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Joanne Manaster

India 2013
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Joanne Manaster is a cell and molecular biology lecturer at the University of Illinois. She writes about science at her website, Joanne Loves Science, and also at Scientific American. She has been named by Mashable as having one of the 25 Twitter Accounts That Will Make You Smarter. Manaster has taught histology, cell biology, and tissue engineering laboratories to biology and bioengineering students for nearly 20 years. Currently she executes online courses on the human genome, emerging infectious diseases, and evolution and medicine for current and future science teachers. She creates videos on science, runs a girls’ bioengineering camp, helps with the iGEM synthetic biology team, and encourages her four children to become passionate about many subjects, including science.


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