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Your bloggers at Promega Connections like Halloween. In the past we have reviewed our top scary blogs and provided lists of things to do with pumpkins and suggestions for what to do when you have too much leftover Halloween candy. This year we are jumping on the 2-sentence horror story bandwagon with a twist: the […]
This article review was written by guest author, Amy Landreman, in the Cellular Analysis and Proteomics Group at Promega. Charcot-Marie Tooth (CMT) disease is one of the most common inherited neurological disorders affecting approximately 2.8 million people worldwide. The most common form of CMT, CMT Type 1A, is caused by a 1.5Mb genomic duplication on […]
“Oh wait Mom, look, bugs!” And she was off. The next thing I knew she had a pale greenish-blue tobacco hornworm caterpillar in her hand. “I’ve never seen anything like this before.” Nor had I. She turned it upside down and started tickling its legs with a finger of her free hand. “What does it […]
As an HR professional, I attend different seminars and conferences to obtain credits for my HR certification. We had a SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management) state conference last week, and I learned all kinds of new strategies involving recruitment, succession planning, employee engagement and change management. One topic was present in every session I […]
My one attempt at working with plant DNA when I was at the lab bench was trying to create a shotgun library from a rice BAC. Never have I needed to isolate nucleic acid from the source material, but based on my conversations with plant scientists, it can be problematic endeavor between the tough tissue […]
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