How Does Mass Spec Work? Part 1- Introduction

Mass Spectrometry (MS) is an analytical technique that’s becoming increasingly important in bioscience research.  This is the first part of a series that will introduce you to this technique, how it works and how […]

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Review articles: yea or nay?

I’ve written two review articles over the course of my graduate career, and read many many more…but I have to say, I’m not that convinced about their usefulness.  As an author, I don’t really […]

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The Ins and Outs of Protein Concentration – Chromatography

In parts one and two of this series I described how semi-permeable membranes and precipitation methods could be used to concentrate your protein-of-interest, but there is one more method that you may not have […]

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The Ins and Outs of Protein Concentration – Protein Precipitation

While precipitation is an obvious choice for concentrating DNA and RNA samples, it can also be an effective way to concentrate proteins. Here in installment two of this three part series, I describe the […]

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The Ins and Outs of Protein Concentration – Semi-permeable Membranes

This is the first of a three part series describing some of the most common methods for concentrating proteins. In later installments I'll discuss using protein precipitation and chromatography to concentrate a protein. However, […]

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So You Want to Work With Enzymes: What is an enzyme?

Bitesize Bio readers who have an interest in enzymology will hopefully remember my recent series on the Basics of Protein Phosphorylation. On the back of that series comes something which is, believe it or […]

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Super-Charge Your Skills and Career: New Web Seminars at Bitesize Bio

Our new webinar series has something for every biologist – take a look.

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You Shall Go To The Conference

So my PhD hasn’t been easy but whose has? And if it wasn’t for some supportive colleagues and some great advice I wouldn’t be where I am today, or where I was last year!  […]

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Mentoring Undergrads

The following situation might be familiar to you: your PI summons you to his/her office and asks if you are interested in mentoring an undergrad as part of the undergraduate research program. At this […]

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Friday's Staff Picks – Around the Blogs

It’s Friday and it’s “Around the Blogs” – some of our favourite staff picks. This week, it’s bed bugs and broccoli – why bed bugs are back in business, and mother was right -  it […]

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