197 – Dr Onisha Patel – Structural Biology & Superstars of STEM

In this episode, I talk to Dr Onisha Patel, who is a structural biologist at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) in Melbourne, Australia

I speak to her about:
– How she got into science from her interest in art
– What inspired her growing up
– Structural Biology and what it is
– Why knowing the shape of proteins is useful
– Pseudo Enzymes
– Understanding cancers through these techniques
– Mixing art with structural biology
– Her research
– The Superstars of STEM Programme

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