Learning Bioinformatics

I stumbled upon in silico research. Due to the pandemic, access to my university’s laboratories became limited. As such, in silico research was the most feasible way to finish my degree on time. Luckily for me, it opened a whole world of skills I never knew would be helpful to the field I’ll eventually love.…

Coping with Depression as a Multipassionate Person

Living Battling with depression is hard enough as it is. Try being a multipassionate person who gets pulled in all directions, even when she’s hanging by a thread to stay focused. Sometimes, it feels like 24 hours isn’t enough. How can you possibly pursue your passions when even standing up from bed requires all the…

When the going gets rough

Whenever I feel like an imposter, I let myself go on paper, let the colours spill and allow the paint to take on a life of its own.


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About Me

Hi! I’m Maia, a microbiologist, botanical artist, and science communicator. I’m taking my Master’s degree in Microbiology, and I plan to work on cyanobacteria biotechnology research after grad school. I craft botanical, fauna, and microbe art and scientific articles in the hopes of making Science a part of our daily, creative lives. I also love fountain pens and mechanical keyboards.

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