All the parts have arrived and construction is underway on a second microscope. We plan to have it up and running by the end of summer quarter.
Our first lab outing was a hike to Berry Creek Falls from the ocean side of Big Basin State Park. We walked 14 miles in near-perfect weather and enjoyed homemade ice cream sandwiches on the trail. On the way home we stopped in Pescadero for some artichoke bread and a look at some small (and very energetic) goats.
For the spring quarter, Nasa Sinnott-Armstrong (Genetics) and Leslie Mateo (Dev. Bio.) will be rotating in the Boettiger Lab.
Alistair was named as one of this year’s Searle Scholars! http://www.searlescholars.net/go.php?id=8
For the winter quarter, Alex Sockell, Nasa Sinnott-Armstrong, and Kay Kemp will be rotating in the Boettiger lab. Welcome!
Our home-built microscope system for Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy and Multiplexed Error Robust FISH is now up and running.
Nov 4th, 2016: Assembly of Microscope 1 finally begins, after waiting for renovations and supplies to arrive. Here’s what the room looked like last month: Now newly renovated, our optics table has been rigged and floated. Carly help move equipment into the new space. And Simon has assembled several beam expanders for each of the lasers. They’re […]