One of ISB's Superpowers: Mass Spectrometry

July 24, 2012


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Mark Sartain at the quadrupole time of flight mass spectrometer.

I recently observed ISB at its creative, cross-disciplinary, collaborative best. The story came to my attention during a lab meeting and it involved Dr. Mark Sartain, whose desk is kitty corner to mine.

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ISB Innovation in Action

May 8, 2012

(Editor's Note: This post shows a wonderful example of the collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial ethic that ISB nurtures. Even if the science or technology is difficult to explain concisely, the cross-disciplinary and integrative nature of how our work is done and the pioneering spirit come through. How cool is that?)

Kristian Swearingen and the re-engineered FAIMS device.

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I ♥ Proteins

January 15, 2012

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Since I first learned about them as a college sophomore, protein molecules have been my scientific passion. I love them for the beauty of their shapes and functions. Protein molecules are central to the workings of life, but in popular culture they are the unsung hero next to their high profile cousin, DNA.

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