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    My First Scientific Conference and Presentation

    I will be away from the lab for a week, attending the annual of Biotechnology Society of Nigeria, conference. The conference this year holds at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan and I’m super excited to attend. I’m also really excited because I’ll presenting my work, on a poster. This post will share basic information on poster presentations: what you need to know, as well as some reference materials that I’ve found helpful.

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    My week as a Research Assistant

    Research is creating new knowledge Neil Armstrong Hello Readers, In my last post, I mentioned that I work as a research assistant and in this post I’m going to be explaining what the role entails. Research Assistants offer support to professionals who are conducting experiments, or gathering and analysing data in order to create new knowledge and educate people. I work in an institute of medical research, consequently I can refer to myself as a medical research assistant. The goal of medical research is to improve our health https://swhr.org/what-is-medical-research/ My work is primarily done in a wet laboratory which is basically a lab where chemicals, drugs or other biological matter…