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Buy a Lab Notebook:

  • Blueline notebooks (A9Q or A9, with or without grids, 192 pages costs $5.95) from the COOP
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A note about turning In Assignments:

Title your filename appropriately – using the standard format that we have been using.
  • UTEID_Name_Date_AssignmentName.doc
  • Convert your document to a PDF

PAI 2.14 wet lab
PAI 3.04H Dr. B's office
WEL 2.128 (and maybe WEL 2.144) computer lab
Painter 1st floor - ice room, autoclave, big centrifuge
Biotech lab - WEL 3.270
Fast lab - BME 6th floor
Chemistry Storeroom - WEL 1st floor (basement) - supplies and dry ice
Chemistry Electronics Shop - WEL 2nd floor (near computer lab)
BioScience Storeroom - NHB 1.502 - supplies
  • NHB glassware shop - next to BioSci storeroom
ICMB Core Facilities:
  • DNA Sequencing Facility (DASF) - MBB 1.426
  • ICMB Storeroom - MBB 1.426K (separate room for turning in invoice and for picking up items)
    • Can only pick up items from 9-12 AM and 2-5 PM

Things to Keep in Mind

Wikispaces does not like it when you have more than 3 windows open at a time! It be slow.
Store reagents at the proper temperature & in the right location (e.g. correct freezer box)
Label all reagents (tubes, boxes, liguids, powders) with VDS and Date (also include your initials if it is yours)
Write down everything that you do in lab into your lab notebook
Clean your area when done and return reagents and materials to their 'homes


Hmmm .... Science is hard.,1405/

For students that are interested to join the MBS club--this is a UT student affiliate of ASBMB. (American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)

Lab Report for Beer's Law Postponed until Wednesday at Midnight (Feb 13th) for All


Top Pharmaceuticals Posters:

Disease Focused Pharmaceuticals Poster:

Biochemistry News - Chemistry News
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  • Scientists develop proteins that self-assemble into supramolecular complexes Today 4:20 am
    A collaborative research team based in Japan has designed new proteins that can self-assemble into the complex structures underlying biological organisms, laying the groundwork for leading-edge applications in biotechnology. The researchers create...
  • Chemists characterize the fatal fungus among us Yesterday
    Life-threatening fungal infections affect more than two million people worldwide. Effective antifungal medications are very limited. Until now, one of the major challenges is that the fungal cell wall is poorly understood, which has impeded the de...
  • Infrared sensor as new method for drug discovery Yesterday
    Using an infrared sensor, biophysicists at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have succeeded in analysing quickly and easily which active agents affect the structure of proteins and how long that effect lasts. Thus, Prof Dr. Klaus Gerwert and Dr. ...
  • Tackling cancer at ground zero with designer molecules Tuesday
    A new molecule designed by University of Adelaide researchers shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers.

Science Latest
Nature Reviews Drug Discovery - Issue - science feeds
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    Targeting the NLRP3 inflammasome in inflammatory diseasesTargeting the NLRP3 inflammasome in inflammatory diseases, Published online: 20 July 2018; doi:10.1038/nrd.2018.97The inflammasome is a key integration point for innate immunity. As such, ta...
  • Cancer: Releasing tumour suppressors Yesterday
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  • Autoimmune disease: A human antibody selectively targets regulatory T cells Yesterday
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