105 Best-selling Rebecca Skloot speaks about HeLa cells

Rebecca Skloot, author of the best-selling The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – which was Amazon’s book of the year in 2010 – came to Sangamon Auditorium after spending ten years researching the story of a young black woman who died of cervical cancer in 1951 and left behind an inexplicably immortal line of cells known as HeLa.

Posted on August 16, 2013
Categorized in Community (in general) and tagged