Assessment of the Dynamic Range of Standard CONSTELLATION® Digital PCR Plates

December 05, 2017 by Thomas Rawlins Leave a Comment

Introduction

For applications that require a high degree of precision, sensitivity, and reproducibility, The CONSTELLATION® Digital PCR system offers a user-friendly, high-throughput, and speedy platform for the absolute quantification of up to...

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Posted in: Liquid Handling, dPCR, Mantis, Constellation

A Trade-off Between Speed and Walkaway Time in Genomic Sample Preparation

December 01, 2017 by Thomas Rawlins Leave a Comment

Preparing samples for genetic analysis by qPCR or NGS can be a highly time consuming process. Depending on the number of samples to be prepared in a single sitting, there are several automated sample preparation tools that can save precious...

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Liquid Handling for Reproducible Science Post 2: Setting Up an In-House Verification System

November 16, 2017 by Thomas Rawlins Leave a Comment

In the second post of a 2 post series about liquid handling for reproducible science, we hope to provide some insights to help researchers to set-up a reliable and robust in-house liquid handling verification system.

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Posted in: Liquid Handling, Mantis, Tempest

Liquid Handling for Reproducible Science Post 1: Basics of Accuracy and Precision

November 16, 2017 by Thomas Rawlins Leave a Comment

In an earlier post, we discussed that the technology employed by a given liquid handling platform greatly impacts the accuracy and precision of liquid transfer volumes over a given liquid class. In this series of reproducibility related blog...

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Posted in: Liquid Handling, Mantis, Tempest

Second Annual Liquid Handling User Group Meeting

November 13, 2017 by Thomas Rawlins Leave a Comment

We would like to extend to you an invitation to our Second Annual Liquid Handler Users' Group Meeting. This online event  will take place on Tuesday, December 5th at 2 pm EST / 11 am PST and will be approximately one hour in length. 

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Liquid Handling Software Update: Tempest 3.0

November 06, 2017 by Astri Setyaningsih Leave a Comment

What's New in Version 3.0?

Tempest 3.0 provides the latest improvements to make your work easier. Here is a quick preview of the developments for Tempest 3.0.

 

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Posted in: Liquid Handling, Tempest, Tempest 3.0

Join FORMULATRIX® at ASHG 2017

October 16, 2017 by Thomas Rawlins Leave a Comment

 

FORMULATRIX® will be exhibiting at ASHG 2017 this week in Orlando, Florida. Stop by booth 528 to see the new CONSTELLATION® Digital PCR System, a novel microfluidic platform that provides high-throughput absolute quantification of up to 5...

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Posted in: Liquid Handling, dPCR, Mantis, Tempest, Constellation

Miniaturization of High-Throughput Screens for Protein-Protein Interactions, A webinar hosted by Labcyte and FORMULATRIX®

September 18, 2017 by Thomas Rawlins Leave a Comment

Join us on Tuesday, October 3rd at 2 PM EST to hear from screening and microfluidics experts, and learn about key technologies that promote cost savings while increasing throughput in your drug discovery workflow.

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Posted in: Liquid Handling, Mantis, Tempest

An Assessment of the Volumetric Performance of the MANTIS® Liquid Handler Using the Artel MVS® Multichannel Verification System

September 07, 2017 by Thomas Rawlins Leave a Comment

Since the inception of the variable volume pipette in the 1960s, researchers have been sacrificing the precision of their liquid transfers for ease of use, efficiency, and speed. However, a new trend towards decreasing reaction volumes in...

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Liquid Handling Software Update: Mantis 3.9

August 25, 2017 by Astri Setyaningsih Leave a Comment

What's New in Mantis 3.9?

Mantis 3.9 provides the latest improvements to make your work easier. Here is a quick preview of the developments for Mantis 3.9.

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Posted in: Liquid Handling, Mantis, What's New, Mantis 3.9

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