Bioinformatics is a disorganised disaster and I am too. So I made a shell.
I am not a very organised bioinformatician, and despite your best efforts, you probably aren’t either. I’ve written a tool called `chitin` that tries to keep me, and bioinformatics more organised.
A pretend biologist’s guide to making an EDTA chelating (“buffer”) solution
I wrote a recipe and protocol for making 200ml of 0.5M EDTA buffer. Be warned, it takes ages and if you mess it up, it goes in the waste sink.
A pretend biologist’s guide to running a PCR (polymerase chain reaction)
I wrote a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) protocol for somebody who has never held a pipette before. Prepare to spend all day pipetting colourless liquids into a tube, only to find that it all didn’t work anyway.