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  • Good machine for qPCR

    Good machine for qPCR

    Bio-Rad
    Thursday, May 14, 2015
    This machine is regularly used for both Sybr Green and Taqman qPCR. read more
  • A great combo for regular and real-time PCR

    A great combo for regular and real-time PCR

    Bio-Rad
    Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    We had the C1000 thermal cycler and upgraded it to the CFX90 real-time system to allow for performing of real-time PCR for quantitative gene analysis. It has a touch screen, which allows smooth ... read more
  • Good for Duplex PCR

    Good for Duplex PCR

    Bio-Rad
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    I use this supermix when performing duplex Taqman probe PCR. It amplifies both probes and saves time and sample because I can do duplexing with it. read more
  • Good for Sybr Green PCR

    Good for Sybr Green PCR

    Bio-Rad
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    I was using this to perform quantitative PCR on a cDNA sample or a no template control. The cDNA sample showed amplification but the no template did not. I like that it is a 2X mix and have never had ... read more
  • Quick template prep with InstaGene

    Quick template prep with InstaGene

    Bio-Rad
    Monday, December 22, 2014
    When screening samples of varying composition, such as complex foods, obtaining a purified DNA template with fewer active inhibitors is advantageous over traditional template preparations such as ... read more
  • Small, easy and fast basic cell counter

    Small, easy and fast basic cell counter

    Bio-Rad
    Thursday, December 11, 2014
    I bought this cell counter after researching for an automated cell counters. This has a smaller footprint and is fairly easy to use. My group works with colorectal cancer cell lines and this ... read more
  • Solid workhorse machine

    Solid workhorse machine

    Life Technologies
    Tuesday, October 07, 2014
    We wanted to perform qPCR testing to determine if treatment of a G-protein-coupled receptor with an agonist would affect the transcription of different genes. This machine worked well for us over ... read more
  • Great Transfer Apparatus

    Great Transfer Apparatus

    Bio-Rad
    Thursday, August 14, 2014
    I use this apparatus to transfer proteins from SDS-PAGE gels to PVDF membranes for immunoblotting. read more
  • Great Real-Time Machine from a Trusted Company

    Great Real-Time Machine from a Trusted Company

    Life Technologies
    Thursday, June 12, 2014
    I use real-time PCR machine for various purposes, mainly for checking for the knockdown/over expression of various genes after transfection and to quantify the signals for ChIP experiments. We chose ... read more
  • ChemidocMP and Software are Very Easy to Use

    ChemidocMP and Software are Very Easy to Use

    Bio-Rad
    Wednesday, June 04, 2014
    We use this product for a variety of imaging purposes but mainly for western blot imaging and analysis. It is very easy to use once optimized. read more
  • T100 Thermal Cycler - One of the Best

    T100 Thermal Cycler - One of the Best

    Bio-Rad
    Monday, May 19, 2014
    This thermal cycler was received a few months back. And it's always in use, even on weekends. It is used most of the time to perform PCR for cloning of cDNA and other genomic regions. read more
  • Great SYBR Green Master Mix

    Great SYBR Green Master Mix

    Bio-Rad
    Monday, May 12, 2014
    We have tested SsoAdvanced™ Universal SYBR® Green Supermix from Bio-Rad and always found this one to be superior (higher sensitivity, bright signal, ample product). read more
  • StepOnePlus is a Step Above the Rest

    StepOnePlus is a Step Above the Rest

    Life Technologies
    Friday, April 11, 2014
    Research in our lab focuses on how temperament or personality relates to physiology and health. The larger goal is to determine how and why individuals differ in their behavioral and physiological ... read more
  • Love This Machine!

    Love This Machine!

    Life Technologies
    Friday, April 04, 2014
    We typically perform 20-40 gene expression experiments each week. This machine is fantastic in that you can create templates, drop in your plate and go. You can analyze your data in a variety of ways... read more
  • The Standard for Comparing All Other PCR Instruments

    The Standard for Comparing All Other PCR Instruments

    Roche Life Science
    Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Easy enough to train undergrads on, but powerful enough for a senior research scientist, the Roche LightCycler 480 is the gold standard I use to compare all other PCR instruments to for gene ... read more
  • Gel Filtration Standard from Bio-Rad

    Gel Filtration Standard from Bio-Rad

    Bio-Rad
    Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    The Bio-Rad gel filtration standard is a lyophilized mixture of molecular weight markers with a range of 1,350 to 670,000 daltons. It is used as a calibration and system suitability standard for size... read more
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