Holden Laboratory

Resources

Marina Feraud: analyzing water quality samples
Naresh Devarajan, Tania Gomez, Laurie Van De Werfhorst, and Dong Li, sampling for water quality research at Arroyo Hondo

UCSB Campus:
Bren School:  http://www.bren.ucsb.edu/
MicroEnvironmental Imaging and Analysis Facility (MEIAF), Sage Davis, Manager:  http://www.bren.ucsb.edu/facilities/MEIAF/
ERI: http://www.eri.ucsb.edu/
UCSB Graduate Division:  https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/
UCSB Library:  http://www.library.ucsb.edu/

UCSB Natural Reserve System: http://nrs.ucsb.edu/

UC Natural Reserve System: http://nrs.ucop.edu/

On being a successful graduate student:
http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/articles/10.1038/nj7090-252b
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/cosmicvariance/2007/09/26/unsolicited-advice-iv-how-to-be-a-good-graduate-student/

http://www.phds.org/graduate-school-success

How to perform a peer review (ACS training):  https://www.acsreviewerlab.org/

How to write a laboratory notebook (NIH training): https://www.training.nih.gov/assets/Lab_Notebook_508_%28new%29.pdf

"How to Give a Scientific Talk, Present a Poster, and Write a Research Proposal" (Hites, ES&T, 2014): http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es503552t

Databases and Tools:
NCBI: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
RDP : http://rdp.cme.msu.edu/

Science Gateway Tools: http://www.sciencegateway.org/tools/

EPA ChemView: https://chemview.epa.gov/chemview

EAWAG Biodegradation Database (BBD):  http://eawag-bbd.ethz.ch/

Why Luria Bertani broth is to be discouraged: https://schaechter.asmblog.org/schaechter/2009/11/the-limitations-of-lb-medium.html

Other Resources:

NIH Directory to laboratory safety resources: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/lab-safety-and-human-health.html

NIOSH Nanotechnology health and safety: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/nanotech/default.html

Microbiological Water Quality:

CA SWRCB Clean Beaches:  https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/beaches/beach_water_quality/

California Microbial Source Identification Manual: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/beaches/cbi_projects/docs/sipp_manual.pdf

AB411: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/beaches/beach_surveys/bills/ab_411_bill_19971008_chaptered.pdf

 

updated 12-31-19