Eccles:Lab meetings 2006

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Where and When

All lab meetings are now held in Scott 205 seminar room, Scott 2nd floor, on Wednesdays from 4-5pm, unless otherwise noted.

The schedule of DGG Lab meetings for the year are outlined below: presenters can give an update about their own work, OR do a Journal Club-style talk about an interesting paper, OR report on interesting stuff from any conferences attended.


March 8, Organisation

March 15, Coffee

March 22, Aaron

March 29, no meeting


April 5, Jane (cancelled, now on May 10)

April 12, Organisation


  1. Biosecurity Training
  2. Follow-up on April 5 DGG meeting (if time);
    • Improving top down communication flow within DGG.
      • CRC website usage for disseminating information.
      • Wikipedia for our lab group. (done, AJ 12/04/2006)
      • NZSO conference attendance (Mike to send on info).
    • DSM has large pool of spare money for research use.
      • source of funding for equipment/travel etc.
      • Mike to let DGG know when DSM RAC meetings are.
  3. Department communication
    • Path email list needs moderated (actually, that's "un-moderated", and has been done. AJ).
    • Swipe card access work.
  4. Other business
    • Alternative venue for weekly lab meeting.
    • 1st floor photocopier location.
    • generate expertise list for CRC or wiki.
    • protocols to go on CRC website (PDF format).
    • Minutes of DGG organisation meetings need recorded (who)?

April 19, Shujie

April 26, Jody (postponed)


May 3, Jess (and Jody)

  • Other Items
    • Biohazard Trash
    • Lab glassware

May 10, Jane

May 17, Organisation


  1. Quick wiki tutorial by AJ.
  2. Other business (list below)
    • DSM equipment money?

May 24, Coffee

May 31, Grace

  • Grace, then comments from Mike et al. re place in the programme.


June 7, Hayden/Nicki

  • IBSC audit reminder

June 14, Programme meeting Nicki

  • Plan mid-winter Christmas party
  • Jo's farewell
  • Follow up on IBSC internal audit

June 21, Hayden/Organisation


  • HRC programme grant consumable funds top-up plan
    • University of Otago Research Grant applications due July 3
    • Other fund sources
  • Equipment wish list up-date
  • IBSC internal audit feedback
  • External audit July sometime
  • Technician position interviews this week
  • Mike has applied for the new Chair of Cancer Pathology
  • Office space
  • Cupboards from 210

June 28, Coffee


July 5, no meeting

July 12, Aaron

July 19, Organisation (Scott 204)

July 26, Coffee Meeting


Aug 2 Adele

  • discuss and decide upon equipment.

Aug 9 Lana (in Path Museum Area, Scott 205 unavailable)

Aug 16 Shujie (in Path Museum Area, Scott 205 unavailable)

  • Centrifuge lids in 203 Ajeffs 04:55, 15 August 2006 (EDT).
  • Paper in 2nd floor colour printer Ajeffs 04:55, 15 August 2006 (EDT).

Aug 23 Organisation

  • Data on dsmx1 Ajeffs 04:59, 15 August 2006 (EDT).
    • File system structure.
    • Standards, or SOP-type stuff i.e. consistant way to do stuff.
    • Data types and file formats.
  • Illustrator training Ajeffs 04:59, 15 August 2006 (EDT).
  • General organisational stuff from Lucy

Aug 30 Coffee


Sept 6 Jody

Sept 13 Jess

Sept 20 Mike

  • HRC renewal discussion

Sept 27 Cherie


Oct 4 Organisation

Oct 11 Coffee postponed to next week

Oct 18 Coffee (post grant submissions)


November 1, Aaron

November 8, Adele

November 15, Lana

November 22, Cancelled

November 29, Coffee


December 6, Shujie

Lab Talks will resume in February. Happy Holidays!