Daad Abi-Ghanem is director of R&D at a biotech company in Portland, Oregon. She manages the recombinant protein production and the monoclonal/recombinant antibody production labs. She enjoys communicating hands-on lab experience, reading, writing, and crossword puzzles.

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Getting Through Graduate School: Advice from Beyond the Battlefield

“If you could go back in time, would you do it again?” It’s a question I’ve been asked more times than I can remember. If I knew what getting a PhD entailed, would I still have gone for it? I wish I could tell you “Absolutely”, but the truth is more like “I don’t know”.…

27 Mar 2017 Personal Development

11 Reasons Why You Should Use Recombinant Antibodies (rAbs)

Monoclonal antibodies: You’ve probably heard a lot about them. Unsurprisingly, you may have also used them in your research. These antibodies (mAbs) are classically produced by the hybridoma technology pioneered by Köhler and Milstein in 19751: A mouse is immunized with the substance against which you need to produce an antibody. The mouse spleen cells (consisting…

07 Jul 2015 Protein Expression & Analysis