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BioTek Introduces Cytation™ 5 Cell Imager at ASCB 2014

December 2, 2014

Join BioTek Instruments as they introduce the Cytation™ 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader at the ASCB 2014 Conference and Exhibition to be held December 6-10 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. BioTek’s “Think Possible” philosophy is reflected in their microplate-based imaging, detection, liquid handling and automation solutions and the company will showcase their newest innovations at Booth #349.
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BioTek Introduces 2nd Generation Cytation Imaging Reader

December 1, 2014

BioTek is excited to introduce the new Cytation™ 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader. This second generation imaging reader includes added functionality to both the automated digital microscopy and conventional multi-mode microplate detection modes, enhancing phenotypic cellular information and well-based quantitative data.
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BioTek Instruments Awarded Patent for Automated Ultrasonic Blockage Detection and Cleaning in Microplate Washers

October 27, 2014

BioTek has been awarded U.S. Patent covering the use of ultrasonic devices to check for clogged manifold tubes and to clean the manifold tubes of a microplate washer automatically. The two features are known as Verify™ and Ultrasonic Advantage™ and are available in BioTek’s 405 family of microplate washers.
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Winner Announced in the First Annual Norman R. Alpert Research Prize

October 3, 2014

Dr. Chris Berger, CMB Interim Director and Director of Graduate Education for the College of Medicine, announced the winner of the 2014 Norman R. Alpert Award at the annual Graduate Research Day for the CMB Program event held October 2, 2014. Jacqueline Leung, a graduate student in the Cellular, Molecular and Biosciences (CMB) Program at the University of Vermont won for her publication, “Identification of T. gondii Myosin Light Chain-1 as a Direct Target of TachypleginA-2, a Small-Molecule Inhibitor of Parasite Motility and Invasion.”
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BioTek Participates in AHA Heart Walk 2014
Company adds initiatives to surpass 2013 fundraising

September 2, 2014

BioTek is supporting the American Heart Association with a team of employees participating in this year’s Heart Walk at Oakledge Park in Burlington on September 27th. The AHA Heart Walk promotes health and wellness in the workplace with donations funding research for cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
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BioTek Receives Two Awards from ESGR, a Department of Defense Office: the Patriot Award and the Above and Beyond Award

August 21, 2014

BioTek is pleased to announce Dan Hannah, U.S. Field Service Manager, has been awarded the Patriot Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program (ESGR), a Department of Defense office. BioTek also received the Above and Beyond Award from the ESGR. The Above and Beyond Award is presented by ESGR State Committees to recognize employers at the local level who have gone above and beyond the legal requirements of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) by providing their Guard and Reserve employees additional, non-mandated benefits such as differential or full pay to offset lost wages, extended health benefits, and other similar benefits.
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New Synergy™ HTX Offers Convenient, Flexible and Automated Microplate-based Detection

August 15, 2014

BioTek continues to set the standard in microplate instrumentation by designing practical functionality, user-friendly software, and affordable modularity as seen in the new Synergy™ HTX Multi-Mode Microplate Reader. This new system is offered as an entry-level multi-mode reader to automate UV-Vis absorbance, fluorescence, luminescence and AlphaScreen®/AlphaLISA® assays in 6- to 384-well microplates in 2 µL samples with BioTek’s Take3 Micro-Volume plates.
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BioTek’s Gen5 Software Offers CVB Relative Potency Solution

August 13, 2014

BioTek is pleased to announce the availability of customizable pre-programmed protocols for Gen5™ Data Analysis Software designed to estimate Relative Potency according to the requirements of the USDA APHIS Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB) guidelines published March 14, 2014.
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BioTek Launches Enhanced SiLA Compliant Software for Washers/Dispensers

July 7, 2014

LHC™ SiLA is a Liquid Handling Control Software that allows any BioTek LHC-controlled washer or dispenser to be integrated into a robotic system with SiLA compliance, equipping users with more flexibility in system configuration compared to conventional instrument drivers.
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New Epoch 2 Provides Enhanced User Interface for Spectral Absorbance Detection

July 2, 2014

BioTek proudly unveils the new Epoch™ 2 Microplate Spectrophotometer. Epoch 2 is the first reader to combine a large touchscreen and full onboard data analysis software for simplified and efficient operation and reporting of absorbance-based detection workflows.
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Cytation™ 3 Wins Silver Edison Award

May 5, 2014

The Edison Awards™ recently honored BioTek’s Cytation™ 3 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader with a Silver Edison Award in the Lab Diagnostics, Science/Medical category at the 2014 Edison Awards Annual Gala, held in San Francisco, CA. The awards, named after U.S. inventor Thomas Alva Edison, symbolize outstanding product innovations with lasting impact and value for users.
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Cancer Researcher Wins Cytation™ 3 in BioTek’s “Think Possible” Application Contest!

