Viral Replication: a COVID-19 Game

Viral Replication is what makes viruses so dangerous! It only takes infection by one viral particle to start a vicious …

Viral Transmission: a COVID-19 Game

Viruses spread disease by jumping from one host to another in a process called viral transmission.  Some viruses spread easier …

COVID-19 and Other Viruses

Coronavirus and Basic Virology As many schools reopen for the year, we could all use a review of basic virology.  …

Dr. Giulia Fragola, UNC

After graduating with a M.S. in Molecular Biology from Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca in Milan I joined the European …

Brain Cell Types: What’s Your Mind Made of?

A Brain Cell Types Science Game Your mind is amazing- it lets you read, talk, move and breathe!  It’s made …

Brain Kick: The Motor Cortex

Brain Kick: The Motor Cortex Your Brain in Motion Running, jumping, dancing, or kicking all demand heavy input from the …

Rachel Cherney

  Rachel is a graduate student in the Genetics and Molecular Biology Program at UNC. She studies lncRNAs and their …

Ep 56- Unlocking Genetic Regulation with Rachel Cherney and Connor Wander

How did you get so put together?  DNA is the blueprint, but it doesn’t determine everything.  DNA gets turned into RNA, and then finally into proteins that help build your body and brain.  But there are SO many steps in that process that affect the final product- you.   The sum of these steps is a process called genetic regulation. 

Ep 55: Fetal Vulnerability to Cannabis and Alcohol with Dr. Scott Parnell and Connor Wander

  Marijuana and other cannabis products are becoming increasingly available across the country, and while compounds like CBD have been …

Dr. Scott Parnell – UNC Chapel Hill

  Dr. Scott Parnell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology at UNC Chapel Hill.  …