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Watch on Demand: Finding the best supplies at the best prices

Are you still going to multiple vendor websites to check pricing and availability? Then the Quartzy Shop is where you should be searching! Browse..

Monica Lovoi September 2, 2022

Think Your Lab Has an Inventory Problem? Think Again!

Groundbreaking and fast-paced, scientific research can be chaotic. Scientists are under constant pressure to execute experiments that yield..

Monica Lovoi August 25, 2022

How To Choose A Sample Collection Device For Self-Collected, At-Scale Testing

CONSIDERATIONS FOR DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER SAMPLING APPLICATIONS There are a lot of considerations when choosing a sample collection device for..

Nina Thornton August 10, 2022

What labs need in addition to an ELN to keep them operating smoothly

Every scientist knows the value of an electronic lab notebook (ELN). It’s a powerful alternative to a traditional notebook, designed to record and..

Monica Lovoi August 3, 2022

Quartzy's Support Starts With the Customer

Support is at the core of everything we do at Quartzy. With the supply chain still strained and orders often delayed or even backordered, dealing..

Monica Lovoi July 20, 2022

Western blotting guide: Part 3, Electroblotting - Protein Transfer

introduction Electrophoresis allows the proteins separated by SDS-PAGE to be transfered from the gel onto a membrane by electrophoretic transfer. In..

Miranda Lewis, PhD July 18, 2022

Level-up Your Lab’s Productivity with Quartzy

Running a lab involves more than conducting scientific research. Breakthrough discoveries depend on complete organizational effectiveness. While lab..

Monica Lovoi July 15, 2022

How To Choose A Microbiome Standard

CONTROLS AND STANDARDS IN MICROBIOME RESEARCH The advancement of NGS based technologies has led to a rapid growth in the field of microbiome research..

Bryanna Fallo June 16, 2022

Quartzy’s Vendor Integrations Improve Communications and Increase Transparency

Placing an order for lab supplies can often feel like a shot in the dark, especially today when supply chain issues threaten reliability and timely..

Monica Lovoi June 10, 2022

Western blotting guide: Part 1, Introduction and Sample Preparation

introduction Western blotting is widely used today in molecular biology, biochemistry and cell biology to detect specific proteins of interest from..

Miranda Lewis, PhD May 12, 2022

Quartzy Drives Efficient, Organized Research as Yale’s Labs Evolve

Many of the world’s biggest advancements in healthcare, from antibiotics to chemotherapeutics, originated from research at the Yale School of..

Monica Lovoi May 4, 2022

Supply Chain Success: Addressing Backorders with Quartzy

The pandemic has created supply chain issues that have hurt nearly every industry. From low availability of raw materials to labor shortages in..

Monica Lovoi April 15, 2022

How To Extract RNA From Swab And Saliva Samples

THE BEST METHOD FOR EFFICIENT RNA EXTRACTION COVID-19 testing has been at the forefront of everyone’s mind since the pandemic started in early 2020...

Bryanna Fallo April 5, 2022

Improving the Success of Your Transfection

Not every lab has a tried and true transfection protocol that can be used by all lab members. Few researchers will use the same cell type and same..

Sara Klink March 28, 2022

Top 4 Ways Quartzy’s Product Specialists Can Help Navigate Supply Chain Challenges

Back in the spring of 2020, when supply chain shortages first cropped up as a result of the growing COVID-19 pandemic, labs braced for the worst but..

Monica Lovoi March 11, 2022

How To Extract RNA From TRIZOL®

MUST-KNOW TIPS FOR RNA EXTRACTION FROM TRIZOL® RNA extraction is among the first steps in studying gene expression using a variety of different..

Bryanna Fallo February 23, 2022

We want YOU to shape the future of Quartzy!

Do you frequently use Quartzy? Are you passionate about improving the efficiency of your lab? If so, then you may be interested in joining our..

Sara Tokarchuk February 18, 2022

Quartzy + Polycarbin: Partnership to Reduce Lab Emission Through Green Procurement

In the early stages of the pandemic, supply chains underwent a stress-test like none other before. Pushed beyond their operational limits, entire..

Quartzy January 26, 2022

Quartzy’s Look Back: 3 Ways the Platform Has Improved in 2021

Science never stops—especially during a pandemic. Our customers are doing vital work every day, working on cures for diseases, developing innovative..

Monica Lovoi December 21, 2021

How Covid-19 Testing Has Evolved Throughout The Pandemic

Few would have predicted that the greatest threat to humanity in the 21st century would be something that we can’t even see. With powerful tools such..

