Rachel Aronoff

Molecular Microbiology

After academic experiences in molecular microbiology throughout her earlier international career, Rachel is settled down to public health and citizen science efforts via her Swiss association, AGiR! – Action for Genomic integrity through Research! She is also project leader, biosafety officer, and co-president (with Vanessa Lorenzo) of Hackuarium, an open public lab which hopes to democratize science for all. Her passion is the dynamic sub-cellular molecular 'dance' which allows our cells to thrive, and she enjoys helping others explore challenges in quantitative microbiology and find solutions to problems.

Rachel has authored 1 article

BRCA genes are more complicated than most people think

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Genes long considered risk factors are about much more than cancer: they help DNA repair

Rachel Aronoff

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Evolution is a lot messier than we thought

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Cells evolved haphazardly, not in one overall arc

Melanie Silvis

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We can no longer count on nature's 'self-correction' to curb warming

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Plants are reaching their carbon-storage limit

Alanna Shaw

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Why there probably won't be a 'magic bullet' for cancer

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Researchers increasingly view the disease as a sprawling, evolving metropolis of cells

Joshua Peters

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HIV uses camouflage to hide from cell defenses

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Viruses are fighting an evolutionary arms race in our DNA

Maya Emmons-Bell

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