Currently studying the history of nuclear research involving beagles across the United States between 1950 and 1980 with a focus on interspecies study of aging and longevity, experimental memory, the ethics of animal experimentation, and human-animal similarity.
I’m in the process of expanding my thesis research, which looked at the role of pigs in American biomedicine in the twenty-first century, to take into account the global movement of porcine bodies and substances, particularly transcontinental genetic trading and increasing usage of hogs for industrial cloning in China.
Currently studying the ways individuals, collectives, and institutions attempt to save and maintain scientific data, records, or other information at risk of being lost or destroyed. This project is ongoing, please reach out to me (via the contact page) if you are an actor attempting to preserve potentially endangered data.
Currently working with David Jones to gather details on the spread of various heart surgery and transplant techniques across the globe during the twentieth century.