Author: Jen Ellis

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...

LabRoots is heading back to San Diego for the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo to be held on July 30, 2017 through August 3, 2017. San Diego is a premiere location for the conference, with top-notch facilities and more activities than participants have time to experience! This year, AACC will be focusing...

The LabRoots Microbiology and Immunology 2017 Virtual Conference is coming to you September 13-14, 2017. If you are interested in discovering new concepts, tools and techniques in research and diagnostics for the Microbiology and Immunology fields, join us! Microbiology and Immunology cover an immense scope, integrating into various industries and research areas including pharmaceuticals, medicine, agriculture,...

The Summer 2017 Textbook Scholarship is coming to a close at the end of the month. With summer in full swing, enjoy your days at the beach and in the sun, not worrying about how you will cover the increasing cost of textbooks next academic year. Applications for the scholarship are still being accepted, having...

Curiosity compels us to act on not just functional need but a desire to learn more. Consumers have become browsers and discoverers, wandering around stores or searching the internet to find new and interesting facts, ideas, and products.  Curiosity can guide consumers to discover and engage with your brand.  Generating curiosity about a product through...

Have you thought about what you are getting your dad for Father’s Day? LabRoots has an idea! Is your dad a genius? Send him an Einstein t-shirt. Does your dad like to tell goofy jokes? Then the “Be the Fungi” t-shirt is right for him. Find the shirt dad will want to wear all year...

We at LabRoots are happy to present the winner of the Spring 2017 LabRoots Scholarship! This scholarship supports undergraduate or graduate students with funding for research projects, travel expenses, and training supplies associated with their academic pursuits in one of the STEM fields. The LabRoots Scholarship funds one student for one year, providing $3,000 in...