Professor Yang gave us an online presentation about the project.
All the students gathered in Shanghai, had ice-breaking activities, designed our logo, did self-introduction and selected team leader candidates.
First day in the lab, we learned safety precautions and got familiar with experimental equipment. Then did PCR to clone genes and gel extraction.
We constructed one of our plasmids and sequenced in a company.
We constructed another plasmid and sequenced in a company.
The two plasmids are transformed into E. coli competent cell.
We did fermentation experiments in a conical flask.
we also collaborated with RePhos team.
Sugar consumption and butyric acid formation were determined
Samples were taken to determine sugar consumption and butyric acid production.
We also took our team photos.
Samples were taken at anther time-point to determine sugar consumption and butyric acid production.
Analyze experimental data, summarize and answer questions.
We did live presentation on zoom software then finished our training.
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