first contaminated plate in the lab

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These were made free of any antibiotics.

And, I left them open in the hood for too long...


the lab has many things in it now

Now waiting for the cells, and the people back from the summer vacation...

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the empty temporarily lab space

This space is being used until the new building in Jiangwan is ready.

The following photos were taken a month ago, and posted here on 6-7-2012.

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因为这部分是就事论事,一个图得出一个结论。按照惯例,这部分不应该含任何的讨论和深入。图例有时会有不少实验细节,可能需要看Experimental Procedures帮助理解。





  • 粗读,对我来说就是看Figures和图例;有兴趣再读Results
  • 细读,我会看Figures和图例,Results和Introduction;快速扫一下Discussion,有兴趣才会多看一下
  • 精读,就是1-2-3,然后中间多次往返各个部分;一般在一次阅读后,过段时间,会再看看它的Discussion,思考思考

what should be put into the lab notebook

  • Keep all your notebooks, which might be important supporting evidence after many years

  • Keep every page of the notebook

  • Do not write on the notebook with pencil, or any other means which can be easily erased

  • The first 2~4 pages of the notebook should be used as the reference points to plasmid design pages, important experiments, etc

  • Only put ...