August 2017

LabRoots is excited to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines with the new LabRoots fall scholarship opening for applications September 1st! This program is open to students both in and outside the US, and welcomes applications from students seeking support to cover expenses associated with their academic...

Dr. Edward Jenner, often called “the father of immunology,” was an American physician and scientist who pioneered the smallpox vaccine, the world’s first vaccine. His work is thought to have saved more lives than the work of any other person given its global reach. Though inoculation and initial vaccination was already in practice, it wasn’t until...

LabRoots is excited to present the winner for the Summer Textbook Scholarship! Congratulations to Andrew Ly! Andrew, an undergraduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles, is working towards his degree in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics studying the roles of various proteins in infection by murine gammaherpesvirus-68 for use as a therapeutic gene...

Cell Biology, the study of the physiological properties, structure, organelles, environmental interactions, life cycle, and division and death of cells, is a fascinating field that spans most scientific disciplines. Cell Biology encompasses the cross-discipline applications of cell imaging, stem cells, cell physiology and structure, cell signaling, cell culture, and translational biology, and integrates them into...

Marie Curie was a Polish-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. Not only was she the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences, she was the first person and only woman to win twice! Her outstanding achievements include the development...