Monthly Archives: April 2012

Polio Vaccine In China

April 30, 2012 at 8:44 pm, by

For our global cure class we made posters about a medicine/vaccine in the country assigned to us. My country was China and I did the Polio Outbreak.  

Hepatitis C Treatments: UK

April 30, 2012 at 8:32 pm, by

The guiding question for this milestone is: why do the symbols and languages of chemistry help us find cures? For milestone 2,  we created a poster based on a treatment of a disease. I looked at Hepatitis C treatments in the UK. I had to focus on a country in Europe to find the most common Read More…

Ziduvodine in the United States

April 30, 2012 at 8:30 pm, by

In my cure class, we did a poster that helps us understand how and why do the symbols and languages of chemistry help us find cures. We did it so we can look at what type of medicine I am  working with. Please check out my poster below:    

South America – Treatment of HBV

April 30, 2012 at 8:15 pm, by

In our global cure class, we created posters on treatments for diseases. For example, my poster is on people who have HBV (Hepatitis B) in South America. I used this poster to help find why scientists use symbols and languages in chemistry. Please see my poster below. .

Aids in Australia

April 30, 2012 at 8:11 pm, by

For the second milestone in our Cure math class, we made posters.  I made a poster about how Australia is affected by AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) and how they combat AIDS.  I found out that Australia raised over 600 million dollars to combat AIDS in 2011.  You can learn more about AIDS in Australia by Read More…

UIC Biological Science Dept.

April 27, 2012 at 8:58 pm, by

For global health cure course, we went to the UIC bio lab to extend our learning for the global health cure class course. We went to the labs and asked professors some questions. The first lab we went to was the Yeast Lab with Dr.David Stone. We got to interview her and she was such Read More…

UIC Biological Science Department

April 27, 2012 at 8:50 pm, by

For global health Cure class, we went to the UIC Biological Science Department to get more ideas about why do we do experiments on  animals instead of  humans.   Yeast lab with Dr. David Stone When did you started working on yeast? About 6 years ago and I am still working on my final thesis. Read More…

UIC Biological Science Dept.

April 27, 2012 at 8:45 pm, by

For global heath cure course, we went to the UIC biological department to visit different labs and interview the scientists there. We learned about the experiments they do to help solve cures. Interviews: 1. Dr.Tien Wang-Mouse Lab  Q:What type of experiments do you on mice? A: We remove the mouse genes and take the heart out. 2. Read More…

UIC Biological Science Dept.

April 27, 2012 at 8:35 pm, by

For our global health cure course, we went to UIC to better understand how cures are found.  We saw four amazing scientists by the names of Dr. Tien Wang, Dr. Pete Okkema, Dr. David Stone, and Dr. Brian Kay. While visiting Dr. Tien Wang’s mouse lab, I asked him the question why do you dissect mice and Read More…

UIC Biological Department

April 27, 2012 at 8:30 pm, by

For global health cure course, we went to the UIC biological department and met with 4 world class scientists. They took us on a tour of there labs and showed us research that they have been working on. During the tour, we asked multiple questions for each scientist. I asked Dr. Wang Tien of the mouse lab, what are your researching on Read More…