Did Harry Potter Have Psychosocial Short Stature?

By: Jordan Gaines Lewis, 4th year PhD candidate in the Neuroscience Graduate Program “Perhaps it had something to do with living in a dark cupboard, but Harry had always been small and skinny for his age…[he] had a thin face, knobbly knees…and wore round glasses held together with a lot of Scotch tape because of all the … Continue reading Did Harry Potter Have Psychosocial Short Stature?

Congratulations to Winners of the 1st Annual Lions Talk Science Blog Award!

The judges' scores have been tabulated, and we're thrilled to announce the winners of our inaugural blog award! 1st Place: Caitlin Millett (The Danger of "I'm SO OCD!") 2nd Place: Lina Jamis (Exploring the Gene Myth) 3rd Place: Sang-Min Lee (Phospholipase C Activation Might Not Be Dopamine D1 Receptor Signaling) Thanks to everyone for participating. … Continue reading Congratulations to Winners of the 1st Annual Lions Talk Science Blog Award!

Phospholipase C Activation May not be Dopamine D1 Receptor Signaling

The following post is the third in our series of entries submitted for the 1st Annual Lions Talk Science Blog Award. This piece is by Sang-Min Lee, a 5th year PhD candidate in Pharmacology. The concept of receptor-drug interaction has been the main mechanism for how drugs develop their clinical benefits. Drugs generally have target molecules and … Continue reading Phospholipase C Activation May not be Dopamine D1 Receptor Signaling