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These protocols are frequently used in our lab. Many are written from our own work and some are well established in the scientific community. All protocols are subject to review by professors or other researchers who are experts on each topic before posting.

Some protocols are written specifically for people and equipment specific to our department. In most cases, a link to the equipment manual is provided to help researchers using the protocol off-site.

Recipes and usage information on different types of media commonly used in the lab

Information on how to sterilize certain types of seeds used in the lab

Steps for getting microbes ready for storage in the -80C freezer

Protocol for carrying out a PCR + gel electrophoresis

Protocol for carrying out a qRT-PCR

How to prep DNA samples for sequencing

Tutorial for creating a phylogenetic tree using a DNA sequence

Proper disposal protocols for waste