We’ve been extremely busy the past few months, and have a backlog of exciting stuff to blog about in addition to posts about what we are working on now. I’ll start adding a post or two per week, but here are some images to tide you over in the meantime:

More Nov 14 2015 meetup

 

Dec 13, 2015 meetup

Dec 13, 2015 meetup

Dec 13, 2015 meetup

Pi-croscope

Firing up the OpenPCR

 

 

 

We are still in the process of building out the lab and acquiring materials.  Some of the things we have so far:

  • PCRs (OpenPCR, and an OpenQPCR will be arriving soon.)
  • Incubator
  • Autoclave
  • Refrigeration
    • -20C
    • 4C
    • Adjustable
  • OpenTrons Fluid handling robot
  • Pipettors, tips,
  • Misc plasticware & glassware
  • MicroCentrifuge
  • Inexpensive digital scale
  • Electrophoresis equipment

What we are working on building/obtaining next:

  • Clean hood
  • Plant tissue culture supplies
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Miniprep supplies

Communication: