Author: Patricia Rodriguez Matos

Epic Summer, New Experiences

Wow! It’s hard to believe that it’s already the last day of the REU! At first I was nervous, but I am more than glad I accepted this adventure. During the summer I had the amazing opportunity to work under the mentoring of Deana

Isolating Single Cells from Phytoplankton

One of the normal things people say about science, is that things almost never goes by the way you expect them to, that behind every project there are many backup plans, and I’ve proven this to be right. For the

Gene Copy Number and Phytoplankton

Hello everyone! My name is Patricia Rodriguez-Matos. Currently I am pursuing a bachelor’s degree in General Biology at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez campus. For this summer’s REU I will be working under the mentorship of Dr. Deana Erdner. We will be analyzing different