Otto Albrecht says they went to an Avs game and also a movie at the Century 16
Otto Albrecht says defendant always seemed quiet, even outside of the lab. Had a sense of humor
Otto Albrecht "I definitely remember that we had some talks where he would open up a little bit and he would make me laugh"
Objection to council testifying, overruled
Otto Albrecht says he thought the slide Dr Klug didn't like was amusing
Otto Albrecht remembers another "quite funny" slide, "it was kind of an awkward humor, but i like it"
Otto Albrecht remembers an ATM (protein) pun from another presentation
Otto Albrecht 'In my opinion i think people in our lab would agree...." objection, sustained
Otto Albrecht says defendant used a certain number of pipets, worked until he ran out, "and then he would just quit"... "so that's something that showed me, at least, that he wasn't motivated enough to do what it takes"
Otto Albrecht says he had difficulty early on telling the difference between defendant being shy or unmotivated.
Otto Albrecht says usually new students in the lab try to show initiative, behave proactively, but "you would have to motivate (defendant) and ask him to come forward"
Otto Albrecht asked the question about if defendant was ever "detached from reality" and he answers "no." Says that throughout the lab he appeared to remain the same
Otto Albrecht says nothing stuck out as abnormal in May presentation either
- Cross-examination starts
Higgs will conduct a cross
Otto Albrecht confirms he is doing 1 year as a post-doc
Otto Albrecht being shown the schedule exhibit again
Otto Albrecht confirms the defendant started the lab rotation early, something not all students do
Otto Albrecht confirming how he and others worked/rotated spending time with the rotational 1st year students. Confirms Anna was responsible for training him primarily
@Victoria: I don't think so yet
Otto Albrecht says "usually if we see that somebody doesn't bring the effort, we talk to them" says at least one of them in the lab had that kind of conversation with the defendant
Otto Albrecht confirms that even the conversations where the defendant came out of his shell, they were conversations that others had to start
Otto Albrecht repeats that "people are usually proactive"
Higgs trying to get Otto Albrecht to confirm the defendant's quiet reading might show interest in the subject. "not necessarily"