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The clone woes

This piece is filled with cloning jargon! You have been warned! In a previous post, I explained my upcoming experiments in a bit of detail. Prepare for an update on how that’s all going! FYI highly recommend reading the previous post to make sense of this current one. I’m currently […]

Smoke and moths

So apparently the haze overnight got so bad that Melbourne had the most polluted air in the world! Hooray? I went for a short walk today to attend lab morning tea… I probably only walked 400 m total in the end, but by the time I got back, my throat […]

Moth succession

It’s come to that latter phase of my Ph. D where I’m training others to take on my lab duties… and these include maintaining the moths that I’ve previously posted about. It’s a relief, but also kind of sad… I’ll no longer be the Moth Overlord, sought after from across […]

Manuscript updates

On a much more personal note, I did end up hearing back about the manuscript- on Christmas Eve, in fact! I still need to catch up with my supervisor about the revisions and rebuttals (i.e. how to deal with all the comments/feedback we got), but it’s looking like it’ll require […]

Thesis writing!

I’ve hit the writing phase of my Ph. D! It’s been going on for the last few weeks, but boy am I loving the night owl routine. I’m generally not mentally alert until after 10 am of a day, so it’s nice to start a little later and work a […]