What we are reading these days (05/22/2018): 

Deanna: The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor ; The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee ; Sourdough by Robin Sloan.

Reza: Calling a Wolf a Wolf by Kaveh Akbar and Nothing Special by Charlotte Beck.

Michael: The Vorrh - Brian Catling.

Marissa: Proof of Heaven— Dr. Eben Alexander & Love in the Time of Cholera— Gabriel Garcia Marquez and When Breathe Becomes Air— Paul Kalanithi

Hamid: Gary Kasparov on Gary Kasparov. Part 2. 1985-1993.

Brandon: The Girl in the Spider's Web by David Lagercranz.

Gabe: The Art of the Deal - Donald Trump 

Teaching:

BIOL SCI 360, Winter 2018:

The ability to sense one's environment and respond to it is one of the most fundamental properties common to all living organisms. In this course, general principles of molecular signaling through which cells receive, process, and respond to external signals are discussed. The emphasis of this course in on the design principles, components, and logic that are common to different signaling systems. Modern experimental strategies for studying cellular signaling as well as the implications of disrupting cell communication pathways in disease will be described.

Please refer to the course Canvas page for the course material.