Kira Heikes

Kira Heikes is a graduate student in Bob Goldstein's laboratory at UNC-Chapel Hill. She is currently studying embryonic development in tardigrades. Twitter: @KiraTheExplora Email: kiraheikes@gmail.com.

How Cell Biologists Work: Daniel Colón Ramos on embracing the familiar while seeking the unknown

March 8, 2019
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Daniel Colón Ramos splits his time between chilly New Haven and sunny Puerto Rico as an Associate Professor of Neuroscience…

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How Cell Biologists Work: Abby Dernburg on meiosis and mindfulness

January 4, 2019

Abby Dernburg is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and a Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology…

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How Cell Biologists Work with Dominique Bergmann: Working 'out of the mainstream' to study conserved biology

August 31, 2018

Our featured cell biologist this month is Dominique Bergmann, a Professor of Biology at Stanford University and Investigator of the…

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How Cell Biologists Work: Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz on uncovering biological surprises with microscopy; interdisciplinary science

June 22, 2018
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This month we are excited to hear from Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, whose past and present positions are as diverse as the…

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How Cell Biologists Work with Sadie Wignall of Northwestern University

May 25, 2018
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I am excited to join the team for the 2018 edition of “How Cell Biologists Work.” Jenny Heppert started this series as a…

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