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Immunoprofiling sample preparation
Posted from Discovering Biology in a Digital World by Todd Smith on Wed Dec 05, 2018

As previously discussed , immunoprofiling is the quantitative measurement of antigen receptors (ARs; antibodies or T-cell receptors) in a sample. Massively parallel (NextGen) DNA sequencing is a commonly used method for ... Read more

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By Jen Starr. Jen Starr is part of the community team at Next Day PC. Jen enjoys staying on top of the latest tech trends and sharing how new tech can positively impact people’s lives.

Biotechnology is the field of study that involves the practical use of biological processes in industrial production. The early applications of biotechnology gave rise to the making of beer, wine, and cheese. With advances in technology, vaccine development and insulin production were made ... Read more

Immunoprofiling steps of the general workflow
Posted from Discovering Biology in a Digital World by Todd Smith on Wed Nov 07, 2018
Growth of publications[1]. Key points in technology and company development are indicated.

Immunoprofiling, the quantitative measurement of antigen receptors (ARs; antibodies or T-cell receptors) in a ... Read more

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SEATTLE, Digital World Biology LLC ( https://dwbio.com ), a biotechnology education company, announces that it has received a $351,000 three-year grant from the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technology Education ... Read more

Infographic: BCRs vs TCRs
Posted from Discovering Biology in a Digital World by Todd Smith on Tue Jul 10, 2018

Scientists, and science editors love acronyms. While they can be obfuscating, they help reduce cumbersome language.

For many years the term antibody was commonly abbreviated as Ab (Ig and others too). As high-throughput ... Read more

Immuno-Bioinformatics Infographic
Posted from Discovering Biology in a Digital World by Todd Smith on Wed May 30, 2018
Overview of the Immuno-Bioinformatics Course

In recent posts, I discussed container technology with an emphasis on Docker and ... Read more

MHC-I with antigen from Molecule World
Posted from Discovering Biology in a Digital World by Todd Smith on Tue Jan 30, 2018

Lately I’ve been thinking about immunology, and not just because it is flu season, it is because Digital World Biology (DWB) is collaborating with Shoreline Community College to design a five-week bioinformatics course that will be component of their one year immuno-biotechnology certificate (1 ... Read more

By Karyn Mullins, President at MedReps, a job board which gives members access to the most sought after medical sales jobs and pharmaceutical sales jobs on the Web. Connect with Karyn on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

You’ve likely considered a career path in bioengineering. Or maybe agricultural biotechnology is still on the list of possibilities. Or the path of genomics has caught your attention. But, there is one more career path to consider -- biotech sales.

Biotech sales is a lucrative and ... Read more

getting the images was the hardest part
Posted from Discovering Biology in a Digital World by Todd Smith on Tue Oct 31, 2017

A lot of our colleagues are interested in bioinformatics and data science. While it is clear that bioinformatics is important, even essential, in modern biology research, there is the question about the levels of programming and computer skills needed for different jobs. I'm not going to answer ... Read more

Submitted by Todd Smith on Tue October 17, 2017.

One of the themes of the recent @synbiobeta #sbbsf17 annual meeting (Oct 4,5 2017) was the impact of synthetic biology on making new things or making old things in new ways. From cement to food, synthetic biology is causing people to rethink the way things are made. One of the most interesting ... Read more