SEP 05, 2019 4:00 PM CEST

The bread and butter method of genomics: How to improve your (q)PCR

Sponsored by: Eppendorf
C.E. Credits: P.A.C.E. CE Florida CE
Speaker
  • Global Marketing Manager, Automation and PCR, Eppendorf
    Biography
      Dr. Tim Schommartz works as Application Specialist for automated Liquid Handling at the Eppendorf Headquarter in Hamburg, Germany. He studied Molecular Life Science in Germany and Singapore, focusing on the influence of anti-inflammatory antibodies on allergies and autoimmune diseases during his master thesis. Tim Schommartz holds a PhD in Chemistry working in the field of Virology. He joined Eppendorf in 2016 having a broad background in different workflows, ranging from molecular biology, cell- and infection biology to immunology and biochemistry.

    Abstract
    DATE:   September 5, 2019
    TIME:    7:00am PT, 10:00am ET, 4:00pm CEST
     
    PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) has gone through a massive evolution since its development in 1983. Besides its age of 36 years it is still a core component of numerous complex applications. The PCR is the workhorse method in virtually every molecular biology laboratory and the gold standard in countless analytical assays.
     
    Despite its broad usage, there are several factors that need to be considered to design a successful PCR experiment. Starting from more apparent things like temperature settings and DNA template quality to less known factors as pipetting techniques and used consumables, this webinar covers multiple ways to improve your PCR. In addition, we will also take a closer look at the special requirements of qPCR as probably the most common used variant of traditional PCR.
     
    Learning Objectives:
    • Pain points and solutions of (q)PCR setup
    • Correct (q)PCR setup
    • Tips and tricks for (automated) pipetting of a PCR setup
     
     
    Webinars will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing after live event.
     
    LabRoots is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. By attending this webinar, you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit once you have viewed the webinar in its entirety.

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