Sometimes working at the bench can be tedious and frustrating. Preparing samples, running experiments, analyzing data, REDOING experiments (ugh!)… And what is all the hard work for? To “further science?” To be rich and famous? Here’s a video that we’ve discovered that will put a tear in your eye and pride in your heart. Way to go biotechnologists!
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Here’s an inspiring story told first-hand from Guido D. Nez-Mujica who presented a Google Tech Talk on Science, Innovation and entrepreneurship in developing countries. Dr. Nez-Mujica remained in his native home Venezuala instead of going abroad, to do some cheap biotechnology that is useful to people, solves unmet needs and allows us to use our knowledge for more than academic purposes.
Bio-Rad has recently added 2 new tutorials to their repertoire. Check out the video on how to set up and run the Mini-PROTEAN TGX Precast Gel in the Mini-PROTEAN Tetra cell and the video on how to prepare and open the Mini-PROTEAN Cassette.
What do St. Patrick’s Day, The MillerCoors Company and The University of Wisconson have in common? Watch this video and learn about a microbiology course sponsored by Miller’s at the U of Wisconson that teaches the fundamentals of microbiology through the beer brewing process.
Happy St. Patty’s Day!
It’s been a very busy week but I’m glad to announce that the weekend is finally here. With our benchwork now on pause for a couple days, we can now focus on the things that are important in life: family, friends and fun with science!