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Timi/Kevin: Early morning plate reader protocol entering.
Weekly lab meeting with advisors.

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Brainstorming April-June 2010

Week1 6/13/10-6/19/10

Week2 6/20/10-6/26/10

Week3 6/27/10-7/3/10

Week4 7/4/10-7/10/10

Week5 7/11/10-7/17/10

Week6 7/18/10-7/24/10

Week7 7/25/10-7/31/10

Week8 8/1/10-8/7/10

Week9 8/8/10-8/14/10

Week10 8/15/10-8/21/10

Week11 8/22/10-8/28/10

Week12 8/29/10-9/4/10

Week13 9/5/10-9/11/10

Week14 9/12/10-9/18/10

Week15 9/19/10-9/25/10

Week16 9/26/10-10/2/10

Week17 10/3/10-10/9/10

Week18 10/10/10-10/16/10

Week19 10/17/10-10/23/10

Week20 10/24/10-10/30/10


Timi miniprepped the CP-LacPI-GFP cultures and digested them with E/P. She then poured a big and a small gel.

Kevin came in and ran the digested CP-LacPI-GFP, digested CP-LacPI with digested Cp and digested LacPI parts.


Timi and Kevin decided to take a day off :)


Timi and Kevin came in to discuss why their gels were running strangely. We believe there is something wrong with our buffer, so we are swapping everything out with a fresh batch of Prof. Mordacq's 0.5x TBE buffer. Timi poured a large gel that we will be using tomorrow.



Timi- took part 2-17F out of the DNA kit. Transformed into T10 cells to grow overnight.


Kevin- ran gel of the CP-LacPI parts. Gel results are still inconclusive. Also put in an overnight culture of the 2-17F part into the incubator for Timi.


Timi- Miniprepped the 2-17F part. Digested the DNA with E/P and ligated the 2-17F GFP part into Chlor and Tet backbone.


Timi- Transformed and plated part 2-17F onto Chlor and Tet plates. Will be ready for miniprepping tomorrow.



Matt - digested LacP-RBS with SpeI in preparation for standard assembly with ES digested CHS3



Kevin transformed T10 cells with CP-LacPI parts that we did not have much digest of left. He plated them onto TET plates.


Kevin took out the CP-LacPI plates and put them into the 4 degree for Timi. Timi inoculated overnight cultures at 7pm.


Team meeting at 12pm to work on our wiki. We made the discouraging discovery that our CHS3 DNA that Ben had worked super hard for actually contained XbaI restriction sites. This complicates our assembly and might jeopardize the success of our project. We will talk to the advisors about this to see if things can still work out.

Timi and Kevin miniprepped the CP-LacPI inoculations, digested them with E&P, and ligated them to GFP.


Timi phosphotase-treated the newly digested chlor backbone and ligated a second set of CP-LacPI. Kevin transformed and plated this new set of phosophotase treated Cp-LacPI.

Kevin inoculated the first set of non-phosphotase treated CP-LacPI inoculations.


Matt miniprepped 31GFP, 21GFP (old), and 32GFP (old). He digested the miniprepped DNA with E/P for Kevin to run on a gel. He also reinoculated all 9 CP-LacPI combinations.

Matt inoculated the phosophotase-treated ligations at 9pm.


Plan: Timi miniprepped the phosphotase-treated CP-LacPI and ran them on a gel. But Mordacq's class was using the thermocycler so Timi just sat and read.

Plate reader fun with Kevin @ 3pm.

Sean - ran CHS3(pMAL+SDM) digest, pMAL digest, and ligation on a gel -> CHS3 exhibited incorrect bands (there are 2, when there should be 1) ligation showed nothing -> plan to run CHS3 undigested and rerun the above 3.


Timi and Kevin ligated the old 212, 312, and 322 parts into a phosophotase-treated Chlor backbone for submission into the registry. They transformed and plated for inoculation tomorrow night.

They inoculated cultures for the plate reader.


Timi/Kevin: Early morning plate reader protocol entering.

Weekly lab meeting with advisors.