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Forum(s): Scientific Staff 02-01-2006, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Timothy Mulligan
BARBARA McCLINTOCK: PERSONALITY

She was very difficult on the researchers but she was nice to me. I don't know, I may be making up my own story but I think she saw in me a hard worker, willing to learn. I grew the last plants she...
Forum(s): Laboratory Support Staff 02-01-2006, 03:42 PM
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Views: 23,026
Posted By Timothy Mulligan
When they have the in house symposiums at CSHL...

When they have the in house symposiums at CSHL the PI’s have 20 minutes to tell everybody what their research is and everyone of them in their acknowledgements will say “thanks to Tim Mulligan.” Even...
Forum(s): Laboratory Support Staff 02-01-2006, 03:41 PM
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Views: 19,173
Posted By Timothy Mulligan
When they have the in house symposiums at CSHL...

When they have the in house symposiums at CSHL the PI’s have 20 minutes to tell everybody what their research is and everyone of them in their acknowledgements will say “thanks to Tim Mulligan.” Even...
Forum(s): Laboratory Support Staff 01-23-2004, 01:16 PM
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Views: 20,725
Posted By Timothy Mulligan
Keeping the Plants Alive

On the couple of acres we lease in Brookhaven, a researcher found a one and only plant from the large screen that she planted. We always plant the important nursery fields first here at Uplands and...
Forum(s): Laboratory Support Staff 01-23-2004, 01:15 PM
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Views: 19,005
Posted By Timothy Mulligan
On Finding the Right Plant

The product that is harvested most of the time is the seed. At the lab the researchers will choose whether or not they want a female or male and what DNA they need but once they do the crosses all...
Forum(s): Laboratory Support Staff 01-23-2004, 01:13 PM
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Views: 20,553
Posted By Timothy Mulligan
A Close Call at the farm

Couple of years ago we had 3 acres over at the McClintock Meadows. There we grow strictly screening fields, we do not do crossing. Here Marja Timmermans found a new allele to a particular plant...
Forum(s): Laboratory Support Staff 01-23-2004, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Timothy Mulligan
BARBARA McCLINTOCK and the BADLANDS

I managed my first crop in 1989. McClintock was still going strong. We would always reserve a range for her to grow her plants. In her day she had acres and did everything herself but now she had...
Forum(s): Laboratory Support Staff 01-23-2004, 12:50 PM
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Views: 17,158
Posted By Timothy Mulligan
Farm Vandalization 2000

At the time there was a lot of vandalism going on with corn fields, that kind of crime was going on locally. It was in the news and we did not have security. If they were real serious or if they...
Forum(s): Calamities and Windfalls 01-23-2004, 12:46 PM
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Views: 13,988
Posted By Timothy Mulligan
Oh how sweet it is!

Sweet corn--even right off the stalk it's so delicious you don't even have to cook it. I am picky with my corn and when you know the day that it is ripest there is nothing better. There is a joke...
Forum(s): Laboratory Support Staff 01-23-2004, 12:33 PM
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Views: 15,842
Posted By Timothy Mulligan
Lights Out

We have some plants that under normal conditions are hard to grow so if we were to have a power outage in the middle of winter when it is 5 below and windy and snowing it would be nice to have the...
Forum(s): Laboratory Support Staff 01-23-2004, 12:32 PM
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Views: 15,228
Posted By Timothy Mulligan
HELP at the farm

Each growing cycle is 4 months, this month we are going to switch from growing Arabidopsis to maize in our greenhouse. We are going to take all the tables out, clean them and put them into another...
Forum(s): Laboratory Support Staff 01-23-2004, 12:30 PM
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Views: 15,565
Posted By Timothy Mulligan
Property Rights

Over the years what I have found is that the farm really belongs to the birds and they only let us use it over the summer. There are flocks of native birds as well as many that just pass through on...
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