The following ELECTRONIC RESOURCES may be of general use to other research groups, internal and external to Penn State:

TRAINING VIDEOS

Here is a collection of videos demonstrating the various basic tasks needed to get started in Curtis Lab.

LAB SAFETY

All students in the laboratory must complete extensive lab safety training that includes chemical and biological safety.  Read and complete the reading of all of the policies associated with our Lab Safety Procedures document.
There are extensive procedures that must be followed for disposal of both chemical and biological waste.  

All students that work in research laboratories of Chemical Engineerin must complete chemical handling training.

Culture Strain Collections
(someone needs to take on this project of collecting details of our bacterial, algae and cell lines)
(will include MTAs, references to papers in which they were used, &etc)

        Plant tissue culture:  Nicotiana benthamiana cell suspensions, Tobacco root lines
        Algae:  Chlorella vulgaris,  Botroyococcus braunii, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
        Bacteria:  E. coli, Rhodobacter sphaeroides, Rhodo. capsulatus, Clostridium phytofermentans, Azotobacter vinelandii,                          Ralstonia eutropha, Clostridium ljungdahlii
        Yeast:  Sacharomyces cervicea,  Candida molschiana,   
        Fungi:  Phenarchete cryososporium,  Agaricus bisporus

LABORATORY LOGISTICS

       Information Technology
            IT Integration as a New Student
            Adding A Profile Page to the Web
       CORE:  contact info, purchasing, 
            How to get a Purchasing Card

MISC Useful Links: 

Penn State Hershey Shuttle:      Details     Pass System