Welcome to the LabRoots blog, where you can catch up on all the exciting news from the company, as well as check out all the comings and goings of the team.

Our 2nd annual virtual event about Cannabis sciences took place on March 27 and 28 featuring a number of experts in their fields. Current research and work covering opportunities and challenges in technology, regulatory issues, analytical testing, and mainstreaming cannabis were presented. “Such an amazing amount of knowledge presented here, big thanks to LabRoots for putting this...

Why should we be concerned about past advances and discoveries in both medicine and science? Shouldn’t we be focused on moving forward rather than looking back? The truth is that if there isn’t an understanding of the past new hypotheses and theories cannot be formulated. A case in point is the discovery of the smallpox...

Our 7th Annual Neuroscience Virtual Event was held on March 13-14 and was a huge success. Joshua Gordon, MD, PhD, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, opened the event with his keynote address detailing some of the challenges and opportunities in mental health research. He provided an update for the NIH’s Brain Research...

The LabRoots 2018 Fall Scholarship welcomed applications from students needing support for research projects, travel expenses, and training supplies associated with their academic pursuits in one of the STEM fields. We would like to congratulate Jennifer Bradley as this Fall's scholarship winner! Jennifer currently a part-time Ph.D. student and works full-time at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). ...

The Neuroscience 2019 virtual event, produced by LabRoots, will start off with a bang this year, featuring Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. Dr. Gordon oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and clinical research that seeks to...

The American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, ASHG 2018, is in sunny San Diego this year starting October 16th through October 20th. We’re going to be there, so stop by booth #1026 and say hi to some of the LabRoots team! We’ll be giving away free t-shirts for any new registrants or for those...

It seems like everyone knows someone with cancer. It is one of those diseases that touches millions of lives. Because of this, the cancer research and clinical communities work tirelessly to learn more about the many different types and mechanisms of cancer as well as to develop new treatments to beat the disease in a...

CRISPR has been the belle of the scientific research ball for over a decade. While there are many other gene editing methods (TALENS, zinc fingers, meganucleases…), none have been hailed as so quick and easy as CRISPR-Cas9. With its increased adoption and integration in research labs, CRISPR gene editing has gained importance as a research...