Taking our Map analogy for all it is worthwhile. If I asked you to draw a picture of the United States including the states and capitals, what would be the best way to go about it. You would start with tracing the outline of the entire country. You would then fill in the … Continue reading The Big Picture
When the mars rover and other exploratory missions set out to find life on other planets, what is it exactly they are looking for? water plants organisms ET Faces in the landscape oxygen The list above has yielded very little insight into life on other planets. How do we find life? what does it mean … Continue reading The defining feature of life.
The Metabolism Map was originally designed to help excel in an applied biochemistry course, Integrative Metabolism. The operational word here, integrative. The crux of the class is the ability to recognize how metabolic pathway are connected and affect one another. However, the classic way of studying was to draw these things out of separate pieces … Continue reading Metabolism Map – the origin story
combat in the middle ages the plague thereafter tubercuolosis in the 19th century war in the 20th diseases of metabolism are the number 1 killer of humans today. Those who understand metabolism are going to be in hot demand in the fight against our newly sworn enemy.
2020 update - after stepping away from the pre-med track for 4 years to go to work for a company that is changing medicine, I'll be matriculating at the Medical College of Wisconsin - Green Bay this summer. To the disappointment of almost everyone I know, I withdrew my medical school application this November (Nov … Continue reading Maybe med school…