CST BLOG: Lab Expectations

The official blog of Cell Signaling Technology® (CST) where we discuss what to expect from your time at the bench, share tips, tricks, and information.

Immunology: What cells have a lymphoid lineage and how are they identified?

In humans, hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) continuously replenish all types of blood cells via a ser...
Emma E Jan 19, 2022 3:00:00 AM

Subcellular Marker Selection for Immunofluorescence

When performing immunofluorescence (IF), it is common to multiplex with several antibodies and/or dy...
Ginny B. Jan 12, 2022 3:00:00 AM

2022 Preview

New year, same hustle. Are you ready to take on 2022? We are! Here’s a sneak peek at the content we’...
Chris S Jan 5, 2022 3:00:00 AM

Multiplexing the Brain: A Galaxy of Possibilities

The average human brain contains over 100 billion cells, which is nearly the same number as there ar...
Richard C Dec 15, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Tools for Determining Protein State

Post-translational modifications (PTMs) are a critical regulatory mechanism that allows cells to tig...
Andrea T Dec 8, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Tools to Perform Genomic Profiling

Techniques used in genomic profiling have come a long way in the past few decades. Researchers can n...
Curtis D Dec 1, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Why use viability dyes in flow cytometry experiments?

Viability dyes are widely used when counting and passaging cells, assessing chemical toxicity, and p...
Rob M Nov 17, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Rising Black Scientist Round Table

The Rising Black Scientists Awards were created by Cell Signaling Technology and Cell Press in 2020 ...
Chris S Nov 8, 2021 8:15:00 AM

Emerging Discoveries in ER-Phagy

Autophagy is a catabolic process for the disposal of cytoplasmic contents that are captured by doubl...
Gary K. Nov 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Metabolism and Disease

Metabolism plays a central role in many diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity...
Chris S Oct 27, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Tools for Screening and Quantifying Cells

Whether your heart is devoted to cardiac research, you’re excited to investigate neurodegenerative d...
Steve M Oct 20, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Tools for Modulating Cells

Cell behavior is a tightly regulated, finely tuned process where various different signals work toge...
Andrea T Oct 13, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Tools for Monitoring Cell State

Have you been wondering how to monitor a cell state or cellular response? From a basic research stan...
Andrea T Oct 6, 2021 3:00:00 AM

The Importance of Using a Validated Antibody Pair in a High-throughput Immunoassay

Over the years there have been numerous additions and variations to the original ELISA format includ...
Mark S Sep 29, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Using SignalScan to Investigate Infection and Immune Response

The highly contagious severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 or SARS-CoV-2 is the cause of ...
Charles F Sep 22, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Xenophagy: What you eat can’t hurt you

Xenophagy provides an important defense against foreign pathogens such as bacteria and viruses by ta...
Gary K. Sep 15, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Writing a Grant Part 8: What Are My Chances?

The late nights, the writer’s block, the last harried review of all of the components is finished. T...
Tamar A. Sep 8, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Writing a Grant Part 7: How to Interpret Summary Statement and Reviewer’s Critiques

You received your NIH scoring notice and hopefully 1) your grant got scored and 2) the number was go...
Tamar A. Sep 1, 2021 3:00:00 AM

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