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29 Sep, 2020Overcoming Challenges in UK Biobanking Webinar Series Debrief


To address the challenges biobanks face during human biological sample provision, Scientist.com partnered with the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (TDCC) to…

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09 Sep, 2020Supplier Spotlight® – VectorBuilder


This installment of Supplier Spotlight® is on VectorBuilder, a global pioneer in custom DNA vectors and recombinant viruses.

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03 Jul, 2020Supplier Spotlight® – STEMCELL Technologies™


This installment of Supplier Spotlight® is on STEMCELL Technologies™, who specialize in developing cell culture media, cell separation systems, instruments and other reagents for use in life sciences research across the basic to translational research continuum.

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02 Apr, 2019Tissue Processing in the 21st Century: How can I incorporate innovative techniques to make my histology workflow easier and more reliable?


Breathtaking progress in life sciences has brought us innovations such as high-throughput and individually affordable genomic sequencing as well as next-generation flow cytometry that can phenotype dissociated cells for their expression of dozens of markers simultaneously.

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18 Feb, 2019Trusted Human Sample Discovery Through the UKCRC TDCC


There are hundreds of thousands of human samples currently stored in the UK; the research questions they could address are endless. It has been well documented that human samples are excellent experimental models; their use early in drug development can decrease the risk of failed progression into Phase I and II trials.  

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