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Wow… things have been quite busy in the lab!  There are so many different techniques and skills that I am learning.  This past week I learned how to do “immunocy to chemistry.”  The basis on this technique is having a primary antibody tag a protein (in my case GPR109A) and then have a secondary antibody that binds

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Published on June 27, 2012, by in Interior Design, Internships.

Since my last blog post I have been very busy with helping out around the studio and on appointments. One of the designers that I mentioned in my last post was out on medical leave last week, so I helped her out by taking on appointments for her since she couldn’t be there. I went to

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Published on June 27, 2012, by in Internships.

This week I spent a lot of time conducting research and putting my findings into Excel spreadsheets. As a Communication student, I hadn’t had much experience working with Excel so it was a learning process for me. One part of my research involved making telephone calls to local businesses. This can be challenging! I was

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Published on June 27, 2012, by in Internships, Marketing, Research.

Before I started my internship at SAS, I had never heard of the term “big data.” By definition it means data of such volume, variety or velocity that an organization must move beyond its comfort zone technologically to derive intelligence for effective decisions. To put this in a college example: you have so much music, movies,

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Published on June 26, 2012, by in Chemistry, Internships, Research.

Glad you checked back with me to learn about my Plan B. In my last update, I was having trouble with maintaining constant current on the Bio-Rad CE. After talking with Dr. Colyer, we decided to make the switch to another CE instrument in the lab. The goal was to test my samples and method

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