Some Viruses Use an Alternative Genetic Alphabet
Some Viruses Use an Alternative Genetic Alphabet
In a trio of studies, researchers follow up on a 40-year-old finding that certain bacteriophages replace adenine with so-called diaminopurine, perhaps to avoid host degradation.
Some Viruses Use an Alternative Genetic Alphabet
Some Viruses Use an Alternative Genetic Alphabet

In a trio of studies, researchers follow up on a 40-year-old finding that certain bacteriophages replace adenine with so-called diaminopurine, perhaps to avoid host degradation.

In a trio of studies, researchers follow up on a 40-year-old finding that certain bacteriophages replace adenine with so-called diaminopurine, perhaps to avoid host degradation.

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June 11, 2021 - Technique Talk: Optimizing PCR Quality and Yield
June 11, 2021 - Technique Talk: Optimizing PCR Quality and Yield
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Merck | May 6, 2021
In this workshop, explore the importance of sample quality and polymerase selection for PCR quality and yield. 
3D Bead-Beating Technology Improves Homogenization
3D Bead-Beating Technology Improves Homogenization
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Apr 20, 2021
Optimizing sample preparation quality and efficiency
Scaling BAC on Time and Sample
Scaling BAC on Time and Sample
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Agilent Technologies | Apr 9, 2021
A new and simplified quality control method confirms the cloning of both small and large inserts in bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs) with significantly less time and sample.
Environmental DNA Can Be Pulled from the Air
Environmental DNA Can Be Pulled from the Air
Amanda Heidt | Apr 7, 2021
A proof-of-concept study uses eDNA in the air to detect mammals, expanding the technique beyond aquatic sampling.
June 9, 2021 - Technique Talk: Optimizing PCR Quality and Yield
June 9, 2021 - Technique Talk: Optimizing PCR Quality and Yield
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with MilliporeSigma | Mar 29, 2021
In this workshop, explore the importance of sample quality and polymerase selection for PCR quality and yield. 
NGS Library QC: Two Steps, One Instrument
NGS Library QC: Two Steps, One Instrument
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with DeNovix | Mar 23, 2021
A combination spectrophotometer/fluorometer simplifies nucleic acid concentration and purity measurements.
Early-Life Stress Exerts Long-Lasting Effects Via Epigenome
Early-Life Stress Exerts Long-Lasting Effects Via Epigenome
Asher Jones | Mar 18, 2021
In mice, epigenetic marks made on histones during infancy influence depression-like behavior during adulthood. A drug that reverses the genomic tags appears to undo the damage.
Lightning Might Have Sparked Early Life on Earth
Lightning Might Have Sparked Early Life on Earth
Asher Jones | Mar 17, 2021
Electrical storms, rather than meteorites as scientists had previously thought, could have unlocked phosphorus necessary for the development of ancient life, according to a new study.
CRISPR Biosensors for Disease Diagnostics
CRISPR Biosensors for Disease Diagnostics
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Feb 2, 2021
Kiana Aran and Can Dincer will discuss potential advantages and diagnostic applications of CRISPR biosensing.
Technique Talk: Troubleshooting Quantitative PCR (qPCR)
Technique Talk: Troubleshooting Quantitative PCR (qPCR)
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jan 18, 2021
In this workshop, you will learn about the critical factors that ensure qPCR accuracy and success.
How RNAs Called SINEUPs Upregulate Translation
How RNAs Called SINEUPs Upregulate Translation
Catherine Offord | Jan 1, 2021
The recently discovered long noncoding RNAs seem to boost the production of specific proteins in the cell by interacting with RNA-binding proteins, researchers find.
Stress-Induced Chromosome Changes Protect Flies’ Aging Brains
Stress-Induced Chromosome Changes Protect Flies’ Aging Brains
Lisa Winter | Dec 1, 2020
Brain cells in older Drosophila tend to have more than two complete sets of chromosomes, and that polyploidy most likely has a protective function, a study shows.
Gloria Echeverria Investigates an Insidious Form of Breast Cancer
Gloria Echeverria Investigates an Insidious Form of Breast Cancer
Max Kozlov | Dec 1, 2020
The newly minted Baylor College of Medicine faculty member is working to crack the mystery of triple negative breast cancer.
Q&A: A New Tool for Ensuring Genetic Privacy
Q&A: A New Tool for Ensuring Genetic Privacy
Amanda Heidt | Nov 12, 2020
Gamze Gursoy and Mark Gerstein of Yale Medical School have developed a strategy for stripping identifying variants from functional genomic data, balancing privacy with utility.
Modern Approaches to qPCR
Modern Approaches to qPCR
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Nov 9, 2020
Download this ebook to learn how updated qPCR instruments provide optimal thermal performance and data connectivity!
Is Your PCR Reaction Healthy?
Is Your PCR Reaction Healthy?
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 19, 2020
In this webinar brought to you by MilliporeSigma, explore how improving nucleic acid extraction is vital for PCR robustness. 
The Anatomy of GenElute<sup>TM</sup>-E Single Spin DNA and RNA Purification
The Anatomy of GenEluteTM-E Single Spin DNA and RNA Purification
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 28, 2020
Discover how to purify nucleic acids in a single centrifugation step!
Nucleic acid purification with GenElute<sup>TM</sup>-E Single Spin Technology
Nucleic acid purification with GenEluteTM-E Single Spin Technology
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 28, 2020
Unveiling a fast and streamlined protocol for nucleic acid extraction.
Understanding and Optimizing PCR
Understanding and Optimizing PCR
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 25, 2020
Do you know how to get the most out of your PCR reactions?