The Smartest 7th-Grader in Ohio Diagrammed How the Immune System Works Using Ohio State and Michigan

By 11W Staff on November 1, 2017 at 9:12 am
Michigan is the germ entering the Ohio State body, you see.

Meet Jesse. This 7th-grader from Medina is going to win the Nobel Prize some day some day for his work on how the immune system works in the human body.

How do we know this? Take his storyboard showing how the process of the body fighting off germs works:

First, he has a germ entering the body. The germ, of course, represented by Michigan's “Block M.” The macrophage, played by J.T. Barrett, then shows up to identify the germ and enlist the help of the T and B cells. The B cells produce antibodies – Brutus Buckeye and Urban Meyer in thise case, and then the antibodies tag the germ (with Buckeyes, naturally).

Finally, the helper T cells (Urban Meyer) signals the KT cells to attach and destroy the germ. Nick Bosa does a masterful job as a KT cell. The memory cell, Ohio State's athletic logo, sticks around to play free safety on any other germs entering the body.

Bravo, young man. As Albert Einstein famously said, “If you can't explain it to a six-year-old,  you don't understand it yourself.”

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