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Done with sampling!

So after a few months and 400+ samples later, we are finally done with sampling and data collection! The results look good, with several unique key points that we will be looking into once we have sequencing data. It will … Continue reading

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Water Chemistry Testing Acclimation

The water chemistry kits seem to be pretty straightforward, with a few nuances here and there. I conducted the titration-based tests as well as the tests to detect phosphorous and hardness. For the tests I used DI water to compare … Continue reading

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Aquarium Blog Post 1 (#longoverdue)

So after a long and intense summer and first half of fall quarter, the iGEM international competition came and concluded. So now I get the chance to walk down the lab (towards the gel room!) a few more feet and … Continue reading

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