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Synthetic Biology Training Paper

Government personnel responsible for the security of life sciences infrastructures are often not formally trained in biological sciences and relevant scientific fields. Although the security sector works together with the scientific community, the rapid pace of life sciences innovations, evolving terminologies, and shifts in research culture makes it challenging for the personnel in these [...]

Synthetic Biology Training Paper2019-08-01T22:42:41+00:00

EBRC Membership

In the fall of 2018, the lab attended a retreat hosted by the Engineering Biology Research Consortium (EBRC) at Colorado State University and have been interested in the work of the EBRC since. We are very glad to announce the Peccoud Lab officially became involved with the consortium when Dr. Peccoud became an individual member [...]

EBRC Membership2019-08-02T04:42:17+00:00

Welcome Krista and Brooke

The Peccoud Lab welcomes two undergrads to our team.  Krista is an incoming freshman who will be dual majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering.  Brooke is a senior in the same majors.  Both students were the first to go through our newest method of standardized training, centered around our Lab Inventory Management System [...]

Welcome Krista and Brooke2019-07-31T15:42:42+00:00

Biohacked Insulin, Still Making Waves

Remember when computers took up entire rooms and were exclusive to big companies and the government? Now we carry them in our pockets. But what changed between the days of Space Odyssey and selfies isn’t just technology. It’s access. The software boom that defined the 90s and early 00s would not have happened if [...]

Biohacked Insulin, Still Making Waves2019-07-25T16:38:06+00:00

Informatics Demo Day Presentation

Each year Colorado State University hosts CSU Demo Day, a showcase celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship within the University. This year our lab manager and research associate, Aubrey Ibele, was one of the 106 chosen presenters for the showcase. Below is her research poster and the script of her presentation to attendees. [...]

Informatics Demo Day Presentation2019-07-12T17:24:21+00:00

Thank You & Congratulations to Sarah

Sarah Condio joined the Peccoud Lab in August 2018. She played a major role in helping the lab complete the massive tasks of transitioning to a new LIMS system. Also, Sarah helped digitize and optimize all laboratory protocols. Her amazing, get-it-done attitude, attention to detail, ability to communicate, problem solve, and diligence is greatly appreciated and [...]

Thank You & Congratulations to Sarah2019-06-07T20:29:29+00:00

DNA Fragment Analysis via 4200 Agilent TapeStation

Materials Consumables: D5000/Genomic Sample Buffer D5000/Genomic Ladder Strip Tubes/96 well plate Strip Caps/Aluminum Foil Seal D5000/Genomic Screentape Hardware: 4200 TapeStation Agilent Computer Vortexer Prepping Samples Launch the '4200 TapeStation Controller' Software Controller Software Interface Assign a location to each samples you will be analyzing in the digital layout of the wells Select the wells [...]

DNA Fragment Analysis via 4200 Agilent TapeStation2019-07-08T18:59:38+00:00

Automated Prioritization and Design of Experiments

Collaborative Research: ABI Innovation: Automated Prioritization and Design of Experiments to Validate and Improve Mathematical Models of Molecular Regulatory Systems Source of Support: NSF Abstract: Complex networks of interacting molecules control all the physiological processes that occur in a living cell. It is impossible to deduce the functions of these networks using intuitive reasoning [...]

Automated Prioritization and Design of Experiments2019-07-02T20:40:12+00:00