Bowen Jiang

Bowen Jiang

450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

Stanford University

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Published on Aug 26, 2018

Sequence editing COMPLETE! Plus first gene alignment metadata

Finally, the fun stuff begins. Over the past few days, I’ve wrapped up the few remaining sequences that still needed to be edited and assembled, which means that at long last, this project moves to...

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Published on Aug 20, 2018

Summer project update - Sequence editing almost all done!

And just like that, it's 5 months since my last update. Darn. Time really does fly. It's been a very busy five months, what with a deluge of AP and IB tests, college move-in preparations, job appli...

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Published on Mar 19, 2018

Editing for first barcode marker complete! Suggested algal IDs and some quick phylogenies

Hi everyone, So, it's the middle of March now, and I can feel the schoolwork and test-studying ramping up as it always does towards the latter half of the spring semester...but for the last time in...

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Published on Mar 07, 2018

The (preliminary) results are in! First impressions of new sequence data

Hi everyone, So, I've spent the last few days doing a surface skim of my newest batch of sequence data. It's not a technical term; for me, this simply entails going through each file one-by-one, gi...

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Published on Mar 01, 2018

Finally, an update - huge batch of sequence data, part 2

Hi everyone, So, it's been about two and a half months since I last opened up this Experiment page and published any new information on the progress of the project, so I figured that March is as go...

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Published on Dec 12, 2017

Project update, future research ideas + more

Hello everyone, So it's been a pretty productive several weeks for me in the lab. Thanks to a one-week break with no school, I was able to finish my final rounds of PCR, set up my sample and primer...

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Published on Nov 18, 2017

Algae at high school??

Yes, I am indeed this much of a nerd. But that's not really the point here. So, high school. Instant thoughts: "...musical", "ugh calculus", "pre-adult freedom" (enjoy it while you can). Yet have y...

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Published on Nov 16, 2017

A note on electrophoresis in my lab

Hello everyone, So as I wrap up the final PCRs for my current algal strains in preparation for my second round of DNA sequencing, I thought I'd go over how I perform electrophoresis, an essential s...

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Published on Nov 04, 2017

JIAC26+ : Introducing some new strains to this study

Hello everyone, So I mentioned in some of my previous lab notes that I'm still working on PCR, which are actually pretty much all done by this time. Many of these reactions, most notably those for ...

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Working on this project as a whole has definitely given me a greater appreciation for the difficulties of phylogenetic research. Of course, most of my lab notes at this time have been written with my personal assumption that the data presented are preliminary and not as accurate or precise as the...more
Hello Dr. Hall, Thank you very much for your quick comment and continued interest in my project! Throughout most of my lab notes, I have been struggling with striking a balance between maintaining a readable and interesting vocabulary and note length and going into more detailed or complicated ...more
Hello Dr. Hall, As I have been having trouble with commenting on my lab note, please see the message I have directly sent you. Thanks! Best regards, Bowen Jiang
Hello Dr. Hall, As I have been having trouble with writing direct replies to comments, please see the second comment on this lab note. Thanks! Best regards, Bowen Jiang