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ISBers Doing Cool Things: Consulting on a Commerical Shoot

ISB scientists show actor Joe Flores (foreground) how to pipette.

ISB scientists show actor Joe Flores (foreground) how to pipette.

ISB sometimes gets requests from production crews who need to film in a lab setting. Our labs are so open and beautiful that producers get excited about shooting on site. We worked with crew that was shooting a commercial for a large brokerage firm that featured an actor playing a scientist. Four of our scientists got the opportunity to be extras for the shoot. They also served as consultants, teaching the actor how to pipette and how to handle a beaker. There was much more lighting and camera equipment than any of us expected, but it was a fun bit of chaos for half a day. To see some more photos, visit this page.

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