Dr. Catherine Shaffer

Dr. Catherine Shaffer

Feature Writer

Ph.D

Life Sciences, Cell Biology

Catherine Shaffer is a freelance science and health writer from Michigan. She has written for a wide variety of trade and consumer publications on life sciences topics, particularly in the area of drug discovery and development. She holds a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry and began her career as a laboratory researcher before transitioning to science writing. She also writes and publishes fiction, and in her free time enjoys yoga, biking, and taking care of her pets.

Articles from Catherine

Using Electroporation to Transform Bacteria, Yeast and Plant Protoplasts

Using Electroporation to Transform Bacteria, Yeast and Plant Protoplasts

Ras Genes and Cancer

Ras Genes and Cancer

Cloning Human Cells

Cloning Human Cells

Bioprinting: An Overview

Bioprinting: An Overview

Synthetic Bioluminescence: An Overview

Synthetic Bioluminescence: An Overview

What is Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy?

What is Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy?

Patch Clamp Technique

Patch Clamp Technique

Silver Nanoparticles and HIV

Silver Nanoparticles and HIV

Actomyosin in Muscle Contraction

Actomyosin in Muscle Contraction

Diffusion and Red Blood Cells

Diffusion and Red Blood Cells