March 2019 Goals


No no small child, don’t worry. There is a spring break. And I’m even going on vacation! However, this means that I only have 19 days to finish up all of my March goals :0 But first, let’s review last month’s progress.

February Goals Recap:


  • Submitted my bypass application…AND GOT MY BYPASS APPROVED! That’s right. I’m a Ph.D student now :0


Gigas Broodstock:

  • Didn’t send samples for sequencing or determine if I can isolate RNA, but I did make a nifty flowchart.

March Goals


  • Finish gene product descriptions
  • Compare hypermethylated and hypomethylated DMRs and DMLs
  • Draft discussion
  • Finish sperm DNA extractions and send samples for whole genome bisulfite sequencing

Gigas Broodstock:

  • Figure out what to do with the isolated DNA…and do it.


  • Add new members to my committee
  • Schedule a committee meeting
  • Figure out when I’m taking my written exam
  • Polish my Ph.D proposal
Written on March 1, 2019