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.

Chris S

Chris S

Chris Sumner is the Editor-in-Chief of Lab Expectations. When he's not reading/writing about curing disease, he's hiking in the woods, playing guitar, or searching for the world's best lobster roll.

Recent Posts:

Introduction to the Hallmarks of Antibody Validation

Antibodies are essential reagents that support all levels of scientific research. Used in a multitud...
Chris S Jan 15, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Coming to Lab Expectations in 2020

            The start of a new year is always a crazy time. There’s plenty to look back on and celeb...
Chris S Jan 1, 2020 3:15:00 AM

4 Situations Where Flow Cytometry Might Be More Useful Than Western Blotting

Western blotting is used to detect proteins and analyze their expression using antibodies, but it do...
Chris S Dec 4, 2019 3:00:00 AM

Critical Considerations for Optimizing Imaging Mass Cytometry

Understanding the microenvironment of disease is critical for the success of targeted therapies. For...
Chris S Nov 20, 2019 3:15:00 AM

Behind the Antibodies - Interview with a Development Scientist

Have you ever wondered about the minds behind our antibodies? We talk a lot about validation, specif...
Chris S Oct 16, 2019 3:15:00 AM

The Guide to the Hallmarks of Cancer Research Targets

If you haven’t heard already, it’s CST’s 20th anniversary. Woohoo! You could say this year is kind o...
Chris S Oct 9, 2019 3:15:00 AM

20 Years of Research, Reagents, and Lasting Relationships

Today marks 20 years of impact in scientific research and community support. We haven't done this al...
Chris S Oct 1, 2019 3:10:00 AM

Hallmarks of Cancer: Genome Instability and Mutation

Not all cancer cells are equal, they evolve in response to selective pressure driven by accumulation...
Chris S Aug 28, 2019 3:10:00 AM

Hallmarks of Cancer: Tumor Promoting Inflammation

Cancer cells hijack inflammatory mechanisms to promote their own growth and survival. During a norma...
Chris S Aug 21, 2019 3:15:00 AM

Webinar | Linking Senescence with DNA Damage and the Cell Cycle

Gain insight into the processes by which senescent cells contribute to tumor suppression and age-rel...
Chris S Aug 14, 2019 3:10:00 AM

Hallmarks of Cancer: Activation Invasion and Metastasis

Cancer cells invade local tissue and spread to distant sites via two distinct, but similar processes...
Chris S Jul 17, 2019 3:15:00 AM

Immunotherapy & CAR-T Cells

Our immune system has the ability to detect and fight infectious pathogens. It can also detect when ...
Chris S Jul 10, 2019 3:15:00 AM

How to Choose Enzymatic or Sonication Protocol for ChIP

Researchers use chromatin immunoprecipitation, or ChIP, to identify and characterize protein-DNA int...
Chris S Jun 26, 2019 3:10:00 AM

Video: Can you trust your immunohistochemistry results?

Immunohistochemistry, or IHC, remains the simplest method for detecting biomarker expression while m...
Chris S Jun 19, 2019 3:05:00 AM

Hallmarks of Cancer: Avoiding Immune Destruction

Some cancer cells adapt mechanisms to evade detection and destruction by the host's immune system. O...
Chris S Jun 12, 2019 3:15:00 AM

Hallmarks of Cancer: Evading Growth Suppressors

Cancer cells resist inhibitory signals that might otherwise stop their growth. The major pathways in...
Chris S May 1, 2019 3:10:00 AM

Hallmarks of Cancer: Enabling Replicative Immortality

Cancer cells can revert to a pre-differentiated, stem-cell-like phenotype, allowing uninhibited cell...
Chris S Apr 17, 2019 3:10:00 AM

Introducing Cell Mentor

In collaboration with Cell Press, we are excited to announce a new educational resource that will ma...
Chris S Apr 10, 2019 3:15:00 AM

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