“The N Days of Science”

On the 12th day of Science, my P.I. gave to me:

12 flasks rotating,
11 pipettes piping,
10 Westerns blotting,
9 films exposing,
8 plates a’reading,
7 probes a’binding,
6 cultures synching,
5 Giemsa’d rings!
4 trophozoites,
3 schizonts,
2 merozoites,
and a project with ample funding!

And because science is nothing without replicates & controls, we have the non-malarial version:

On the 12th day of Science, my P.I. gave to me:

12 IC50s
11 tight ANOVAs
10 sample buffers
9 R2 values
8 incubations
7 double-blind trials
6 good transfections
5 First Authors!
4 papers in Cell
3 Nobels
2 seminars
and a project with ample funding!