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How Social Media Made Me A Better Scientist | Sasha Weiditch | TEDxUofT

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Sasha Weiditch spends as much time in the lab as any other scientist, but on top of her work with bacteriophages and antibiotic resistance, she is a content creator who uses social media to promote and engage women in STEM. Surprisingly, Weiditch found that her time spent on Instagram has made her a better scientist. Sasha is a PhD Candidate, science communicator and digital content creator. Her research focuses on studying how proteins can regulate the mechanism of bacteriophage assembly. Bacteriophage are viruses that are specific to bacteria, meaning that if we can find a way to use them effectively,...
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