Product News: Roche to Demonstrate Innovative Tools for Cell Biologists and Provide Applied Science Exhibitor Showcase Workshop

01 Dec 2009

Roche is presenting innovative tools for real-time, label-free cellular analysis, plasmid and siRNA transfection, apoptosis and cell proliferation studies, tissue dissociation and cell isolation at ASCB 2009. Attendees are invited visit Roche Applied Science at booth 1131 and invited to attend the Roche Applied Science Exhibitor Showcase Workshop:

Enabling Technologies for Transfection and Dynamic Real-Time Cellular Analysis

Tuesday, December 8: 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
San Diego Convention Center
Room 11 A/B

Meet and talk with the following guest speakers and other researchers:
■ Linda Jacobsen, Ph.D. — Berit Biotech LLC, Groveland, FL — “Transcriptional Effects of Transfection: the Potential for Misinterpretation of Gene Expression Data Generated from Transiently Transfected Cells.”

■ Yvette H. Tang, Ph.D. — Principal Scientist, Cell Culture Process Development, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc, Novato, CA — “Applying the Cellavista Imager to the Commercial Cell Line Generation Process.”

■ Sung-Ching Chen, Ph.D. — Research Scientist, Division of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Biomedical Engineering Center Chutung, Hsinchu, Taiwan — “Comparative Analysis of Liberase vs. Collagenase in Extracellular Matrix Digestion and Chondrocyte Isolation.”

■ Dr. Manfred Watzele — Director R&D, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Penzberg, Germany — “Functional Analysis of Side Effects of Transfection Reagents in the Context of Bax-Induced Apoptosis.”

■ Dr. Kairat Madin — Manager R&D, System Project Leader, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Penzberg, Germany — “Real-Time Cell Invasion and Migration Utilizing the xCELLigence DP System.”
Lunch will be provided.

Please come early as seating is limited to the first 250 attendees.

For life science research only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. CELLAVISTA, LIBERASE and XCELLIGENCE are trademarks of Roche.