Caroline Keroack

Caroline Keroack

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College

MSc Candidate, Laboratory Instructor


Published on Mar 29, 2016

Off to a great start!!!

First, let me whole-heartedly thank all of you that have so generously donated so far! We are off to an amazing start having raised almost (edit: over!!) $1,000 in a little over 24 hours. Even if y...

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Published on Dec 03, 2015

Our First COMPLETE Mitochondrial Genome!

Hello everybody,Today I wanted to share with out our first completed mitochondrial genome. I have removed most of the identifying markers from it (because we plan on publishing it!) but we wanted y...

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Published on Nov 12, 2015

Update! It's Finally Happening!!

Hello everyone! I know it's been almost a year since you all so generously funded our research! I am so excited to tell you today that we have FINALLY begun library prep for next generation sequenc...

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Published on Nov 28, 2014

5 more days!!! We broke $2000!! Let's get to $2700!!!

Happy thanksgiving everyone!! I am SO SO thankful for my amazing relatives who have shown amazing support for me over the thanksgiving holiday! I have so much more to be thankful for today! I want ...

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Published on Nov 22, 2014

11 more days! Let's reach $2000

Hello everyone!I wanted to give you a view of what it actually looks like in our lab. Here is one of the fabulous undergrads rocking some gels! With your help and continued support we can keep disc...

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Published on Nov 15, 2014

Mitochondrial what?

I thought I would share with you why were are even trying to sequence mitochondrial genomes in the first place. Mitochondrial genomes possess a wealth of taxonomic information as the gene order in ...

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Published on Nov 12, 2014

Only 3 more weeks!

Hi All!I want to start this note out with some special thanks: I'd like to thank our wonderful lab manager Sue Haynes for her donation, and my lovely cousin Danielle for their generous donations. T...

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Published on Nov 04, 2014

New goal!

Hello again!We have recently been approved for a stretch goal! Our new target is to hit $2700, which would cover the cost of all reagents necessary to perform next generation sequencing (NGS). NGS ...

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Published on Oct 29, 2014

We did it! But this is just a start...

THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR HELPING US REACH OUR GOAL!!! We are unbelievably excited! But we can still use your support. Amidst this exciting news remember we can always use your help spreading the word...

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