Your top 5 digital PCR questions – answered!

Whether it’s an alien concept or a familiar technology, researchers often find themselves asking these questions about digital PCR – What is it? When and why to use it? How does it compare to qPCR? We have compiled answers to some of the most frequently asked questions, from principle to workflow and applications.   What… Read article →


How AllTaq Kits improve everyday PCR

Working with DNA samples requires a lot of accuracy and precision. Anyone who has ever run a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is very aware of how time consuming and complex this technique is. There are so many rules to follow and steps where potential mistakes can be introduced. But, does it have to be that… Read article →


Cracking the microbiome-cancer connection: Meet Wadie D. Mahauad-Fernandez, PhD, postdoctoral oncological research fellow

The cutting edge of cancer research is finding connections between tumor growth and the composition of gut microbiomes. Wadie D. Mahauad-Fernandez, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral oncology fellow at Stanford University, in Stanford, Calif. He and his team are exploring how delicate interplay of chemicals produced by gut flora impact cancer and vice versa. How did… Read article →