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  • Mastering the Art of the Stupid Question

    One of the things that I am most thankful for is that I am surrounded by friends and family who are willing to participate in nearly continuous conversations about our students, our programs, and our curriculum. My wife is a part of at least half of these discussions, and, despite her lack of technical expertise, cares just as deeply about the outcomes of our students as I do. Rather than [...]

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    TSoG Co-founder Kirby Drake Featured for Sharing Patent Law Expertise

    Few people have contributed as greatly to the mission of The Shoulders of Giants as has co-founder and current TSoG vice president Kirby Drake. An intellectual property attorney by day, Ms. Drake has been volunteering her time to help us share the thrill of scientific discovery since 2013. Most recently, Ms. Drake was featured by her law firm, Klemchuk LLP, for her work sharing a crash course[...]

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    SEADD in the News!

    One of Shoulders of Giants' flagship summer programs, SEADD (Summer Experience in Antibiotic Discovery and Development) was featured in several articles published around the web! Dallas Innovates had this to say about the program: Fifteen-year-old Celeste Wang and 16-year-old Victoria Taylor aren’t afraid of a little competition from their fellow male classmates, especially when it comes to[...]

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    Jennifer Pearson Wins Prize in Prestigious Genes in Space Competition!

    TSoG senior Jennifer Pearson was awarded an honorable mention for her proposal to the Genes in Space competition! Each year middle and high school students from across the country submit PCR-based experiment proposals to Genes in Space. The experiments must utilize the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and address a unique challenge or opportunity presented by spaceflight. Students can submit their [...]

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