• Don't be fooled: Yeast have two growth spurts!

    Did you know that the traditional S-shaped growth curve in microbiology is terribly inaccurate? It's inaccurate for many reasons, but the reason I ...
  • Measuring the effects of a nutrient mix on yeast growth

    My goal was to compare two yeast cultures in Pioreactors: one with generous amounts of Yeast Lightning (labelled the YL culture), and one with no added Yeast Lightning (No-YL culture). The media was 2% dextrose, with moderate amounts of DAP and hydrolyzed soy as nitrogen sources.