Questions for Week 2 Lab Exercises (Due 9/8/2016):
1. Describe the purpose of the second transformation that lacks DNA (the No DNA control).
This is a negative control. We should see no growth of colonies because there are no plas
Questions for Week 3 Lab Exercises (Due 9/15/2016):
1. For a given individual pipettor, would you predict that the error of its measurements would be
higher, the same, or lower at low volumes compared to high volumes? Why? Were your ac
1. Based on what I watched in class, two biases that played a role in the current
case are confirmation bias and allegiance bias.
2. I dont believe that a bullet could have been missed several months prior.
From what the d
Arson/Fire Expert Testimony
Yes or No
Is the method they are
Were the samples handled
Was ample information
provided in the report?
Is there a possibility for
Questions for Week 5 Lab Exercises (Due 9/29/2016):
1. If your protein were really large, what would you adjust in the recipe for pouring the resolving
gel to ensure proper separation of high molecular weight proteins?
If my protein were really large
Questions for Week 4 Lab Exercises (Due 9/22/2016):
1. Briefly describe the chemical basis for affinity purification of your target protein using
Our target protein was tagged with a 6His tag at the amino terminus, meaning 6 consecutive
Prelab Lab 5
1. a) Argumentative: the question makes an argument rather than asking a
b) Irrelevant: not important, pertinent, or germane to the matter at hand or
to any issue before the court.
c) Badgering: council is antago
Synthesis Questions Lab 5
1. Chain of custody, in a forensic science context, is a term used in describing
the movement, and documentation of that movement, of a piece of evidence
from a crime scene through the hands of different peopl
1. In the 2004 Madrid Train Bombing we learned that parts of a fingerprint can
be so similar that it is actually possible to identify two people to one print,
which was previously not believed.
2. I think the CTF technique