Biomedical Science

Biomedical Scientists


Laboratory Protocol Subscription Resources

Selected UVA Licensed Protocol Databases and Journals

Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

Cold Spring Harbor Protocols is a monthly journal. Its coverage includes many areas of basic sciences including genetics, cell and molecular biology, protein science, bioinformatics, and imaging. The database is fully searchable by keyword and subject.

Current Protocols

Current Protocols is a collection of updatable step-by-step, reproducible laboratory methods. UVA currently subscribes to two titles: Cell Biology and Molecular Biology.

JoVE Biology

JoVE publishes peer-reviewed, PubMed-indexed high-quality video demonstrations and detailed text protocols that facilitate scientific reproducibility and productivity. The scope of the JoVE includes novel techniques, innovative applications of existing techniques, and gold standard protocols in the physical and life sciences.

Nature Protocols

Nature Protocols is an online journal of laboratory protocols for bench researchers. 

Springer Protocols

One of the largest subscription-based laboratory protocols in biomedical sciences, containing nearly 31,000 peer-reviewed protocols. Approximately 2,000 new protocols are added each year. New content is added daily.

Find and Share Samples

  • Addgene – Plasmid sharing platform
  • Antibody Registery – Gives researchers a way to universally identify antibodies used in the course of their research.
  • antYbuddY – An independent antibody review platform and supporting peer-to-peer forum.
  • BenchSci - Search Antibodies - Use the free version of BenchSci for individuals.
  • Biospecimens – Platform for biospecimen-based research.
  • Duke human heart – Repository for cardiovascular research scientists, including tissues samples and information.
  • ELabInventory – Web-based laboratory inventory management system designed for life science research laboratories.

Other Web Resources

 Protocol Online Protocol Online is a database of research protocols in a variety of life science fields. 

Bio-Protocol Founded by Stanford researchers, this is an online journal.  It contains open access life science protocols and video protocols.   

 myExperiment "The myExperiment Virtual Research Environment is a collaborative environment where scientists can safely publish their workflows and in silico experiments, share them with groups, and find those of others. 

OpenWetWare An Online community for biology and bioengineering, featuring areas to share protocols, courses, and lab information.

Benchfly – Video protocols and video platform for scientists.

Benchling – Life science data management and collaboration platform, where you can create, find, and discuss protocols.

IPOL journal – Research journal of image processing and image analysis with algorithm descriptions and its source code.

MyExperiment – Share workflows and in silico experiments.

OpenWetWare – Share information, know-how, wisdom, and protocols among researchers working in biological fields.

Pegasus – Platform that help workflow-based applications execute.

Protocol Exchange –  Open protocol repository driven by the Nature Publishing group.

Protocols – Crowdsourced universal protocol repository.

Scientific Protocols – Share scientific protocols using the GitHub platform.

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