RNA Purification

It is day fifty-five in China and day sixty-seven abroad in Asia this summer. I cannot believe how fast time has flown by and as my final days in China come to an end it feels like a race against time to get everything done in time. Today in the morning, I began by working... Continue Reading →

Project Layout

After my tests from the RNA PCR test came back, I found that I will have to run a RNA purification so I can run reverse transcription, RT-PCR and qRT-PCR one more time before I go. I started my day with work on my final report, board, and Power Point. I then collected more samples... Continue Reading →

Walmart in China

Save money, live better… Walmart. Long story short my mom loves Walmart so why wouldn’t I head to an international location and send her pictures. It was attached to a mega mall filled with stores like the one I went to in Zhengzhou. Other than my adventures at Walmart, today’s work in the lab was... Continue Reading →

Samples Galore

Today I began sample collection on the physiological data for the drought test. After treating the select plants with PEG-6000, I made my way back to the lab and worked my final report and sat down with the professor Dr. Yuyi Zhou to talk about my final week here at CAU. We planned out a... Continue Reading →

Traditional Chinese Meal

​Today I began my day working on my final report and I am down to only half go the data and analysis to do and the entire conclusion and then the first draft will be complete. After the midday rest and lunch, I headed back to the lab where I worked on physiological data collection... Continue Reading →

Final Ten Days in China

​I am official at day forty-nine and seven weeks are complete. I cannot believe how time has flown by and with ten days left in China I am really going to miss my home away from home. I came into this internship nervous of the unknown and each day I have grown as a person,... Continue Reading →

Hit the Ground Running

Today marks my forty-eight day in China and sixth day abroad this summer. With the final eleven days beginning I have to hit the ground running again to ensure I finish everything in time. I began the day with more work on my final report and from now one they said my mornings would be... Continue Reading →

Back to Beijing

This morning was the end of The Chinese Society for Agronomy's Ninth Annual Cotton Conference in Zhengzhou, China. After packing all of my things last night I headed back to the bus and then we boarded our bullet train back to Beijing. After we arrived I unpacked my things, got my other bag I kept... Continue Reading →

The Yellow River

Today was the final day of the cotton conference​ and today instead of experts speaking it was the students. One of the girls from CAU present and while I don't speak or read Mandarin her poise and professional deminer​ matched her unwavering confidence and did very well. After lunch, I traveled with four other students... Continue Reading →

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