|Sent on:||Tuesday, September 6, 2011 9:35 PM|
One of our CFI Austin members, Michelle G., works in a high-tech lab at UT and has agreed to lead a tour of the lab for those who would like to see some of the stuff that shows us how cells, etc. work.
Among the devices available are a protein sequencer, mass spectrometers (one we can play with). We can also look at the DNA sequencers, RT PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) machines and the confocal, SEM (Scaning Electron Micros.), TEM (Transmission EM).
One way to do this would be to show up before one of the ESI lectures to tour the lab and then go to the lecture. If you would be interested in participating in such a tour, email me at [address removed] before Sep 13.
The ESI lectures this fall are Sep 23: Building Memories for Tomorrow; Oct 27: Astronauts, Robots, and Rocks; Dec 2: Your Eye, My Eye, and the Eye of the Aye-Aye. My feeling is that the Sep 23 talk might be the best fit, but let me know your thoughts.