with Rosalie Lawrence
Friday, May 25, 2018 at 6:30 PM at Scarlet City Espresso Bar
To Grow or not to grow:
How cells balance growth in healthy bodies and how cancer tips the scale
is a PhD student in the Roberto Zoncu lab at UC Berkeley, where she is fascinated by how cells make decisions. By studying live cells using microscopes as well as grinding cells up to do biochemistry experiments, she works to uncover new insights regarding how cellular decisions are made in space and time. Prior to her time at Berkeley, Rosalie performed vaccine development research at the University of Botswana and studied heat stress response in plants at Swarthmore College, her undergraduate institution. In her spare time, Rosalie can be found teaching chemistry with the Prison University Project at San Quentin or swimming, running, and biking along with the Cal Triathlon team.