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Vitae Vignettes: Janet Iwasa, PhD – Animating the Invisible

Author: University of Utah Health Communications

Whether University of Utah Health scientist Janet Iwasa, PhD, is bringing tiny molecules to life or sewing fantastical costumes, she is motivated by a challenge. Iwasa is a pioneer in the field of molecular animation, where she and her Animation Lab animates sequences that show how viruses and proteins in our cells look, move and interact. Iwasa describes her work and its impact, and why it is her passion.