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Building Blocks of Life

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Dylan Jones, PhD

Colorado Mesa University's Dylan Jones, PhD, discusses the study of chemistry that underlies life's existence and how it impacts everything from breathing and muscle function to emotions and food needs. Jones explains how biochemistry is accessible and relevant to daily life, shares insights on topics such as the effects of salt on a slug, absorbing vitamin D from sunlight and the role of biochemistry in mental health. He emphasizes the importance of empathy, patience and respect in teaching, and encourages students to embrace learning through mistakes and discovery. Listen now!

Colorado Mesa University · Building Blocks of Life

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