Who: I am a life-sciences explorer.
What: I surf nutrient-to-gene trails.
Where: My base camp is at the University of Geneva.
When: - gianpaolo.rando@unige.ch,

Heavy metal detection with reporter genes

One month ago I was reporting how GFP has been turned in a mercury biosensor for in vivo application, now it's the turn of another &quo...

b-lactamase reporter for selecting yeast clones

Large scale therapeutic protein production is not so cheap, and it is well known that pharmaceutical industry is under constant pressure to ...

In the beginning was the fat

So you are an imaging scientist. Probably you master an in vivo imaging system (CCD) and spend most of your working time in a lonely dark ro...

5-word review

Lauren is an australian conceptual installation artist which has coniate the more conceptual definition of Reportergene.com in her delicious...

New instruments for reporter assay detection

Directly from Biotechniques Weekly (april 10)... 1) Rapid whole-animal imaging in infrared Experimental Biology 2008, San Diego, CA, Apr....

BLI and cancer #1

Read also BLI and cancer #2 Recently, more than one bacteria strain has been described to germinate and grow only in the hypoxic regions o...