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Aindrila’s Mission: JBEI Scientist Sketches Her SF Neighborhood

In her laboratory at the Joint BioEnergy Institute, Berkeley Lab microbiologist Aindrila Mukhopadhyay juggles her day amid anaerobic glove boxes, gene-copying PCR machines, centrifuges, and Erlenmeyer flasks. At home in San Francisco’s Mission District, the instruments are a bit simpler: a hand pencil sharpener, a sketchbook, and a pair of No. 2B soft graphite sketching pencils. More>