Whitehead Institute in Action
See what our community has been up to to during these unprecedented times.
Whitehead Institute Member David Sabatini's lab rounded up some lab supplies to donate to local hospitals:
Our lab's donation for local Cambridge hospitals via the Cambridge Local Emergency Planning Committee. Please other labs give what you can. Thank you for organizing to our awesome lab manager Edie! pic.twitter.com/Z5trJI5cps— David M. Sabatini (@DMSabatini) March 23, 2020
Meanwhile, not even a global pandemic can stop cookie hour:
Nearly every Wednesday afternoon, researchers at Whitehead Institute leave their lab benches to gather in the cafeteria for cookie hour—a chance to catch up over coffee and desserts. This week, some are working on a digital cookie hour.#WIcookiehour https://t.co/qey4QytJMj— Whitehead Institute (@WhiteheadInst) March 18, 2020
...or, for some, Irish soda bread hour.
Faculty are lecturing to empty auditoriums -- but making it disco:
— Iain Cheeseman (@iaincheeseman) March 17, 2020
And staff are finding new, non-human friends in times of social distancing:
— Greta (@gretafriar) March 16, 2020
Finally, one of our very own imaging scientists put together this thread of fun microscopy resources. Enjoy!
To help beat the stress of COVID quarantine, I'm going to start a thread with fun microscopy-related resources. One a day (from me) to keep things fresh. Please add! #SciTwitter #Microscopy— Wendy C. Salmon (@FishCsCells) March 16, 2020
First up: The Light Microscopy Series from iBiology https://t.co/w2Jh3U72Vd
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