He's Back! Q&A with BASi Founder, Pete Kissinger, Who's Returned as Scientific Advisor

Posted on October 18, 2017 by Kimberly Beaty

Awesome things are happening at BASi, not the least of which is the return of our founder, Peter T. Kissinger, as a Scientific Advisor to the company. And what better way to launch our new blog, BASiBroadcast, than a Q&A session with Pete about his thoughts on the ever-evolving pharmaceutical industry and being back at BASi during this exciting time.

A Look Back at 2017 Lends an Optimistic View of the Year Ahead

Posted on January 29, 2018 by Pete Kissinger

Since reengaging with BASi in 2017, I've seen positive trends that matter for 2018. We've had four consecutive quarters with positive earnings after a rough decade with both a slowly recovering economy and ongoing restructuring of the biopharma industry. Investing in growth is a priority. It is well recognized that life science innovation is very healthy, with new initiatives taking hold in editing out genetic abnormalities and marshaling the immune system to help root out a variety of cancers. The FDA approved many new therapies in 2017 and now promises to ease the way to more.

Taking Care of Your Catheterized Animals

Posted on May 7, 2018 by Candace Rohde-Johnson

Working with catheterized animals can be challenging, but by revamping a few processes in your lab, you can improve patency rates and animal health. Here are a few tips that we’ve picked up along the way and that might help you, too.

Meet Lauren, BASi's Neuroscience Business Development Manager!

Posted on April 12, 2019, by Haley Roeder

Lauren Elolf joined BASi as a Business Development Manager in July 2018 where she manages sales for the in-vivo product line and oversees BASi’s distributor network.  She brings over eight years of sales, marketing, and technical support of preclinical laboratory equipment including stereotaxic instruments, video tracking software, surgical supplies, and behavior apparatuses.  Lauren has considerable experience negotiating international contracts, and has successfully managed distributor accounts in Australia, Japan, Canada, and throughout Europe.

Sterilization Options for Microdialysis Probes

Posted on 09/17/2019 by Candace Rohde-Johnson

Need sterile probes for your studies? We’re happy to help, but probes are delicate so there are some limitations. Read on to learn about the options, the pros and cons, and the recommendations from BASi to get the best out of your probes.

FAQ Series: Is there an alternative to the traditional rat and mouse collars for the RaturnTM?

Posted on 1/29/2020 by Shelly Carballo

Over the years, our clients have found alternatives to the standard black collar that we use to connect to the Raturn. Some use commercially available jackets or harnesses, some use vet wrap or soft tubing to soften the collar, and still others have developed their own methods. We'll be sharing some of these approaches so that you can become familiar with the variety of off-the-shelf and do-it-yourself options. This post includes the instructions and pattern used by Monash University to create a "home-made" jacket that is compatible with the Culex. 

In-Vitro Microdialysis – How To and Why?

Posted on 7/16/2020 by Lauren Elolf

Microdialysis is a sampling technique used to determine tissue-specific concentrations of molecules like neurotransmitters and neuropeptides. Before moving to an in-vivo model, it is recommended that in-vitro microdialysis experiments be performed. Learn the reasons why including step-by-step instructions how to conduct in-vitro microdialysis experiment here.

BASi in-vivo sampling products are now represented in the EU by Lab Animal Care!

Posted on 26 January 2021 by Lauren Elolf

BASi is pleased to partner with Edwin Spoelstra to represent BASi in-vivo sampling products throughout the European Union.

Tubing options got you twisted?

Posted on 25 May 2021 by Starlette Douglass

In the latest BASi Broadcast, Starlette Douglass explains differences in microdialysis tubing and provides insight on how selecting the right tubing can impact the success of your microdialysis study.

BASi Research Products Application Note

Posted on 09/08/2021 by Steven Wellman, University of Pittsburgh

Learn how BASi helped Steven perform long-term recording, stimulation, and neuromodulation studies using a modified version of the Raturn in this month's Application Note.

Cerebral Microdialysis or Cerebral Open Flow Microperfusion? Which is the right technique for your sampling experiment?

Posted on 10/11/2021 by Starlette Douglass

Segueing into this week’s webinar cohosted by BASi Research Products and Joanneum Research, Starlette Douglass explains fundamental differences in microdialysis and cerebral open flow microperfusion.

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