15% of HHMI Faculty Scholars Use Benchling!

We’re thrilled to announce that the heads of 13 labs using Benchling have been appointed faculty scholars by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. These awards recognize early-career scientists who have great potential to make unique…

5 Reasons Not to Use a Legacy ELN

1. Scientists don't want to use clunky software... When scientists would rather use a paper notebook than an electronic lab notebook, you know there's a problem. Perfect compliance is hard to come by, but when software looks like it's 10 years old and works like it's 20, there's definitely room for…

Use Benchling to import and analyze proteins!

We've gotten lots of requests from scientists regarding protein analysis features, so we're excited to announce the release of the following protein features on Benchling: Create and import protein sequences Calculate biochemical properties Annotate proteins from feature…

Features, Protein

How to use Benchling for your teaching lab!

Thousands of scientists from leading academic labs and biopharmaceutical companies use Benchling for their research, but did you know that Benchling is also an educational tool for high school and college teaching labs? To get you started, take a peek at these four sample protocols tailored f…

how-to guide, Notebook, Education

iGEM Spotlight!

Over 100 iGEM teams, including some of the most successful in the world, have used Benchling to accelerate their projects. In the past, teams like UT Austin have even used it to advance their projects to publication. Take a look at how these three teams use Benchling to drive their projects.…

iGEM, spotlight

See how Zymergen unifies workflows with Benchling

At Benchling, we work with scientists across disciplines throughout academia and industry. Today, we’re excited to share the story of our partnership with Zymergen, a company that’s designing the next generation of industrial microbes. See how Benchling was there from the beginning to support Zymerg…

Say hello to the new Benchling!

We've heard from many scientists that Benchling, though powerful, can be difficult to navigate. We want to make it easier for you to stay organized as your projects grow and labs expand. Over the past few months, we've been working to address these issues, and we're excited to announce the releas…

Product, Features, Notebook