For over 50 years, immunoassays have been used by physicians, biologists, and forensic scientists to diagnose disease, detect contamination... read more
This teaser video provides a brief overview of the craft brewing movement that has swept across North Carolina in recent years. It shows NC... read more
This program surveys the craft brewing movement that has swept across North Carolina in recent years, and highlights how our community... read more
Asheville, NC has become a destination for craft beverage producers—with about 20 such facilities in the immediate area—and for fans of... read more
A look at the craft beverage training that takes place in tiny Wentworth, North Carolina, and the impact that it has—and can have—on the... read more
This is a quick look at an important addition to the local scene, both in social and economic terms. Blue Ridge Community College’s (Flat... read more
This video is the third in a series of three videos depicting the major stages of industrial-scale fermentation: fermentation, separation/... read more
This video surveys examples of life science-related training provided by NC Community Colleges for local employers, and how that training... read more
The lab environment is hazardous by nature. The actual risk is largely determined by you and those working with you. It's your... read more
Angela Kimel provides a brief overview of the clinical research industry and career opportunities in North Carolina including:
* What is a... read more
In this lesson, we'll talk about safety equipment found in the lab. These items may help you save a life - if and when - an accident occurs... read more
Your behavior goes a long way to insuring that the lab is a safe environment for everyone.
• Follow SOPs
• Never eat, drink, chew gum, or... read more
Many of the chemicals we use in the lab are potentially dangerous, especially under high heat, pressure, or when they're mixed with other... read more
It's vital that you prepare for each lab activity by determining the possible risks, donning the right PPE, and be aware of any protective... read more
Explore our free Interactive E-Learning Tools at http://ncbionetwork.org/iet.
In order to grow, cells need very specific environmental... read more
There are a lot of products that need to be sterilized: pharmaceuticals, equipment, solutions, medical waste, and even tattoo needles!
We... read more
One of the primary safeguards that life science companies use to help prevent contamination in cleanroom operations is Gowning.
Gowning is... read more
Tris is a buffer that's used to maintain a stable pH when working with solutions in the lab.
In this video, we'll demonstrate the steps for... read more
Serological pipettes are used for measuring and transferring volumes of solution. Your technique must be exact to ensure accurate... read more
In our final video lesson, we'll cover a few other general lab hazards including:
• Electrical shock
• Slips, Trips, and Falls
•... read more
A balance calibrated at zero grams and 100 grams should give accurate readings at those extremes and also at 35 g, 50 g, or any other point... read more