Q&A with Dr. Juliane Nguyen: Exosome Profiling with miRNA and Biotech’s Next Breakthrough

Dr. Juliane Nguyen is a professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Buffalo. Her Therapeutic Biomaterials Laboratory investigates using exosomes and other nanoscale carriers for the treatment of diseases including cancer and ischemic heart disease. NanoString...

The Votes Are In- What Causes qPCR and RNA-Seq Variability?

Retraction. A word feared by every scientist conducting lab experiments and publishing data. I came across an interesting article recently entitled “Sources of error in the retracted scientific literature” (Arturo Casadevall et. al.). The paper noted that retraction of flawed...

/ November 7, 2018

Q&A with Darragh Duffy, Ph.D. – Understanding the Healthy Human Immune Response with the LabEx Milieu Interieur Project

Darragh Duffy, Ph.D., is the Scientific Manager of the LabEx Milieu Interieur project at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France. This ambitious program started in 2011 with the mission to understand the genetic and environmental contributions to healthy immune responses and...

Q&A with Dr. Stefan Prokop – Alzheimer’s: From the Amyloid Hypothesis to the Cellular Phase and Beyond

Stefan Prokop, MD, is a Neuropathologist and Research Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His work is focused on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) with a specific interest in the role of the immune system in AD pathogenesis and...

The Chronic(als) of Autoimmunity

Political climate aside, life in Britain in the 1930’s and 1940’s was harsh and infectious disease (particularly tuberculosis) was one of the most urgent health problems; such infections favored the overcrowded, unsanitary environments prevalent in many of Britain’s cities at...

/ September 25, 2018