Step into the past with scientists describing techniques now obsolete but not forgotten, and take a step into the future with scientist volunteers inspiring the next generation of researchers.

Back in My Day


Anna Quinlan

Plasmid purification without a kit

Having to restriction map your plasmids after cloning rather than just sending everything to sequencing

Having to use that polaroid-like camera thing to take pictures of your DNA gels

Geetha Yadav

Having to print out chromatograms and doing manual calculations