Whale Barf and Perfume – 2 Minute Thesis

October 6 2012

​Baillie Redfern from the U. of British Columbia explains her thesis of cloning DNA into yeast to produce an elusive perfume fixative compound called Ambergris. It involves whale barf. More videos at http://phdcomics.com/tv

Animation: Jorge Cham Series Producer: Meg Rosenburg Baillie’s project is funded by PhytoMetaSyn, Genome BC/Alberta/Canada and NSERC.

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