Season 1: Episode 4:
Guest: Aurélie Jacquet, Postdoctoral Researcher/Scientist at the Janelia Research Center at Howard Hughes Medical Center.
Interests guide your path, but what if you have more than one passion? In this episode of Planted, Aurelie Jacquet, an ethnopharmacologist who studies the uses of medicinal plant extracts to treat parkinson's disease, talks about how she incorporates her passion for photography within her research. She will share how she uses microscopy to capture images of healthy or sick nerve cells.
- Aurélie Jacquet’s Profile and Favorite Plant Profile: Red Clover
- Classroom Activity: S1 E4-Classroom Activity- Ethnopharmacology-CellHealth (1).docx
- Check out some of Aurélie’s photography (in addition to her microscopy images) in this Photo Profile
- In addition to the images Aurélie captures, she enjoys looking at nature photos. This exercise is proven to provide health benefits to individuals who view trees from their window, or spend time in nature. For more information on the benefits of trees.
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