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DNA day

Let’s celebrate DNA Day!

April 25th 1953 is a day to remember. That’s the day DNA’s double-helical structure was published for the first time in a paper by James Watson and Francis Crick. The paper, printed in the journal Nature, together with papers from Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin, included evidence that the structure existed in biological systems (1,2,3)…. Read article →


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QIAGEN at the AACR Annual Meeting 2017 – innovations in NGS and more!

Graced by beautiful spring weather in Washington, D.C., the AACR Annual Meeting 2017 brought together scientists from around the globe to share insights into the latest and most exciting cancer research. At the QIAGEN booth, our colleagues shared the latest in QIAGEN innovations, including the revolutionary QIAscout single-cell isolation system, and spoke to customers about NGS,… Read article →




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The plasmid purification journey – revisited!

In a previous post, my colleague Laura Mohr dazzled you with her QIAGEN time machine story. She took you on a ride through 30 years of our plasmid prep innovations that paved the way life science research is done globally. Plasmid purification still continues to be a crucial starting point for research in several labs,… Read article →