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Sep 28, 2012

Featured Video: Ph.Diddy on the Scene

Featured Video: Ph.Diddy on the Scene

Arnold Young (a.k.a. the Ph.Diddy) is a biotech Ph.D. candidate experiencing life in the lab.

  • GEN brings you the best, most informative and/or entertaining biotech-related videos on the web!

    In this video, you'll meet Arnold Young (a.k.a., the Ph.Diddy), a biotech Ph.D. candidate. Arnold was an A+ student, and is now ready to take over the world of science! He soon discovers how life in the lab is filled with drive and devotion, frustrations and fulfillment, hard work, late hours, repeated experiments, peer review, and a strive for respect and recognition. How will the ups and downs of life in the lab shape our Ph.Diddy on his journey to have his first scientific paper published? Click here to watch Arnold as he tackles life in the lab.

    Click here to watch this video, brought to you by Life Technologies. Visit their website at www.lifetechnologies.com.



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