About Rachel Cherney

Rachel is a first-year graduate student in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program at UNC, interested in studying the affect of epigenetics and chromatin structure on gene regulation and cell cycle processes. She previously worked at the University of Wisconsin - Madison as a Research Specialist. She enjoys traveling and loves food.

by Rachel Cherney December 1, 2017

Tardigrades, also known as waterbears or moss piglets, are microscopic invertebrates that “resemble a cross between a caterpillar and a naked mole rat,” according to science writer, Jason Bittel. First discovered almost 250 years ago, there are now over 1,000 … Continue reading