We went to the Oregon Fermentation Festival on Sauvie Island a few weeks ago and tasted everything from sauerkraut to salami, kombucha to kefir, cheese to chocolate (yes there is fermentation involved in making chocolate!). We had already been trying out some simple fermentation, but after seeing all this cool stuff, we decided it was time to step it up…with beer!
I am currently participating in the Descience competition, where designers create a runway look inspired by a scientist’s research. I am partnered with Georgia Charkoftaki, a postdoc at the University of Colorado Denver. Our design represents Dr. Charkoftaki’s novel targeted drug delivery strategy for fighting the kidney disease, lupus nephritis. Continue reading “Descience Competition: fashion inspired by kidney disease research”