Category: Course Connection

From One Protein, A Diversity of Structures | @AidanFenix

From One Protein, A Diversity of Structures | @AidanFenix

Aidan Fenix, a graduate student at Vanderbilt University, captured this image in the MBL’s Physiology course, where he is a student this summer: MICROTUBULE MADNESS! Fascinating how 1 protein, tubulin, can give rise to such diverse structures. Long “cables” for structure, “hairy” cilia for swimming, and large brush-like cilia for feeding. Adaptation and efficiency.#physiology2018 #Stentore

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Journalism Fellows are Knee-Deep in Research at MBL

Journalism Fellows are Knee-Deep in Research at MBL

Science and health journalists from five nations are plunging fearlessly into hands-on research this week at MBL through the Logan Science Journalism Program. (Bios of the 12 journalism fellows are here.) The Environmental fellows strapped on waders and collected coastal food-web samples at Waquoit Bay, Falmouth; their data analysis started last night. Meanwhile, the Biomedical

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MBL’s New Digital Classroom Allows Simultaneous Viewing of Microscope Images

MBL's New Digital Classroom Allows Simultaneous Viewing of Microscope Images

Who wants to wait in a long line to peer into a microscope? Nobody! Which is why the Frontiers in Reproduction (FIR) course students were excited last week to play with the new “Digital Classroom” projection system in their lab. The system sends microscope images wirelessly to an iPad, which projects them on a screen

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