Paper about developing an on/off switch for IFNg in DFT cells published, Wild Immunology editorial accepted, and grant to support our Tasmanian devil vaccine research made it through the first round.
Why do we need a switch for turning genes on/off in Tasmanian Devil cells DFTD? It’s easier to find your keys when you can switch the lights on! To learn more check out our latest open access publication:
Inducible IFN-γ Expression for MHC-I Upregulation in Devil Facial Tumor Cells
To make your own on/off switch for wild immunology, contact @WildImmunity
How many people would be scared away by the eye spots? I can think of a few (mom:). Amazing trip to #MariaIsland, Tasmania for @WildImmunity
Thank you to everyone who continues to support our research through the Save the Tasmanian devil appeal. The #TassieDevil immunology and vaccine research has been sustained by this program and led to a successful 3-year ARC DECRA fellowship for Dr Andrew Flies @WildImmunity.
This “statistics in slow motion” video is the best visual example that I have seen for understanding how statistics and probability work! It is highly unlikely that all of the beads will end up at the edges in any experiment – most will end up in the middle (i.e. normal distribution).
Statistics in slow motion pic.twitter.com/Y4zZoFiwuy
— Chris Danforth (@ChrisDanforth) February 23, 2018
Lighting up fluorescent proteins in person is more fun, but images from the prototype #fluorobox I designed for #ScienceWorthSeeing event give you the idea.