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Biochemistry PhD student at Stanford University. Interested in natural products engineering and synthetic biology.


Apr
6
awarded  Enlightened
Apr
6
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
2
answered How are there alternative initiation codons?
Mar
29
answered What is the advantage of using starter cultures for growing bacteria?
Mar
22
comment How to clone and sequence a gene transcript of unknown sequence?
Do you know the function of the gene? What is the purpose of your experiment?
Mar
19
awarded  Nice Question
Mar
18
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What are the evolutionary niches differentiating an apple from a pear?
Mar
16
awarded  Nice Question
Mar
14
comment What is causing my problem with very low yields when isolating a 42kb yeast plasmid?
What should be the OD of the culture? What is the volume of the culture?
Mar
14
revised Which is more important for protein expression mRNA structure or codon optimization?
added 3 characters in body
Mar
14
comment Which is more important for protein expression mRNA structure or codon optimization?
I spent quite some time trying to answer the same question, so I couldn't help but share my knowledge!
Mar
14
comment Is there an enzyme for the transformation of the hydroxyl group?
Can you give us some background? What is your aromatic compound? Why do you want to avoid having OH group on it? What do you want to use it for?
Mar
4
accepted The effect of the start codon GTG on translation in E. coli
Mar
3
comment Does an annealing temp higher than primer's Tm contribute to primer dimer?
Hey what happened with your experiment?
Mar
2
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Taxonomy for plasmids
Feb
29
comment How long can E. coli stocks be stored at -20°C?
I might do that:) Can you email me (gvandova@stanford.edu) with some more details about it?
Feb
29
comment What is the least costly method to generate sequential amino acid deletions?
How big is your gene and your vector?
Feb
29
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How can I avoid digesting protein-bound DNA?