Expert Insight: 5 expert webinars you won't want to miss

Explore topics from LC-MS for oligos, peptides, glycans, and large molecule characterization to 3D cell culture for anticancer therapies

04 May 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 weekly 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 and technologies in their fields, from enhancing LC-MS analysis of oligos, peptides, glycans, and large molecule characterization to 3D cell culture for anticancer drug therapies and spectroscopy for drug discovery and development.


RAMAN: Spectroscopy tools in drug discovery and development

Dr. Julia Griffen, Product Manager, and Darren Robey, Product Manager of IR Imaging at Agilent Technologies, will discuss high-resolution surface mapping using laser direct infrared (LDIR), a surface mapping technique that uses a state-of-the-art quantum cascade laser to create exceptionally high-resolution images with unprecedented speed.

Tuesday, May 4, at 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 11:00 EDT / 08:00 PDT

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PROTEIN BIOLOGY: Enhancing LC-MS analysis of oligos, peptides, and glycans using hybrid surface technology

Jennifer Nguyen, Principal Scientist, Jacob Kellett, Associate Scientist, and Dr. Xiaoxiao Liu, Senior Scientist at Waters Corp, will describe the benefits of the ACQUITY PREMIER Solution with MaxPeak High Performance Surface Technology in mitigating problematic metal interactions.

Friday, May 7, at 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 11:00 EDT / 08:00 PDT

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OLIGOS: Bioanalytical method development for oligonucleotides: Overcoming the analytical challenges

Mary Trudeau, principal applications scientist at Waters Corporation, will outline the key challenges in method development for oligonucleotides and solutions to address them. Trudeau will illustrate these challenges and solutions through a number of examples, including various oligodeoxythymidines and the antisense oligonucleotide therapy, GEM91, and place particular emphasis on how to achieve maximum resource utilization and improve selectivity and sensitivity in oligonucleotide bioanalysis using LC-MS/MS.

Monday, May 10, at 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 11:00 EDT / 08:00 PDT

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3D CELL CULTURE: Multimodal analysis of anticancer drug testing in tumor-specific 3D cell culture models

Dr. Julia Kirshner, Founder and CEO of zPREDICTA, will discuss the advantages of using 3D culture models over the traditional methods, with particular emphasis on the importance of tumor microenvironment and tissue-relevant extracellular matrix (ECM) in obtaining accurate drug response data.

Wednesday, May 12, at 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 11:00 EDT / 08:00 PDT

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MASS SPECTROMETRY: Large molecules get SLIM: High-Resolution Ion Mobility for simplifying complex large molecule characterization

Dr. Jim Arndt, from MOBILion, and Dr. Jeffrey Agar, Associate Professor at Barnett Institute Northeastern University, will discuss the benefits of HRIM-MS for enhancing structural characterization of large molecule therapeutics, while increasing throughput and reducing reliance on LC-based methods.

Friday, May 14, 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 and virtual events

  • How to minimize the risk of food fraud due to coronavirus: Dr. Bert Popping, Managing Director at FOCOS, explores the recent developments in the molecular methods field and put these methods in the context of standardization and existing public and private law. Watch here>>
  • Off-load gene therapy and vaccine buffer exchange to Big Tuna: Joe Barco, from Unchained Labs, discusses new methods tailored to each gene therapy vector type, and how these finicky samples can now be exchanged and concentrated in a higher-throughput manner with Big Tuna – offering faster and more consistent sample exchange without compromising sample integrity or recovery. Watch here>>
  • Raman spectroscopy: A practical solution to today's characterization challenges: Dr. Adam Holland and Dr. Steven Booth explore the advances in hardware and software that have made today’s instrumentation accessible to non-Raman experts. Watch here>>
  • Discovery and development of antibody therapies for COVID-19: Find out how high-throughput epitope binning and mapping using label-free biolayer interferometry (BLI) detection and advanced flow cytometry systems has enabled the development of an antibody cocktail that can reduce the risk of drug resistance. Watch here>>
  • Beyond the basics of image analysis: Image registration and spatial infiltration analysis in HALO: Andreas Theodosi, research scientist, and James Clay, image analysis manager, take a look at the application serial section registration of pan-cytokeratin, estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, and CD8-stained serial sections of human breast carcinoma samples. Watch here>>

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