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

How HIV Evades the Immune System

How HIV Evades the Immune System

LongSAGE, RL-SAGE and SuperSAGE

LongSAGE, RL-SAGE and SuperSAGE

Single-Molecule Cellular Biophysics

Single-Molecule Cellular Biophysics

Cells of the Innate Immune System

Cells of the Innate Immune System

Cells of the Adaptive Immune System

Cells of the Adaptive Immune System

Miniature Time of Flight

Miniature Time of Flight

RNAi Biological Functions

RNAi Biological Functions

The Baltimore Classification System

The Baltimore Classification System

B Cell Development

B Cell Development

Gene Knockout versus Knockdown

Gene Knockout versus Knockdown