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.
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!