Shraddha Nayak Featured in NIH's Spring Edition of Pathways
Mar 16, 2021 1:00 PM
Shraddha Nayak, PhD and member of the Animation Lab in the University of Utah's Department of Biochemistry is to be featured in the National Institute of Health's Spring edition of Pathways.
Pathways is a collaboration between NIGMS and Scholastic, Inc., that provides a collection of free educational resources about basic biomedical science and research careers. The Pathways resources, designed for grades 6 through 12, include a student magazine, teacher lesson plans, activities, and videos. The student magazine is distributed twice a year to subscribers of Scholastic’s Science World magazine, reaching nearly 500,000 students in all 50 states. Both the student magazine and teaching guide can be ordered free of charge. Explore and access these resources below.
Dr. Nayak is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Animation Lab. She earned her PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2015. Before joining the Animation Lab, she freelanced as a scientific illustrator.
Her animation work has illustrated biochemical processes such as ultrafast Endocytosis, the formation of Actin-LINC-Lamin lines, mediators in transcriptional activation, tumor metabolism, and much more.