Sury Jha

Sury is a graduate student working towards her PhD in Plant Cell Biology at the University of Vermont. When not working, she likes to spend time reading, making hand painted greeting cards, and cooking,.. but not particularly in that order!

Articles by Sury Jha:

How to Write a Thoughtful Discussion for Your Scientific Paper

You have already written the results for your paper and formatted and put together the figures, too. The next big step is to write the discussion. Let’s accept this: Writing a paper is daunting, and sometimes the most difficult and thought-provoking part is writing the ‘discussion’ section. It is the last part of your paper,…

07 Dec 2016 Writing, Publishing & Presenting

Essential Factors for Successful Gateway Cloning

An efficient cloning system that is in vogue at present is the Gateway® Cloning Technology. Gateway cloning gives researchers the opportunity to easily transfer DNA fragments into plasmids using proprietary recombination sites called “Gateway att sites” and either the LR clonase or BP clonase enzyme mixes. Gateway cloning is efficient, but it still has multiple…

20 Sep 2016 DNA / RNA Manipulation and Analysis

How to Make the Most of Your Visit to a Collaborating Lab

One of the many perks that we often experience as graduate students is the chance to work with a collaborating lab on a research project. A successful collaboration results in: Gaining a collaborator’s expertise in a particular area of science Building/learning a new method and/or Addressing an overlapping scientific question I recently came back from…

20 Jul 2016 Dealing with Fellow Scientists