• Question: what was the most interesting thing you discovered in any of you researches

    Asked by 563drud47 to Sinead, Neil, Mark, Florence, Anne on 11 Nov 2015.
    • Photo: Sinead Balgobin

      Sinead Balgobin answered on 11 Nov 2015:

      Definitely making the molecule that glowed in the light! Not only did I develop a new reaction, but those types of molecules could also be used in electronics to make coloured lights, like in the OLEDs in monitors, TVs and smartphones- and it was completely unexpected which it was made it most interesting.

    • Photo: Florence McCarthy

      Florence McCarthy answered on 12 Nov 2015:

      That we could make something new to stop cell growing and to even kill them

    • Photo: Anne Moore

      Anne Moore answered on 15 Nov 2015:

      To show that a vaccine strategy that worked in mice worked in a completely different way in monkeys! It’s a lesson to remember that nature is complicated!