Resources for Bioscientists
Bitesize Bio Resources for Bioscientists
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Boost Your Cancer Imaging Know-how
Your Guide to Successful Multiplex Live-cell Imaging
How to Harness the Power of Electron Microscopy
Boost your Live Cell Imaging Know-How
The Cryo-EM Sample Prep Masterclass
Accelerate Your Neuron Image Analysis with AI-based Automation
Get inspired with Bitesize Bio Downloads for Bioscientists. Your one-stop source for all the best downloadable content from our website. From resourceful eBooks to eye-catching posters and handy cheat sheets—all our downloads are free.
Bitesize Bio’s Histological Stains Poster
Calling all histologists! Wondering what stain is best to reveal what you want to see? Want a free and colorful guide to histological stains to hang in your lab? We’ve made one for you.
Bitesize Bio’s Ultimate Immunofluorescence Troubleshooting Guide
Struggling with unreliable results from your immunofluorescence? Our poster is the ultimate guide for troubleshooting common problems in immunofluorescence. Get a free copy now and start troubleshooting like a pro!
The Happy Scientist Reference Pack
Are you in a bit of a mental rut? Struggling to find the love of science that first got you into the lab? Our Free Happy Scientist Reference Pack could be the answer to help you get back on track.
Bitesize Bio’s Simple Guide To Pipette Cleaning
Keeping your pipette clean and sparkling is critical. After all, a contaminated pipette could ruin your precious samples! Grab our handy guide to daily and deep cleaning, plus how to remove specific contaminants from your pipette.
Bitesize Bio’s Top 10 Tips for Proper Pipette Care
Your pipette is one of your most precious lab tools. But do you give it the care it needs? A neglected tool can easily ruin your results. Get our poster on proper pipette care to get 10 tips for looking after your pipette.
Bitesize Bio’s Fire Diamond Poster
Whether or not Nero burned down Rome, we’ll never know. But if you burn your lab down—everyone definitely will. So grab our free fire diamond poster, learn what all those colors, numbers, and symbols mean, and stay safe.
Bitesize Bio’s Western Blot Protocol Cheat Sheet
Western blotting. Half smudgy heartbreak. Half comparing protocols and buffers online. Need an adaptable protocol, reliable buffer recipes, DIY ECL, and troubleshooting tips in one place? Download our free Western blot cheat sheet now.
Bitesize Bio’s Fluorescent Proteins Poster
Selecting the perfect fluorescent protein for your experiments is about to get easier! With our ultimate guide to fluorescent proteins poster. The essential info on key fluorescent proteins—together. Get your free copy now.
Bitesize Bio’s Article Summary Template and Checklist
How clear are the notes you make on articles you’ve read? Up your game with Bitesize Bio’s free article summary template. With designated sections and helpful prompts, your notes will be crystal clear.
Bitesize Bio’s Handy Cell Culture Posters
Brighten up your tissue culture room with our free cell culture posters. Stick them up for easy access to helpful info on how to freeze and thaw your cells, count cells with a hemocytometer, and a visual guide to cell confluency.
Bitesize Bio’s SDS-PAGE Protocol PDF Cheat Sheet
Download our nifty SDS-PAGE protocol PDF that contains simple buffer recipes, gel recipes, and a neat casting protocol.
Bitesize Bio’s Free PCR Inhibitors Poster
PCR fails a lot. Often due to inhibitors. Why not boost your PCR success and download our PCR inhibitors poster? It includes notorious PCR inhibitors, where they originate from, how they manifest, and how to get rid of them.
Bitesize Bio’s Lab Math Calculator
This Excel spreadsheet has been set up with the most common lab calculations for molecular biologists, allowing you to just plug in your details and get results instantly, saving you time and hassle in the lab.
Bitesize Bio’s Journal Club Checklist
Journal club. An opportunity to present cutting-edge research and take inspiration from your colleagues. It can also be a huge stress and responsibility to organize and present. Remove all the stress by following our step-by-step checklist and smash your next meeting.
