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:

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

March 8, 2019

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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