Q&A: Ayumi Pottenger's Got Research on the Brain

Ayumi Pottenger is an undergraduate student studying molecular and cellular biology in the hopes of developing treatments for those with Parkinson’s disease while elucidating some of the mysteries of the brain.

Jan. 16, 2019
University of Arizona students handling a sample in the laboratory

Q&A: Mastering the Nervous System with Briggs Carhart

Briggs Carhart is a Master of Public Health student who studies the nervous system and is particularly interested in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

Nov. 13, 2018
Briggs Carhart examining a sample under a microscope.

Q&A: Thomas Moon, Postdoc at the Molecular Level

Thomas Moon, a postdoctoral scholar who studies how enzymes function and interact with each other, talks about the process of research and getting out of one's comfort zone. 


Aug. 13, 2018
Thomas Moon sits in front of two computer screens in the lab.

Q&A: Sophie Church, Master Art Conservator

Sophie Church, a master's student who works to preserve art and cultural artifacts, remarks on the importance and diversity of art. 


July 23, 2018
Art conservationist Sophie Church handles a piece of pottery at the Arizona State Museum.

Q&A: Lizard-Loving PhD Student Earyn McGee

Earyn McGee is a PhD student who studies the effects of stream drying on lizard communities.


July 10, 2018
Earyn McGee holding a lizard in a dry stream bed in the Chiricahua Mountains

What is a Comet?

April 25, 2018
Illustration of a comet traveling through space between the earth and sun

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