Environmental isolation of actinomycetes from terrestrial and saline soil

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Being part way through the awesome book Experiment Eleven has…

Santa brings some chemicals and a brand new UPLC-Q-TOF-MS

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With the arrival of some grant money, and the help of Waters,…

Driving around in a van with a LCMS

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So I've either completely lost my mind or I've finally caught…

Scale up week: GRAMS ON GRAMS

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Going to be a short post as I've been pretty busy in the lab,…

Waka-Flaka-Flame would be proud...going hard in the lab

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So the past two weeks have been pretty hectic, as I try to…

Pyridine catalyzed acylation of Meldrum's acid en route to a β-keto ester

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We're attempting our first multi-step synthesis and have finally…

Recrystalization of Meldrum's acid from acetone - Prepping for the pilot reaction

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So the reagents for the synthesis are finally almost all here,…

Streptomyces avermitilis and Streptomyces coelicolor

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  Just a quick update that our donated strain samples…

DNA Barcoding of fungal endophytes followed by DNA sequencing

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So while we're waiting for some reagents to come in for…

Cultivate friendship and do cool science

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So the past two weeks have been pretty crazy, in a good way.…