Sonia Patel works in Research Formulation at Pfizer's Sandwich, UK campus, where she develops tablets and capsules for clinical trials. Working at a pharmaceutical research company is not what Sonia[…]
Question: What was your first memorable experiment?
Sonia Patel: So one of the strongest memories I have of really getting my hands on, in terms of science, and I think as a child, or even as a student, it’s all about hands on experiences and for me it was when we first dissected a pigs heart. It was so fascinating to do something like that, and I know it’s gory and quite intense in that sense. But that’s when I had a real appreciation of that, science is part of ourselves and every aspect of our life in our world. And just having that kind of hands of experience and really getting down and dirty was fantastic.
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