December goals

Most October goals were comlepeted except for writing on the manuscript and any RNA extraction from sperm. In place of a completed manuscript for the clam OA project, the current goal is to create a detailed report of methods and results so far completed, to be used in part for the manuscript but also for reference when needing to provide details about the project status.


  • Continue working with Dorothy on quantitative staging of clam histology

Clam manuscript

  • Write detailed project status report

  • Complete alkalinity assays

  • Fill in data for enviromental parameters over the course of the experiment


  • Determine next steps for littleneck transcript library prep and future sequencing runs

Clam OA 2.0

  • Design tank set-up and order necessary components

  • Complete animal care and sampling timeline

Written on December 2, 2022