April 11, 2014

BioTek congratulates Dr. Jeff Peterson of the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Pennsylvania for winning a new Cytation™ 3 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader in BioTek’s “Think Possible” Application Contest. Entrants were judged on a short essay that they submitted, detailing the application that they think is possible for their specific research using the Cytation 3. As an Associate Professor, Dr. Peterson studies chemical biology and kinase signaling in cancer.
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BioTek’s “Think Possible” Video Wins Silver Telly Award

April 7, 2014

BioTek’s Think Possible video, created by Hen House Media , was recently awarded a Silver Telly Award in the “Non-Broadcast, Motivational” category as part of the 35th Annual Telly Awards. Standing out from over 12,000 entries, the Silver Telly is the highest honor bestowed upon film and video productions, and awarded to less than 10 percent of entries.
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MultiFlo™ FX Multi-Mode Dispenser with RAD™ technology Expands Capabilities

April 4, 2014

BioTek’s MultiFlo™ FX is now available with optional RAD™ (Random Access Dispense) technology to further extend its application range and flexibility. RAD technology offers single-channel dispensing to random individual microplate wells along with rapid reagent dispensing into large volume wells of 6- to 24- well microplates. MultiFlo FX can also be separately configured with an optional wash module for 6- to 384-well plates.
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BioTek Presents Multi-Functional, Microplate-Based Workflow Solutions at Analytica 2014

March 25, 2014

BioTek Instruments, Inc., will highlight their latest microplate instrumentation technologies, designed to automate and improve lab efficiency, at Hall A3, Stand #310 during Analytica 2014, the 24th International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis and Biotechnology. The exhibition will be held April 1-4 at the Munich Trade Fair Centre / ICM in Munich, Germany.
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BioTek Receives Extraordinary New Product Line Award from Fisher

February 28, 2014

BioTek Instruments, Inc., received Thermo Fisher Scientific’s “Extraordinary New Product Line” award for their Cytation 3 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader. The award was presented at the Fisher Scientific North America Sales Meeting, held February 24-26, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Cytation 3 was recognized by Fisher Scientific’s product management team for its innovative technology and successful sales performance.
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BioTek’s Cytation™ 3 Named Edison Awards Finalist

February 13, 2014

BioTek Instruments, Inc., proudly announces that their Cytation™ 3 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader is a finalist in the 2014 Edison Awards® competition. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy. Award winners will be announced April 30, 2014 at the Edison Awards Annual Gala, held in the historic Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, CA.
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BioTek Wins 2013 Worksite Wellness Gold Level Award

January 30, 2014

BioTek Instruments was recently honored with the 2013 Worksite Wellness Gold Level Award from the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. As a three-time winner, BioTek will receive the award from Governor Peter Shumlin at the Worksite Wellness Conference, to be held March 27, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington, VT.
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BioTek Announces MultiFlo FX Giveaway Winner!

January 29, 2014

Congratulations to Mr. Charles Teta and the National University of Science and Technology in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe on winning BioTek’s MultiFlo™ FX Giveaway! Mr. Teta was randomly chosen from all global, qualified entrants, and is a research fellow in the university’s Department of Environmental Science and Health.
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BioTek Highlights Automated Workflow Solutions at SLAS 2014

January 15, 2014

Join BioTek Instruments as they demonstrate novel ways to automate microplate-based workflows at the SLAS 2014 Conference and Exhibition to be held January 18-22 in San Diego, California. BioTek’s “Think Possible” philosophy is reflected in their microplate-based imaging, detection, liquid handling and automation solutions. As a Diamond Sponsor of SLAS 2014, the company will showcase their newest innovations at Booth #1105. BioTek’s instruments will also be featured at several partner booths throughout the exhibition.
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