Posts Tagged: quality control

Reproducibility

Reproducibility matters…

… and it matters in more areas than one might think. No matter which industry you work in, loss of trust from not being able to deliver reproducible results is one of the worst things that can happen. As Warren Buffett has said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to… Read article →



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A day in the life of a cancer researcher

The song “A day in the life” sung by The Beatles has always been one of my favorites and probably the reason why many people contemplate what they do in their daily lives. Although I moved from academia to industry several years ago, I still have good friends working as post-doctorates who are specifically involved… Read article →


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How reliable are your samples?

Have you ever been in a situation where you prepared every necessary reagent for your experiment in the proper way, diligently performed every protocol step, and still ended up with background signals or even no signals in your gels, plots and blots? Have you conducted the experiment again while troubleshooting various components, but never found an answer? Wait – did you… Read article →