A Bitesize Guide to Live Cell Imaging
This weighty eBook, created in collaboration with Leica Microsystems, walks you through the various live-cell imaging techniques available, including the benefits and limitations of each technique. It’s a must-read for anyone who does microscopy on live cells.
Bitesize Bio’s Free Lab Safety Poster
Hazard symbols? Yawn. Lab safety doesn’t have to be dull. Get an attractive, and free, lab safety poster that explains all the common hazard symbols and the precautions against them—with all the dull bits left out.
Bitesize Bio’s Curious Tales from the History of Biology
It’s official—biologists DO have a sense of humor, well some of them at least. Our eBook includes the fascinating story of how one of the most famous and quirky naming conventions in biology came into being, and much more.
Bitesize Bio’s Chemically Competent Cells Protocol
Do you want a constant supply of high-quality competent cells for (virtually) free? You need the Bitesize Bio Competent Cells Cheat Sheet.
It includes a simple 10-step protocol, helpful pointers, and buffer recipes to help you make your own competent cells.
A Bitesize Guide to Writing Your First or Next Paper
Writing papers is an art that most of us learn on the job, and it is often a painful process. This eBook provides a step-by-step approach to writing papers and hopefully helps make the process of writing your first, or next paper, a bit easier.
Bitesize Bio’s Awesome Antibiotics Reference Guide
Your personal reference guide to some of the main antibiotics that are used in molecular biology, their mechanisms, range, and working concentrations.
Bitesize Bio’s Lab Math Cheat Sheet
Get all the common lab math calculations in one place with our lab math cheat sheet. This printable PDF allows you to keep the most common lab calculations to hand whether you are making solutions or working with DNA.
Guide to Special Stains for Histology Bitesize Bio
This illuminating eBook provides the bioscientist with an overview of the alternative staining techniques and procedures known as the “special stains.” Eleven of the most common special stains are described. It covers their history and discovery, general principles of each stain, and their uses in the research and diagnostic labs.
Gene Editing 101
CRISPR has revolutionized gene editing and is the basis for a set of tools that are enabling advances in a wide range of research interests from health and diagnostics to agriculture and energy.
The Bitesize Bio Guide to Protein Expression
After reading this guide you should be able to put together a well-designed protein expression system and troubleshoot problems with your (and your colleagues’) protein expression problems. This handy ebook will give you the tools you need to apply a simple algorithm—know how it works, find where it is broken, then fix it!
Five Methods for Assessing Protein Purity and Quality
Here’s a new eBook for your protein research toolbox! If you’ve ever worked with proteins in the lab, you probably know just how critical protein purity and quality are for downstream applications. Before embarking on time-consuming or costly techniques, download and read this concise new eBook and take a moment to check the quality of your protein, saving you both time and money in the long run.
The Bitesize Bio Guide to Lab Safety
The purpose of this ebook is to introduce you to some of the most common principles of scientist’s safety topics that you will encounter every time you step into a laboratory. On top of that, it will help point you towards additional resources to answer your questions when deeper questions about the topic arise.
A Bitesize Guide to 10 Things Every Molecular Biologist Should Know
This short eBook provides 10 nuggets of vital, often overlooked knowledge on molecular biology techniques, neatly contained in one place. From how SDS-PAGE works to the chemical reason why enzymes have optimal temperatures, we hope that there will be something in here that will enlighten and entertain even the most experienced scientist.
How to Get Clarity and Hold On To It
This guide is a gift to you from Kenneth Vogt. The resulting clarity will be a gift you give yourself.
The Fundamentals of qPCR and RT-qPCR
This essential eBook, created in collaboration with New England BioLabs, walks you through the basics and applications of various qPCR and RT-qPCR techiniques, including the benefits and limitations of each technique. It’s a must-read for every molecular biologist.