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The University of Texas is the flagship public university of the UT system and resides in Austin, Texas. It's a fun place to live and a great place to do science.
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Image:jeffrey_barrick.jpg|Jeff Barrick; Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Image:Jared.jpg|Jared Ellefson; Man with the Plan and part time Blues Brother
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Image:Michael hammerling.jpg|Michael Hammerling; second year graduate student in Cell and Molecular Biology
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Image:Michael hammerling.jpg|Michael Hammerling; second year Graduate student in Cell and Molecular Biology
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Image:Erik_quandt.jpg|Erik Quandt; Graduate student in Cell and Molecular Biology
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Image:Logan_Bachman.jpg|Logan Bachman; third year undergraduate biochemistry major, also awesome
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Image:Will_Darden.png|Will Darden: third year undergraduate studying Computational Biology
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Image:Peter_Otoupal_Doing_Science_Stuff.jpg|Peter Otoupal ; fourth year Chemical Engineering undergraduate, with a penchant for debauchery
Image:Austin_Texas_Team_member_Ben_Slater.jpg|Ben Slater: Undergrad in junior year; studying cellular and molecular biology
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* '''Prof. Jeff Barrick''' - faculty sponsor. A little graphic design for the website and coordinated getting ''Pseudomonas'' strain for Caffeinated coli. Found numbers to do calculation of number of guanines in ''E. coli''.
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* '''Jared Ellefson''' - Main ZombiE.coli project advisor.
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* '''Michael Hammerling''' - Main Spinach-mCherry dual reporter project advisor. Advised students on lab work for ZombiE.coli and Caffeinated coli.
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* '''Erik Quandt''' - Main caffeinated coli project advisor.
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=== Team ===
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* '''Razan Alnahhas''' -Constructed and tested pConverter.
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* '''Logan Bachman''' - Constructed and tested Spinach and Spinach-mCherry reporters.
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* '''Will Darden''' - Performed simulations of ZombiE.coli. Analysis of whole-genome shotgun sequencing of ''Pseudomonas putida CBB5''.
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* '''Aurko Dasgupta''' - Human practices, safety officer.
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* '''Peter Otoupal''' - Assayed Caffeinated Coli constructs built by Ben. Performed caffeinated beverage and caffeine growth tests for decaffeination operon.
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* '''Ben Slater''' - Constructed and tested pReporter and pReporter.permaflipped. Designed website's CSS stylesheet, navbar, and header. Assisted Peter and Erik with Caffeinated coli assays and construction.
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* [http://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/cbe/faculty-staff/mani-v-subramanian Prof. Mani Subramanian and Ryan Summers of the University of Iowa] for generously sharing the ''Pseudomonas putida'' CBB5 strain with us.
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* [http://openwetware.org/wiki/User:Xi_Che Xi Chen of the Ellington Lab] for the original pET plasmid containing the spinach aptamer.
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* [http://openwetware.org/wiki/CH391L/S12 Colleagues in the Spring 2012 CH 391L Synthetic Biology class] at UT Austin for ideas and research that inspired these projects.
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Latest revision as of 03:50, 4 October 2012

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Team University of Texas at Austin

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The University of Texas is the flagship public university of the UT system and resides in Austin, Texas. It's a fun place to live and a great place to do science.

Who we are


Advisor:

  • Prof. Jeff Barrick


Grad students:

  • Jared Ellefson
  • Michael Hammerling
  • Erik Quandt


Undergrads:

  • Razan Alnahhas
  • Logan Bachman
  • Will Darden
  • Aurko Dasgupta
  • Peter Otoupal
  • Ben Slater

Attributions

Advisors

  • Prof. Jeff Barrick - faculty sponsor. A little graphic design for the website and coordinated getting Pseudomonas strain for Caffeinated coli. Found numbers to do calculation of number of guanines in E. coli.
  • Jared Ellefson - Main ZombiE.coli project advisor.
  • Michael Hammerling - Main Spinach-mCherry dual reporter project advisor. Advised students on lab work for ZombiE.coli and Caffeinated coli.
  • Erik Quandt - Main caffeinated coli project advisor.

Team

  • Razan Alnahhas -Constructed and tested pConverter.
  • Logan Bachman - Constructed and tested Spinach and Spinach-mCherry reporters.
  • Will Darden - Performed simulations of ZombiE.coli. Analysis of whole-genome shotgun sequencing of Pseudomonas putida CBB5.
  • Aurko Dasgupta - Human practices, safety officer.
  • Peter Otoupal - Assayed Caffeinated Coli constructs built by Ben. Performed caffeinated beverage and caffeine growth tests for decaffeination operon.
  • Ben Slater - Constructed and tested pReporter and pReporter.permaflipped. Designed website's CSS stylesheet, navbar, and header. Assisted Peter and Erik with Caffeinated coli assays and construction.

Others