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Winning Westerns Technique Talk: Perfecting Western Blotting


While Western blots appear straightforward, there is room for optimization at every step of the process to transform blurry blots into crisp, reliable results. In this Technique Talk originally broadcast by The Scientist, Alli Lynch reviews the basics of Western blotting, identifies common troubleshooting issues, and provides tips for Western blotting success.

Learning Objectives:

  • The basics of Western blotting
  • Immunobinding and signal detection
  • Innovations for streamlining Western blotting workflows


Alli Lynch, Ph.D.


Application Development Scientist

Dr. Alli Lynch is an Application Development Scientist, supporting both Molecular Reagents & Tools and Cell & General Tools businesses. Dr. Lynch earned her Ph.D. in Microbiology from University College Cork where she characterised several genes from the gut bacteria Bacteroides using classical microbiology and molecular techniques. She joined Merck in December 2019 and is based in Cork, Ireland.

Webinar Information

Protein biology

  • Gel electrophoresis
  • Western blotting
  • Duration:1 hour

  • Language:English

  • Presented:September 21, 2021