Articles by Eric Torres, PhD
Eric Torres holds a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles. His dissertation research focused primarily on mechanisms of mitochondrial protein import. He is the current Marketing Manager at Biotium.
Cell Viability- Where to Begin?
April 8, 2021
Exploring the many tools and metrics for assessing cell viability, including assays for ...
Exploring the many tools and metrics for assessing cell viability, including assays for cytotoxicity, cellular activity, and apoptosis.
An Interview with STORM expert Ke Xu on Super-Resolution Microscopy
January 27, 2021
Dr. Ke Xu, Ph.D, a leading STORM scientist at UC Berkeley, discusses the challenges and prospects of super-resolution microscopy.
CF® Dyes. What started it all? Part 2. The Chemistry of Fluorescence
March 3, 2020
In the final entry of our 2-part blog series, we’ll look at how CF® dyes are the next evolutionary step in fluorescent probes.
What Does Vaping Vitamin E Acetate Do To Your Lungs?
January 15, 2020
Lets explore the science behind vitamin E acetate as a vaping additive and the potential link to the EVALI outbreak.
CF® Dyes. What started it all? Part 1. A History of Fluorescence
November 22, 2019
Where did FITC, rhodamine, and Alexa Fluor® dyes come from? Find out in part 1 of this 2-part blog series on the history of fluorescent dyes.