User talk:Nika Vafadari

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Week 7 Feedback

Your model is a good first cut but needs some work to become more useful.

  • The dV/dt equation is said to represent CO2 production rate. Do you mean rate or concentration?
  • Does a higher yeast biomass lead to higher levels of CO2? Does this equation need a unit-conversion constant due to the ratio of CO2 to yeast?
  • Both the Glucose and CO2 equations need to be rethought. Something needs to feed back to the Glucose equation to encourage consumption during fermentation and inhibit consumption during respiration. Is that CO2 or something else? The Albertin paper suggests yeast biomass level is related, and you've made a first attempt at including yeast in CO production. The feedback to Glucose consumption is missing.
  • Please modify your model to (1) improve the CO2 equation model and (2) feedback appropriate information into Glucose.

Ben G. Fitzpatrick 22:09, 13 March 2017 (EDT)

Week 3 Feedback

I have reviewed your Week 3 individual and shared assignments.

  • While your individual assignment was on time, your shared journal entry was 5 minutes late. Starting your assignments well in advance of the deadline is advised.
  • Your definitions and outline were complete.
  • You listed the references that you used for the definitions in the References section. However, since there were no in text citations next to the definitions, it was unclear which references went with which citations.
    • There were 9 references for the 10 definitions, so it was unclear whether a single reference got used twice or one was missing.
    • Also, please include the DOI number in your citations style for journal articles. Google Scholar does not provide this automatically; you will need to look at the article itself to get it (or use PubMed).
  • In your shared reflection you noted that you were still having some difficulty with the figures. I hope that the in class discussion cleared that up. Please let me know if anything is still unclear.

Kam D. Dahlquist 17:59, 14 February 2017 (EST)

Week 1 Redux

I reviewed the updates you made to the Week 1 assignment. You wrote something in the summary field for 49 out of the last 50 contributions; excellent work! All of the requested changes were made on time, except for the following:

  • You did not include a list of the Assignment pages on your template, for example to the Week 1, Week 2 assignments, etc. You should fix this right away to be in compliance with each week's individual assignment instructions.

Kam D. Dahlquist 01:51, 14 February 2017 (EST)

Week 1 Feedback

  • Thank you for submitting your Week 1 assignment on time (but just barely!).
  • You can delete the text on this page that was automatically placed by OWW (or keep it if you want).
  • You completed all the tasks in this assignment except for the following:
    • Under career interests and goals, you should probably say explicitly that you are interested in medicine.
    • You wrote something in the summary field 31 out of 33 times (94%) on your user page, excellent work! However, you are overusing the "minor edit" checkbox. Reserve that for when you are fixing syntax only or fixing a typo, not when you are adding new content.
    • You have incorrectly formatted links internal to the OWW wiki as external links. The links work, but I want you to practice the correct syntax. Internal link use double square brackets and just the name of the wiki page (and optional label separated by a | symbol).
    • You have a stray bullet in the list about the Dahlquist lab because you started that list with two asterisks (**) instead of having an item with just one asterisk in a line above it.
    • By linking to the Dahlquist lab publications page, you are indirectly implying that you have authored a paper there. You could call the link "Dahlquist Lab publications" or just not include it.
    • You did not put a category on your user page, nor your template. Please add it to your template and it will then be there wherever you invoke the template.
    • Your template was created but not invoked. All that is on it is a link to your user page. As discussed in class today, you should make a list on your template of all the course assignment pages, your individual journal entries, the shared class entries, and a link to your User page, as well as the category, mentioned above.
    • You are missing the References section, which is mandatory for all journal entries, even if the only citation is to the assignment page.
    • You should go ahead and remove the New User banner from your user page.
  • You can make up the points you lost on this assignment by completing these requested changes by the Week 3 deadline, midnight Feb. 2.
  • I'm glad that the Stewart and Janovy readings made you more confident about seeing yourself as a mathematician and biologist!

Kam D. Dahlquist 18:51, 24 January 2017 (EST)

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