The Helix Blog
The Helix Blog gives voice to City of Hope graduate students and their research.
Spreading Scientific Inaccuracy – With Chocolate
July 30, 2015 | City of Hope
Courtesy of Dr. Jacob Berlin, the following article explores how many scientists, journalists, and members of the public can perpetuate or fall victim to bad science. By omitting certain details, or “massaging” one’s data or experimental design, one can create the results one desires, and can often times depend on the media to take it viral.
For Your Procrastination: Surprising Facts about Caffeine
May 8, 2015 | Vishnu Samarasimhasubhashchandra
Coffee coffee coffee, no single person’s day is done without having a cup of coffee. Coffee is the best friend for many of us. Recent reports show that scientists (ourselves) are the biggest coffee drinkers of all.
Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences at City of Hope National Medical Center Quarterly Newsletter: January through March 2015
April 27, 2015 | City of Hope
Announcements Congratulations to Jodi Murakami and her fiancée, who welcomed home their baby boy in December. Congratulations to Nathaniel Magilnick and his wife, who welcomed home their baby boy in March.
January Grad Student Forum: Richard Jaramillo
April 22, 2015 | Richard Jaramillo
Increased levels of advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) have been reported in serum of patients with diabetes and are associated with increased probability of specific complications including cardiovascular disease and nephropathy.
Duarte, CA: Our home away from home
October 6, 2014 | Cassandra Ramos
Whether we originally hail from the San Gabriel Valley or halfway across the world, we as City of Hope graduate students have become intimately involved with the city of Duarte. After all, Duarte is where we diligently investigate important biomedical questions at research laboratories every day.
Leading Good Discussions
September 8, 2014 | Nick Snead
I think everyone has experienced—at least once—a very awkward conference in which the session chair didn't have control of the discussion, was shockingly unprepared, or was unprofessional. So what does it take to lead a good discussion?
For Your Procrastination: Changing Lives with 3D-printed Prosthetics
July 15, 2014 | City of Hope
If you’re interested in building and designing prosthetics, you have to work at a big medical devices company, right? Think again. Earlier this year, CNN published a series of heartwarming stories highlighting the use of 3D printer technology for prosthetics.
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