I'm wanting to learn more about the average day of a research assistant at Northwestern University!

I'm wanting to learn more about the average day of a research assistant at Northwestern University!
2018-11-13T19:21:54Z 1
2018-11-13T19:21:54Z

Former Research Assistant at Northwestern University

almost 2 years ago
You will typically work out a schedule with you principal investigator or supervising lab tech. You can work that around your course schedule and other extracurriculars. As for the work, in my lab, I worked largely independently in the lab. Some days, I would make agar and other solutions and pour plates -- keeping the lab well stocked on basic supplies. However, I also had the opportunity to work with samples; inoculating, spreading, and later characterizing colonies for results.
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