I did it myself

Today, Hsiang took the day off after celebrating her birthday Sunday. That left me with my very own PCR project. With a little guidance from Ate Nani, I obtained all my own samples, made the custom buffer, ran the PCR, made my own gel, ran electrophoresis, and analyzed the results. What a full day!

UV Miserable

The last couple days, I have been running and revising Hsiang's protocol for her post-doctoral thesis. This includes 14 individual hour-long UV-Visible spectroscopy runs in 2 days- plus 8 more tomorrow and 3 next week. I also get to analyze the data partially by hand (the spectrophotometer takes a scan every second!). Luckily, the adjustments … Continue reading UV Miserable