Recent Articles

September 27, 2016 9:00 am
Thomas J. Novak, VP Strategic Partnerships, Cellular Dynamics International - A FUJIFILM Company
Cellular reprogramming, the conversion of adult cells to induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), has become embedded in the scientist’s toolkit and the likelihood of developing human disease models of high predictive utility has dramatically increased. Several challenges still remain in the development of high quality iPSC banks.
September 22, 2016 10:49 am
Sujay Jadhav, CEO, goBalto
Despite advancements in clinical research technology over the last decade, recent research from the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (CSDD) suggests that we are not conducting site activation any faster today than we did 20 years ago
September 20, 2016 10:00 am
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, University of Michigan, The Conversation
We should heed concerns about how private genetic data banks are used and accessed before we enable a system where the future of public genetic research lies in private hands.
September 12, 2016 10:52 am
Bevin Fletcher
Bioscience Technology chatted with Chris Ianelli, CEO of iSpecimen, to discuss the public attitude toward donating biological samples for clinical research, why participation in research efforts is important, and some roadblocks to sample collection.
September 7, 2016 10:21 am
Kris Simonyi, Marketing Manager, and Geetha Yadav, Ph.D., Editorial Director, Bio-Rad Laboratories
There are several factors affecting the quantitative aspect of western blotting – many of which can be attributed to variabilities in experimental procedure and conditions.
September 2, 2016 10:11 am
Mike Hawes, CEO Dolomite
Researchers at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute have turned to microfluidics to allow rapid sorting and screening of novel polymerases.
August 18, 2016 10:37 am
Jeffrey Goldman, Director, Applications Marketing Laboratory Products Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Research laboratories make use of some of the world’s most technologically advanced equipment, and can be amongst the most dynamic and exciting places to work. However, the complexity of research tools coupled with the frequent use of hazardous and infectious materials can make the lab a potentially dangerous place.
Todd Sasser Ph.D., Field Applications Scientist, Bruker Preclinical Imaging
In this article Todd Sasser Ph.D., Field Applications Scientist at Bruker Preclinical Imaging, talks about developments in optical preclinical imaging systems and assess the current ‘state of the art’ in the field.
Kelly Arthur, Senior Associate Scientist, Amgen Inc., Nikita Dinh, Contractor, Elion Labs, John Gabrielson, President, Elion Labs, and Verna Frasca, Product Marketing Manager, Malvern Instruments
Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) is a powerful technique for detecting changes in protein structure that can impact the safety and efficacy of drug products. In this article we focus on its efficiency for comparing changes in the higher order structure of proteins caused by external stresses such as oxidation.
Raghu Raghunath, Justine Johnston, and David Lerner, PA Consulting Group
Using the Agile approach to software development can increase project success threefold as compared to traditional methods. So what is the Agile approach? It is an iterative approach to software development in which the requirements and solution evolve through continuous collaboration of cross-functional teams.
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