It’s Friday, that is a lunch heaven for a Gumbo loving biogeek at Tulane: Stem Cell Express: Copy Number Variant Analysis of Human Embryonic Stem Cells from the Teitell Lab (It’s good to see that CIRM funded results and papers are coming out):
This slide is from my morning Journal Club presentation at our Tulane Lab. Here are 3 papers if you are interested in the “microvesicles” phenomenon. Membrane-derived microvesicles: important and underappreciated mediators of cell-to-cell communication.
On Friday we went to a Harry Potter Midnight Magic party at the Uptown Tulane Campus. There I met Noah from Michigan, who was videoskyping on his MacBook Pro with his brother in Los Angeles. Our 3 minutes talk was an excellent exemplar of what I call “fast networking”: Facebook confirmation, iPhone presentation, blog introduction,… Continue reading Fast networking with Apple gadgets at a Harry Potter party
When Hurricane Katrina came in, many researchers left Tulane University. Many efforts have been made since then to reestablish the strong academic research community. These are exactly the times, when new people with new drives enter. The following sentences are from the letter of Laura S. Levy Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Associate Senior… Continue reading Rebuilding mentality at Tulane University, New Orleans