JUN 09, 2021 7:00 AM PDT
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Preventing cell misidentification in your daily lab routine

Sponsored by: Eppendorf
C.E. Credits: P.A.C.E. CE Florida CE
Speakers
  • Senior Product Manager, Promega Corp.
    Biography

      Gabriela Saldanha is a Senior Product Manager in the Sample Analysis Strategic Portfolio Management. Gabriela's career spans over 20 years in the laboratory and in product development, strategy and implementation related to nucleic acid amplification, expression analysis and genotyping, more recently leading the Spectrum Compact CE System launch and commercialization.

    • Application Specialist Cell Handling, Eppendorf AG
      Biography
        Dr. Jessica Wagener is Application Specialist focusing on Cell Handling at Eppendorf Headquarter in Hamburg, Germany. Entering a cell culture laboratory as a graduate student for the first time in 2006, she came to Eppendorf with 5+ years of experience in cell culture. After studying Biology at the Universities of Marburg and Düsseldorf, she investigated apoptosis mechanisms in different cell lines for her diploma thesis. Following one year as Research Associate working with primary cells she started to work towards her PhD with a focus on reproductive biology at the Medical School Essen. She joined Eppendorf in April 2012 shortly after completing her PhD in Biology.

      Abstract

      Date:  June 9, 2021

      Time: 7:00am PDT, 10:00am EDT, 4:00pm CEST

       

      1951 the first human cell line HeLa entered cell culture labs worldwide. 70 years later, we know that at least 129 cell lines are contaminated with HeLa cells with dramatic implications on the validity of past cell culture related research. The fact that at least 509 cell lines are misidentified (ICLAC 2020) reveals a significant need for solid cell authentication that is increasingly required by scientific journals and auditing authorities.

       

      In this webinar, we will discuss principles, methods, and share best practices to check cell identity. Join us to learn more about preventing cell misidentification by incorporating Good Cell Culture Practice into your daily routine and become a true cell culture expert.

       

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      Learning Objectives:

      • Cell misidentification - What's that?
      • Explain and learn about causes and consequences of working with the wrong cell line
      • Discuss how to choose a cell authentication method
      • Discuss the background of STR amplification and capillary electrophoresis (CE) for successful cell authentication and how to apply these methods correctly

       

       

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