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Name That Squid!

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With research grants becoming more and more difficult to obtain, experiment.com has provided a platform for researchers to crowd fund components of their experiments. TONMO member, @Sarah McAnulty is experimenting with this venue for her research at U-Conn to determine how the immune system in bobtailed squid determine which bacteria to keep and which need to be eliminated. To add a little fun and comradery to the serious effort, donors can choose to name an adult squid for a $10 donation and a juvenile for $20 (and of course there are other goodies for larger amounts). You will even get a picture of your namesake :grin: and updates on the research.

 

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Feel free to post your squid name below. My squidlett will be named Cratchit (a "Bob" tale - think Charles Dickens) :roll:
 

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:thumbsup: @Sarah McAnulty accomplished her first funding goal today. For anyone that missed the original post and would like to promote the experiment, the funding project will be active for another month.
 

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