Problem Solver

Elizabeth Bent star Proven Solver

Areas Elizabeth Bent is Knowledgeable in:

Microbiology, molecular biology, microbial ecology, plant-microbe interactions, agricultural biocontrol agents, genetically modified organisms

Techniques Elizabeth Bent Uses:

I am a trained microbiologist/molecular biologist and I use the scientific method to determine hypotheses, test them, and interpret results.

Elizabeth Bent's Problem Solving Skills:

  1. Molecular ecology techniques (ARISA, OFRG)
  2. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs)
  3. Reverse transcription
  4. DNA and RNA purification
  5. Molecular biology techniques
  6. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
  7. Cloning and sequencing genes
  8. PCR primer design

Elizabeth Bent's Problem Solving Experience:

  1. -I have co-edited two scholarly books and have written numerous articles and book chapters, and am a professional proofreader
  2. -I have designed, conducted and reported on numerous experiments in molecular biology and microbiology dealing with microbial community composition and microbe-plant interactions
  3. -I helped develop a novel molecular biology assay that screens 9,600 rRNA gene clones simultaneously for 1/10 the price of Sanger sequencing