“Science isn’t a choice. You woke up this morning because… science!”
Crystal studies the brain to learn about nicotine addiction; she became a scientist because after “running away to join the circus,” she found herself skipping dance lessons to go to chemistry lectures.
Crystal can’t stop dancing; now she teaches rocket scientists to to be “rockette scientists.”
Ballet, Neuroscience and a Man-Eating Plant
30 Seconds on Teaching Dance to Scientists
About Crystal Dilworth
Crystal Dilworth recently completed her Ph.D. in Molecular Neuroscience at Caltech. Her research has focused on the molecular basis for nicotine dependence. An accomplished life-long dancer, Crystal now choreographs Caltech’s musical productions. That’s right, she teaches other scientists to dance… and they’re good!