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.

Ken B

Recent Posts:

Video: How to Choose Enzymatic or Sonication Protocol for ChIP

The success of your chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) experiment depends on the fragmentation of ...
Ken B Nov 6, 2019 3:00:00 AM

Tech Tips Video: How much antibody should I use for ChIP?

It's time to check out another video from the CST Tech Tips playlist! In this edition of Tech Tips, ...
Ken B Nov 28, 2018 3:15:00 AM

Video: Understanding Macrophages in the Tumor Microenvironment

Research trends in macrophage plasticity It’s an exciting time for immuno-oncology research, as pote...
Ken B Sep 19, 2018 3:15:00 AM

Tech Tips Video: Milk or BSA? Choosing a blocking protein for Western Blot

So you've set the timer to five minutes for the first of three TBST washes for your western blot mem...
Ken B Sep 5, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Q&A: From Signaling Pathways to Career Pathways

Each summer, college and high school interns at CST get a chance to sample work life in a biotech en...
Ken B Aug 15, 2018 3:10:00 AM

Have you ever wondered: Am I setting up my loading controls correctly?

You’re gathering data from all your experiments and preparing to present to your advisor and thesis ...
Ken B Nov 1, 2017 3:00:00 AM

Have You Ever Wondered: What's The Lowdown on Phospho-Specific Antibodies?

Early exploration of unmapped biological signaling pathways were carried out using radiolabeled phos...
Ken B Jul 26, 2017 3:20:00 AM

Successful Immunofluorescence: Antibody Dilution and Incubation Conditions

Part four of a series on immunofluorescence techniques. Check out previous posts on Validation, Expe...
Ken B May 10, 2017 3:01:00 AM

Journal Club | Zika virus turns off Akt signaling to hijack autophagy in developing neural tissue

The Zika virus (ZIKV) is related to flaviviruses that cause dengue and yellow fever, and is spread v...
Ken B Mar 29, 2017 3:00:00 AM

Successful Immunofluorescence: Fixation and Permeabilization

Part Three of a four-part series on Immunofluorescence. Check out The Importance of Validation and E...
Ken B Mar 15, 2017 3:00:00 AM

Successful Immunofluorescence: Experimental Controls

 Part two of a four-part series on Immunofluorescence. Check out our posts on Validation and Fixatio...
Ken B Mar 8, 2017 3:00:00 AM

Successful Immunofluorescence: The Importance of Validation

Part one of a four-part series on Immunofluorescence. Check out Experimental Controls and Fixation a...
Ken B Mar 1, 2017 3:00:00 AM

Season's Greetings from CST!

The holiday season is traditionally marked by festive choral music, decorated cookies, and in recent...
Ken B Dec 21, 2016 3:00:00 AM

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