• Question: What was your first experiment

    Asked by Dillawar๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Š to James, Shannon, Matt, Katie, Hugh on 6 Nov 2017. This question was also asked by seand085.
    • Photo: James Brown

      James Brown answered on 6 Nov 2017:


      My first experiment (out side of college) in a laboratory was detecting if some human cells we were growing (from a particular human disease) contained a specific protein we had engineered them to express. I was fantastic fun and i had to learn lots of new things to do this.

    • Photo: Hugh J. Byrne

      Hugh J. Byrne answered on 8 Nov 2017:


      I don’t remember, probably something with a ruler and some string – but my first research project was “Why do Ducks never get wet”, in high babies or 1st class!!

    • Photo: Katie Benson

      Katie Benson answered on 9 Nov 2017:


      It’s hard to remember, but I think it was testing to see if salmonella or e-coli were in some food samples!

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