Microbiome Insights hosts students for educational laboratory tour

JUNE 15, 2018 — Microbiome Insights was pleased to welcome an enthusiastic group of post-secondary students from Vancouver’s Alexander College this week for a laboratory tour and presentation.

During the visit team member Ben Tantika, Senior Next-generation Sequencing Technician, described the cellular and molecular biology techniques used in research labs to answer scientific questions.

The second year biology students heard about the importance of knowing the ways in which biological sciences techniques can be applied in both research and industrial settings. Tantika also helped the students understand how a career in life sciences can take shape, giving anecdotes about his own previous experiences as an international student studying at UBC Okanagan.

 

Microbiome Insights, Inc. is a global leader of end-to-end services for microbiome sequencing and highly comprehensive bioinformatic analysis. Based in Vancouver, Canada, the company's diversified suite of services enables academic and industry clients to include microbiome analysis in studies across a range of human, animal, agricultural, and environmental applications. Our award-winning team has worked with over 20,000 samples from academic and industry clients and has a reputation for providing friendly, efficient service.