by Dominika Trzilova July 25, 2019

Crispr-Cas9 seems like a promising system to treat human disease but what if humans are immune to it? Continue reading

by Dominika Trzilova April 19, 2019

Have you ever marveled at a gecko climbing on glass? Or wondered why mosquito bites are painless unlike the injections we get at the doctor’s office? The natural world has developed some ingenious features during the ~3.8 billion years of … Continue reading

by Dominika Trzilova December 12, 2018

You have probably never met anyone suffering from sleeping sickness, a potentially fatal condition. This is because the disease, also called African Trypanosomiasis, is only present in certain regions of sub-Saharan Africa. While the number of human cases has dropped … Continue reading