Monthly Archives: August 2011

Getting started background episode 3

After 1929, Fleming tried to purify penicillin without much success, he was over his head. Yet he was amazed at the powerful strength of his penicillin extract, which if diluted 1000 times was  still effective in destroying bacteria. Fleming’s other … Continue reading

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Getting started 2011 episode 2

I have wanted to do this project for a long, long time. We all have our dreams- here is my project.  I want to help develop a scientific test for diagnosing brain concussions. I also really want to generate treatment … Continue reading

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Getting started

I am on sabbatical leave at McGill University. After a severe infection affecting my right arm turned into having to deal with the flesh eating disease. I was hospitalized at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal for three weeks. Afterwards … Continue reading

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