Day: July 30, 2019

Week 8: LaKia

This week we went to Brickyard where a lot of foreigners go to hang out. It was nice because I felt less like an outcast. I was invited to Brickyard by a guy I met on campus named Aspiro who is getting his Master’s degree. He had invited his other friends, as well, so we …

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Week 7: LaKia

This week in lab we have begun testing the cross-inhibition of the unknown chemical compounds we received from another lab with the Bacillus bacteria that we have. At the end of the week we saw some promising results. One of the bacteria showed a zone of inhibition and the CDCA chemical compound also showed a …

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Week 6: LaKia

I moved into my new dorm and I have two new roommates. Liza is a medical student from Russia who will be entering her last year of medical school this upcoming semester. Swetha is a biochemistry PhD student from India, who just began her PhD program this past year. They are both very nice… This …

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LaKia: Week 5

This week in lab we tested the cross-inhibition of bacteria on pre-prepared disk on five types of bacteria (Sty, SA, SE, KP, and E. Coli). We also did a small side project of putting pre-prepared disk on bacteria plates to see if there would be any inhibition of growth. We also went back to Cijin …

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LaKia: Week 4

This week I have begun my research project working with Bacillus bacteria and its ability to cross-inhibit other types of bacteria as well as unknown chemical compounds. To start off we’ve been making different types of media for the bacteria to grow on and we see which media allows which types of bacterial growth. I …

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Gabriel Williams Week 8

This week I started to my data analysis.  I began taking each individual file from my data and running it through 2 different software applications through the system.  I then took the EMG data from those results and exported it to an Excel file, and logged it in a folder for each participant that it …

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Khoa – Falls

Falls have become an important healthcare issue for elderly adults because it can lead to disability, impaired function, and decreased quality of life. Moreover, falls can cause broken bones, head injuries, and psychological stress. Today was the day that I have been waiting for in the last 5 weeks. Those elderly participants came over to …

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