Philly restaurant: Morimoto
Vacation spot: the beach - I'm not picky about the exact one
Lab instrument: FPLC
Protein: any well-behaved protein-again, I'm not picky about the exact one.
Reality TV show: I don't watch much reality TV but if I have to choose a show, it'd probably be Wipeout.
Ice cream flavor: strawberry
If I won a billion dollars, I'd: I'd open my own private research institute at, you guessed it, a beach. It would have lots of windows and offer a number of different activities such as snorkeling trips and sailing during the lunch hour and long incubations.