Saturday, December 12, 2009

Science cookies

Inspired by these beautiful cookies, my friends and I made a bunch of geeky science-themed cookies today!

Here is one of our (far inferior) electrophoresis gel cookies...

And then we got a little carried away with other geeky things too...

Including the animals we work on: Xenopus laevis, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, and Ovis aries

Sequencing electropherograms: We designed sequences that spelt out our names in one-letter amino acid codes!

And little models of cells that include features such as a nucleus, rough ER and smooth ER, mitochondria, and Golgi.

I don't think I'll need to eat for a month after all these...


  1. I loooove them!

    You totally beat me to the punch with the cell and flasks/test tubes, those are on my to-do list. I'll have to give your blog props when I do make them.

    The warty African clawed frog has to be my favorite. Excellent icing on him!

  2. Aw shucks. Yeah he's my favourite as well, but I'm wondering whether I should have given him forelimbs (especially since my research is on limb development!). Next time, maybe.

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