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Educational Resources

From eBooks to videos and blog posts to protocols, our educational resources cover a wide range of topics in molecular biology, laboratory research, and career development.

Download any of our eBooks to learn about popular topics related to our collections. Titles include:

  • Plasmids 101

  • CRISPR 101

  • Viral Vectors 101

  • Fluorescent Proteins 101

  • Science Career Guide

Watch our collection of video content, including protocols, tips on using Addgene’s materials, and career advice. Playlists include:

  • Protocols

  • Careers

  • How-to

Read about plasmids in Addgene’s repository, and related molecular biology techniques. Topics include:

  • Genome Engineering

  • Fluorescent Proteins


  • Viral Vectors

  • Plasmid Technology

  • Career Readiness

Learn about plasmids, sequencing, vectors, and restriction enzymes to assist with your molecular biology research. Topics include:

  • Antibiotic Concentrations for Bacterial Selection

  • What is a Plasmid?

  • Genetic Code

  • Strain Information

  • Molecular Cloning Techniques

Find written and video protocols for a wide range of applications in molecular biology, plasmid cloning, and virus, including:

  • Gel Electrophoresis

  • Bacterial Transformation

  • Plasmid Cloning

  • Creating Bacterial Glycerol Stocks

  • Restriction Digests

Browse our in-depth instructional content on subjects such as:


  • Chemogenetics

  • Optogenetics

  • Genetic Code Expansion