TekTalk Microplate Instrumentation Newsletter - Archive

 

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Winter 2017 (March 22, 2017)

  • Customer Spotlights: Dreaming Big When It Comes to the Possibilities - Dr. Michael Johnson, Department of Immunobiology, University of Arizona and Striking a Lethal Blow to Chemoresistance - Dr. Steve Quiros, University of Costa Rica
  • Upcoming Webinar: "Kinetic Proliferation Assay Using High Contrast Brightfield Imaging"
  • Featured Application: Kinetic Proliferation Assay Using Label-Free Cell Counting
  • Tek Corner: A Combined, Affordable Solution for the Performance of Automated 3D in vitro Hepatotoxicity Testing
  • Featured Product: Synergy Neo2

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Fall 2016 (November 10, 2016)

  • Customer Spotlights: A New, Automated Path to Ask More Complicated Questions and Receive Enhanced Answers - Dr. Sachin Katyal, University of Manitoba and CancerCare Manitoba & A Simple Yet Powerful Method for Measuring Real-Time Kinase Activity - AssayQuant Technologies, Inc.
  • Featured Application: Automated Comet Assay Imaging and Dual-Mask Analysis to Determine DNA Damage on an Individual Comet Basis
  • Tek Corner: Automated Cell Image Analysis for Verification of Cell Retention during Vigorous Cell Washing
  • Featured Product: Automated Live Cell Imaging & Analysis

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Summer 2016 (August 10, 2016)

  • Customer Spotlights: Identification and Characterization of Cancer Risk Factors Using High Throughput Cell Screening - The McManus Lab & Bringing Lab Quality Biodetection Technology to the Field - Black Ivory Biotech
  • Featured Application: Oridonin Perfusion Causes Cytotoxicity in U-2 OS Cells
  • Tek Corner: Comparison of Oridonin Cytotoxicity in U-2 OS and HepG2 Cells
  • Featured Products: Automate Live Cell Assays with the new BioSpa 8 & Gen5 3.0 Microplate Reader and Imager Software

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Spring 2016 (May 10, 2016)

  • Customer Spotlight: Department of Environmental Science and Health at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) - MultiFlo FX Wins Over Environmental Lab
  • Featured Application: Analysis of the Effect of Aggregated β-Amyloid on Cellular Signaling Pathways
  • Tek Corner: Top 10 Tips for Cellular Microscopy
  • Featured Products: Lionheart FX Automated Live Cell Imager

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Winter 2016 (February 16, 2016)

  • Customer Spotlight: Beckman Research Institute at City of Hope National Medical Center - A Convenient Jump Start for Anti-tumor Immunity
  • Featured Application: Automated Imaging and Analysis of a Novel Comet Assay to Enable High Throughput Genotoxicity Testing
  • Tek Corner: Analysis of Cell Retention Following Rigorous Automated Cell Fixation and Staining
  • Featured Products: Liquid Handling Control™ Software
  • SLAS 2016 RECAP

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Fall 2015 (November 19, 2015)

  • Customer Spotlight: Swansea University - Biocontrol of Invertebrate Pests Using Natural Agents: Investigating Host-Pathogen Interactions with the BioTek Synergy H1
  • Featured Application: 3D Cell Culture: A Review of Current Techniques
  • Tek Corner: Z-Stacking and Z-Projection using a Scaffold-based 3D Cell Culture
  • Featured Products: New! BioSpa 8 Automated Incubator & Gen5 2.09 Released!

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Summer 2015 (August 11, 2015)

  • Customer Spotlight: University of Manitoba - Researchers Look for Answers to Colorectal Cancer
  • Featured Application: Utility of Variable Bandwidth Monochromators for Quantification of Fluorescent Probes in Produced Effluent Water
  • Tek Corner: Sample Preparation for Fluorescence Microscopy: An Introduction - Concepts and Tips for Better Fixed Sample Imaging Results
  • Featured Product: BioTek's New Synergy Neo2 Raises the Bar for Multi-Mode Detection Performance

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Spring 2015 (May 12, 2015)

  • Customer Spotlights: Stanford Cardiovascular Institute: Investigating Novel Therapeutics for Cardiovascular Disease Using the BioTek Cytation 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader & Fox Chase Cancer Center: 2014 Cytation 3 Contest Winner
  • Featured Application: Optimization of a Multi-Mode Detection Model for Measuring Real-time Cellular Respiration and Mitochondrial Function using Fluorophoric Biosensors
  • Tek Corner: Imaging and Analysis of a High Density Cell Migration Assay
  • Featured Product: Direct Drain Waste System for 405 and EL406 & Epoch 2 Microplate Spectrophotometer

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Winter 2015 (February 19, 2015)

  • Customer Spotlight: BioTek Supports A Better Way for Life Sciences Startups
  • Featured Application: Automated Hemocytometer-Based Live/Dead Cell Counting using Phase Contrast and Color Brightfield Imaging
  • Tek Corner: Automated Color Imaging of Tissues
  • Featured Product: MultiFlo FX Multi-Mode Dispenser

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Fall 2014 (December 3, 2014)

  • Featured Application: Use of Phase Contrast Imaging to Track Morphological Cellular Changes due to Apoptotic Activity
  • Tek Corner: Hematoxylin and Eosin Stained Tissue
  • Featured Product: New Cytation 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Microplate Reader & New Synergy HTX Multi-Mode Microplate Reader

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Summer 2014 (August 12, 2014)

  • Customer Spotlight: Precision XS Helps to Create ‘Microplates’ from Paper
  • Featured Application: Live Cell Hypoxia Determination in a 3D Spheroid Model
  • Tek Corner: High Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy of PtK2 Cells Undergoing Mitosis in Microplates
  • Featured Product: Introducing new Epoch 2! The Reader with the Perfect Touch

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Spring 2014 (May 15, 2014)

  • Customer Spotlight: Cytation™ Taking a New Look at Toxoplasma gondii with Cytation™ 3
  • Featured Application: Live Cell Imaging of RNA Expression
  • Tek Corner: Automated Cell Dispensing and Image-Based Spheroid Formation Tracking
  • Featured Product: New! MultiFlo FX Multi-Mode Dispenser, now with RAD Technology
  • BioTek Service Contracts Protect Your Investment

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Winter 2014 (February 11, 2014)

  • Featured Application: Investigation of Cell Migration using a High Density Cell Exclusion Assay and Automated Microplate Imager
  • Tek Corner: Imaging of BacMam Transfected U-2 OS Cells
  • Featured Product: Gen5 Software Expands Applications
  • BioTek Service Contracts Protect Your Investment

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