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The Big Life Scientist Survey

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 1263 Views No comments

Scientists, we want to hear your views in The Big Life Scientist Survey!

The aim of The Big Life Scientist Survey is to highlight the biggest challenges life scientists are facing today around funding, pressure, publication and more. It’ll only take you five minutes to complete, it's completely anonymous, and at the end you can have the option of entering our prize draw to win $500 of Hello Bio vouchers too.

Exclusive discount on synaptic electrophysiology software WinLTP

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 493 Views No comments

We are delighted to be able to offer Hello Bio customers an exclusive 10% discount on an exciting new data acquisition program for electrophysiologists - WinLTP. Find out more!

Having difficulties with dilutions? Let our calculator help you!

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 416 Views No comments

Do you have difficulties with dilution calculations? Don't worry - help is at hand with the Hello Bio Dilution Calculator...

Water soluble DREADD ligands: only available from Hello Bio

By Sam Roome 3 months ago 841 Views No comments

DREADDs are an increasingly popular field, but the pharmacological tools and ligands available have not been readily water soluble. Researchers have had to use DMSO or ethanol to solubilise them - which is not ideal for studies in biological systems. Our team of chemists have been hard at work to manufacture a range of DREADD ligands that are water soluble - many of which are only available from Hello Bio. They've been reviewed and rated by researchers too - find out more...

Interviews with Scientists: Dr. Chinmaya Sadangi

By Sam Roome 3 months ago 8023 Views No comments

We’ve followed Dr. Chinmaya Sadangi on Twitter (@addictivebrain) for a while now, and it was our pleasure to interview him for our Interviews with Scientists series! Read his interview...

Interviews with Scientists: Brittany Berdy

By Sam Roome 3 months ago 1901 Views No comments

We first “met” Brittany on Twitter while we were perusing the #LabLife hashtag, and we loved her tweets from the lab so much that we invited her to speak to us for our Interviews with Scientists series. And we’re delighted that she said yes! Find out what she had to say...

Top Ten Science News Accounts to Follow on Twitter

By Sam Roome 4 months ago 1164 Views No comments

Are you an avid science news reader like us? If you’re reading this, of course you are! We’ve put together a Science News list of all our favourite accounts, which you can subscribe to here, and in this post we’ve rounded up our ten favourite accounts.

Meet Our Lab Heroes Awards Runner-Up: Pinggan Li

By Sam Roome 4 months ago 479 Views No comments

Time to meet our second runner-up in the Lab Heroes Awards 2017! Of the many brilliant awards entries we received, our Scientific Advisory Board felt that Pinggan Li’s nomination really stood out...

Meet Our Lab Heroes Awards Runner-Up: Vanessa Charrier

By Sam Roome 4 months ago 543 Views No comments

While it was a tough decision to choose just three scientists from all the amazing Lab Heroes Awards entries we received, our Scientific Advisory Board selected Vanessa Charrier of Inserm, France as one of our two first runners-up. Find out more about her!

Meet our Lab Heroes Awards Winner: Kimberley Evans

By Sam Roome 4 months ago 560 Views No comments

We were thrilled to have so many fantastic, highly deserving entries to the first of our Lab Heroes Awards, but the one that really stood out to our Scientific Advisory Board – and the first ever winner of our Lab Hero title – was Kimberley Evans.

Kimberley is a Research Assistant, soon to be Lab Manager, in the Karadottir Lab at the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge, UK. Her research is concerned with factors that affect myelination, and the role of white matter in Alzheimer's disease. We chatted to Kimberley to find out more about this lab hero!