S2 Ep 1: Neural Networks on Noradrenaline

This episode is about neural networks on noradrenaline- or the more modern term, norephinephrine- the key neuromodulator known to flip …

What is COVID-19?

What is a pandemic? What are the symptoms of COVID-19?  What is the difference between COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2?  How do …

Flattening The Curve: COVID-19 by the Numbers

  Click here to play! Basic Virology Learning Goals What was the “Spanish Flu?” What is the “worst case scenario” …

Viral Replication: a COVID-19 Game

Viral Replication is what makes viruses so dangerous! It only takes infection by one viral particle for a chain reaction …

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 …

The Motor Cortex: Brain Kick

The Motor Cortex: Brain Kick What would we do without our motor cortex?  Not a whole lot!  Running, jumping, dancing, …

Rachel Cherney

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