Thank you to everyone who donated so far! Every little bit helps us make our contribution to manned space exploration a reality. As we enter the second full week of our fundraiser, be sure to check out our Facebook page and learn more about our project on the Description tab.
Thanks to President Loh for the shout-out! Check out part of our team being featured at the 0:55 mark in his recent video titled "Discover New Knowledge," posted here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpS6hfpzueM
Lab equipment for space sample storage. Your donation will help us acquire Eppendorf tubes and other needed materials in which to preserve our samples.
Box of pipette tips for RNAseq sample preparation. Your funding will enable us to purchase instruments needed to transfer and process our RNA.
Box of pipette tips for RNAseq sample preparation. Your funding will enable us to purchase needed instruments and reagents to transfer and process our RNA.
RNA library preparation for one sample. Your funding will help us convert unstable RNA to a stable intermediary which can be sequenced.
Half a single-read RNA-sequencing run. Your funding will pay for half of a lane on an Illumina HiSeq1500 sequencer, allowing us to read and quantify RNA.
Trip to the Launch Control Room in Cape Canaveral. Your donation will enable us to fly to Cape Canaveral, Florida, and observe our experiment launch in a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
Full paired-end RNA-sequencing run. Your funding will pay for a full lane on an Illumina HiSeq1500 sequencer, allowing us to read and quantify RNA.