We rounded off the Michaelmas term with our first practical session at the newly opened Biomakespace! Our aim for the day was to test out the facilities at Biomakespace by running a PCR followed by performing DNA electrophoresis – both
Molecular Biology at Makespace! Today was our first piece of practical molecular biology for the CUSBS Bioproject 2017-18! We met at the Makespace, Mill Lane, as part of the Open Technology Week Science Make-a-thon. Our goal was to test our
OpenScope Field Optimisation Click here for a detailed budget and timeline. Goals – This project centres around developing the OpenScope microscope field-use, for example in testing blood and water samples. This project is likely to be carried out with some
OpenScope Automation Click here for a detailed budget and timeline. Progress Goals – This project centres around high-throughput screening of bacterial colonies and immature plants using a microscope mounted on a desktop CNC machine (a large x,y,z-translation system; see below).