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.


Reindeer Mysteries

It’s that time of year to unwrap mysteries of the reindeer

As Christmas is approaching, it’s time to wrap up warm, listen to Christmas songs and wait for Santa to arrive on his sleigh. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is one of those well-known Christmas characters, however, his unique red nose and how he is able to fly still remain a mystery. Rudolph´s real-life counterpart, also… Read article →




Coral reef

Deep-Sea Corals of the Red Sea – True Survivors

How do deep-sea corals survive in the warm, saline, oxygen- and food-deprived environment of the Red Sea? In a recent study, Yum LK et. al describes what happened when they went diving for answers. To get started, the team isolated RNA using flash frozen coral powder from three deep-sea coral species of the Red Sea… Read article →