Gene therapy, AI and mass spec: Mimi Roy discusses rare disease research in Silicon Valley

“As human beings, we are responsible for other human lives, for their improvement... taking them from disease to health.”

Join SelectScience® CEO, Kerry Parker, as she speaks to Dr. Mimi Roy who is working at the cutting edge of developing gene therapies in rare diseases. During this podcast discussion, Roy shares how gene therapies and viral vectors work and why AI and mass spectrometry are accelerating science in this field. Roy also discusses her perspectives on time management, her outlook on teamwork, and how the future of science is a multidisciplinary and human endeavour. After beginning her academic career in India, Roy embarked on a journey that led her to Sydney, Australia, and eventually the United States, where she pursued her Ph.D. in Chemistry at Princeton University then a postdoctoral research position at the Scripps Research Institute. Roy then discovered the world of start-ups and biopharmaceuticals and never looked back.

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Biopharma Summit: September 5, 2023

Join SelectScience for the virtual Biopharma Summit 2023 on September 5, to connect with industry-leading scientists and technology innovators. Now in its third year, this eagerly anticipated online event presents a unique opportunity for the global scientific community, encompassing researchers, manufacturers, and regulatory experts, to forge connections and exchange invaluable insights within the biopharma field. Join thought leaders in discussions on the latest topics in biopharma, explore dynamic technology workshops, interactive resource hubs, and take part in this exclusive networking opportunity.

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Increase cell line selection throughput for biotherapeutics with automated clone selection

The Thermo Scientific™ Cytomat™ 2 Selector is an automated large amplitude shaking incubator designed for biotherapeutics clone selection. In this video, Dieter Wagner, Product Manager of Cytomat at Thermo Fisher Scientific, explains how this new system can accelerate your cell line selection while simplifying your workflow with less consumables, and hands-on time. This video was filmed at SLAS2023, San Diego.

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​Dr. Krishanu Saha

The latest advances in the biopharmaceutical industry

As one of the most exciting fields of science, biopharmaceutical medicine has evolved in great strides over recent years. During this special feature, we explore current advances in this industry including bispecific antibodies, gene therapy, and oligonucleotide therapeutics. Join us on this amazing journey to see how far we’ve come and how far we’ve yet to go.

Biopharma news, reviews, and more

Embracing LC-MS/MS for the bioanalysis of oligonucleotide therapeutics

Chad Christianson of Alturas Analytics shares how LC-MS/MS can improve speed, selectivity, and cost-efficiency of therapeutic oligonucleotide quantification.

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Comprehensive cell culture medium analysis

Discover a comprehensive method for culture medium analysis for a metabolic analysis of antibody-producing cells using LC-MS/MS and ICP-MS from Shimadzu.

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High-throughput screening for LNP synthesis

In this poster from Particle Works, discover a reliable and reproducible method for the synthesis of LNPs without the need for human interaction.

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The future of drug development for complex pathologies

Dr. Michael Tovey, inventor of the iLite® technology, Svar Life Sciences, shares how to overcome your cell-based challenges and drive the development of cutting-edge biotherapeutics.

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Mass photometry: Shining a new light on protein self-assembly

Learn how a novel method for label-free single-molecule characterization is changing our understanding of key biological processes.

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High-throughput detection of degraded polysorbate in biological formulations with FMM

In this resource, Halo Labs introduces the Aura™ polysorbate degradation assay, a specific and quantitative assay that detects free fatty acid particles (FFAs).

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Re-analyzing cost benefit vs. quality benefits

Explore how biopharmaceutical manufacturing has changed in the post-pandemic era.

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Unlocking the potential of the multi-attribute method

Dr. Scott Berger, Waters Corporation, discusses the capabilities, adoption trends, and future of MAM for biotherapeutic analysis.

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The biophysical characterization tech advancing early screening

Dr. Tatiana Tiago, of Creoptix (a Malvern Panalytical brand), highlights some of the latest trends in biophysical characterization tech and innovative applications.

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Automated Library Synthesis (ALiS) System by Particle Works


"I’ve been working with ALiS for about 2 months; I made lipid nanoparticles with different formulations. The results were reproducible and the software (FCC) has been very user-friendly. One of the great advantages of ALiS is being flexible in terms of adjusting flow rate ratios, total flow rates and also providing different microchips."

Razieh Karamzadeh, Karolinska Institute

Agilent BioTek Cytation 7 Cell Imaging Multimode Reader by Agilent Technologies

“Every lab should have the Cytation 7!”

"The Cytation 7 is an easy-to-use instrument with a wide range of technology build-ins that allows us to replace several older instruments. It makes screening fast and reliable for early drug discovery in biological assays."

Kathleen Santos, Spirogen - AstraZeneca

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