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About: aasthagarde

Aastha is a graduate student at Duke University in the Sherwood lab. She studies how invasive cells power their invasion through basement membranes, using the C. elegans anchor cell as her model. Aastha is passionate about innovative, inclusive teaching and arts based science learning.

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Embryology 2018: Where embryos changed lives

Posted by on January 22nd, 2019

I had heard legendary stories about the MBL and the Embryology course in the months leading up to it. Stories about the collaborations of minds that wouldn’t normally meet in the same lab, discoveries that could only have occurred at the MBL, it’s what made me apply. But once I was accepted the nervousness kicked[…]