Q&A: Human Challenge Studies of COVID-19 Underway in UK
Q&A: Human Challenge Studies of COVID-19 Underway in UK
Researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Oxford are exposing healthy volunteers to SARS-CoV-2 for science.
Q&A: Human Challenge Studies of COVID-19 Underway in UK
Q&A: Human Challenge Studies of COVID-19 Underway in UK

Researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Oxford are exposing healthy volunteers to SARS-CoV-2 for science.

Researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Oxford are exposing healthy volunteers to SARS-CoV-2 for science.

immunology
New Evidence Shows COVID-19 Was in US Weeks Before Thought
New Evidence Shows COVID-19 Was in US Weeks Before Thought
Abby Olena | Jun 17, 2021
Some of the blood specimens collected in the United States for the NIH’s All of Us research program starting on January 2, 2020, have antibodies against SARS-CoV-2.
Highly Multiplexed Cytokine Analysis in Small Animal Models
Highly Multiplexed Cytokine Analysis in Small Animal Models
IsoPlexis | Jun 16, 2021
New cytokine analysis technology advances cancer therapeutics and vaccine development.
Clinical Antibody Development: A Journey of Discovery
Clinical Antibody Development: A Journey of Discovery
Twist Bioscience | Jun 16, 2021
From identifying targets to testing lead candidates, developing antibodies into clinical therapies is a process full of twists and turns.
Immune Cell Activity Mediates Severe COVID-19 Pathogenesis
Immune Cell Activity Mediates Severe COVID-19 Pathogenesis
The Scientist Creative Services Team in Collaboration with IsoPlexis | Jun 15, 2021
Functional profiling of immune cells uncovers targetable mechanisms underlying lung inflammation in severe COVID disease.
Microbes in Human Fetuses Spur Immune Development
Microbes in Human Fetuses Spur Immune Development
Abby Olena | Jun 3, 2021
Researchers identify live bacteria in fetal guts, skin, lungs, and placentas that activate memory T cells, indicating that early exposure to microbes could help educate the developing immune system.
Mucosal Vaccines Protect Mice from Viruses, Cancer
Mucosal Vaccines Protect Mice from Viruses, Cancer
Emma Yasinski | Jun 1, 2021
Scientists use a protein found in mucus membranes to ferry vaccines to the lymph nodes.
Advancing Cancer Biomarker Detection with Single Cell Proteomics
Advancing Cancer Biomarker Detection with Single Cell Proteomics
The Scientist Creative Services Team in Collaboration with IsoPlexis | May 31, 2021
An improved ELISA-based proteomics chip detects cytokines in single cell applications.
Severe Symptoms of MIS-C Typically Clear Within Six Months: Study
Severe Symptoms of MIS-C Typically Clear Within Six Months: Study
Catherine Offord | May 26, 2021
Some children who experience the severe inflammatory condition after COVID-19 may continue to experience milder problems such as muscle weakness or anxiety even after that period, according to a small observational study in the UK.
Canopy Biosciences Develops Spatial Proteomics Assay for COVID-19
Canopy Biosciences Develops Spatial Proteomics Assay for COVID-19
Canopy Biosciences | May 26, 2021
Using High-Plex Spatial Proteomics to Examine Immune Response
Ohio State Researcher Sentenced to Prison for Secret China Ties
Ohio State Researcher Sentenced to Prison for Secret China Ties
Lisa Winter | May 17, 2021
Rheumatologist Song Guo Zheng pleaded guilty in November to delivering US-funded research to China.
Technique Talk: ELISA Tips and Tricks
Technique Talk: ELISA Tips and Tricks
The Scientist Creative Services Team | May 14, 2021
Learn to optimize ELISA experiments in this workshop.
Comprehensive Atlas of Reef-Building Coral’s Cells Created
Comprehensive Atlas of Reef-Building Coral’s Cells Created
Christie Wilcox | May 13, 2021
Single-cell RNA sequencing helps to catalog the dozens of cell types present in a stony coral, including its elusive immune cells.
T Cell–Boosting Zika Vaccine Protects Mice from the Virus
T Cell–Boosting Zika Vaccine Protects Mice from the Virus
Ruth Williams | May 12, 2021
By avoiding the production of antibodies, something vaccines ordinarily induce, the immunization sidesteps the problem of antibody-dependent enhancement, which can amplify infection by a similar virus and is known to occur with dengue and Zika.
Gene Therapy Continues to Benefit Kids with Immunodeficiency
Gene Therapy Continues to Benefit Kids with Immunodeficiency
Jef Akst | May 12, 2021
Four dozen children with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) who received a corrective gene carried by a virus have working immune systems two to three years later, according to three independent clinical trials.
Identifying Antibodies that Target Membrane Proteins in Their Native Conformations
Identifying Antibodies that Target Membrane Proteins in Their Native Conformations
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with OXGENE | May 10, 2021
A new mammalian display platform enhances antibody discovery for challenging protein targets.
Approaches to Processing SARS-CoV-2 Samples for RNA Detection
Approaches to Processing SARS-CoV-2 Samples for RNA Detection
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with MilliporeSigma | May 10, 2021
Discover new RNA extraction and purification strategies and how they enable reliable and sensitive viral detection.
Coupling Machine Learning and Flow Cytometry
Coupling Machine Learning and Flow Cytometry
The Scientist Creative Services Team | May 6, 2021
Machine learning unleashes the untapped potential of modern flow cytometry
Sewage Sampling Robots Speed SARS-CoV-2 Detection
Sewage Sampling Robots Speed SARS-CoV-2 Detection
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2021
An automated wastewater monitoring technique could enable researchers to predict outbreaks of the virus up to a week in advance.
Infographic: How to Ferret Out SARS-CoV-2 in Sewage
Infographic: How to Ferret Out SARS-CoV-2 in Sewage
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2021
Researchers use magnetic nanoparticles and liquid-handling robots in an effort to detect COVID-19 outbreaks early.