My Daughter’s First Pet—the Next Big Model Organism?
My Daughter’s First Pet—the Next Big Model Organism?
Bettas were likely the first fish welcomed into human homes. Now, scientists are welcoming them into the lab to learn how genes dictate their appearance and behavior.
My Daughter’s First Pet—the Next Big Model Organism?
My Daughter’s First Pet—the Next Big Model Organism?

Bettas were likely the first fish welcomed into human homes. Now, scientists are welcoming them into the lab to learn how genes dictate their appearance and behavior.

Bettas were likely the first fish welcomed into human homes. Now, scientists are welcoming them into the lab to learn how genes dictate their appearance and behavior.

genomics
What’s Mine is Yours: The Immunogenetics of Mating in Anglerfish
What’s Mine is Yours: The Immunogenetics of Mating in Anglerfish
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with 10x Genomics | Aug 4, 2021
A suppressed immune system in anglerfish uncovers potential strategies for tissue transplantation.
Understanding Our Enemies: Identifying Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance
Understanding Our Enemies: Identifying Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 3, 2021
Researchers sample and sequence bacteria from biological and environmental sources to learn how to overcome selective pressure
Accelerating qPCR Set-Up with Automated Pipetting
Accelerating qPCR Set-Up with Automated Pipetting
INTEGRA BIOSCIENCE | Jul 23, 2021
How electronic pipettes and pipetting robots can streamline qPCR set-up for faster and more reproducible results
Targeted DNA Sequencing: Probing for Answers
Targeted DNA Sequencing: Probing for Answers
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Roche | Jul 8, 2021
A focused investigation for more in-depth answers.
Reaching Greater PCR Speeds, Specificity, and Fidelity
Reaching Greater PCR Speeds, Specificity, and Fidelity
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with MilliporeSigma | Jun 21, 2021
A new KOD polymerase enables sub-15 minute PCR protocols
How Deep Can We Go? Multiomic Approaches to Biological Questions
How Deep Can We Go? Multiomic Approaches to Biological Questions
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jun 10, 2021
Benjamin Haibe-Kains and Rachelly Normand showcase how they use multiomic approaches to fight both old and new diseases.
Sailing the Seas in Search of Microbes
Sailing the Seas in Search of Microbes
Shawna Williams | Jun 1, 2021
Projects aimed at collecting big data about the ocean’s tiniest life forms continue to expand our view of the seas.
Farmed Atlantic Salmon Likely Passed Virus to Wild Pacific Salmon
Farmed Atlantic Salmon Likely Passed Virus to Wild Pacific Salmon
Abby Olena | May 27, 2021
New genomic analyses reveal that piscine orthoreovirus first came to the Pacific in 1989, around the same time that salmon farms in the area started importing Atlantic salmon eggs from Europe.
100-Year-Old Lungs Yield Genetic Samples of 1918 Flu Viruses
100-Year-Old Lungs Yield Genetic Samples of 1918 Flu Viruses
Christie Wilcox | May 18, 2021
Influenza RNA sequences from three sets of lungs preserved in formalin since 1918 provide new insights into the deadly pandemic.
Picozoans Are Algae After All: Study
Picozoans Are Algae After All: Study
Christie Wilcox | May 6, 2021
Phylogenomics data place the enigmatic plankton in the middle of the algal family tree, despite their apparent lack of plastids—an organelle characteristic of all other algae.
Simplifying Nucleic Acid Extraction and Cutting Down Waste
Simplifying Nucleic Acid Extraction and Cutting Down Waste
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with MilliporeSigma | Mar 29, 2021
A new approach to nucleic acid extraction efficiently frees RNA and DNA in just three steps, giving scientists back their precious time.
Using Genetics and Genomics to Improve Food Security
Using Genetics and Genomics to Improve Food Security
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Mar 25, 2021
Pamela Ronald and Kan Wang will discuss how they enhance the yield and disease resistance of important crops.
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.
One Size Does Not Fit All: Pharmacogenomics in Precision Medicine
One Size Does Not Fit All: Pharmacogenomics in Precision Medicine
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Feb 10, 2021
Sandosh Padmanabhan and Andrew Morrow will discuss how pharmacogenomics methods improve precision medicine for cardiovascular disease treatment.
A Geneticist’s Quest to Understand His Son’s Mysterious Disease
A Geneticist’s Quest to Understand His Son’s Mysterious Disease
Tracie White | Jan 1, 2021
Ronald Davis of Stanford University changed his focus to research on ME/CFS, the disease formerly known as chronic fatigue syndrome, in a bid to help his son and others like him.
SARS-CoV-2 Genetic Variant May Be More Transmissible
SARS-CoV-2 Genetic Variant May Be More Transmissible
Abby Olena | Nov 25, 2020
The so-called 614G mutation in the viral spike protein does not appear to cause more severe cases of COVID-19, but multiple studies indicate that it could be more contagious.
Mining Coding Regions with Whole-Exome Sequencing
Mining Coding Regions with Whole-Exome Sequencing
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Nov 4, 2020
Multiple next-generation sequencing (NGS) techniques offer insights into health and disease.
Single-cell Secrets
Single-cell Secrets
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 30, 2020
Single-cell research reveals new insights into SARS-CoV-2, the opioid crisis, neurogenesis, and fertility.
New Genome Sequences Reveal Undescribed African Migration
New Genome Sequences Reveal Undescribed African Migration
Max Kozlov | Oct 29, 2020
An analysis of the genomes of people from 50 ethnolinguistic groups in Africa spots 62 genes under positive selection and 3 million more genetic variants than previously documented.