Episode 7: The importance of storytelling and collaboration

Science talks - Dr. Kate Rhodes
Dr. Kate Rhodes relies on collaboration to conduct her research on gonorrhea and uses storytelling to communicate her findings with the public.
Dr. Brittany Uhlorn, BIO5 Institute

Today’s biggest scientific questions cannot be conducted "in a vacuum.” Dr. Kate Rhodes, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Maggie So’s lab, shares how the BIO5 Institute fosters the cross-disciplinary work that is necessary to solve these problems. She also talks about her research on a bacterial strain that causes gonorrhea, a highly prevalent sexually transmitted infection. Dr. Rhodes, a two-time recipient of the BIO5 Postdoctoral Fellowship, discusses how she employs storytelling through grant writing and public communications.