“Powerhouse of the Cell.” The punchy headline of Philip Siekevitz’s 1957 Scientific American article on the role of mitochondria lives on to this day in public school classrooms and internet message boards. Ph.D. candidate William Aisenberg shares how the story of the mitochondrion teaches us not to forget to understand the context of what we’re learning.
William Aisenberg is a Ph.D. candidate in the cellular and molecular medicine program. He likes to explore Baltimore and has taken every sort of class the city has to offer, including sailing, cooking and improv comedy.
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