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Mutate with Confidence! Tips and tools for successful site-directed mutagenesis experiments
Posted on Monday, June 26, 2023 By
Site-directed mutagenesis methodologies have evolved from complex and time-consuming multi-day workflows to more efficient and streamlined protocols. In this blog post, we have compiled tips, tools and valuable insights from our scientists to maximize your efficiency and ensure your success.
Adding Capabilities to CRISPR-Cas-Based Biotechnology
Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 By
The Robb Lab at NEB collaborates with both academic and industry researchers in their mission of discovery, characterization, and application development efforts with CRISPR-Cas systems. It’s always galvanizing to look to the origin of CRISPR tools and consider how this scientific field has expanded into multiple substrate types and applications over time. While NEB produces many useful Cas nucleases to support research and development, the Robb Lab is always pursuing novel, distinctive properties – inspired by the abundance and diversity of Cas nucleases found in nature.
Genes in Space™ is a unique opportunity for young scientists to launch their ideas into orbit
Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2023 By
Learn how Pristine Onuoha's curiosity led to a space-ready assay that could detect differences in DNA fragment length, and the implications this has for bio-monitoring DNA changes in astronauts. Her experiment is set to launch to the International Space Station in June 2023.
Composting - an unsung hero in sustainability
Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023 By
Many of us are aware of the challenges with plastic waste, and the crisis facing our oceans today. However, we don’t often think about organic waste and its environmental impacts. Luckily, the practice of composting can help manage organic waste and improve the sustainability of gardens and farms.
Nurturing artistic talent and reviving forgotten narratives: Indigo Arts Alliance's mission
Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2023 By
In our latest blog post, learn about how Indigo Arts Alliance have created a space that fosters connections between underrepresented Black and Brown artists, and how their collaborations embrace the shared history and experiences of the African diaspora.
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