Molecular Biology Webinars
A collection of technical webinars designed to streamline and increase efficiency in molecular biology workflows. Select the webinar(s) of interest and fill out the corresponding form to review for free!

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Reverse transcription

This webinar covers the fundamentals of reverse transcription, discusses best practices for reaction setup, and provides guidelines for reaction optimization and troubleshooting.


PCR

The direct PCR approach delivers convenience in DNA amplification by enabling PCR to be performed directly from crude samples. On viewing this webinar, you should know if direct PCR is right for your application or sample, know how to best optimize conditions for Direct PCR and learn how direct PCR enables new approaches to genotyping.

 

This webinar discusses the evolution of DNA polymerase technology. We also offer tips for choosing the optimal DNA polymerase for various PCR applications and streamlining PCR-based workflows.

 

In this webinar, we will review the fundamentals of PCR and discuss best practices for reaction setup and optimization as well as data analysis.


Nucleic acid electrophoresis

In this webinar, we review the fundamentals of the electrophoresis workflow and applications. We highlight tips for overcoming common and hidden mistakes as well as tools for optimizing experiments.

 

In the webinar “Nucleic acid electrophoresis applications and techniques,” you will get an overview of the electrophoresis workflow. We will focus on the uses and applications for electrophoresis, from gel extraction to analysis.

 

With this webinar we will give a broad introduction to plant research topics. We will have a major focus on tips and tricks that facilitate working with plant samples and discuss plant-specific solutions for nucleic acid purification and PCR.


Molecular cloning

This webinar presents important considerations as well as tips and tricks to simplify the cloning workflow. It covers the most frequent problems and cloning pitfalls, and shows innovative solutions that can reduce the time and errors in a typical cloning workflow.

 

This webinar discusses how you can benefit from using ligation-independent cloning in your research through a detailed look at the technology, basic protocols, optimization and troubleshooting techniques.

 

With this webinar we will give an overview on different DNA end modifications, how to set up an optimal ligation reaction and how to assess and improve ligation efficiency. Also, we will discuss alternatives to traditional T4 DNA Ligase–based cloning, such as PCR cloning and LIC.


Restriction and modifying enzymes

In this webinar, we will learn about the development and use of restriction endonucleases. We will also discuss factors that influence optimal DNA digestion, common troubleshooting issues, and new applications for restriction enzymes in molecular biology workflows.

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