Department or School

Science and Mathematics

Essay Genre


Instructor's Note

The technical nature of Ryan Marquardt’s research paper could make it difficult for the average reader to understand, but Ryan not only makes his points clear and easily accessible to a general audience, but he also makes them interesting. How is he able to able to accomplish clarity? Accessibility? And interest? Is there any point in the essay where you find yourself wishing to know more?

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About the Author

Ryan Marquardt is a junior Molecular and Cellular Biology major from Michigan. Ryan enjoys learning and discovering new things in the realm of biology and writing about them. His hobbies include reading the classics and essays on philosophy and religion, as well as playing guitar and working outdoors.



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