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Melina Fan, PhD

Melina received her PhD from Harvard University studying diabetes and obesity.  Following graduation, she co-founded Addgene, a non-profit plasmid repository that facilitates research through scientific sharing.  Melina is currently the Director of Scientific Outreach at Addgene.  She loves that her job brings her in contact with scientists from around the world working on everything from cancer to biofuels.

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Can’t Find pFavorite? Organize Your Plasmid Library

By Melina Fan, PhD | November 30, 2012

We’ve all been there. Digging through the -80°C freezer, fingers about to get frostbite as you scrape the ice off a tube to read an illegible plasmid name, hoping it’s the right plasmid with little or no knowledge of how it was cloned in the first place. And this is the starting material for your…

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