Bioscope Publications

  • Plastic use in basic science

    Plastic use in basic science

    Written By: Mikaela Louie Edited By: Keith Fraga   Despite growing public awareness of its impacts, plastic use continues to …
  • My experiences navigating mental illness as a graduate student  

    My experiences navigating mental illness as a graduate student  

    Written By: Jennifer Baily Edited By: Emily Davis Trigger warning: references to suicide   I was diagnosed with depression during …
  • Psychedelics in Biology and Mental Health 

    Psychedelics in Biology and Mental Health 

    Written by Keith Fraga Edited by Mikaela Louie   Psychedelic drugs are often taboo in US culture particularly since their extensive …
  • (Ethically) Talking Science

    (Ethically) Talking Science

    Written by Aiyana Emigh Edited by Emily Cartwright   What does it mean to ethically communicate your science? What are …
  • The magic cut on target DNA by CRISPR/Cas9

    The magic cut on target DNA by CRISPR/Cas9

    Author: Hongyan Hao Editor: Keith Fraga   It has been more than 150 years since Gregor Mendel’s pea plant experiment …
  • Graduate School Beyond the Lab

    Graduate School Beyond the Lab

    Author: Sharon Lee Editor: Anna Feitzinger How often have you looked through the window and thought to yourself, “Oh, it’s …
  • What can you do in an hour?

    What can you do in an hour?

    Author: Aiyana Emigh Editor: Keith Fraga    Earlier last month, the White House released the president’s FY2020 budget proposal. For …
  • Don’t Fear the CRISPR

    Don’t Fear the CRISPR

    Author: Sydney Wyatt Editor: Keith Fraga Human genetic modification strikes fear into many scientists and non-scientists alike. The recent claim …
  • Fruit Flies’ All Time Favorite Fruit

    Fruit Flies’ All Time Favorite Fruit

    Author: Anna Feitzinger Editor: Sharon Lee Undeniably, you have seen a flurry of little fruit flies whizzing around left out …
  • I Work For You

    I Work For You

    Author: Keith Fraga Editor: Sydney Wyatt   Current political turmoil in the US and abroad fosters uncertainty in the support …
  • A Day of Biology and Mathematics in the Bay Area

    A Day of Biology and Mathematics in the Bay Area

    Saturday, November 3rd marked the 12th Annual Biology and Mathematics in the Bay Area Conference (BaMBA). BaMBA has developed into …
  • Do Regulations on Genomic Data Inform or Mislead the Public?

    Do Regulations on Genomic Data Inform or Mislead the Public?

    Author: Emily Cartwright Editor: Hongyan Hao   As sequencing costs drop and more companies develop genomic testing for everything from …
  • A Video is Worth 1,000 Pictures

    A Video is Worth 1,000 Pictures

    Dr. Janet Iwasa from University of Utah gave a stellar keynote address on animating biology for the annual Molecular & …
  • The Art in Science and Science in Art

    The Art in Science and Science in Art

    Author: Anna Feitzinger Editors: Hongyan Hao, Sharon Lee, Keith Fraga   At first glance, science and art may appear to be …
  • Microtubule motors read MAPs

    Microtubule motors read MAPs

    Author: Hongyan Hao Editors: Anna Feitzinger | Emily Cartwright, Keith Fraga, Jessica Huang, Sharon Lee, Yulong Liu, Linda Ma Long distance cargo transport …

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