Yeast Transformations

The goal of my project is to determine if the evolution of sexual agglutinin genes is a possible mechanism behind speciation. These past two weeks, I’ve been performing transformations to insert the sexual agglutinin genes I am analyzing into European, Migrant and North American strains of Saccharomyces paradoxus.

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The Print Blocks Strike Back – Winterthur Week 8

You Thought They Were Gone For Good…

And honestly, so did I. When Paula and I finished photographing the last box of print blocks, I thought that would be the end of it for me. But it wasn’t. It really wasn’t.

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