24 Jan, 2013Stem cells create “Disease in a Dish” for drug development


Last week we talked about Stem cell research getting the “green light” and this week we continue with our stem cell blog series. Biology…

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17 Jan, 2013Stem cell research gets the green light


One of Assay Depot’s most popular blog posts of last year was an infographic depicting American attitudes towards stem cell research.  Part of…

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04 Jan, 2013Next Generation Sequencing: Clinical Translation


Since the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) initiated a program in 2004 to advance sequencing technology development, the resulting next generation sequencing…

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02 Jan, 2013Next Generation Sequencing: Applications


Next generation sequencing has reduced costs and increased the throughput, as compared to Sanger sequencing. Importantly, it has expanded the capabilities of sequencing…

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28 Dec, 2012Next Generation Sequencing: Technologies


In the previous post, we saw the impetus behind the technological innovation that led to development of next generation sequencing. So, for aficionados, Dr…

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26 Dec, 2012Next Generation Sequencing: Necessity In The Age Of Genomics


This holiday season, while sipping eggnog and eating some delicious holiday treats, we invited Dr Sandeep Pingle, editor of Roundtable Review[1] to muse about…

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13 Dec, 2012Research Exchange 3.0 Released


Over 9 months in the making, Assay Depot is proud to announce the immediate availability of our much improved Research Exchange platform. The Research Exchange 3.0 includes many new features our users have been asking for and a whole set of refinements to the features our users already use. The Assay Depot Research Exchange enables researchers to outsource work directly to the vendors who can perform the work.

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28 Nov, 2012Research Exchange Upgrade – Feedback from Pfizer and AstraZeneca


We are proud to announce that the Assay Depot scientific research exchange has just undergone a huge upgrade. Although much of the upgrade was under-the-hood in preparation for future ehancements and new features, researchers logging on to Assay Depot will now see many changes to the User Dashboard. Vendors will also notice a few new tools available through the Assay Depot Backoffice.

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06 Nov, 2012Science in Politics: Election for Research


The US presidential election will soon come to a close today and many Americans will have casted their vote for the candidate who…

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30 Oct, 2012Crowdsourcing, Citizen Science and Finding a Cure for Cancer


It seems as if hardly a week goes by now without reading about a new example of crowdsouricing or citizen scientists working on…

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