Expert Insight: Take your research to the next level with these 6 expert webinars

Gain insights on hot topics ranging from respiratory virus testing to nano and quantum materials and automated LC-MS/MS workflows

16 Jul 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 and technologies in their fields, from respiratory virus testing and functional nano and quantum materials to automated LC-MS/MS and integrated chromatography and mass spectrometry. 


RESPIRATORY VIRUS TESTING: SARS-CoV-2, influenza, and other seasonal viruses: Northern and Southern Hemisphere perspectives

This webinar will discuss the significance of other respiratory viruses in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Two leading experts in the field, Dr. Georgia Gioula and Dra. Mariela Muñoz Ortega, will share their opinions on testing approaches, surveillance programs, and what we might expect in the future.

Monday, July 19, at 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 11:00 EDT / 08:00 PDT

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QUANTUM MATERIALS: Harnessing attosecond technologies for functional nano and quantum materials

Dr. Margaret Murnane, Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, takes a closer look at the many capabilities and potential applications of tabletop high-harmonic light sources.

Monday, July 19, at 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 11:00 EDT / 08:00 PDT

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CLINICAL LC-MS/MS: Launch your lab into the future with automated LC-MS/MS

In this two-part webinar, hear from clinical chemistry experts Dr. Andrew Davison, Consultant Clinical Scientist and Clinical Lead for R&D, Liverpool University Teaching Hospitals, and Dr. Rachel Carling, Consultant Scientist and Director of Biochemical Sciences, Viapath-St Thomas’ Hospital, on why LC-MS/MS is needed to advance clinical laboratory medicine.

Wednesday, July 21, at 15:00 BST / 16:00 CEST / 10:00 EDT / 07:00 PDT

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BIOPHARMACEUTICAL CHARACTERIZATION: How to enhance productivity with an integrated compliance-ready software platform for analyses requiring chromatographic and mass spectrometric analysis

Dr. Dan Bach Kristensen, principal scientist at Danish clinical-stage antibody oncology-focused company, Symphogen, shares examples of how to boost productivity by using the right LC-MS software to streamline analytical workflows and enable the use of MS as a routine detector.

Thursday, July 22, at 15:00 BST / 16:00 CEST / 10:00 EDT / 07:00 PDT

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PIPETTING ACCURACY: A turnkey digital system for precise and consistent pipetting, by Gilson and QIAGEN

In this webinar, you will learn about the unique combination of Gilson’s TRACKMAN Connected and QIAGEN nucleic acid isolation kits and how this refines pipetting accuracy and promotes traceability resulting in consistent, precise and reproducible results.

Thursday, July 22, at 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 11:00 EDT / 08:00 PDT

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CLINICAL PATHOLOGY: Investigating SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern using single-well multiplex qPCR

Join Dr. Charles Cartwright, senior vice president at SpeeDx, Dr. Lee Martin Smith, principal scientist at SpeeDx, and Dr. Ron Kagan, director of bioinformatics at Quest Diagnostics, to understand how universal probe-based technology (PlexPCR) can be applied to the evolving testing challenges of SARS-CoV-2 – providing streamlined development of high-throughput solutions that can be readily multiplexed.

Monday, July 26, 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:

  • Why your glassware washer is a key ingredient for a more sustainable lab: Join James Connelly, CEO at My Green Lab, and Rodney Yeung, from Miele Professional, for a comprehensive overview of energy-saving technologies that can contribute to making your laboratory more sustainable, featuring a number of case studies from labs around the world. Watch here>>
  • Raman microscopy: The solution for advanced characterization of packaging and polymers: Massimiliano Rocchia and Ludivine Fromentoux, HORIBA Scientific, demonstrate Raman microscopy solutions that enable scientists to obtain full and complete characterization data for all polymer films, from defect analysis to multilayer materials characterization. Focusing on food packaging materials, all analysis processes are considered, from sample to cross-section and confocal analysis using HORIBA’s LS6 software platform. Watch here>>
  • Brewing masterclass: Experts share top tips for high-quality beer: Join a selection of brewing experts with over 20 years of experience as they share their top tips to help brewers and quality control personnel effectively navigate the brewing process and laboratory testing procedures. This webinar shows how to make the brewing process run more efficiently, and ensure testing procedures are executed with ease. Watch here>>
  • Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STEC): Diagnostic challenges and impact on food supply: Dr. Aurora Ciarrocchi, a biotechnologist in the unit of food hygiene at Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Abruzzo e del Molise (IZSAM), and Dr. Francesco Pomilio, DVM, Head of the Hygiene in Food Technology Unit IZSAM,  present the figures from the past five years of STEC diagnostic activity at IZSAM and detail the results of an inter-laboratory study for the validation of a new method. Watch here>>
  • LC-MS/MS: The key to analyzing PFAS in milk, infant formula, and related food ingredients: Lukas Vaclavik, technical manager at Eurofins Food Integrity & Innovation, reveals how LC-MS/MS instrumentation can be applied for the determination of challenging matrices, such as milk and infant formula. Vaclavik also shares top tips for successfully eliminating PFAS background contamination, along with sample preparation strategies to achieve robust analysis. Watch here>>

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