Christine Falaschetti

Christine Falaschetti is a fourth year PhD candidate in the Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Graduate Training Program in Life Sciences.  She is studying cancer nanotechnology and is interested in learning more about the safety and potential uses of metal oxide nanoparticles.  Outside of the laboratory, Christine enjoys participating in outreach programs, where she can share her love of science with her community.  Upon graduation, Christine intends to pursue a career in intellectual property.  

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Celebrities like Jennifer Aniston and Demi Moore just never seem to age. Those of us without access to teams of make-up artists and airbrushing may wonder whether we, too, can make fine lines and wrinkles a thing of the past. When strolling past the cosmetics counter at Macy’s, hundreds of skincare products promising eternal youth and beauty compete for our attention. From creams containing stem cells to those claiming to repair damaged DNA, companies are using science to entice customers. Manufacturers are even investing in and promoting nanotechnology.