Holy moly, so much has happened to me as the Spring 2021 semester came to a close. Our Feminist Future(s) Hackathon “We want to call work what is work so that eventually we might rediscover what is love” – Silvia Federci I learned the above quote as I’m volunteering for the Our Feminist Future(s) hackathon.… Continue reading 1st semester as a grad student is done!
I passed my mock assay today 😀 It went better compared to last week’s mock assay. I think rewriting all the steps in the checklist in my own words really helped me understand the protocol better! To be fair, I was supposed to rewrite all the steps before the first mock assay. More specifically, on… Continue reading Estradiol Redemption!
Aww man. Yesterday, I performed my mock assay and I messed up my estradiol saliva assay. Here’s a list of all the things I did wrong 😭😅 Had too many air bubbles in my pipette I pipetted a saliva sample into a well that was supposed to be empty I didn’t fill up my estradiol… Continue reading Estradiol Oopsies
I hope I’m not jinxing anything hehe. I’ve been told that sometimes, it will seem like winter is ending but then it starts snowing again in March or April. But the weather has been warming up in Ames, IA. BYE BYE WINTER! Never in my life have I been excited for weather below 65 degrees… Continue reading Made it through winter(?) 👀
I don’t want to let January end without a single post, so here it is! I’m officially all done with my undergrad education hehe. As of December 31, 2021, I have graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at San Diego State University. And below are a few grad photos (thanks… Continue reading Late grad pics, and surviving my first week as a PhD student