Mechanical Forces in Cell Division
Mitotic Spindle: To segregate our DNA during cell division, the mitotic spindle pulls the duplicated chromosomes towards opposite poles of the cell.

Mechanical Forces in Cell Division

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Before DNA is segregated during cell division, chromosomes are held near the center of the cell by the mitotic spindle, which connects to the chromosomes by a structure called kinetochores.…

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Failed Experiment
Failed Experiment: An unsuccessful experiment can bring up very intense emotions, which every scientist is certainly familiar with.

Failed Experiment

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Oh no! An unsuccessful experiment can bring up very intense emotions, which every scientist is certainly familiar with! An unsuccessful experiment can bring up very intense emotions, which every scientist…

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Basic Research ‘apps’
Poster for the 14th Vienna BioCenter PhD Symposium: Mind The App – Applications that Bridge Biology and Technology. November 2016, Vienna BioCenter, Vienna, Austria.

Basic Research ‘apps’

As part of the organizing committee, I had the wonderful opportunity to design an illustration for the upcoming VBC PhD Symposium in Vienna titled 'Mind the App'. I started by…

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The Five-Second Rule
The Five-Second Rule: What happens when you drop food on the floor? According to the myth of the "five-second rule", bacteria will wait patiently so you have time to pick it up. Illustration for the German science magazine 'Spektrum der Wissenschaft'.

The Five-Second Rule

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What happens when you drop food on the floor? According to the myth of the "five-second rule", bacteria will wait patiently so you have time to pick it up. This…

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