Ms Janet Laird
- Research Technician (Institute of Molecular Cell & Systems Biology Administration)
Techniques: DNA & RNA extractions, plasmid preps, RE digests, gel electrophoresis, cloning and transformations, competent cell preps, PCR, RT-PCR, QPCR, aseptic technique, plant tissue culture, crossing Arabidopsis plants, media preparation, bacterial growth on solid/liquid medium & charcoal plate preparation
Administration: Ordering, both internal and external, COSHH forms, writing up lab protocols, cataloguing, line requests for building fabric repairs
IT: Word, Excel, email
The groups I currently work for are:
- Dr JJ Milner; Host defence responses & signalling in response to virus infection. Counter- defence strategies employed by viruses.
- Prof HG Nimmo; Molecular mechanisms for sensing time and temperature in plant Circadian Clocks.