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MAY 30 - 31 2018

Lab Automation 2018

Our 2nd Annual Lab Automation 2018 Virtual Conference is now available On Demand!

This is a free virtual conference for professionals interested in the most recent technologies for today’s labs. Laboratory automation is a multi-disciplinary approach benefiting from technologies in the lab that facilitate new and improved processes.

The technology present in laboratories is imperative to timely research and data output. This encore event will further the discussion of the advancements made regarding instrumentation and methodologies used to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of research in the lab.

Those Laboratory automation professionals, including those in academia, industry and clinically-based researchers, scientists and engineers, will learn and develop new technologies to increase productivity, improve data quality, and reduce manual lab processes for more reliable results.

Topics for this years event included:

  • High Throughput Screening 
  • Robotics
  • Emerging Trends
  • Organs on a Chip


Our on-demand virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. You can participate in exactly those parts which you are interested in and be back at your desk or bench in an instant. Virtual events remove time and place restrictions and ensure that everyone who wants to participate can do so. This virtual conference also offers increased reach for the global automation community with a high degree of interaction through live-streaming video and chat sessions.


Continuing Education
By participating in this virtual event and watching webcast presentations, you can earn Free Continuing Education (CE) credits. To earn educational credits, you must view an entire presentation. Following the presentation. you must click on the educational credit link provided for that particular speaker and follow the required process. Once you have completed the process, you will receive a certificate for the educational credit.



 

 

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Speakers
  • Robin Felder, PhD

    Professor and Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology, Univerisity of Virgina School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sam Michael

    Director, Automation and Compound Management at NCATS, NIH
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ellen Berg, PhD

    Chief Scientific Officer, Translational Biology, Eurofins DiscoverX
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mark Bunger

    VP of Research and Client Development, Lux Research
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sarah Burroughs, PhD

    Product Manager, Agilent Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Alejandro Chavez, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Nathan Coussens, PhD

    Senior Research Scientist, Biology, Division of Pre-Clinical Innovation, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Kenda Evans, PhD

    Product Specialist, Agilent Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Olivier Frey, PhD

    Head of Department, InSphero AG
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lotta Raty

    Global Product Manager Cell Separation, Miltenyi Biotec
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Burkhard Schaefer

    President at BSSN Software
  • Sabeth Verpoorte, PhD

    Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mark Wigglesworth

    Director High Throughput Screening, AstraZeneca
    BIOGRAPHY

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Agenda
  • MAY 31, 2018 1:30 PM PDT
    Sabeth Verpoorte, PhD
    Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 31, 2018 12:00 PM PDT
    Alejandro Chavez, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 31, 2018 10:30 AM PDT
    Olivier Frey, PhD
    Head of Department, InSphero AG
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 31, 2018 9:00 AM PDT
    Sarah Burroughs, PhD, Kenda Evans, PhD
    Sponsored By: Agilent
    Sarah Burroughs, PhD
    Product Manager, Agilent Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
    Kenda Evans, PhD
    Product Specialist, Agilent Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 31, 2018 7:30 AM PDT
    Sam Michael
    Director, Automation and Compound Management at NCATS, NIH
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 31, 2018 6:00 AM PDT
    Burkhard Schaefer
    President at BSSN Software
  • MAY 30, 2018 12:00 PM PDT
    Mark Wigglesworth
    Director High Throughput Screening, AstraZeneca
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 30, 2018 10:30 AM PDT
    Nathan Coussens, PhD
    Senior Research Scientist, Biology, Division of Pre-Clinical Innovation, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 30, 2018 9:00 AM PDT
    Lotta Raty
    Global Product Manager Cell Separation, Miltenyi Biotec
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Miltenyi Biotec
  • MAY 30, 2018 7:30 AM PDT
    Robin Felder, PhD
    Professor and Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology, Univerisity of Virgina School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 30, 2018 6:00 AM PDT
    Ellen Berg, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, Translational Biology, Eurofins DiscoverX
    BIOGRAPHY
  • High Throughput Screening
  • MAY 30, 2018 6:00 AM PDT
    Ellen Berg, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, Translational Biology, Eurofins DiscoverX
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 30, 2018 10:30 AM PDT
    Nathan Coussens, PhD
    Senior Research Scientist, Biology, Division of Pre-Clinical Innovation, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 30, 2018 12:00 PM PDT
    Mark Wigglesworth
    Director High Throughput Screening, AstraZeneca
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 31, 2018 6:00 AM PDT
    Burkhard Schaefer
    President at BSSN Software
  • MAY 31, 2018 7:30 AM PDT
    Sam Michael
    Director, Automation and Compound Management at NCATS, NIH
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 31, 2018 12:00 PM PDT
    Alejandro Chavez, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Robotics
  • MAY 30, 2018 7:30 AM PDT
    Robin Felder, PhD
    Professor and Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology, Univerisity of Virgina School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 30, 2018 9:00 AM PDT
    Lotta Raty
    Global Product Manager Cell Separation, Miltenyi Biotec
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Miltenyi Biotec
  • MAY 31, 2018 9:00 AM PDT
    Sarah Burroughs, PhD, Kenda Evans, PhD
    Sponsored By: Agilent
    Sarah Burroughs, PhD
    Product Manager, Agilent Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
    Kenda Evans, PhD
    Product Specialist, Agilent Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Emerging Trends
  • Organs on a Chip
  • MAY 31, 2018 10:30 AM PDT
    Olivier Frey, PhD
    Head of Department, InSphero AG
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MAY 31, 2018 1:30 PM PDT
    Sabeth Verpoorte, PhD
    Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen
    BIOGRAPHY
Posters

