"Hey, stop copying me!" (This is an old post I found in my drafts, I figured I would throw it out there just because...) Below are some images from last semester (Fall 2017) of my fellow researches and I running DNA extractions of V. vulnificus and then preparing for polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
On April 10th 2017 I started a pipeline, grabbing four isolates [F11, F28, F9 and F20] from our -80C. So, naturally I set out to do what I do when I start my pipelines (previously described in this blog post here). April 11th rolls around and I notice two of the four TSA plates have no … Continue reading Sleuthing around…
Here it is folks. A super, wicked awesome streak plate, by yours truly. Let me walk you through how I got here . . . Day one of our purity pipeline includes plating on Tryptic Soy Agar, also known as TSA. (TSA is great for Vibrio vulnificus because it is nutrient dense; all my little vibrio thrive and … Continue reading Meet me in the lab, we’re going streaking!