The Secret Lives Of Scientists

Published: Mar 16, 2017

“I have to kill all of my cells.” In the weeks leading up to Christmas break, Dr. Christie Eissler talks about shutting down her experiments at the Zhou Lab in the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at UC San Diego before heading home for the holidays. Eissler is 34. She finished her undergraduate work in biology at Northern Illinois University, and she earned her PhD at Purdue. She lives in the UTC area with her boyfriend, also a scientist. She works as a postdoctoral research scientist for a UCSD professor.

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