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Lynnda Skidmore

MCCB Executive Board Summer Meeting

Some MCCB officers and Committee Chairpersons hard at work for the Summer Board Meeting (Notice the food, drink and empty plates). Being productive and having a good time are not mutually exclusive and they are always looking for members who would like to support and become more involved in Michigan Community College Biologists. Think about it and contact any Board Member for more information and options of participation available.

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🌐✨ Happy Star Wars Day ✨🌐May the Fourth be with you!i♡histowww.ihearthisto.comStar Wars histology from top left, clockwise:1. The Graafian follicle Death StarIn a galaxy far, far away an intergalactic superweapon is halted in metaphase II of meiosis amid a surge in Luteinizing Hormone.2. Jabba the Corpus Albicans“makingsa lee ka bok pateesa... beeska chata wnow kong bantha poodoo”(translation) “you may have been a good friend...but now you are bantha fodder”The corpus albicans is a structure in the ovary that is formed when the corpus luteum regresses.3. Tusken Raider in the LiverDespite what you see here, Tusken Raiders are not native to the human liver. If you think that, then you are making a wookie mistake.The image is actually a portal triad and demonstrates the major structures that enter and leave the liver: hepatic artery, hepatic portal vein and bile duct.4. The Empire is striking back (at the Liver)Liver histology is definitely where it’s At-At!A region of connective tissue among the hepatocytes in the liver.---Images by @ihearthisto, @drjohnrajala, @zenonich and @hopkins_gi_path respectively#histology #science #pathology #pathologists #anatomy #autopsy #starwars #may4th #jedi #skywalker #feeltheforce #hansolo #premed #meded #nursing #medschool #medstudent #medicine #education #vetscience #vetschool #medlab #histotechnology #histotech #histo #pathArt #sciArt #ihearthisto ... See MoreSee Less
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MISSION of MCCB
  • To promote an interest in biology.
  • To improve the teaching of biology by providing opportunities to share and discuss instructional techniques and teaching methods.
  • To provide opportunities for updates on current topics and trends in biology.
  • To facilitate the exchange of ideas and foster communication, friendship and unity among the community college biologists in Michigan.