Posts Tagged: DNA

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Celebrating life – it’s DNA Day on April 25!

National DNA Day commemorates the discovery of the DNA double helix in 1953, as well as the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. Looking at the history of DNA timeline, the landmark discovery of James Watson, Francis Crick and colleagues was based on foundations previously laid down by several other scientists. Although Friedrich… Read article →


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 →


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Did you miss Cancer Research Week @ QIAGEN? Watch the recordings!

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is changing the face of cancer research and propelling us faster than ever toward smart, personalized solutions for attacking tumors. Recently we presented Cancer Research Week, a 4-part webinar series covering the latest advances in NGS to help you in your mission to reveal cancer’s secrets, from molecular barcodes to single cell sequencing. Did… Read article →


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Quantitative readout of multiplex PCR assays using synthetic templates

Have you ever thought about the precision required to get an accurate quantitative readout from a multiplex PCR assay? Multiplex PCR enables targeted, parallel amplification of multiple targets, and it comes with a significant set of challenges, including optimizing the PCR conditions to achieve precise, quantitative results across all target loci. All primers must function under the same reaction conditions, each primer… Read article →