Posted in the calendar below are dates of important events and deadlines as well as Dr. Sandefur’s teaching and office hours schedule
Trickster Outreach Day 1 at Prospect School was a success! We started the afternoon with a POGIL worksheet on DNA Structure, then moved into extracting DNA from strawberries. It got a little messy but was a lot of fun. Thank you to Duke Energy Foundation for funding this project.
We are excited to announce funding for our project, “Metagenomic Bioblitz: Discovering the Microbial Diversity of the Lumber River.” The goal of this collaborative project (with Dr. Lisa Kelly, Biology) is to engage Conservation Biology and Microbiology students in an investigation of the microbial biodiversity of the Lumber River using DNA sequencing. Project development is […]
We’ve been working hard on our antimicrobial properties of plants studies over the summer and fall. When winter hit, we ran into trouble collecting most of our plants as most had moved to dormancy. To help our research be more sustainable as well as controlled, we are acquiring and planting seeds in our greenhouse. The […]