Kjell Kirschbaum

Kjell Kirschbaum

Kjell Kirschbaum, M.Sc., is a Global Market Manager based in QIAGEN’s Venlo office, the Netherlands. He trained as a bioveterinary scientist at the University of Utrecht and has hands-on experience in nucleic acid and protein purification, cell culture, PCR and qPCR technology. Kjell joined QIAGEN in 2011 as a CRM specialist, regularly interacting with customers about their day-to-day experimental needs and offering relevant solutions. Currently, he is involved in managing global projects for sample preparation and automation technologies.

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It’s often the little things that matter most

Have you ever been so busy that you forgot to appreciate those little things – maybe enjoying a nice cup of tea on a sunny afternoon, or receiving a kind “thank you” from a colleague? These little things are actually quite important and shouldn’t be overlooked. It happens in research, too – sometimes we overlook… Read article →


Deer

Deer antlers serve as in vitro model for rapid bone regeneration studies

Bone regeneration is a complex physiological process, critical to both the healing of fractures and continuous bone remodeling in adults. Sometimes, a large amount of bone regeneration is required, and the normal process is inadequate. This can happen in cases of trauma, infection, tumor resection or skeletal abnormalities like osteoporosis (1). A number of regenerative… Read article →


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QIAxpert Game: Play to learn about sample quality control and to get a chance to win a QIAxpert!

Determining the purity and concentration of nucleic acid samples is an essential application in molecular biology today. One of the greatest challenges is ensuring that each nucleic acid sample has an adequate concentration and that any chemical contaminants or other impurities are detected. Several analysis instruments are available for this purpose, including QIAGEN’s QIAxpert System…. Read article →


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Insights from the land down under

One of the things that immediately comes to mind when I think about Australia – besides kangaroos, dingoes, wombats, the great barrier reef, the Sydney opera house and Men at Work’s famous tune “Down Under” – is of course the cuddly and iconic koala. These creatures are special in many ways. Not only are they… Read article →


Q-Rex

Introducing Q-Rex – the king of convenience

New customizable plug-and-play software for the Rotor-Gene Q simplifies workflow and analysis Q-Rex consists of a core software that drives the RGQ hardware. It enables experiment setup, data acquisition and performs basic analyses, plus a suite of plug-ins that expand the capacity of Q-Rex with specific analytical capabilities. It allows you to easily create the… Read article →