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Books on molecular biology: technical and historical

My +1 is outfitting the molecular biology and biochemistry side of a physics lab. He would like to get books (electronic and/or paper) to fulfill two needs: 1. protocols and reference - for in lab use 2. history or textbook of molecular biology - to help familiarize physics people with the field. Looking for suggestions for solid books that are readable and have good figures. [more inside]
posted by sciencegeek on Nov 1, 2014 - 8 answers

How to applying for biotech faculty and industry jobs simultaneously?

I am applying for tenure-track molecular biology faculty positions in the US. My skills are also in high demand in industry. Offers for faculty jobs I apply to now should come anywhere from late Feb to early May with a lot of flexibility on how long I have for acceptance. I suppose that biotech industry positions will have a much shorter timescale from application to their decision and how long I have for mine, but I'm not entirely sure. If I want to maximize my options in the spring, when should I start inquiring about industry jobs? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 3, 2012 - 3 answers

Free molecular biology software?

I'm looking for good free software tools for doing basic molecular biology work - sequence alignments, DNA-protein translation, restriction mapping, and PCR primer design. Got any recommendations? [more inside]
posted by pombe on Apr 5, 2012 - 8 answers

What did you do with your Biochemistry/Molecular Biology degree?

I'm looking for a sampling of where biochemistry students wind up after college. Basically, where did you start out and where did you end up? How difficult was it for you to find a position out of college? [more inside]
posted by WhitenoisE on Jun 21, 2011 - 8 answers

Matthew Barney's sculpture and molecular biology

Has there been any critical recognition of the similarity of the sculptures of Jachin and Boaz from Matthew Barney's Cremaster 3 to important helical structures (the DNA helix and the alpha helix) from molecular biology? [more inside]
posted by mr_roboto on Apr 19, 2008 - 6 answers

Biochemistry & Gene Therapy Filter

What's new and exciting in the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics? I'm looking for an exciting/interesting journal article to present to my classmates along the lines of heterologous eukaryotic expression of a gene or gene therapy utilizing knockouts as a technique or with an emphasis on transgenic organisms. I could, of course, slog through the journals on my own and guess at what might be exciting in the field, but I thought I would ask the hive first. Any biochemists or molecular biologists out there want to give this a go? Citations would be incredibly helpful.
posted by stuboo on Mar 18, 2008 - 13 answers

...Oh my!

Plasmids, prokaryotes, and markers... [more inside]
posted by Rothko on Jan 10, 2006 - 16 answers

How can 'opposite' genetic mutations have the same effect?

MolecularBiologyFilter: How can knocking out one copy of a gene have the same effect as a mutation that leads to increased activity? [more inside]
posted by greatgefilte on Dec 23, 2005 - 17 answers

Photopolymerization of acrylamide

Attention molecular biology nerds: have you any experience with photoinitiation of acrylamide gel polymerization? [more inside]
posted by greatgefilte on Jul 7, 2005 - 2 answers

Best Mac OS X molecular biology software?

MolecularBio geeks: What's the best sequence analysis software for OS X? [more inside]
posted by docgonzo on May 24, 2005 - 7 answers

DNA extraction from sperm

Does anyone have a good, detailed protocol for nuclear DNA extraction from a human (or other mammalian) sperm sample? [more inside]
posted by nprigoda on May 6, 2005 - 5 answers

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