Start the new year with a new decked-out lab by following our suggestions below



Go through your reagents and buffers to check expiration dates, and for any contamination. If you need to replenish, try our Invitrogen™ Buffer Kit. It has all your basic buffer needs to get you started for the new year. Shop now ›


Prevent contamination

Be sure to check for contamination, floaties, or discoloration in your cell culture media. To prevent and avoid further contamination, use Gibco™ Antibiotic-Antimycotic (100X).
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Cell viability

See how many of your cells survived the holidays. Use our Invitrogen™ Countess™ II FL Automated Cell Counter to check viability and count cells. This is a great tool if you left your cells in culture or froze them down. Shop now ›


Water to beads

Clean out your water bath and start fresh this year. Replace the old water with sparkly new Lab Armor™ Beads, which are small, non-uniform metal beads made from dry, metallic thermal alloy. They’re designed to replace water in a water bath or ice in an ice bucket. Perfect for your new lab in the new year! Shop now ›



Spend some time cleaning your bench, plastic ware, and instruments with Invitrogen™ RNaseZap™ RNase Decontamination Solution. You simply spray the solution onto the surface to be decontaminated and rinse it off with RNase-free water. Shop now ›



Take the time to calibrate your equipment and pipettes to ensure accurate results. If you use Thermo Fisher Scientific real-time PCR instruments, we have what you need to help you with your calibration. Shop now ›


Keep stocked up

Did someone use your reagents while you were away on holiday? Start using your nearest Supply Center so you never run out of your favorite product again Learn more ›


Defrost the freezer

If you haven’t done so yet, now’s the time to defrost your freezer for the new year. Take the time to go through your vials and remove or replace any mysterious ones, or purchase a handy-dandy label maker!



Running out of pages in your lab notebook? Now’s the time to start fresh. We know you’ve been eyeing that Legend of Zelda™ journal  


Events & Seminars

While your cells are thawing, check online for any key events or seminars you’d like to attend this year. If you want to get started today, check out our free webinars. Learn more ›


Gibco™ Promotion

Wake up your cells with this all-in-one Gibco cell culture starter pack. Purchase these 5 products for only $99! Use promotion code RCCSM1 to receive your discount. Order in table directly below.



If you’ve been toying with the idea of trying the Invitrogen™ CRISPR-Cas system, now’s your chance with this new CRISPR starter pack.
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Instead of making up a shared lab stock, use phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) for your cell culture. Take the uncertainty out of cell culture—use only Gibco™ PBS buffers for your research. Learn more ›


Stock up & save

Buy one bottle of secure (New Zealand) FBS and get one free. Just add promotion code RFBS01 at checkout. 


Try something new!

Try something new this year and give our cell dissociation product a try: Gibco™ TrypLE™ Express Enzymes help you avoid thawing trypsin and aliquoting when you can just keep TrypLE Express at room temperature. Shop now ›


Do it yourself

Pour your own polyacrylamide mini gels easily and confidently with the Invitrogen™ SureCast™ Gel Handcast System. The system features durable glass plates that are securely sealed using a single-motion load-and-lock mechanism. The unique tilt feature of the SureCast Gel Handcast Station minimizes spillage during handcasting. Show off your new skills to your labmates >.

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