Better Health Through Laboratory Medicine

July 31 - August 4, 2016 | Booth 515 | Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tecan booth speaker schedule 

Tuesday 2 August 2016

10:00 – 10:20
  
Automated LC-MS / MS Sample Prep Affords Reduced Processing Costs and Lower Rates of Human Error
Anthony Nuccio, ADO Health Services
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10:30 – 10:50
  
Lament of the Dead Cancer Cell: HMGB1 and Lymphoplegic Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes
Michael Lotze, Lion Biotechnologies
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11:00 – 11:20
  
The Encompass MDx: Rapid Development of a Molecular Diagnostics Platform
to Address Diverse Market Needs

Steve Pemberton & William Hathaway, Rheonix
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13:30 – 13:50
  
The Importance of Liquid Handling Quality Control in an Automated Laboratory Environment
Dana Campbell, Artel
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14:00 – 14:20
  
MALDI COLONYST®: Intelligent Robot for Colony Picking and Complete MALDI Target Preparation
Kevin Trümpi, Tecan
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14:30 – 14:50
  
The SgX Clarity System: the Leader in Next Generation Immunodiagnostics
Jeff Bishop, Singulex
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Wednesday 3 August 2016

10:00 – 10:20
  
Improving Performance of your Clinical Research trough a straightforward Automated Workflow
utilizing Thermo Scientific MSIA™ Technology for the Tecan Freedom EVO® Platform

Eric Niederkofler, Thermo Fisher Scientific
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10:30 – 10:50
  
Overview of Mass Spec Sample Prep Techniques and Benefits of Automation
Vince Ahlheit, Tecan
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11:00 – 11:20
  
Options to Reduce Time to Market in Development Projects
Claudio Bui, Tecan
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13:30 – 13:50
  
Automating the HLA by NGS Workflow
Jon Smith, Tecan
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14:00 – 14:20
  
Emerging Trends in MDx Automation
Markus Spiss, Tecan
14:30 – 14:50
  
Serum Testosterone Analysis: Highly accurate, robust and easy to use – too good to be true
Judy Stone, UCSD
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Thursday 4 August 2016

10:00 – 10:20
  
Automating the HLA by NGS Workflow
Jon Smith, Tecan
12:30 – 12:50
  
Overview of Mass Spec Sample Prep Techniques and Benefits of Automation
Vince Ahlheit, Tecan

The Blog

Marina D'Enza, Tecan

Lab developed tests and FDA regulations in the IVD market

Today there is much discussion on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation and oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs). The debate features numerous topics including the necessity for regulation, whether the FDA has the authority to regulate, the feasibility of the proposed regulations, and the effect on innovation if indeed regulation is put into place.

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Lab developed tests and FDA regulations in the IVD market<
IVD instrument development with an OEM partner: Six essential elements for success<

Nicholas Smith, Tecan

IVD instrument development with an OEM partner: Six essential elements for success

You have made the decision to enter into the development of an IVD system solution for your customers. You have learned that inviting an OEM partner into your project could be beneficial to reduce risks and fill expertise or skill gaps, but you are still hesitant. What are the key elements that you should consider to ensure the success of the collaboration?

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Nicholas Smith, Tecan

Reducing risks in IVD instrument development

The In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) medical device market is one where new and advanced applications are appearing every day. Equipment expertise and regulations are becoming increasingly complex to the point that a diagnostic company may not be able to keep pace and bring their platform solution to market in a timely manner with the appropriate support level required by the customer.

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Reducing risks in IVD instrument development<

 


OEM Lecture Series

Claudio Bui, Tecan Partnering

Reduce your time to market with your next liquid handling instrument development project.


Tuesday 2 August 11am , Theater 2

In a fast paced industry, we are constantly challenged to shorten development cycles. This lecture will offer ways to reduce timelines by effectively developing requirements, and selecting already available technologies and/or services.
Learning Objectives

  • How to develop effective requirements.
  • How to overcome the challenges that instrument developers are facing.
  • How the Cavro Omni Robot will increase your project efficiency.

 

Reduce your time to market with your next liquid handling instrument development project. <