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Watercolor Bird Series

September 25th, 2020|Arts|

By Daphne Crum, Genetics & Genomics '23 In this bird series I have painted a Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), a Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia), and a Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus). These three birds were painted [...]

Yosemite Valley

September 20th, 2020|

Lower Yosemite Falls

September 20th, 2020|

Yosemite Toad Painting

September 11th, 2020|

Yosemite Valley

September 20th, 2020|

By Ryan Lazzareschi, Computer Science '21   At the end of the tunnel, I saw an opportunity I couldn’t miss. As the sun rose in the distance, the perfect composition of Yosemite Valley presented itself. [...]

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Health and Medicine

The Scientific Cost of Progression: CAR-T Cell Therapy

August 22nd, 2020|

By Picasso Vasquez, Genetics and Genomics ‘20 Author’s Note: One of the main goals for my upper division UWP class was to write about a recent scientific discovery. I decided to write about CAR-T cell [...]

Pharmacogenomics in Personalized Medicine: How Medicine Can Be Tailored To Your Genes

June 19th, 2020|

By: Anushka Gupta, Genetics and Genomics, ‘20 Author’s Note: Modern medicine relies on technologies that have barely changed over the past 50 years, despite all of the research that has been conducted on new drugs [...]

Taking the Driver’s Seat in your Diagnosis

May 2nd, 2020|

By: Mari Hoffman, Genetics and Genomics 2021  Author’s Note: In this paper, I will be discussing reviews on patient activation level and health outcomes in chronic diseases. I wanted to analyze the effect patients can [...]

Genetics

Use of Transgenic Fish and Morpholinos for Analysis of the Development of the Hematopoietic System

July 31st, 2020|

By Colleen Mcvay, Biotechnology, 2021 Author's Note: I wrote this essay to review the methods of utilizing Zebrafish as a model for understanding the mechanisms underlying the development of blood (hematopoietic) stem cells, for my [...]

Pharmacogenomics in Personalized Medicine: How Medicine Can Be Tailored To Your Genes

June 19th, 2020|

By: Anushka Gupta, Genetics and Genomics, ‘20 Author’s Note: Modern medicine relies on technologies that have barely changed over the past 50 years, despite all of the research that has been conducted on new drugs [...]

CRISPR Conundrum: Pursuing Consensus on Human Germline Editing

June 12th, 2020|

By Daniel Erenstein, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, ‘21 Author’s Note: In November 2018, a scientist in China became the first person to claim that they had edited the genes of human embryos carried to term. [...]

Environment

The Wood Wide Web: Underground Fungi-Plant Communication Network

July 24th, 2020|

By Annie Chen, Environmental Science and Management '19 Author’s note: When people think of ecosystems, trees and animals usually come to mind. However, most often we neglect an important part of the ecosystem -- Fungi. Without [...]

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: How Algae Could Help Us Fight Climate Change

July 10th, 2020|

By Robert Polon, Biological Sciences Major, ’21 Author’s Note: In my UWP 102B class, we were assigned the task of constructing a literary review on any biology-related topic of our choice. A year ago, in my [...]

Where the Bison Roam and the Dung Beetles Roll: How American Bison, Dung Beetles, and Prescribed Fires are Bringing Grasslands Back

June 26th, 2020|

By John Liu, Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology ‘21 Author’s Note: In this article, I will explore the overwhelming impact that the teeny tiny dung beetles have on American grasslands. Dung beetles, along with reintroduced [...]

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