Prof. Farrell is spending one year at Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD) in the Dominican Republic as a Fulbright Scholar.
Current research extends the evolution of insect-plant interactions to other trophic levels through a broad collaboration in the beetle Tree of Life project.
A new research dimension in the lab concerns the acoustic signals produced for mating and territory defense. More
PCR - Agarose gel preparation
- Mix 50 ml 5x TBE ( 2 L H20, 108 g Tris base, 55 g Boric acid, 40 ml 0.5 M EDTA) 200 ml water, and 3.75 g agarose in a 500 ml Erlenmeyer flask.
- Add magnetic stirring rod, stir for a minute.
- Cover with a beaker.
- Microwave until boiling, leaving stirring rod in the flask.