ISSUE FIVE: SEPTEMBER 2011

Discoveries

The Semi-Conservative Replication of DNA
Meselson recalls the experiment that confirmed the semi-conservative mechanism of DNA replication.
Matthew Meselson's Talk

Advice

Lessons from My Life in Science
Hershko lists six lessons learned from his life in science — sound advice for new and established scientists.

Avram Hershko's Talk

Careers

Animating Cell Biology
Animation can provide a powerful method to illustrate and communicate complex, dynamic processes in the cell.
Janet Iwasa's Talk

Science and Society

Scientific Citizenship
What scientific citizenship is and why we should embrace it.
Larry Goldstein's Talk

International

Higher Education in India
A brief history of higher education in India and reasons to be optimistic for the future.
Subhash Lakhotia's Talk

Education

Driving Science Education
A science lab and classroom on wheels, the BioBus brings hands-on experiments to schools.
Dubin-Thaler & Weisberg

Teaching Matters
Murray makes a pitch for why all scientists need to teach.

Andrew Murray's Talk

Becoming a Scientist

How I Became a Scientist
Villa-Komaroff knew she wanted to be a scientist even as a child but the path to her goal included some twists.

Lydia Villa-Komaroff

How I Became a Scientist
A journey from poor, illegal, immigrant to physician-scientist and brain surgeon.
A. Quiñones-Hinojosa