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Designing In Vitro Models of the Blood-Brain Barrier

By | September 1, 2016

Choosing the right model, be it 3-D or 2-D, requires wading through varied cell sources, cell types, and cell culture conditions.


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How to Build Bioinformatic Pipelines Using Galaxy

By | August 1, 2016

A point-and-click interface alternative to command-line tools that allows researchers to easily create, run, and troubleshoot serial sequence analyses


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Becoming Acculturated

By | May 1, 2016

Techniques for deep dives into the microbial dark matter


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Spoiler Alert

By | March 1, 2016

How to store microbiome samples without losing or altering diversity

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Compatible Company

By | September 1, 2015

A guide to culturing cells with viruses in mind


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Messages in the Noise

By | August 1, 2015

After spending more than a decade developing tools to study patterns in gene sequences, bioinformaticians are now working on programs to analyze epigenomics data.


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Show Me Your Moves

By | May 1, 2015

Updated classics and new techniques help microbiologists get up close and quantitative.


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In Custody

By | April 1, 2015

Expert tips for isolating and culturing cancer stem cells

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Picturing Infection

By | January 1, 2015

Whole-animal, light-based imaging of infected small mammals


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Metagenomics Mash-Up

By | August 1, 2014

A tour of the newest software and strategies for analyzing microbial and viral communities


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