Adventures in Frog Care (aka “The Princess and the Frog” in Real Life)

Once a week, my fellow lab members and I have the task of cleaning out the frog tanks. Although this is a simple chore everyone must do, it takes some time. For me however, it was quite an experience.

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Strike a Pose: Imaging and Cell Counting

The next step in the process of determining the effects of treatment on neural development is to visually count the cells in the developing nervous system. To do this, DAPI stained sections are imaged. From those images, a program counts the cells in the developing nervous system.

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