Images from the lab and the classroom

July 15, 2013

Coworker Ryan Choi has started supplying us with “fun facts of the week.” (Source for this one: omg-facts.com.)
no time travel, says Hawking

This painting (by prolific Seattle muralist Ryan Henry Ward) sits in the hallway on my floor. I believe it represents red blood cells infected with the malaria parasite.

One of the proteins our lab is studying is human glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase. Today we received a 3D printer-generated model of this protein from Tami Caraballo and her students at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington.
G6PD model

I love the fact that I’m teaching a course where a single page of a handout might cover both engineering of muscle tissue in vitro … and the lyrical and rhythmic structure of the 1950s hit “Hound Dog.”
handout page 2

One comment

  1. […] I have a soft spot for oddly juxtaposed teaching materials, e.g., a handout covering both lab-grown meat and the structure of the song “Hound Dog.” […]

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