Team:Toulouse/Team/Fun facts

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Have you ever tried to estimate the kilometers traveled by your team during this summer?

Have you ever tried to estimate the kilometers traveled by your team during this summer?

- According to our calculations, one member walks approximately 4 kilometers per day all around the + According to our calculations, one team member walks approximately 4 kilometers per day all around the laboratory. This represents 5,544 kilometers for the whole team during the 126 days of this epic laboratory. This represents 5,544 kilometers for the whole team during the 126 days of this epic adventure. adventure. - What does that mean exactly? Simply that we could walk, cycle, swim or whatever you want until + What does that mean exactly? Simply that we could walk, cycle, swim or whatever you want to Kazakhstan, Russia, Kenya… We could even have reached the USA but we decided to stay in the lab Kazakhstan, Russia, Kenya… We could even have reached the USA but we decided to stay in the lab and take the plane to go to Boston!

and take the plane to go to Boston!

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The “can’t miss it” event of the summer: the 2014 Football (also called Soccer in some third zone countries!!) World Cup!

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The “can’t miss it” event of the summer: the 2014 Football (also called Soccer in some third zone countries!!) World Cup!

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From 06/12/14 to 07/13/14, the Toulouse iGEM Team was cheering on the French team. During the +

From 06/12/14 to 07/13/14, the Toulouse iGEM Team was cheering for the French team. During the games of the French team, our group was juggling with wet lab and large screen projections! Despite games of the French team, our group was juggling with wet lab and large screen projections! Despite our support, the French team did not win the World Cup. However, we have not said our last world our support, the French team did not win the World Cup. However, we have not said our last world Line 216: Line 216: who was our perfect lab secretary!

who was our perfect lab secretary!

• The biggest blunder in the lab award goes to ... Aurélie who poured an agarose gel without gel tray!

• The biggest blunder in the lab award goes to ... Aurélie who poured an agarose gel without gel tray!

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• And last but not least ... The Best Nervous breakdown Award goes to ... Our deep freezer! The whole team is grateful for its hard work during a hot summer! Three successive breakdowns during the hot days of summer: thank you freezer, so long chap, we’ll unplug you after iGEM is finished and you’ll retire, hopefully not in the Canal du Midi…

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• And last but not least ... The Best Nervous breakdown Award goes to ... Our -20°C freezer! The whole team is grateful for its hard work during a hot summer! Three successive breakdowns during the hot days of summer: thank you freezer, so long chap, we’ll unplug you after iGEM is finished and you’ll retire, hopefully not in the Canal du Midi…