Bryanna Fallo December 2, 2021

Don’t Let “Backordered” Hold You Back: Your Guide to Keeping Your Inventory Stocked

As a scientist, discovering that you’ve used your last pipette is more than just a hiccup. It’s an unplanned, and potentially extensive, delay to..

Sara Schonfeld November 8, 2021

The 6 Top-Rated Lab Suppliers, According to Quartzy’s New Scorecard

Historically, lab supply distribution has been a largely opaque business. Lab managers and researchers would place orders and hope for the best...

Laura Tlumack October 29, 2021

Good to Know: What is the Request Module and Why Should You Use It?

People often come to know Quartzy for one or two of our modules. For some users, it’s all about the shop ecommerce feature. Others, meanwhile, use..

Samantha Savage October 18, 2021

The Best Solutions to Optimize Plasmid Yield

Plasmid DNA has become a key element in the development of molecular based therapies because of their ability to transfer and store genetic..

Bryanna Fallo September 27, 2021

A Better Way to Understand How and Why Cells Die

Real-time, up-to-the-minute access to information provides new opportunities for scientists to monitor cellular events in ever more meaningful ways...

Isobel Maciver September 23, 2021

Key Takeaways From Lab Manager's 2021 Purchasing Trends Survey

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on nearly every aspect of life over the last 18+ months can’t be overstated. And the effects on research labs has..

Sara Schonfeld September 16, 2021

How Next Science Leverages Quartzy for Holistic Lab Operations

For life science organizations to develop innovative therapies and life-changing medical products, efficiency is critical. Finance departments, for..

Sara Schonfeld August 30, 2021

How Yale Monitors COVID-19 Surges in Connecticut's Wastewater

Pandemics present a unique civic challenge for public health officials. How do you monitor infection levels in large groups of people who are very..

Bryanna Fallo August 23, 2021

Introducing Our Public Roadmap

At Quartzy, we’re continuously inspired by the incredible work of our customers who are leading research to detect and eliminate lethal cancers,..

Harry Wornick July 20, 2021

Breathing New Life Into Transplantation Research

For Maryland-based Lung Biotechnology, a subsidiary of United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR), disorganized inventory management is not an..

Sara Schonfeld June 21, 2021

How CEDAR utilizes Quartzy in their lab while working to detect and eliminate lethal cancers early

The Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research Center (CEDAR), housed within the Knight Cancer Institute, is part of the Oregon Health & Science..

Sara Schonfeld June 2, 2021

Tranquility in the Lab: A Case for Organization

What needs to be ordered? Are my kits here yet? Did I order this already?

Sara Schonfeld April 28, 2021

Scientists share their lab pet peeves

Science is about answering questions, making discoveries, and solving problems. But scientific research often yields secondary results: pet peeves...

Sara Schonfeld April 28, 2021

Why are some antibodies so expensive?

Doing science can be expensive! To the new and established researcher alike, the cost of some laboratory reagents can come as a surprise. Antibodies..

Sara Schonfeld April 28, 2021

Continuing the discussion from the supply chain disruptions webinar

On April 13, 2021 we gathered a few of the best and brightest in the industry to talk about the current challenges surrounding the supply chain. You..

Sara Schonfeld April 23, 2021

New Product Pages: A richer, more immersive ordering experience

Whether you are a scientist at a food technology company working on a new innovative sweetener based on proteins or a member of a lab building..

Jeff Platon April 16, 2021

Quartzy Helps XPRIZE Teams Win the Rapid COVID-19 Testing Competition

Quartzy’s unique solution combining SaaS and e-commerce has transformed laboratory operations for organizations globally, ranging from academic labs..

Sara Schonfeld April 13, 2021

Faster, cheaper drug discovery using Human-on-a-Chip research

Could you look at an unknown seed and describe what kind of tree it will grow into? When developing new drugs, medicinal chemists are often given the..

Sara Schonfeld March 15, 2021

How to Select a Quality COVID-19 Test

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous companies raced to create a diagnostic test — at this point, hundreds of tests to detect..

Sara Schonfeld February 26, 2021

Autogenerate PO's with NetSuite Integration

To help you get even more out of Quartzy, we’re bringing you another key improvement; our new integration with NetSuite is now available! With easy..

Sara Schonfeld February 18, 2021

Valentine’s Day Sweetness Without the Sugar

We often associate holidays and celebratory events with food. A great example is Valentine’s Day, where it is common to exchange chocolates. But..

