Join us for an in-depth dive into western blotting. Whether you are new to western blotting or an experienced user looking for tips, this five-part webinar series has something for you. Sign up ahead of time to join in live, or request on-demand access to the recording of each webinar and Q&A session starting 24 hours after the class. Slides and downloadable resources will be available for each webinar. Complete all five classes to receive a certificate of completion and a colorful Western Blotting University poster.

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Introduction to Western Blotting and Sample Preparation

Paul Pease, PhD, Proteomics Field Application Specialistt
Presented by: Paul Pease, PhD, Proteomics Field Application Specialist
Date: Monday, April 19, 20219
Time: 9AM U.S. Pacific time
  • Uses of western blotting in biological research
  • Experimental design considerations
  • Reagents and methods for good sample preparation


Gel Electrophoresis and Transfer

Gary F. Ross, PhD, Proteomics Field Application Scientist
Presented by: Gary F. Ross, PhD, Proteomics Field Application Specialist
Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Time: 9AM U.S. Pacific time
  • Principles of gel electrophoresis
  • Selecting the best gel for your application
  • Select and optimize the best transfer technique for your application

Immunodetection of Target Proteins

Mauhamad Baarine, PhD, Field Application Specialist
Presented by: Mauhamad Baarine, PhD, Field Application Specialist
Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Time: 9AM U.S. Pacific time
  • How antibodies are used to detect target proteins
  • Choosing the right blocking agent
  • Select and optimize antibodies for your application

Image Acquisition

Brad VanderWielen, PhD, Field Application Specialist
Presented by: Brad VanderWielen, PhD, Field Application Specialist
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021
Time: 9AM U.S. Pacific time
  • Chemiluminescence and fluorescence detection in western blots
  • Optimize your experiment for maximum sensitivity
  • Overview of imaging technologies

Image Analysis

Kenneth Oh, PhD, Collaborations, Applications, and New Technology Senior Global Manager
Presented by: Kenneth Oh, PhD, Collaborations, Applications, and New Technology Senior Global Manager
Date: Friday, April 23, 2021
Time: 9AM U.S. Pacific time
  • Removing background from your data
  • Quantifying your target protein
  • Normalizing to controls
  • Calculating relative expression levels

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