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.

Tamar A.

Recent Posts:

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

Writing a Grant Part 6: Budget justification, letters of support, and more

Previous posts have dealt with a good many of the different parts of the grant application and deali...
Tamar A. Aug 25, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Writing a Grant Part 5: Smaller Application Components

It is a certainty that you have now spent, or should have spent, the majority of your time working o...
Tamar A. Aug 18, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Targeting TIGIT for Immunotherapy and T Cell Exhaustion

The evolution of solid tumor cancer treatment has historically centered on a tripartite approach tha...
Tamar A. Feb 17, 2021 3:00:00 AM

B Cell Basics:  What a disease researcher needs to know

Changes in the activation of intracellular signaling networks downstream of B cell receptors (BCR) l...
Tamar A. Nov 18, 2020 3:15:00 AM

T Cell Basics: What a disease researcher needs to know

T cells are highly specialized lymphocytes that play a critical role in the cell-mediated arm of the...
Tamar A. Nov 11, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: Which markers can be used to identify cellular senescence?

In response to a variety of environmental factors – like ionizing radiation, exposure to chemotherap...
Tamar A. Oct 14, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: What role does senescence play in disease?

Cellular senescence occurs when cells cease proliferation and irreversibly exit the cell cycle. Whil...
Tamar A. Oct 7, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: What role do the telomeres play in senescence?

Senescence is a cellular state during which cells remain metabolically active, but irreversibly with...
Tamar A. Sep 16, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: How is cellular senescence related to aging?

Senescence, the cessation of cell division and permanent withdrawal from the cell cycle, is a proces...
Tamar A. Sep 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: What signaling pathways are associated with cellular senescence?

Senescence is the irreversible arrest of proliferation in response to a variety of cellular stressor...
Tamar A. Aug 26, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: What is cell senescence?

Cellular senescence is a state of stable cell cycle arrest under which cells remain metabolically ac...
Tamar A. Aug 12, 2020 3:00:00 AM

How can recombinant proteins help researchers study SARS-CoV-2?

Although coronaviruses have long circulated throughout human populations, the study of these viruses...
Tamar A. Aug 5, 2020 3:15:00 AM

Cell Process: How is cytotoxicity assessed?

Changes in cellular health in response to exogenous stimuli can provide keen insight into the biolog...
Tamar A. Jul 8, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: Seven Assays to Detect Apoptosis

Apoptosis is a highly regulated form of programmed cell death that occurs in multicellular organisms...
Tamar A. Jul 1, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Immunology: What are toll-like receptors and how do they invoke tumor tolerance?

Toll-like receptors (TLR) are transmembrane receptors that play a critical role in innate immune res...
Tamar A. Jun 10, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Immunology: Can we re-train our T cells to attack cancer?

The human immune system comprises an array of ingenious cellular components and mechanisms that coll...
Tamar A. Jun 3, 2020 3:00:00 AM

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