Sara Schonfeld February 12, 2021

View Quartzy Search Results in One Spot

As a scientist or a lab manager in an R&D lab, searching in Quartzy just got a whole lot easier. No more navigating to multiple tabs to find what..

Emily Yeomans December 17, 2020

Find details of your Quartzy orders and shipments

Ordering lab supplies is the first step in preparing to conduct research. Equally important is the second step - accurately tracking shipment..

Emily Yeomans December 10, 2020

Faster Search Results in Quartzy

Keeping track of thousands of supplies is standard for R&D labs. Having a reliable search tool to find the supplies you’re looking for is a critical..

Jeff Platon November 10, 2020

Introducing the Integration of QuickBooks Online

We’re working hard to bring you many improvements to Quartzy, and today we are pleased to announce the availability of our new integration with..

Emily Yeomans November 3, 2020

Quartzy Experiences Explosive Growth

Hayward, CA — Quartzy, the world's most popular laboratory productivity platform is experiencing explosive growth, now adopted by more than 400,000..

Emily Yeomans September 29, 2020

Breaking the Mold with Microlit Bottle Top Dispensers

Safety is always critical for lab researchers and scientists. Extra safety precautions should be taken when corrosives are being used. For labs using..

Emily Yeomans September 17, 2020

Find Products Faster in Quartzy

Searching and requesting products in Quartzy should always be fast and easy. That’s why earlier this summer we set out to make improvements to the..

Emily Yeomans September 16, 2020

We're Building More to Accelerate Your Science

Earlier this summer, we made an announcement about ramping up our investments in the Quartzy platform and outlined some broad focus areas. Now, we..

Emily Yeomans August 19, 2020

How we will continue to deliver the world’s best lab management software

To all our Quartzy users, supporters, and the research community, An important change is coming to Quartzy: We are going to start charging businesses..

Adam Regelmann June 29, 2020

Simplifying immunofluorescence microscopy workflows with VECTASHIELD®

Immunofluorescence imaging is a useful laboratory technique for visualizing tissue structure, protein localization, and many other features of..

Emily Yeomans June 8, 2020

A Safe Return to the Lab

Social distancing has undoubtedly changed the world around us. Sure, life is slowly resuming. But can things ever return to a pre-COVID normal in the..

Emily Yeomans May 12, 2020

Shifting Priorities: Quartzy Suppliers Contribute in Time of Need

It’s no secret Quartzy works with the best suppliers in the industry. As part of the Quartzy marketing team, keeping up with their current happenings..

Emily Yeomans April 27, 2020

Save Time and Money with Equivalent Matches

Just outside of Cambridge, MA, Shardool Jain starts his work day. Jain is Director of R&D at AltrixBio, an early-stage startup developing an oral..

Derek Gregg April 21, 2020

Searching for Answers Amid a Global Pandemic: Quartzy Labs Step Up

COVID-19. Social distancing. Self-quarantine. We are all too familiar with these terms that are synonymous with the global pandemic happening all..

Emily Yeomans April 7, 2020

3 Culture contaminants you hate and how to save your cells

Sterile cell culture practice is key to avoid contamination by microorganisms, which would then interfere with the integrity of your cell system and..

Brittany Carson July 13, 2017

Equipping a new lab: Hidden challenges and tips for starting from scratch

Whether you’ve just moved your lab into a new building, a new country, or are starting your own group or lab for the first time, setting up the work..

Christina Glantschnig June 1, 2017

Peripheral blood mononuclear cells: PBMC isolation, preservation, and culture

The human immune response is a complex and dynamic system involving several different cell types and hundreds of signaling molecules and pathways...

Marine Barnabe May 31, 2017

Alternative science careers: Beyond academia and industry

When I was applying to graduate school I was under the impression that after obtaining my PhD there were two options: start a postdoctoral position..

Samantha Jones May 17, 2017

Cell viability assays: Alternatives to the MTT assay

In Cell viability assays: MTT assay application and protocol, we discussed the most commonly used cell viability assay. We will now look..

Marine Barnabe May 2, 2017

Molecular cloning of PCR products: Transformation and colony screening

Cloning is a ubiquitous multi-step technique in molecular biology labs. We have previously discussed restriction digestion and ligation, so it’s time..

Daad Abi-Ghanem April 11, 2017

Molecular cloning of PCR products: Restriction digestion guide

Cloning is a ubiquitous multi-step technique in molecular biology labs, and involves inserting a target gene (insert) into a circular,..

Daad Abi-Ghanem February 15, 2017

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