Pragyan Acharya

Pragyan gained her PhD in Biochemistry from the Indian Institute of Science.

Articles by Pragyan Acharya

Pre-Analytical Sample Handling: What Can You Do Better?

Pre-Analytical Sample Handling: What Can You Do Better?

If you study human disease, you will likely handle a pre-analytical sample or two (or hundreds).  For example, you could handle whole blood, serum or plasma, tissue biopsies, urine, fecal samples, cerebrospinal fluid, or synovial fluid—to name a few. You will probably use these samples to look for specific metabolites, proteins, or nucleic acids that provide…