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Re-using Culture cups

I originally bought my first stock of culturing cups over 5 years ago from Patrick @ Saurian.

Check out all the types of culturing cups… 406 more words


Breathless: Mike's Journey to Find Elusive Bacteria in the Oxygen-less Ocean

By Paige Jarreau. LSU biological sciences graduate student Mike Henson recently conducted field research in the great big blue! Mike works in Dr. Cameron Thrash’s lab… 343 more words


Wild Yeast Culturing: The Step-up

Adding onto my previous post, Wild Yeast Culturing: Making the Starter, I have finally found the time to document what I had done with the starters that I cultured previously.   436 more words


Thrash lab presentations at #ASMicrobe

Mike, Celeste, and Emily will all be presenting at the 2017 ASM Microbe conference in New Orleans this coming weekend. Here is the info to find them: 68 more words

Lab Events

Making Thick, Creamy Yogurt

For years I struggled to make my ideal yogurt – one my children would actually eat.  They would down yogurt by the carton, and it always seemed so unprofitable to have so many dairy animals and be buying yogurt, just for the sake of the picky, picky little ones. 551 more words

Recipes From My Kitchen

Kefir, An Immortal Ally

I have bought and tried out many different milk cultures over the years – piima, viili, fil mjolk, heirloom buttermilk culture, Flora danica….there were more, but those were the ones I remember clearly.  1,042 more words