Postcard from Mexico

28 11 2016
From Elena, who’s on sabbatical:
Mexico is fun. I am in Raul Paredes lab, settling in well and starting to develop the STFP and social recognition tests to be used with progesterone receptor KO mice and possibly even prairie voles (the monogamous guys).
I have made a feeding jar (attached) from a tequila shot glass (the little inner glass, which contains the food, the outer taller glass there to collect spillage)!  I am very proud of it…
Just to lure the animal lover in you for a visit, the famous wintering grounds of the monarch butterflies are not far from here: