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Colin Carlson Works to Predict and Prevent Viral Spillover
The Georgetown University biologist studies how climate change contributes to the emergence of new zoonotic threats.
Colin Carlson Works to Predict and Prevent Viral Spillover
Colin Carlson Works to Predict and Prevent Viral Spillover

The Georgetown University biologist studies how climate change contributes to the emergence of new zoonotic threats.

The Georgetown University biologist studies how climate change contributes to the emergence of new zoonotic threats.

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Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: Reprogramming and Applications
Technique Talk: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: Reprogramming and Applications
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Apr 27, 2022
Ritu Kumar will discuss how derivation of induced pluripotent stem cells from somatic cells has revolutionized regenerative medicine.
Explore tissue-specific organoid protocols
Building Better Organoids
Bio-Techne | Aug 17, 2021
Explore tissue-specific protocols for growing organoids from primary tissue or stem cells.
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Technique Talk: Redefining Mouse Transgenesis with CRISPR-Cas Technology
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 9, 2021
Learn how CRISPR-Cas technology has revolutionized the creation of transgenic mouse models.
Monitoring Organoid Growth in Real Time
Sartorius | Jul 30, 2021
Automated live-cell analysis simplifies organoid research.
Exploring Single Cell Analysis of Organoid Models: An Expert Panel Discussion
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with 10x Genomics | May 20, 2021
Experts in single cell techniques will discuss their use in organoid models and answer audience questions.
Infographic: The Value of Scaling: PSC Suspension Cultures
Thermo Fisher Scientific | Mar 17, 2021
As research and therapeutic applications for pluripotent stem cells (PSCs) grow, so does the need to reliably and cost-effectively generate large numbers of high-quality cells.
Vaccine Exemptions May Allow for Large Measles Outbreaks
Abby Olena | Aug 21, 2019
Mathematical models reveal that current vaccination rates in Texas schools could pave the way for the virus to spread to hundreds of people.
First Genetic Screen of Pigs Using ENU
Ashley Yeager | Jul 14, 2017
Using the mutagenic chemical N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea, researchers confirm the role of a gene in a piglet deformity and identify potential models for human diseases. 
Image of the Day: Imitation Intestines
The Scientist Staff | Mar 12, 2017
This 3-D model of human intestinal cells could help scientists develop new antimicrobial drugs and therapeutics.
Predicting Zika’s Potential Path
Bob Grant | Mar 17, 2016
The mosquitoes that carry the virus could spread to US cities this summer, with travelers returning from Zika-infected regions contributing to the disease’s spread.
Opinion: New Models for ASDs
Alysson R. Muotri | May 13, 2015
The study of mini “brains” in a dish, derived from patient cells, offers a novel approach for autism spectrum disorder research.
Organoid Biobank
Kerry Grens | May 11, 2015
From the tissue of numerous colon cancer patients, researchers build 3-D cultures of tumors.
Homo Minutus
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Dec 1, 2014
A miniature platform with multiple organ-on-a-chip constructs aims to speed up drug discovery—and create better transplants for patients.
Desktop Human
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Nov 30, 2014
Meet the researchers behind ATHENA, the project that aims to create a system of linked model human organs that may revolutionize drug development.
Diseased Heart Chip
Jef Akst | May 12, 2014
In the latest iteration of organ-on-a-chip technology, researchers develop an in vitro model of functioning human heart tissue with an inherited cardiovascular disease.