Reusing Nucleic Acid Extraction Columns

If you find yourself trying to find cheaper ways to run mini (or other size…) columns, you should know that you can reuse them without fear of contamination! Nagadenahalli Siddappa, Appukuttan Avinash, Mohanram Venkatramanan, and Udaykumar Ranga describe the process of treating the columns with HCl for reuse in this paper. During Treatment by HCl  the “regeneration […]

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The Cost of Experimentalists

As a special April Fools post, today we are going to try to discuss the cost of scientists. Specifically, this will¬† be about the cost of scientists in an academic setting. Let’s start with a Post-Doc. In many fields at most universities a Post-Doc is paid based off the NIH/NRSA guidelines. This scales with the […]

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