Thermo Fisher Scientific has amassed a huge library of educational assets. These include application notes, handbooks and sourcebooks, webinars, white papers, how-to videos, case studies, scientific posters, product selection guides, and more.

To help you browse and locate information that may be of interest to you, we have divided our educational offering into a range of learning centers, organized by research and industrial application areas. The purpose of these learning centers is to connect scientists (whether new or experienced) to our many resources by providing a few key points of entry into the vast content.

Get the background knowledge you need to develop, select, and/or use antibodies to identify, locate, measure, and purify proteins and other biomolecules.

Hospitals, biopharmaceutical companies and academic researchers rely on biobanks and biorepositories for the most critical piece of the puzzle – biological samples and their associated data. 


With applications that span the drug development process—from drug discovery through large-scale commercial production—our collection of resources, including those for single-use technologies, cell culture media, purification, analytical technologies, custom services and project management will help you maximize your output.

Find resources for a broad range of techniques including cell imaging and cell isolation, as well as information that will help you get most from your cell health and viability assays.

Cell Culture & Transfection Learning Center

Understanding (and effectively utilizing) the various cell lines, media and supplement systems, transfection techniques, incubators and biological safety cabinets, cultureware, and cryopreservation techniques can mean the difference between success and failure in cell culture.

Gain a better understanding of cell and gene therapy research, feel confident at every step, and maximize your time, effort, and clinical outcomes.

Cement Coal & Minerals Learning Center

Mining operations must improve efficiency and quality—from exploration through processing—in order to ensure profitability.

Clinical & Translational Research Learning Center

Learn more about the reliable and easy-to-use solutions, service, and support to help meet the demanding needs of clinical and translational research.

bacteria, vectors, and inserts for molecular cloning

Learn about the foundations of molecular cloning and recombinant DNA technology. Find resources suitable for researchers at multiple levels, covering restriction enzymes, traditional cloning, and competent cells as fundamental research tools in various applications.

Global businesses must navigate a complex and constantly changing set of requirements related to air and water pollution and radiation. Our air, water, soil, and radiation technologies provide reliable, accurate, and precise results that can make compliance simpler and help minimize regulatory risks.

Flow Cytometry Learning Center

Find targeted resources for flow cytometry, including webinars that walk you through the basics of this technique and application notes that demonstrate the utility of flow cytometry for high content cell analysis applications that are of interest to more experienced users.

Those who focus on ensuring the safety and quality of food face increasing challenges. Our knowledgeable employees, innovative products and a range of solutions allow our customers to maintain their focus where it should be—on delivering safe, high-quality food products that consumers expect.

Find forensic resources to help you reveal the truth hidden in virtually any sample. You will have access to state of the art materials to help you improve DNA, forensic toxicology, seized drugs, trace evidence, antidoping testing and more.

Connect to our many resources for innovative genome design and engineering technologies that enable researchers like you to study, alter, create, and re-create highly complex pathways, DNA sequences, genes, and natural biological systems.

Manufacturing & Processing Learning Center

From oil and gas, chemicals and plastics to minerals, mining and metals, industrial producers face increasing pressure to improve quality, increase productivity and cost-effectively comply with strict regulatory requirements.  

Through the implementation of HRAM technology, hybrid instrumentation and ingenuitive workflows, MS is used to understand isotopic decay, identify novel metabolic pathways, perform drug testing, select candidate biopharmaceuticals and pharmaceuticals, and even to aid in space exploration. Learn more about MS and its many applications here.

Whether you are a microbiologist working in a hospital, pharmaceutical, food production or veterinary setting, here you’ll find resources to support your microbiology field. Included are in-depth discussion and insights from experts, articles and webinars on key topics and technical developments.


Discover a collection of PCR learning resources—articles, application notes, videos, webinars, and more—covering enzymes, primers, thermal cyclers, plastics, and reverse transcription. It is an entry point to educational materials designed to empower scientists and researchers with PCR knowledge.

Pharma & Biopharma Learning Center

Producers of pharmaceuticals and biologics are challenged to become more efficient in discovering and developing candidate drugs while increasing manufacturing productivity and reducing costs. Advanced instrumental techniques and workflows can help to accelerate the development pipeline and optimize production processes.

Precision medicine is healthcare informed by an individual’s unique clinical, molecular, and lifestyle information. Learn what’s possible when technology, data, and clinical expertise combine to dramatically improve population health, better diagnose and treat disease, and accelerate the discovery and use of new medicines.

Real-Time PCR (qPCR) Learning Center

Whether you're new to real-time PCR, also called quantitative PCR (qPCR), or want to learn about new applications for real-time PCR, we have the learning material, including videos and webinars, to help you understand the technology and get started quickly.

Spectroscopy, Elemental & Isotope Analysis Learning Center

Understand more about the technologies that offer rapid and efficient qualitative and quantitative analyses for a range of industrial, educational, environmental, and health markets.

Stem Cell Research Learning Center

Stem cell research holds tremendous potential in the areas of developmental biology, disease modeling, and cell therapy, which all require technologies that are efficient and reproducible. This collection of resources was built to help you successfully manipulate the cell type of your choice using novel approaches such as culture, reprogramming, characterization, and differentiation.

Synthetic Biology Learning Center

Synthetic biology comprises the next generation of genetic engineering tools. It combines molecular biology and systems biology with engineering principles to design biological systems and bio-factories. The aim is to create improved biological functions that meet current and future challenges.