The official Blog for the University of Leicester 2012 entrance to the iGEM competition. Where you will find out more about the team, the project and what we're doing. Regular updates will be posted, as well as ways to get involved and help the team yourself.
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Thank you to our Citizen Scientists who have sent back their 01 samples!
We are now analysing them to find that illusive polystyrene degrading
bacteria. Currently we have a nice collection of cultures growing and
within the next few days we will be searching these colonies.
Mohammed, Luke and Anthony putting the samples into agar.
If you have a 01 sample in your garden at home, please send it for analysis in as it is still very valuable. Don't forget to sign the health & safety form before sending it back to us.