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Starting Up a New Endeavor
Shelby Bradford, PhD | Apr 1, 2024 | 2 min read
In his lab, Hashim Al-Hashimi investigated how RNA molecules move. Along the way, he founded a company.
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Single Domain Antibodies: Small but Mighty Therapeutics
The Scientist | Mar 22, 2024 | 1 min read
Discover the benefits of VHH antibody-based therapies.
<strong >How Cloud Labs and Remote Research Shape Science&nbsp;</strong>
How Cloud Labs and Remote Research Shape Science 
Priyom Bose, PhD | 6 min read
Remote research via cloud labs makes it possible for scientists to conduct complex experiments from a distance.
Infographic: Vaccinating Against Tumors
Shelby Bradford, PhD | Mar 15, 2024 | 1 min read
Cancer vaccines offer the opportunity to use the patient’s own immune system in the fight against tumors.
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Delivering Prime Editors With Virus-like Particles
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | Mar 11, 2024 | 3 min read
An iterative engineering approach to improve prime editor delivery helped scientists correct genetic vision defects in mice.
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High Throughput Screening Models Ramp up Lead Discovery
The Scientist | 1 min read
Fast, automated, and relevant biological tools and technologies help researchers hunt for more hits.
Making Moves Toward Cell Therapy for Diabetes
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | Feb 20, 2024 | 3 min read
A step-by-step cell culture process may improve the quantity and quality of cell replacement therapies.
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Turmeric Tackles Antimicrobial Resistance
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | Jan 1, 2024 | 2 min read
An active ingredient in turmeric interacts with light to resensitize pathogens to antibiotics.
From the Expert: Click Chemistry and Bioorthogonal Applications
From the Expert: Click Chemistry and Bioorthogonal Applications
The Scientist | 1 min read
Carolyn Bertozzi discusses her recent work on targeted degradation therapies that rely on bioorthogonal chemistry.
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Curiosity and Compassion Fuel Rare Disease Research
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2024 | 1 min read
Lauren Drouin shares how personal connections and scientific curiosities drive her work on gene therapy viral vectors. 
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Infographic: Phage Display Allows Rapid Screening of Millions of Peptides
Shelby Bradford, PhD | Dec 4, 2023 | 3 min read
A viral protein expression method links proteins and their coding instructions, enabling easier target identification for downstream analysis.
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Making Connections: Click Chemistry and Bioorthogonal Chemistry
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | 5 min read
Simple, quick, and modular reactions allow researchers to create useful molecular structures from a wide range of substrates.
A Y-shaped pink, blue, and light green antibody is in focus on a background of blurred pink and purple color, with other antibodies out of focus in the background.
Phage Display: Finding the One in a Million
Shelby Bradford, PhD | Dec 4, 2023 | 10+ min read
A combinatorial approach enabled high-throughput screening of protein libraries for desired target binding.
Engineered RNA Export From Living Cells
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | Dec 1, 2023 | 1 min read
A nondestructive approach for packaging, exporting, and delivering RNA provides a glimpse into the dynamic lives of cells.
Mitigating Biopharmaceutical Impurities in Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutic Manufacturing
Host Cell Protein and Impurity Risk Mitigation in Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutic Manufacturing
The Scientist Staff | 1 min read
In this webinar, Andrew Hamilton and Joe Hirano will explore how to detect and remove host cell proteins and other impurities during biologics manufacturing.
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Mean, Green, Antibody-producing Machines
Shelby Bradford, PhD | Dec 1, 2023 | 2 min read
A plant-based monoclonal antibody goes head-to-head with its commercial counterpart to target tumors in mice.
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Organoids: The New Frontier
The Scientist | Nov 22, 2023 | 1 min read
Explore the latest in organoid production for studying development, disease, and drug screening.
A microscopy image of intestinal crypts in human tissue.
Trust Your Gut: Screening Drugs Using Novel Intestinal Models
The Scientist and Altis Biosystems | 4 min read
Discover how cutting-edge nonclinical in vitro models better recapitulate the human gastrointestinal tract.
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A Double Lock Gates Calcium Signaling
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | Nov 13, 2023 | 6 min read
Recent studies settle a debate over how the second messenger NAADP, with no known binding site, evokes calcium release from ion channels. 
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A New Drug Fixes a Leak Caused by Bacteria
Kamal Nahas, PhD | Nov 8, 2023 | 5 min read
Researchers discovered how virulent bacterial proteins leech nutrients from plant cells, leading to a potential treatment for diseased crops.