How to Create a Protocol

Tips for Design

You should generally organize a protocol to have sections that are relevant from this list:

  • Supplies (materials, strains, primers)
  • Step-by-step instructions for each step
  • Expected results
  • Common problems and troubleshooting
  • Spreadsheets for calculations

Include instructions that reference specific reagents (strains, primers, etc.) for performing positive and negative control reactions. This can be used to diagnose bad reagents or a problem with carrying out the protocol versus a problem with applying it in a specific case.

These protocols are public, so don't post passwords or protected information. Use the internal Barrick Lab web pages for that.

How to Add Images

  1. Click the "attach" ink at the bottom of your protocol page
  2. Choose your image file:
    • It's best to avoid spaces in the file name. Use underscores instead.
    • Under "Properties" check the box called "Create a link to the attached file."
  3. After you click "Upload file" your image will appear at the bottom of the page after a bullet point.
  4. Now edit the page and move the tag to where you want it displayed in the page.

Tips for Editing the Wiki

Will add some specific tags to make formatting references and contributors easier...

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