Ashrita Simhadri has been working as an intern at Genotox Laboratories. We asked Ashrita some questions about her work and her training.
What biotechnology program did you attend?
What degree/certificate are you working towards?
What do you do for your job?
Measure individual's capacity to metabolize drugs.
What are some techniques that you commonly use?
DNA extraction, PCR, Sequencing, Agarose gel electrophoresis
Please describe what you do in an average day
Receive samples, follow the protocols and obtain data.
Analyze and send reports back
What advice would you give someone who is interested in a biotech career?
There are lots of choices in this field and it will help to build my career.