAN COME FROM VACCINATING MOSQUITOES …SORT OF

BIOCHEMISTRY CARTOON SERIES: PROTECTING HUMANS CAN COME FROM VACCINATING MOSQUITOES …SORT OF

Written by Brandon McLeod, Illustrated by Chloe Mitchell Researcher: Brandon McLeodGroup: Julien Lab With the ongoing SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, there has been widespread discussion regarding the different types of vaccines being developed. The startlingly high efficacy of the novel mRNA vaccines that both Pfizer and Moderna 

BIOCHEMISTRY CARTOON SERIES: BACTERIAL TOXINS AS THE TROJAN HORSE IN BATTLING PANCREATIC CANCER

BIOCHEMISTRY CARTOON SERIES: BACTERIAL TOXINS AS THE TROJAN HORSE IN BATTLING PANCREATIC CANCER

Written and illustrated by Chloe Mitchell Researcher: Greg BeilhartzGroup: Melnyk Lab Sometimes, even when the main target for treatment of a disease has been identified and there is a known inhibitor, the target is protected behind some sort of barrier. In this case, how do 

Biochemistry Cartoon Series: The War on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Biochemistry Cartoon Series: The War on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Written and illustrated by Chloe Mitchell Researcher: Chloe Mitchell Group: Deber Lab  As an alternative to conventional antibiotics, the Deber Lab has designed peptide-based drugs to inhibit the defense mechanisms of antibiotic resistant bacteria.  Antibiotic resistance is a global crisis that first appeared in the 1940s