Molecular and cell biology assistant research professor Sarah McAnulty made a splash in December 2018 when she was quoted in various national media outlets calling out Apple’s squid emoji for being anatomically incorrect. The placement of the squid’s siphon, McAnulty said, “would be like having a butt on your forehead.”
That type of candid comment is par for the course for squid expert McAnulty, who earned her Ph.D. at UConn in 2019 and has made a name for herself by breaking down barriers between scientists and everybody else.
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