Molecule (or Microbe) of the Moment. See all tagged posts here. M.O.M is written by Whiteson lab students each quarter.



Week 1-2: pick molecule from this list, or from papers you’ve read.

Week 3-5: Research. Create a bibliography of 1-2 sources. Answer the following questions:

What is it? When was it discovered? Who produces it? Where is it found? Why is it important?

Week 6-7: 1st Draft reviewed by grad student, including a picture of the student working in the lab. Revisions.

Week 8-9: 2nd Draft reviewed by Dr. Whiteson, and a 2-3 minute presentation during lab meeting. Revisions!

Week 10: Publish to website together during lab meeting.