Editorial Article: How to Overcome Challenges in the Real-Time PCR Workflow

Book a spot on our upcoming free webinar, where you’ll be given a troubleshooting masterclass in RT-PCR

28 Sep 2018



Dr. Melanie Jahn, Product Manager, RT-PCR, Analytik Jena AG

Real time PCR, is a standard method in research laboratories, and remains one of the most sensitive techniques in functional genomics. The real-time element provided by this technology, however, poses endless possibilities for operator errors and mistakes to occur. Common challenges faced include assay design, template preparation and reporting or interpretation of real-time data. 

Perfect for lab scientists, technicians and managers working with real time PCR on a regular basis, expert Melanie Jahn will deliver a comprehensive guide on how to address some of the most common hurdles encountered during the workflow - offering detailed advice and top tips.

In the Q&A session, you can ask your own troubleshooting questions and have Jahn answer them live. 

After the webinar, you should be able to:

  • Understand how the entire real-time PCR workflow can be improved — from assay design, sample treatment and purification, to RT, qPCR and data evaluation
  • Recognize the new PCR technologies which can help overcome these common troubles and challenges during the workflow

The webinar will broadcast live on Thursday, October 4, at:

  • 16:00 BST
  • 17:00 CEST
  • 11:00 EDT
  • 08:00 PDT

If you can’t make the live event, the webinar will be available to watch on-demand to those that register. Book a slot now! >

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