Laura Alina Mohr, M.Sc.

Laura Alina Mohr, M.Sc.

Laura Alina Mohr joined QIAGEN in 2015. She received her Master’s Degree in Chemical Biology at the Technical University Dortmund in Germany. During this time, she was involved in Systemic Cell Biology research at the prestigious Max Planck Institute. Before joining QIAGEN, Laura Alina worked at the Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, where she first focused on DNA damage/repair pathways and telomere biology. Later, she joined the Muscle Development, Aging and Regeneration program at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. At QIAGEN she is interested in gene expression profiling focusing on various biological pathways, e.g. cancer research and neurodegeneration.


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In-process controls take your qPCR results to a higher level

But how? “I have used different internal controls in my qPCR experiments, such as GAPDH, beta-2 microglobulin, beta actin, R18S … but which one should I use now in my experiment?” “How can I compare levels of gene expression?” “Are RNA internal controls supplied by QIAGEN? Are they specially dedicated to specific genes or are… Read article →