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Molecular Biology

Sample Technologies team receives Platinum My Green Lab certification

February 14, 2024

Explore the journey to Platinum My Green Lab certification in our exclusive interview with David Willemsen, blending sustainability with molecular biology.

David Willemsen

Strategies for successful grant writing

February 8, 2024

Rachel Golonka provides an in-depth, step-by-step explanation for beginners of how to write a successful scientific grant.

OEM, generic, lab, close up of a selection of vials and someone typing at a laptop in the lab

Simple tips on becoming an eco-friendlier lab

February 6, 2024

Discover tips for reducing energy, cutting waste, and embracing sustainability in your research.

Illustration for QIAwave enviromental campaign

Answers to your burning questions on AMR detection technologies revealed

April 20, 2023

Our AMR webinar Q&A session covered a lot of useful info – from sample prep tips to advice on NGS- and dPCR-based AMR detection. We’ve compiled it all in our blog post.

Microbes research

7 most frequently asked technical support questions, answered!

November 26, 2021

A Q&A session with Egidio Lacanna and Salvatore Paradiso from our Technical Service team.

7 most frequently asked technical support questions

Your FFPE Questions, Answered

July 27, 2021

In a recent webinar, you asked our experts, Eva Haenssler, Ph.D. Associate Director of New Nucleic Acid Solutions and Martin Schlumpberger, Ph.D., Director of Exosomes and ccfDNA Product Development for more information about...

Archive of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue sections

How the University of Tübingen uses QIAsphere in COVID-19 research labs

February 18, 2021

At the Institute of Tropical Medicine in the University of Tübingen, research associate Albert Lalremruata is designing, developing, and validating molecular diagnostic assays to support clinical trials.

Albert Lalremruata

Wastewater monitoring of SARS-CoV-2

February 17, 2021

Last year, several studies showed that people infected with SARS-CoV-2 could pass viral RNA from their feces into sewage and wastewater drainage systems. These studies, including those from the Universities of...

Dominic O'Neil

QIAcube Connect: Learn about automated sample processing 

May 24, 2020

QIAGEN spin columns are the gold standard for nucleic acid extraction and purification. Many research labs, however, are challenged by the number and variability of samples that need to be processed...


New tool helps scientists, veterinarians shed light on koala chlamydia infections

October 15, 2019

Fast, accurate testing is important when studying infections in a wildlife setting. That’s why researchers in Australia, looking to improve on the time required by traditional PCR tests to detect chlamydia infections in koalas...

Koala chlamydia infections

Deer antlers serve as in vitro model for rapid bone regeneration studies

December 7, 2018
Bone regeneration is a complex physiological process, critical to both the healing of fractures and continuous bone remodeling in adults. Sometimes, a large amount of bone regeneration is required, and the normal process is inadequate.
Deer antlers serve as in vitro model for rapid bone regeneration studies

The pathway towards the RNA universe

January 26, 2018

It’s mindboggling to think that our universe was born around 13.8 billion years ago and our planet formed around 4.56 billion years ago. Many millions of years later, the first forms of life evolved. All life as we know it today, uses three different types…

The pathway towards the RNA universe