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Watch interviews from industry experts at this year’s American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting

13 Jun 2016

Dr Philip S. Low, Winner of the 2015 AACR award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research


SelectScience® attended the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2016 in New Orleans. Watch these exclusive interviews to learn about the latest developments in cancer research, from advances in melanoma research to the use of mass spectrometry in cancer therapeutics. Plus, meet the winner of the Scientists' Choice Award® for Best New Life Sciences Product of 2015 and hear their thoughts on winning.


1. Identifying Cancer Biomarkers from Liquid Biopsies Using Digital PCR


David Polsky, MD, PhD, Professor of Dermatologic Oncology at the New York University School of Medicine, reveals breakthroughs in melanoma research and how cancer research is being advanced using cutting-edge digital PCR, to identify novel biomarkers identification from liquid biopsies. Watch the video >>


2.Improved Sample Stabilization for Liquid Biopsy Analyses


In this video Jodi Alt, Research and Development Scientific Manager at Streck Inc., introduces Cell-Free DNA Blood Collection Tubes and Cell-Free DNA Urine Preserve for enhanced stabilization of liquid biopsy samples for downstream analyses, such as PCR and NGS. Watch the video >>


3. Enhanced Identification & Isolation of Cancer Cells Using Acoustic Technology


Dr Bruno Sainz, Autónoma University of Madrid, explains how his cancer research has been facilitated by acoustic based flow cytometry. This technology enables reliable and efficient identification and isolation of cells from tumors and liquid biopsies. Watch the video >>


4. Boost Your Live Cell Imaging with Enhanced Microfluidic Control


Dr Philip Lee, Head of Cell Culture Workflow Tools Marketing, introduces MilliporeSigma's CellASIC® ONIX2 microfluidic platform, featuring improved environmental controls. Discover how this versatile system can take your live cell imaging to the next level. Watch the video >>


5. Advantages of Mass Spectrometry Imaging for Cancer Therapy


Dr Arash Zarrine-Afsar, Techna Institute for the Advancement of Technology for Health at the University of Toronto, discusses the advantages of mass spectrometry imaging for tumor analysis and development of the technology for clinical applications, which could one day enhance therapeutic decisions. Watch the Video >>


6. The BioTek Instruments Inc. Synergy Neo2 Wins Best New Life Sciences Product of 2015


Lenore Buehrer, Senior Product Marketing Manager for the BioTek Instruments, Inc. Synergy™ Neo2, shares her thoughts on winning the Scientists' Choice Award® for Best New Life Sciences Product of 2015.  Watch the video >>


7. Prof Philip S. Low Describes Technological Advances in Immunotherapy with Potential to Target All Human Cancers


Professor Philip S. Low, winner of the 2015 AACR award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research, discusses the latest innovative research from his lab. Find out how technological advances in engineered T-cell therapy can target tumors with enhanced selectivity, sensitivity and control, for improved cancer immunotherapy. Watch the video >>


8. Fast and Effective Tissue Homogenization for Cellular and Molecular Analyses


Cole Jones, Miltenyi Biotec, describes the advantages of the gentleMACS™ Octo Dissociator, which effectively homogenizes solid tissue down to a single cell suspension, whilst maintaining viability and functionality for downstream cellular or molecular analyses. Watch the video >>


9. Discover Complete Life Science Workflow Solutions


Mike Capps, Analytik Jena, describes the benefits and main features of a range of life sciences technologies. From DNA extraction to qPCR and imaging, Analytik Jena and UVP, LLC can meet all your requirements. Watch the video >>


10. Novel Melanoma Model for Reliable Cancer Prevention Testing


Dr Christin Burd, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cellular Biochemistry at The James, The Ohio State University, describes the development of a novel preclinical model of melanoma. Find out how this model is used to assess cancer-preventing capabilities of a variety of sunscreens with surprising results. Watch the video >>



Find more exclusive news and videos on our AACR 2016 Special Feature Page, and look out for more related content in our Cancer Research Special Feature in June 2016.


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