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

Take a peek at our improved lab notebook!

We're constantly updating our lab notebook to make it easier to use, share, and collaborate! Did you know that you can... Upload images and PDFs into your entries? Create a table with Excel-like functionalities for calculations? Print a section of a notebook by h…

Notebook, Product

A Guide to Using the Benchling Notebook

Cutting edge research requires cutting edge tools. Here's a short guide to help you transition from a paper notebook to the Benchling platform. 1. Projects are for long term goals Projects are the central hub of all the work you do on Benchling. Projects can help you: Organize all data in one place…

Notebook

Edit single bases with Benchling!

Currently, scientists can edit genes, with CRISPR, but how well can this method edit a specific base? Not very well — only 0.1% to 5%, and at best, 20% [1-3]. That’s all about to change! Alexis Komor and others from David Liu’s lab at Harvard recently devised a CRISPR mechanism, called ba…

crispr, how-to guide