NOV 01, 2017 12:00 PM PDT
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WEBINAR: Simplified imaging for quantifying biological complexity of iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes and neurons
SPONSORED BY: Molecular Devices
CONTINUING EDUCATION (CME/CE/CEU) CREDITS: P.A.C.E. CE | Florida CE
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Speakers:
  • Research Scientist, Molecular Devices
    Biography
      Oksana Sirenko is a Research Scientist at Molecular Devices working on development of new technologies for imaging and high content analysis. Oksana also has previous experience working on drug discovery and drug development at several biotech companies in San Francisco Bay Area. The focus of her current scientific research is on development methods for high throughput in vitro toxicity screening, including 3D models. Oksana has a PhD in Biochemistry and B.S. in Biology.

    Abstract:

    DATE: November 1, 2017
    TIME:  12:00 PM PT, 3:00 PM ET

    There is a current focus in biology towards developing more complex and physiologically relevant in vitro assays and cell models, using phenotypic multi-parameter read-outs, and implementing complex methods of analysis. However, scaling and automating these assays can be challenging. Instruments and technologies that capture the complexity of biological responses with the goal of better understanding the mechanism of healthy or disease-state cells contribute in a meaningful way to avoid unwanted toxic responses or to identify new drug candidates.

    We will present new tools, like the ImageXpress® Nano Automated Imaging System and CellReporterXpress Image Acquisition and Analysis Software for advancing complex biological models and methods for adapting and scaling up process for compound testing. We will also highlight new analytical tools for collecting and processing multi-parametric read-outs that will enable scientists to take full advantage of the complexity of biological assays.

    Join our presentation to gain insights about improving the workflow for your complex biological assays.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Implement cost-effective automated imaging with remote acquisition and analysis capabilities
    • Improve workflow process utilizing new software for image analysis and visualization which comes preloaded with 25 different analysis protocols
    • Run functional and cytotoxicity assays using various cell models including iPSC-derived cardiac and neuronal cells

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