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Memo to Students – October 31, 2014

Memo to Students – October 31, 2014

October 31, 2014

We’ll miss you Abe! -Iggy TO: All ESU Medical Students    FROM: Dr. Abraham Waldman   DATE: October 31st, 2014   It is with great sadness that I share news with you of my impending departure from ESU, effective at the end of this semester.   I have treasured my time here serving you as […]

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Memo to Students – October 8, 2014

Memo to Students – October 8, 2014

October 8, 2014

You can also report any suspicious activity to me. Actually, that would be preferable. -Victoria TO: All ESU Medical Students & Faculty FROM: Dr. Abraham Waldman DATE: October 8th, 2014 University police are investigating reports of a break-in that occurred last night at The James Whale Memorial Lab. Nobody was injured, but the facility was […]

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Memo to Students – October 1, 2014

Memo to Students – October 1, 2014

October 1, 2014

Nothing to see here. -Victoria TO: All ESU Medical Students FROM: Dr. Abraham Waldman DATE: October 1st, 2014 The Biomedical Science Research Center experienced some temporary unplanned power outages around 11:00pm, September 28, 2014. The power was restored by 11:20pm and it was not necessary to move critical items to the department emergency back-up freezer. […]

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Memo to Students – September 26, 2014

Memo to Students – September 26, 2014

September 26, 2014

Signal boost: Please stay away from the lab this weekend. — Victoria TO: All ESU Medical Students & Faculty FROM: Dr. Abraham Waldman DATE: September 26th, 2014 Important. The James Whale Memorial Lab will be closed until further notice due to a biohazardous material spill. Only personnel outfitted in hazmat suits will be allowed inside or […]

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Memo to Students – September 18, 2014

Memo to Students – September 18, 2014

September 18, 2014

Patience, Dr. Waldman. — Victoria                                                                             TO: All ESU Medical Students FROM: Dr. Abraham Waldman DATE: September  18th, […]

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Memo to Students – September 12, 2014

Memo to Students – September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014

See, everyone? No danger whatsoever. — Victoria   TO: All ESU Medical Students FROM: Dr. Abraham Waldman DATE: September 12, 2014 In response to the numerous inquiries regarding the sound of a gunshot coming from one of the ESU laboratories yesterday, let me assure everyone that the firearm was used by a fully trained and […]

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Memo to Students – September 9, 2014

Memo to Students – September 9, 2014

September 9, 2014

To the five different people who gave me a copy of this memo: Thank you, but I’m fine. I have work to do. —  Victoria

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Memo to Students – August 20, 2014

Memo to Students – August 20, 2014

August 20, 2014

The latest from Dr. Waldman, who apparently didn’t notice my rigorous hand-washing regimen before and after my hemoglobin demonstration. – Victoria

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Moving vs. Feeling: Anaesthesia and Paralytic Drugs

Moving vs. Feeling: Anaesthesia and Paralytic Drugs

August 18, 2014

One of the topics I’ve been fascinated with lately is the difference between paralytic and anaesthetic agents. I think a lot of people confuse the two, and I want to set the record straight as we prepare to head into our next experiment in episode 3 of Frankenstein, MD.  If you’re already lost (or your name […]

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E. coli and Synthetic Blood

E. coli and Synthetic Blood

August 14, 2014

The second episode of Frankenstein, MD features Escherichia coli, commonly known as E. coli, a strain of bacteria that normally lives in the intestines of people and animals. While it doesn’t have the best reputation thanks to cases of food poisoning, this versatile micro-organism can be used for all sorts of fascinating things. By inserting recombinant […]

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