George Tsourdinis (1 Posts)
University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria
George is a third year medical student at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, IL class of 2021. In 2017, he graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in biological sciences with honors and a minor in the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science and Medicine. He enjoys hiking, traveling, and traditional Hellenic folk dancing in his free time. After graduating medical school, George would like to pursue a career in Internal Medicine.
Hybrid species, known collectively as chimeras from the eponymous ancient Greek myth of a lion-goat hybrid, arose from the wellspring of human imagination and creativity. With modern advancements in biotechnology, however, chimeras of a sort are less a myth and more of a reality.
He remembered the days / his hands were used / only / to heal, comfort
The sarcophagus before me dominates the exhibition. Intricately carved animals, including a line of fierce lions, arise from the slab of marble. Peering more attentively, I even notice the Greek goddess of wisdom, Athena, wielding her characteristic shield and helmet. A horse pulls a chariot, and perhaps that is Hector there on the ground, the Prince of Troy now fallen.