Expert Insight: 3 upcoming webinars to level up your research

Gain insights on topics from pleural fluid analysis, CRISPR technologies, trace element analysis in food products & more

28 Aug 2021

SelectScience® hosts dozens of informative and insightful free webinars for scientists every month, featuring world-class speakers at the very forefront of their respective fields. In this regular feature, we highlight the events you won't want to miss over the next week or so, as well as some of our top on-demand webinars. Register now to save your spot and hear from experts as they discuss the latest research, techniques and technologies in their fields, from why pleural fluid is critical to diagnostic decisions, building the most useful CRISPR technologies for your needs and testing trace pesticide residues in food and beverage products. 


PLEURAL FLUID ANALYSIS: Clinical implications of pleural fluid pH measurement and the importance of testing with a blood gas analyzer

Cheryl Frydman, M.D., Director of Clinical Laboratories and Associate Director of Pathology, White Plains Hospital, will discuss various clinical conditions where the measurement of pH, as well as other analytes, in pleural fluid is critical to diagnostic decisions. The issues and challenges of pleural fluid sampling and analysis will also be reviewed, taking into consideration the methodologies available and selection of those optimum for accurate testing.

Tuesday, August 31, at 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 11:00 EDT /  08:00 PDT 

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CRISPR: Building more useful CRISPR/Cas technologies

This is the final installment of GenScript's CRISPR webinar series. In this session, explore how to build more useful tools to support your research.

Wednesday, September 1, at 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 11:00 EDT / 8:00 PDT 

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FOOD TESTING: Beyond glyphosate: Trace-level analysis of highly polar pesticides in foods

Jim Garvey, Head of Food Chemistry, and Michael Kelly, Senior Chemist, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Ireland, will discuss how chemicals can be separated into their native ionic form on an ion-exchange column, and how this enables the quantification of polar pesticides by tandem mass spectrometry over and over again for hundreds of injections.

Thursday, September 2, at 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 11:00 EDT / 08:00 PDT

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Catch up on these 5 on-demand webinars:

  • Developer deep dive: Designing proteins and reagents for cell and gene therapy research: Dr. Deborah Moore-Lai, Director of Protein Development at Abcam, introduces a new range of premium bioactive proteins. During the session, Moore-Lai details Abcam’s manufacturing workflow. Watch here>>
  • High-sensitivity point-of-care cardiac troponin: Novel whole-blood testing at last: Dr. Fred Apple discusses the relevance and use of high-sensitivity troponin in the emergency department setting. Apple reviews the scientific literature pertaining to high-sensitivity point-of-care (POC) troponin and speaks to the critical considerations for the setup and implementation of POC clinical studies. Watch here>>
  • The Agilent and Atturos pathway for the development of targeted biomarker measurements for precision medicine: Prof. Stephen Pennington, Dr. Orla Coleman, and Dr. James Waddington outline the significant clinical need for better chronic disease testing and explain how this need can be met through an integrated workflow that enables simplified, robust, reproducible, and cost-effective analysis of readily collected human samples. Watch here>>
  • Targeted DNA integration without double-strand breaks using CRISPR RNA-guided transposons: Join the second installment of GenScript's CRISPR webinar series. In this session, we explore targeted DNA integration without the need for double-strand breaks using CRISPR RNA-guided transposons. Watch here>>
  • Increasing CRISPR editing efficiency with novel guide RNA methods: Join Abcam's Dr. Yongwon Kwon, Molecular group lead, and Dr. Frank He, Field application specialist, as they explore the challenges underlying effective gRNA design and the relevant tools needed to assist with this process, as well as discussing the recent data from Abcam’s novel dual-guide-based method which can achieve close to 100% knockout efficiency. Watch here>>

Have a conflicting schedule? Don't worry all SelectScience webinars are made available on demand, find out more here>>