Monthly Archives: August 2016

Sampling campus for microbes

I’ll admit that I am pretty darn excited for microbiology lab this semester. We are trying something new: students sample soil and water on campus and spend the semester trying to identify a bacterial species from their sample. Update (9/15/2016): We did Gram Staining this week. Wow that was exciting! And most students were pretty geeked […]

Lab member heads to Cornell

Former Sandefur Lab member Ethan Sanford heads to Cornell for his PhD: Proud and honored for the opportunity to work with a phenomenal person. Go Braves! UNC Pembroke grad, 19, accepted to Ph.D. program