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Researcher Profile: Suzanne Topalian Pioneers PD-1 Inhibitor Drug to Treat Advanced Cancer

Suzanne Topalian was recognized in 2014 by Nature as one of “Ten People Who Mattered This Year” for her contributions in pioneering nivolumab, a programmed cell death protein-1 (PD-1) inhibitor that was recently approved in Japan for advanced melanoma treatment and that shifts the paradigm for a wide range of cancer therapies.
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3 Moments of Inquiry with Bio-Rad’s pGLO™ Transformation and Inquiry for AP Biology: A ThINQ! Investigation Kit

“Inquiry-based” is the new buzzphrase in science education. But what do these learning practices look like on the ground? Visit one high school in Southern California and find out about this new approach to teaching science.
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SureBeads™ Magnetic Beads Standard Immunoprecipitation Protocol

Immunoprecipitation (IP) is a commonly used protocol for concentrating and purifying proteins using specific antibodies and magnetic beads. Here is a simple IP protocol using Bio-Rad’s SureBeads Magnetic Beads.