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Love Your Cells

We love the commitment that every scientist has with every cultivated cell on every bench. We love how some of life sciences’ biggest challenges can be solved by some of life’s smallest things. And we love being a part of cell culture journeys all over the world.

Join us as we explore the extraordinary relationships research scientists have with their cells. Over the coming weeks we’ll be delving into a love story told through science and art, showcasing exciting and unique portrayals of the wonder of cells.

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Free Handbook
Gibco Cell Culture Basics

Gibco Cell Culture Basics

If you’re doing cell culture experiments, this free handbook is an ideal lab partner—download it now to access over 120 pages of valuable information. Designed and organized to help you master cell culture basics and achieve consistent results, the handbook has just been updated with more ways to integrate techniques and technologies across your workflow.
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Gibco Portfolio Brochure

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Gibco Education
Whether you’re learning or revisiting new techniques, expanding your horizons or transitioning between disciplines, Gibco Education connects you with a wealth of cross-application resources, from cell culture and transfection basics to protein expression and stem cell research, cell therapy, and more.

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Gibco Virtual Learning

Enhance your lab skills with our library of virtual training courses. Explore virtual laboratories and eLearning modules, developed by our technical experts, across a variety of applications.

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Cell Culture Basics

Gibco Cell Culture Basics is an introduction to cell culture, covering topics such as laboratory setup, safety, and aseptic technique. You'll also find basic cell culture techniques and methods for passaging, freezing, and thawing cultured cells. Start here if you are new to cell culture techniques or need to refresh your knowledge.
Formulation Tool
Formulation Tool

Cell Culture Media Formulation Tool

Use our interactive Media Formulation tool to compare basal media side-by-side. First choose your media, and then choose specific modifications to find the right match for your experiment. Easily compare selected media with the download feature for your future reference.

Gibco Media, FBS and Nunc Cell Culture plastics are better together

Great product performance is made better by convenient features that make it easier for you to do your work. We’re constantly innovating new ways to give you the best of both—the performance you need and the convenience you want. Nunc cell culture plastics, Gibco media and FBS are a proven combination for happy cells—and happy scientists.

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Cell Culture Heroes
To us, you’re a hero. Gibco Cell Culture Heroes is the scientist recognition program where researchers like you are brought into the spotlight and celebrated. No matter what your stage of career or learning might be, our goal is to connect you with others and elevate the science you are doing right now, every single day.

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Meet our Gibco Cell Culture Heroes

Explore the different research areas below to learn about and connect with our community of Cell Culture Heroes: scientists who are driving tomorrow's breakthroughs and promoting science communication. View their profiles, read about their research, discover what motivates them, and watch their webinars.
life in the Lab
life in the Lab

The green issue

Connecting to more sustainable science is more important now than ever before. So, in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we launched a special green edition of Life in the Lab with the industry trends, innovations, and education to help make every day feel like Earth Day. Learn about our pillars of sustainability and best practices like energy-efficient equipment, less-hazardous materials, sustainable packaging and less waste in the lab.
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