Posts Tagged: microbiome

A whole world in an apple: Meet Dr. Susan Whitehead, assistant professor of Biological Science at Virginia Tech

For new assistant professor Susan Whitehead, Ph.D., from Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, V.A., the outdoors has always held her interest. A simple summer project, however, encouraged her to turn her gaze further into the microbiome of the fruit in the field. Whitehead sat down with us to talk about her research and how it’s been… Read article →


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QIAcube Connect – redefining automated sample processing for increased confidence in valuable insights

Almost 12 years ago, on January 29, 2007 to be precise, QIAGEN unveiled the revolutionary sample processing platform called the QIAcube to be used in any research laboratory throughout the world. The aim of this instrument was to allow a new level of ease in sample processing, to eliminate manual processing steps, automate QIAGEN spin-column prep… Read article →


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How a simple aquarium can awake a passion for exploring the changes in coral reef microbiome: Q&A with PhD Candidate, Maite Ghazaleh Bucher

Photo courtesy of Nancy Evelyn The underwater world, even after so many years of exploring, still contains so many mysteries for scientists to explore. The full breadth of the diversity of animals, plants and microorganisms living under the ocean surface has not been fully discovered. Rapid environmental changes are destroying the opportunity to explore this… Read article →


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The time of lifestyle changes and wise decisions

This time of the year, as daylight grows shorter and holidays arrive, families and friends come together to celebrate. It’s a wonderful and magical time. It’s also a time to consider the year gone by. For those following the Gregorian calendar, the arrival of New Year’s Eve prompts plans to make changes in our lives…. Read article →