The following ELECTRONIC RESOURCES may be of general use to other research groups, internal and external to Penn State:
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,
Bacteria: E. coli, Rhodobacter sphaeroides, Rhodo. capsulatus, Clostridium phytofermentans, Azotobacter vinelandii, Ralstonia eutropha
Yeast: Sacharomyces cervicea, Candida molschiana,
Fungi: Phenarchete cryososporium, Agaricus bisporus
ASSAYS: Links to a Wiki / gDocs folder of SOPs
Media Formulations: (Need to parse out and make a public PDF listing)
Culture Disposal (including transgenics, )
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: