his lab was compounded by the benefit in having one
of his own students present, Dr. Gartenberg adds: "I
back someone else who learned how to do things in a new way."
typically were the ones fielding student demands for a stack
of petri dishes, assistance with materials, or hands-on help to
solve a problem with part of the experiment. Borrie and fel-
low TAs Monica Sanchez and Tina Sing also needed to ensure
that all the materials students required for the day were set up
and ready before the first students arrived at 8 a.m.
able to keep it all together and have everything running
smoothly, even in such an intense environment."
postdoc and former graduate student of Dr. Gartenberg's,
Borrie says. However, she was surprised by the extent of infor-
mation she acquired in the demanding environment.
work by her and two of the students she assisted seen
by a much broader audience as a result of the
students focused on viewing and creating images of the yeast-
related research through the use of a microscope.
viewing and creating
research through the use of
a microscope, and were
encouraged to enter their
images into the course's
Microscopy Contest. This
one shows the measuring
of mating pheromones of
yeast on a petri dish.