Multimedia Feature: Unusual labmates: Biology all-stars

Credit: Conor Gearin / Whitehead Institute

February 24, 2020

Tags: Cheeseman Lab Evolution + DevelopmentProtein Function

Unusual Labmates is a multimedia series exploring some of the uncommon species used for research at Whitehead Institute. This entry features bat stars, which graduate student Zak Swartz in Whitehead Institute Member Iain Cheeseman's lab uses to study how cells divide.

Click here to experience a multimedia story about bat starsfrom their arrival at Whitehead Institute in a chilly cardboard box to the role of their tiny eggs in Swartz' research.

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