How human hair helped us learn more about cricket embryos: Faculty Opinions Recommendation

How human hair helped us learn more about cricket embryos: Faculty Opinions Recommendation.

Stefano Di Talia. Faculty Opinions. 17 August, 2022. Article.

Seth Donoughe’s “embryo constriction device” wraps and squeezes a human hair around an insect embryo.

Extavour Lab’s Cricket Embryo Research Highlighted in New York Times

Extavour Lab’s Cricket Embryo Research Highlighted in New York Times.

Diana Crow. Harvard MCB Department News. 17 August, 2022. Article.

Micrographs of various portions of cricket embryos during development.

 

The Mysterious Dance of the Cricket Embryos

The Mysterious Dance of the Cricket Embryos.

Siobhan Roberts. The New York Times. 5 August, 2022. Article.

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How Wandering Nuclei Shape Developing Embryos

How Wandering Nuclei Shape Developing Embryos

Viviane Callier. The Scientist. 29 July, 2022. Article.

Click here to see a movie of our computer simulated model of the movement of nuclei in the early cricket embryo!

1000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America

Cassandra included in the list of 1000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America

Posted by The Community of Scholars. Cell Mentor: From Cell Press & Cell Signaling Technology, December 28, 2020. Article

And the Oskar goes to: germ-soma differentiation in insects

Big Biology Podcast, with Marty Martin and Art Woods. Episode 54: “And the Oskar goes to: germ-soma differentiation in insects.” December 17, 2020

 

An Interview with Alan Alda: How oskar the gene invented sex

Alan Alda’s Clear and Vivid Podcast, “How oskar the gene invented sex.” December 14, 2020

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Music and Science with Cassandra Extavour

The Handel and Haydn Society‘s Tuning In Podcast, with Guy Fishman. Episode 8: “Music and Science with Cassandra Extavour.” October 5, 2020

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Creativity springs from unusual pairings

A scientist who doubles as a professional singer reveals how a surprising combination produced a biological innovation.

Viviane Callier. The Boston Globe. 1 August, 2020. Article

Harvard Gazette

This is what a scientist looks like: project aims to give young students real-life STEM role models

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Science and Technology: This is what a scientist looks like. 23 July, 2020.