Author Archives: Aditya

About Aditya

A poor researcher tearing my hair out trying to understand what the other poor researcher just said. So far it's the most fun i've ever had in my life!

While I Wait…

Guess who is stuck in lab on a Saturday with the cheering prospect of being back on Sunday? For the past few days, i’ve been super distressed because the cloning I was doing didn’t work. No reason. Just didn’t work. For the … Continue reading

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So i have a guest-post up at the #SciFund blog. You should read it if you like: a) Rowan Atkinson b) Monty Python c) LOLcats d) Dexter’s laboratory e) SCIENCE!! Here’s the link – http://scifund.wordpress.com/2011/11/16/on-the-complementarity-of-crowdfunding-and-traditional-grants/ Check it out!! Oh and … Continue reading

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My Science II (The project in Simple Words)

As you already know I work with Chlamydomonas to study how things assemble and function within the cilia (Cilia being short hair like structures on cells). And this is important because all cells (nearly all) have cilia and they are VERY … Continue reading

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Launch!

Hey all!! The #Scifund project is LIVE!!! Yours truly can be found at this link – http://www.rockethub.com/projects/3792-c-cilia-in-motion I really appreciate the your support!! Thanks in advance for helping out with this brilliant project!! Cheers!

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My Science

The System I study:  The organism I chose to study is Chlamydomonas. It’s a tiny little single-celled creature with, and this is important, TWO flagella. The flagella are whip-like projections which it uses to move about, to sense its environment, … Continue reading

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My Experiments with Crowdfunding

Hullo and welcome! My name is Aditya and i’m a graduate student currently working in the lab of Dr. David Mitchell. I study, through many biochemical and biophysical techniques, the swimming mechanism of a tiny little critter called Chlamydomonas rheinhardtii. … Continue reading

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