A microscope and a model of a molecule, showcasing the power of atomic force microscopy for surface imaging at atomic resolution.
Atomic Force Microscopy to See the Invisible
Priyom Bose, PhD | Jun 24, 2024 | 8 min read
Atomic force microscopy (AFM) is a technique for visualizing a variety of samples, from single molecules to living cells, at ultrahigh resolution. 
Spherical viruses with spiked membrane proteins on their surfaces surround larger suspended cancer cells. 
Introduction to Oncolytic Virotherapy 
Amielle Moreno, PhD | Jun 13, 2024 | 8 min read
Oncolytic virotherapy selectively attacks tumors and triggers both immediate and long-lasting immune responses. 
In situ hybridization procedure being conducted in a laboratory.
Tips and Tricks for In Situ Hybridization
Priyom Bose, PhD | Jun 11, 2024 | 8 min read
In situ hybridization is a powerful molecular technique for detecting and localizing specific nucleic acids in cytological samples. 
A photo of Rose Kidd, the president of Global Operations Delivery at ICON.
Advancing Clinical Research Through Effective Data Delivery
The Scientist and ICON | Apr 11, 2024 | 3 min read
Novel data collection and delivery strategies help usher the clinical research industry into its next era.
A close up of several modular puzzle pieces.
Making Connections: Click Chemistry and Bioorthogonal Chemistry
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | Feb 13, 2024 | 5 min read
Simple, quick, and modular reactions allow researchers to create useful molecular structures from a wide range of substrates.
<h1 >Precision Medicine: A New Era in Cancer Therapy</h1>
Precision Medicine: A New Era in Cancer Therapy
Rebecca Roberts, PhD | Dec 15, 2023 | 6 min read
Precision medicine helps clinicians tailor individual treatments, addressing genetic mutations, tumor microenvironment variations, and therapeutic resistance.
Aging and Cancer
Aging and Cancer
Rebecca Roberts, PhD | Nov 14, 2023 | 6 min read
The relationship between aging and cancer is complex, with several shared underlying mechanisms. 
<em >Immunohistochemistry: Origins, Tips, and a Look to the Future</em>
Immunohistochemistry: Origins, Tips, and a Look to the Future
Steven Hrycaj, PhD | Oct 17, 2023 | 7 min read
An essential staining technique with a long history, immunohistochemistry (IHC) is being upgraded for modern research and clinical applications.
An Introduction to Metabolomics
An Introduction to Metabolomics
Rebecca Roberts, PhD | Oct 17, 2023 | 5 min read
As the closest reflection of biological phenotype, metabolomics provides critical information about human health and disease.
Team of Medical Research Scientists Collectively Working on a New Generation Experimental Drug Treatment. Laboratory Looks Busy, Bright and Modern.
Next-Generation Sequencing: A World without Limits
The Scientist and Illumina | Sep 1, 2023 | 5 min read
Centralized core facilities and commercial service providers specializing in NGS provide expertise and training for researchers new to the method.
The Ins and Outs of LC-MS
The Ins and Outs of LC-MS
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | Jul 24, 2023 | 4 min read
From proteomics to pharmacokinetics, researchers turn to advances in liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry to identify and quantify components in different samples.
The Laboratory of the Future: How New Technologies Reform Research
The Laboratory of the Future: How New Technologies Reform Research
Maria Gklotsou, PhD | May 29, 2023 | 4 min read
New advancements in automation, AI, connectivity, sustainability, and more propel research forward.
Gary Schroth, Vice President at Illumina
Modern Multiomics: Why, How, and Where to Next?
The Scientist and Illumina | May 15, 2023 | 4 min read
A conversation with Illumina Distinguished Scientist and Vice President Gary Schroth about the present and future of multiomic technology and applications
Layered visual representation of multiomics
Integrate and Innovate with NGS and Multiomics
The Scientist and Illumina | May 4, 2023 | 6 min read
Researchers across disciplines combine layers of discovery obtained with accessible NGS-based multiomics approaches.
Programmed Cell Death: Mechanisms for Cellular Self-Destruction
Programmed Cell Death Pathways
Elina Kadriu | Feb 15, 2023 | 7 min read
Cells use a variety of programmed cell death mechanisms to maintain homeostasis through cellular self-destruction, including apoptosis, necroptosis, and pyroptosis.
A Comprehensive Guide to Proteomics
An Introductory Guide to Proteomics
Sejal Davla, PhD | Jan 16, 2023 | 5 min read
Deconstructing concepts, approaches, and data analysis in proteomics workflows.  
Neuronal network with electrical activity of neuron cells in 3D
How Do Neurons Work?
Jennifer Zieba, PhD | Dec 15, 2022 | 6 min read
Neurons transmit sensory and mechanical information across synapses and along axons throughout the body via chemical signals and electrical impulses.
A colorful bouquet of fruits and vegetables in a mesh canvas bag.
Beyond Individual Nutrients: Complex Diet and Cancer Connections
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | Dec 6, 2022 | 4 min read
Scientists develop cancer nutrition guidelines based on research examining how dietary patterns affect cancer risk and prevention.
Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine: A New Frontier in Repairing Organ Damage
Brush Up: Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Jennifer Zieba, PhD | Oct 17, 2022 | 4 min read
A new frontier in repairing organ damage
One Sequence, Many Variations
Van Andel Institute | Oct 5, 2022 | 5 min read
Andrew Pospisilik explores the epigenetic changes that give organisms the plasticity to change in response to their environments.