Planning, Reading, and More Planning…

The best parts of summer research are the parts that can be done outside in the sun – and that’s exactly what I’ve been doing! For the first few weeks, starting at the end of the school year, I’ve been spending my time getting into the substantial amount of literature on family-school relationships. It’s a […]

Storm Water Retention Pond Viral Metagenome Analysis

Last summer, my lab partner Faraz Rahman and I spent 7 weeks collecting and processing water, sediment, and soil samples  from the storm water retention pond (aka wet retention pond) in the Longhill Grove community over the course of Tropical Storm Andrea. By the end of the summer, we sent off our purified and concentrated […]