Polly is the speaker of "Let's Have an Awesome Time Doing Science" - May 1, 2019


Let’s Have an Awesome Time Doing Science (LHAATDS) is back for its fourth year at Stanford! LHAATDS is a symposium that brings in fantastic, thoughtful scientists to give talks on how to get the most of scientific careers and improve the broader community. These will focus on the process of doing research, rather than the research itself. This year, we will hear the talk from Polly!!!

*take place on May 1st from 12-4pm at LKSC Berg Hall. A light lunch will be offered on a first-come first-served basis.  

If you are interested, please register at this link: https://stanforduniversity.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_esQlIMemuCfqHxX. Registration is not mandatory for attendance, but it helps us to plan out logistics.

Polly named Scialog Fellow


Polly Fordyce was recently named a 2017 Scialog Fellow for Molecules Come to Life. It is a two-year program jointly sponsored by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

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Congratulations, Polly!

Kara earns a Centennial Teaching Award!

In recognition for her hard work and dedication to developing the new BIOE 301D hands-on microfluidics course described below, Kara just received a Centennial Teaching Award.  Many congratulations, Kara!!!

Alli Keys joins the lab!

Welcome to Alli Keys, who has joined the Fordyce Lab as a ChEM-H Undergraduate Scholar!

Alli Keys is a sophomore from Houston, Texas, majoring in Chemistry. She previously worked as a Research Assistant at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her hobbies include singing with the University Singers Choir, teaching Introductory Chemistry, and participating in the Stanford Axe Committee. 

Alex Sockell joins the lab!

We are very happy to announce that Alex Sockell has decided to join the lab!  Alex is a graduate student in Genetics and deep sequencing guru who previously worked as a researcher and lab manager in the Bustamante lab for 3 years.  Welcome, Alex!

Film crew visits the lab for our upcoming JoVE article!

Lights, camera, complex photolithography fabrication.  A film crew from JoVE came to the lab and clean room to capture Kara and Adam in action making multilayer molding masters and valved microfluidic devices for producing droplet emulsions.  Some outtakes below: