Queensgate Instruments – an Elektron Technology brand – is to launch three exciting new nanopositioning products that offer speed and precision without compromise at this year’s Laser World of Photonics in Munich, Germany, from the 13th to the 16th of May. Visitors to Booth B2, 552 will discover Queensgate’s latest family of low voltage Digital Piezo Translators (DPT), a range of state-of-the-art closed loop piezo actuators with integrated capacitive NanoSensors® that provide world-class positioning performances.
Scientists at the specialised biotech company PharmAbcine are completing formulation and stability studies in a fraction of the time thanks to an Optim 1000 microvolume protein analysis and characterisation instrument from Avacta Analytical. PharmAbcine was established in the Republic of Korea in 2008 specifically for the development of human monoclonal antibodies into drugs for the treatment of human diseases, including cancer and inflammatory diseases.
South San Francisco, Calif. May 1, 2013. Fluidigm (www.fluidigm.com) announced an agreement to develop and supply a customized version of its high- throughput library prep system to the DKMS (Deutsche Knochenmarkspenderdatei gemeinnützige Gesellschaft mbH) Life Science Lab.
Rheonix Inc, a molecular diagnostics device manufacturer based in Ithaca, New York, has integrated Tecan’s Cavro® Air Displacement Pipettor (ADP) into its EncompassMDx™ molecular platform, providing complete automation of sample processing and analysis using Rheonix CARD® technology. The CARD system allows complete automation of nucleic acid testing of various biological sample types, including FFPE (formalin fixed paraffin embedded) samples, using a single disposable device.
SINGAPORE; SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 25, 2013 -- Government officials, academic, and industry leaders gathered to celebrate the official opening of the Single-Cell Omics Centre (SCOC) in Singapore on April 12, 2013. It is the first research centre in Asia exclusively dedicated to accelerating the understanding of how individual cells work, and how diagnosis and treatment might be enhanced through insight derived from single cells.
Siam Research & Innovation Co. Ltd. has invested in an Atlas lab scale chemistry reactor from Syrris to investigate the kinetics of cement hydration and the interaction of admixtures, as researcher Ms Wanjana Wannaphahoun explained: “We perform research and development for the cement manufacturer SCG. It is important that the end products are high quality, and so the composition of the cementitious mixture is enhanced by adding extra materials that modify its performance.
Tecan has launched a new online training tool – the Tecan Academy – that makes it easier than ever before for customers to optimize their instrument use. Convenient and affordable, this web-based portal is the ideal bridge between an initial introduction in the laboratory and in-depth classroom training. It enables users to improve their instrument knowledge and skills at a time and pace that suits their individual needs.
Pharmaceutical developers at Synthon, a global specialist in the development and manufacture of generic medicines, have chosen an Optim 1000 high throughput, micro-volume protein analysis system from Avacta for preliminary formulation studies.
Tecan’s Infinite® M200 PRO multimode microplate readers are helping McMaster University to introduce chemical biology undergraduates to some of the most advanced techniques routinely used in today’s laboratories.
Avacta Analytical has recently undertaken preformulation studies for a new targeted secretion inhibitor (TSI) for Syntaxin Ltd1, using its expertise in protein analysis and the groundbreaking Optim 1000 instrument to provide a high quality, bespoke biophysical characterisation service.