Explainer Videos & Demos

Watch our explainer videos and 3D instrument demos to find out how to use products and see automation in action

  • Detect SARS-CoV-2 in your research in 3 simple steps
    Find out how to get reliable RT-PCR results for your SARS-CoV-2 research in around one hour using less plastic and reagents.
    Video
    Academic Basic Research
  • Genomic DNA contamination in your RNA samples affects downstream applications and makes it more difficult to interpret results. Typically, lengthy enzymatic digestion is needed to remove the gDNA. Discover how unique gDNA Eliminator columns and solution efficiently remove gDNA and avoid the need for DNase treatment.
    Video
    gDNA
  • The potential for low yields is a crucial factor in RNA purification. Common challenges include the type and amount of sample material and the purification method. Find out how efficient sample disruption and the optimal purification method can improve your RNA yields.
    Video
    sample disruption
  • Video
    Find out how to get optimal results in your DNA cleanup applications. Watch our step-by-step visual protocol for DNA gel extraction and PCR purification using QIAquick Kits. Useful tips and tricks help maximize your success.
    Video
    QIAquick
  • Pyrosequencing performs cost effective short read sequencing when a small range of targets need to be analyzed. Explore the steps involved in the Pyrosequencing reaction.
    Video
    PyroMark
  • Video
    OD readings at 260 and 280 nm allow you to assess the purity and concentration of your isolated RNA. The accuracy of these readings is critical as many assays require very precise amounts of RNA for optimal performance. Find out what factors can lead to overestimation of the RNA concentration and how you can easily overcome this problem.
    Video
    RNeasy
  • Video
    With a huge range of possible starting materials, a one-size-fits-all approach does not work for RNA purification. Each starting material has its own needs and challenges and requires an optimized protocol and reagents. Learn about our wide range of optimized RNeasy Kits and wealth of protocols.
    Video
    RNeasy
  • The Rotor-Gene Q, combines multiple optimized design features to provide the outstanding performance and reliable results that your research demands. This short video demonstrates how to load strip tubes using a multichannel pipet for analysis on the Rotor-Gene Q real-time PCR cycler.
    Video
    Rotor-Gene Q
  • Isolation of DNA from Chocolate
    The origin, authenticity and quality of raw ingredients and processed foods are major concerns for the global food market. Our mericon portfolio meets these demands. Watch our visual protocol and learn how to extract DNA from chocolate that is suitable for identifying and authenticating the ingredients of the chocolate.
    Video
    Food safety testing
  • Video
    The balanced combination of K+ and NH4+ used in all QIAGEN PCR buffers can strongly increase primer annealing specificity, resulting in preferentially amplified specific products. See how QIAGEN’s unique PCR buffer system eliminates the need to optimize the Mg2+ concentration, delivers time and cost savings and maximizes your PCR success.
    Video
    PCR
  • Video
    The QIAvac 24 Plus facilitates sample handling and reduces hands-on preparation time by eliminating the tedious loading and unloading of spin columns into a centrifuge and subsequent removal of flow-through during binding and washing procedures. Watch our step-by-step video to see how you can perform your plasmid minipreps 33% faster.
    Video
    QIAvac
  • Our innovative mericon portfolio consists of a broad range of products that meets the quality-control needs of the food industry. With products for every step of the molecular food testing workflow, we cover all aspects of food testing. Find out how mericon products can improve your pathogen detection and ingredient authentication.
    Video
    Food safety testing
  • Video
    The RT² Profiler PCR Array system enables pathway-focused gene expression analysis for any sample quantity or type. With a simple protocol, the RT² Profiler PCR Array system can be used in any laboratory with access to a real-time PCR cycler. Explore the simplicity of the system in our step-by-step tutorial.
    Video
    RT2 Profiler
  • Our innovative mericon portfolio consists of a broad range of products that meets the quality-control needs of the food industry. With products for every step of the molecular food testing workflow, we cover all aspects of food testing. Find out how mericon products can improve your pathogen detection and ingredient authentication.
    Video
    QIAxcel
  • miRNAs play an intricate role in gene regulation. Understanding their biogenesis and expression patterns is important in defining their biological functions. Discover more in this introduction to miRNA biogenesis and mode of action.
    Video
    micro RNA
  • The innovative two-phase hot-start mechanism delivers the highest specificity for quantitative real-time RT-PCR and enables convenient room-temperature reaction setup without compromising performance. Learn how the stringent hot-start procedure allows reaction setup to remain stable for up to 2 hours.
    Video
    qPCR
  • Successful recovery of DNA fragments using a gel extraction procedure can be influenced by a variety of factors. This bench tutorial investigates agarose gel-related and extraction-related parameters and how they influence gel extraction. Discover which parameters are important for high DNA recovery rates in your gel extraction procedures.
    Video
    QIAquick
  • If you need fast and reliable automated 96-well nucleic acid purification, check out the innovative features of the QIAcube HT. With automated protocols and dedicated accessories and consumables, the QIAcube HT is your purification expert.
    Virtual demo
    QIAcube HT
  • rotor gene assay manager
    The Rotor-Gene Q, combines multiple optimized design features to provide the outstanding performance and reliable results that your research demands. Watch the software demo and discover more about the innovative features of the Rotor-Gene Q.
    Virtual demo
    Rotor-Gene Q
  • The ability to process up to 12 samples per run makes the TissueLyser LT the ideal front-end solution to access biological information for genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics applications. Explore the features of the TissueLyser LT and discover why it is the ideal front-end solution for sample disruption and homogenization.
    Virtual demo
    TissueLyser LT
  • QIAcube Connect – redefining automated sample processing. Learn how you can automate proven QIAGEN spin columns and say goodbye to repetitive manual processing.
    Virtual demo
    QIAcube Connect
  • Whether you are working on sexual assault casework, need a solution for low- to high-throughput casework or are performing paternity and kinship testing, discover the best solutions to optimize your HID and forensics workflow.
    Virtual demo
    HIID
  • From Sample to Insight at the push of a button. Discover how our automated solutions deliver the reproducible, high-quality data you need to compare your results to those from laboratories around the world.
    Virtual demo
    Automation
  • The QIAcuity Digital PCR System delivers precise and multiplexed quantification results for mutation detection, copy number variation (CNV), gene expression studies, gene-editing analysis, and many more. Explore the virtual demo to learn more about QIAcuity.
    Virtual demo
    QIAcuity
  • The compact QIAgility enables rapid, high-precision automated PCR setup. Learn more about the pure pipetting precision, enhanced safety features, easy-to-use software and exceptional reliability of the QIAgility.
    Virtual demo
    QIAgility
  • The QIAxcel Advanced capillary electrophoresis system automates DNA and RNA analysis, providing time and cost efficiency with a new level of convenience and analysis performance. Embrace the future of electrophoresis and learn more about our ready-to-go electrophoresis solution.
    Virtual demo
    Automation
  • The QIAxpert System provides accelerated DNA, RNA, and protein quantification and quality control. Experience for yourself how easy it is to use QIAxpert.
    Virtual demo
    QIAxpert
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