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  • Psychology and genetic engineering - part 2

    Psychology and genetic engineering - part 2

    It's been over a month since I first visited the lab. By now I can gladly say I know what a pipet is and I can actually cut and paste the DNA of bacteria. Quite a feat as a psychology student! Read about my experiences as an amateur synthetic biologist.
  • Psychology and genetic engineering - part 1

    Psychology and genetic engineering - part 1

    This summer I will spend my time modifying bacteria in the lab, an unusual activity for a psychology student. But this is only a small part of iGEM. Curious how a psychologist adds something to a synthetic biology contest? Read my blog!
  • Like a deer caught in the headlights?

    Like a deer caught in the headlights?

    BOOM!! You hear the sound of an explosion. The children in your classroom start panicking. You see through the window that the left wing of the school is on fire. How would you respond in such a situation?