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[30 Aug 2010 | 1,318 Comments | ]
Viruses, films and octopi, oh my! – Semih Tareen

When asked what they would bring to a desert island if they could only bring one thing, most people have a funny response. Semih Tareen, a recent graduate of the MCB program, has a most intriguing response; he would bring his “snorkel, so that [he] can continue hunting octopus.”

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[30 Aug 2010 | 1,254 Comments | ]
A Passion for Discovery – Amy Weinmann

Whether she’s doing research or moving across the country, assistant immunology professor Amy Weinmann lets her passion drive her wherever it sees fit.

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[30 Aug 2010 | 1,380 Comments | ]
This is your brain on mice

From the University of Utah Department of Genetics, Mouse Party is a great interactive tool to learn how drugs of abuse affect your brain.

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[30 Aug 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Best MCB Pickup Lines!

The MCB Transcript is here to help you find the nerdly love of your life… or something anyway. Vote on your favorites in the comments!

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[29 Aug 2010 | 1,572 Comments | ]
Reflections on Year One as an MCB student

In August 2009 I packed my 2001 Honda Civic as full as I could with my possessions. I hopped in and set off from the eastern-most point on I-90 on my first cross country drive. About 11 days later (having seen Niagara Falls, Chicago, lots of nothing, the Badlands, Yellowstone, the Grand Tetons, and a good friend in Montana), I rolled into Seattle. Apart from interview weekend, this was my first time in Seattle. I was …