Blog posts about labs I've done in school and felt like writing about. They're in no particular order and include labs since my freshman year.

Basic Cell Line Maintenance

Transitioning from prokaryotic cells to eukaryotic cells is a big step up from every other lab done up until this point. Not only does it require more caution to remain aseptic, but it

Caffeine Extraction from Tea

If you were to ask any sleep-deprived student what their favorite psychoactive drug is, most would give you a blank stare. Others, however, will say caffeine! Caffeine is an alkaloid, a class of

Basic Bacterial Identification

Kicking off the first post with an exciting topic (to me at least): bacterial identification! I actually learned this in my Essentials of Biotechnology class during my 10th grade year, but the applications