Depplab book club (Feb)--The biography of HeLa cells


Our book of the month is about Henrietta Lacks and the famous HeLa cells derived from the cancer that eventually killed her (thanks for the suggestion Pam!).   Lot's of interesting ethical issues here.  It all happened in Baltimore at  my beloved Johns Hopkins, and naturally people are very proud of this accomplishment but should they be?




Checck out this NPR interview with the author: