Rats — An ideal animal model of human disease
Annalise Barnette
Jun 21, 2017
Discover the distinct features of rats that make them ideal animal models for scientific research as well as new discoveries generated using transgenic rat models.
How to identify major immune cell types by their CD marker expression
May 19, 2017
Knowing what markers to use to identify certain immune cell types can be confusing and time-consuming. This blog post describes a new tool from Bio-Rad that simplifies this process for the most common immune cell types.
Bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) in adult neurogenesis research — Part 2
Apr 14, 2017
In this second part of our series on BrdU in adult neurogenesis research, we describe “the dark side of BrdU” and how you can carefully control your BrdU labeling experiments
Bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) in adult neurogenesis research — Part 1
Apr 07, 2017
The first of a two part series describing how BrdU revolutionized the field of neurogenesis.
Macrophages, obesity and insulin resistance
Annalise Barnette
Mar 31, 2017
This blog post describes the mechanisms by which macrophages induce insulin resistance in the obese state