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Items Tagged ‘Joy Wolfram’

April 24, 2018

Why mentor? One researcher’s story

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

In medical research at Mayo Clinic, as in all other fields here, diversity is welcome. Each person brings unique perspectives, experiences and knowledge. However, while there are known benefits for an organization that has diverse teams, individual team members sometimes find their greatest satisfaction and professional success comes from having mentors with like backgrounds. Research […]

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Tags: basic science, Joy Wolfram, medical research education, research education


April 9, 2018

Sara Busatto – A different kind of Florida visitor

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Not there to check out the beaches or fantasy amusement parks, Sara Busatto has a different reason from many to be in Florida. She is a visiting student at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, in Jacksonville, Florida. Currently in the final year of her Ph.D. in health care technology at the University […]

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Tags: basic science, Joy Wolfram, nanomedicine, research education


December 12, 2017

What in the world is an extracellular vesicle? Find out this and more from Mayo Clinic Research

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Not an extraterrestrial spaceship, but something equally fascinating—extracellular vesicles are biological nanoparticles secreted by all cells. Extracellular vesicles contain biomolecules, such as RNA, proteins, lipids and carbohydrates, which play an important role in cell communication. Extracellular vesicles are just part of what you can learn about on the newest Mayo Clinic research websites. And as you read, we […]

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Tags: genetics, genomics, heart disease, Joy Wolfram, nanomedicine


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