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Behind the scenes: Addgene’s new search engine and more

Posted by Daniela Bourges on Dec 12, 2019 9:22:00 AM

80,000+ reagents and 700+ educational resources — including blog posts, protocols, guides, and collections — is a lot of material to sift through. Fortunately, we’ve just made it easier for you to find what you need quickly. 

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Topics: Addgene News, Using Addgene's Website

Same Addgene, New Look - Why We Redesigned Our Homepage & Mascot

Posted by Jason Snair on Dec 5, 2019 8:49:00 AM

Did you see Blugene’s make-over and our new homepage? If you've visited Addgene’s homepage recently, you probably noticed some big changes to our site (if you haven’t, go check it out!). After months of strategizing, designing, developing, testing - and repeat - we’re proud and excited to finally share with you what we’ve been working on behind the scenes here at Addgene. 

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Topics: Addgene News, Using Addgene's Website

Introducing Addgene's New Search - Find Plasmids More Easily For Your Research!

Posted by Seth Kasowitz on Dec 3, 2019 6:38:00 AM

Finding the best plasmid for your research can be a daunting challenge. With over 80,000 deposited plasmids from around the world, it can be hard to find your favorite gene, promoter, serotype, or a myriad of other things. That’s why we’ve built a new and improved search engine to help make this task a faster, easier, and frustration-free experience. Along with the updated search, we’ve also revamped our homepage and mascot Blugene (check back on December 5 to learn more about this!).

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Topics: Addgene News, Using Addgene's Website

#DeckTheLab and Win Prizes from Addgene

Posted by Aliyah Weinstein on Nov 26, 2019 8:52:50 AM

We’ve already had our first snow at Addgene HQ in Boston, and it’s gotten us all into the holiday spirit. Decorations have started to go up around the office and labs already, and we’ll keep decorating our space as winter and the holidays get closer.

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Topics: Fun at Addgene, Addgene News

Six Spooky Science Stories and Halloween at Addgene

Posted by Jennifer Tsang on Oct 31, 2019 9:06:51 AM

Plasmid pumpkins, team costumes, and spooky science stories. Yes, please!

At Addgene, we love finding ways to incorporate science themes into our fun activities and Halloween is no exception. For the past 10+ years, Addgenies have formed teams, chosen a theme for the costume, and did their best to claim the costume contest trophy. We’ve had teams dressed up as plasmids, Blugene, and the Addgene ping pong table.

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Topics: Inside Addgene, Addgene News

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