Tactile paper model
of how PCR works
The dNTPs are like beads, and the primer has string hanging off of it so that you need the primer in order to start building DNA, just like in PCR. Print this PDF, cut it out, and stick it together with tape and string.
DNA Brushes for
drawing in Illustrator
4 different DNA brushes that can be applied to any path in Adobe Illustrator. These are helpful for making diagrams about transcriptional signaling, or just making a boarder for a flier or slide. This links to a ZIP file with copies of the brushes for for Adobe AI CS2-6.
C. elegans Brush for Adobe Illustrator
Simple nematode brush. It can be made to be any color by changing the color of the stroke line. This links to a ZIP file with copies of the brushes for for Adobe AI CS2-6.
Arabidopsis insertional mutants and genotyping
This diagram can be a helpful visual aid when explaining Arabidopsis mutant genotyping to a new student.
Valentine's Day Card
Download, print, cut, and fold a hexaflexagon cord. Learn how here.
How to use LinRegPCR
LinReqPCR is a very consistent and convenient way to calculate qPCR primer efficiency made by a group lead by Jan Ruijter. This is a word document that shows how I use it with data from a Roche 480 light cycler machine. It is zipped with some spreadsheets I use for both 96 and 384 well plates.
Ukulele Song Sheet
Chords and tabs music made to fit inside your ukulele case. Fingering diagrams included. Music and lyrics for Gilligan's Island theme song, Green Acres theme song, American Pie, and Octopus's Garden.
Make your lab safety officer very happy by putting these stickers on your solution bottles. They are sized to print on return address labels.
for Adobe Illustrator
Both Light-Grown and Dark-Grown Arabidopsis seedlings in young and old stages. This links to a ZIP file with copies of the brushes for for Adobe AI CS2-6.
How to cross Arabidopsis
This two-page half-sheet worksheet was made in collaboration with the Izaguirre-Sierra lab, shows the basics of crossing Arabidopsis flowers .
Lignin Brush for
drawing in Illustrator
Perfect for presentations on biofuels. Lignin is a pesky constitute of plant secondary cell walls. Paint with lignin in Adobe Illustrator, in any color. Zipped folder with formats CS2-CS6.