Category Archives: So you think yours is the best protocol

Do you have your own lab training activities?

We always worry about how well we communicate safe and accurate procedures to new students. We had  several new undergrads join our lab last spring, so we decided to have a concentrated session of training on a Saturday. Debbie Brock … Continue reading

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Protocol creep

In many respects, our lab is like a farm. We grow things. We grow social amoebae to be precise. Our social amoebae are predators. They hunt down bacteria and engulf them. They are chatty predators, chemically talking to each other … Continue reading

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