Speakers

  • Robin Felder, PhD
    Robin Felder, PhD
    Professor and Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology, Univerisity of Virgina School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sam Michael
    Sam Michael
    Director, Automation and Compound Management at NCATS, NIH
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ellen Berg, PhD
    Ellen Berg, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, Translational Biology, Eurofins DiscoverX
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mark Bunger
    Mark Bunger
    VP of Research and Client Development, Lux Research
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sarah Burroughs, PhD
    Sarah Burroughs, PhD
    Product Manager, Agilent Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Alejandro Chavez, MD, PhD
    Alejandro Chavez, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Nathan Coussens, PhD
    Nathan Coussens, PhD
    Senior Research Scientist, Biology, Division of Pre-Clinical Innovation, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Kenda Evans, PhD
    Kenda Evans, PhD
    Product Specialist, Agilent Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Olivier Frey, PhD
    Olivier Frey, PhD
    Head of Department, InSphero AG
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lotta Raty
    Lotta Raty
    Global Product Manager Cell Separation, Miltenyi Biotec
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Burkhard Schaefer
    Burkhard Schaefer
    President at BSSN Software
  • Sabeth Verpoorte, PhD
    Sabeth Verpoorte, PhD
    Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mark Wigglesworth
    Mark Wigglesworth
    Director High Throughput Screening, AstraZeneca
    BIOGRAPHY
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Committee

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  • Mark Bünger

    Mark Bünger joined Lux Research in 2005. As a Vice President of Research he focuses on strategic planning and advanced technologies and in bio-, aero-, and energy domains. Across over 20 years and 40 countries, he has worked as a management consultant, technology analyst, and ...

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  • Sammy Datwani

    Dr. Datwani joined Labcyte Inc., in 2007 and is responsible for leading internal research programs and managing the advanced developments for the creation of new products and capabilities for the company in the arena of acoustic droplet ejection. Dr. Datwani has over twenty ...

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  • Robin Felder, PhD

    Dr. Robin Felder is a Professor of Pathology and Associate Director of Laboratory Medicine at the University of Virginia-UVA, and is Chair of Medical Automation.org. Dr. Felder received his PhD in Biochemistry from Georgetown University. He has published over 300 papers ...

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  • Tammy Germini

    Tammy Germini, MBA, MT(ASCP), is the Clinical Pathology Operations Director at Geisinger Health System in Central Pennsylvania. After earning a BS in Medical Technology from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, she attended Moses H. Cone School of Medical Technology, and ...

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  • Matthew Nesbitt, MSc

    Mr. Nesbitt completed his Masters degree in Molecular Biology at Simon Fraser University where his work focused on the discovery of new genes in the C. elegans model organism. This experience impressed upon him both the value of next generation sequencing and its vulnerabilities ...

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  • Miki Sode

    My passion is in helping people realize the benefits of taking research, innovation, and development into outer space in our everyday life, as well as in assisting them to take their ideas to outer space to reach a higher potential.

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