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Second Semester Update

The start to the second semester saw slow progression. With new experiments being held in the lab, we now have to share part of the lab table, as well as some of the equipment. Near the end of first semester … Continue reading

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Weeks 8 & 9

Two very successful weeks in the lab.
We have continued running data on the worms with the blue laser.  We changed the scale on the x axis of the picoscope software to collect data in intervals of 10 seconds per frame … Continue reading

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Weeks 5-7

I have been extremely busy as of lately, and apologize for not posting earlier.
Week 5 was shortened due to fall break. Therefore we only were able to work in the lab one day. We finished the setup and alignment for … Continue reading

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Week 4

Another successful week in the lab.
Early in the week we ran data on the worms with the red laser. With a more efficient procedure, a little more experience under our belts, and an extra set of hands in the lab, … Continue reading

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Week 3

Exciting things happened this week in the VAOL lab.  For the first time this semester we were able to collect data on the worms.
In the beginning of the week we spent time practicing transferring the worms from the cup they … Continue reading

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Week 2

This week saw a lot of progress for the lab.
We were able to finish the table set up.  It is pictured below. To the left you can see the blue laser. This laser is sent through a pin hole to … Continue reading

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Week 1

Hi everyone! I would first like to introduce myself. I am Trey Cimorelli, a sophomore here at Vassar College. I will be a lab intern this semester in VAOL working mostly on the C. elegans project, and I’m extremely excited. 
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