Three graduate students who helped make the new made-at-McGill COVID-19 test kits from scratch learned a lot about science – and about themselves

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Scientists are used to playing the long game, chipping away at a small part of a much larger scientific question, often over the course of many years. Projects that go from the lab to the real world in the span of just a few months are practically unheard of. But that’s exactly what a group of graduate students recently experienced while working on McGill’s COVID-19 test kit-making project, led by professors Martin Schmeing, Director of the Centre de recherche en biologie structurale (CRBS), and Don van Meyel, Director of the Centre for Translational Biology at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC.)….

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