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Bioinformatics alerts for viral variant impacts on molecular tests
Posted on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 By
NEB bioinformatics scientist Brad Langhorst, Ph.D., discusses the impact of emerging variants on existing SARS-CoV-2 molecular tests, the key factor in test failures, who benefits from using NEB's new, Primer Monitor tool, and lessons from the pandemic for infectious disease outbreaks.
5 Tips to Stand out on LinkedIn with a Great Scientist Profile
Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 By
Life science recruiters and hiring managers frequently use LinkedIn to find job candidates. We spoke to a LinkedIn expert to explore how to make your LinkedIn profile help you find the perfect job in science.
RT-qPCR strategies for molecular diagnostics, OEM and customized solutions
Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 By
NEB Scientist Greg Patton, Ph.D., discusses how the molecular diagnostics field improves assay accuracy, robustness, and accessibility, for COVID RT-qPCR testing - including molecular technical advantages, OEM and customized reagent considerations to put upfront, and a tool to monitor for viral variant effects.
Supersizing Molecular Cloning by Rewriting the Rules for Golden Gate Assembly
Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 By
Read about how NEB scientists have rewritten the rules for Golden Gate Assembly of large multi-fragment targets - using Data-optimized Assembly Design (DAD) and modified protocols they have assembled the entire T7 bacteriophage genome from 52 fragments
Preventing COVID-19 Outbreaks through College Campus Surveillance Testing
Posted on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 By
COVID-19 pooled testing is an efficient way to monitor viral spread within a community, and the loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay is a major asset for community monitoring because it's inexpensive, fast, and accurate.
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