April 2019 Newsletter

Meet FDA data integrity guidelines in GMP/GLP labs

[NEW] Webinar Spotlight

How a complete set of software and validation tools for microplate readers can help GMP/GLP labs meet FDA data integrity guidelines

Laboratories operating under GMP or GLP regulations must follow guidelines set by agencies to protect scientific integrity or demonstrate quality assurance of manufactured products. Regulated labs using microplate readers in their workflows need to verify that they are functioning within manufacturing specifications and that the data acquisition and analysis software complies with regulations for electronic record keeping.

New SoftMax® Pro 7.1 GxP Software addresses the FDA guidelines on data integrity by storing files in a Microsoft SQL database, establishing a complete system audit trail which records all document and data modifications.

Join our webinar and learn how to:

  • Overcome potential data integrity problems of Windows-based file systems
  • Achieve compliance in a single secure system
  • Go paperless easily

Date: May 15, 2019
Time: 7:00AM PDT, 10:00AM EDT, 3:00PM BST, 4:00PM CET

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[NEW] Application Spotlight

Measure cell migration using discontinuous time-lapse imaging of live cells

See a scaled-up method that illustrates how cell migration imaging and real-time analysis can be performed in a 96- or 384-well microplate to enable high throughput cell motility experiments.

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eBook Spotlight

Investigating a cellular response can involve multiple approaches to gathering information: imaging, cell-based viability and proliferation assays, western blots to look at changes in protein expression, DNA quantification, and more.

Download this eBook to learn how to streamline your workflows to collect data for several related cellular parameters using a single instrument—the SpectraMax® i3x Multi-Mode Microplate Reader.

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[NEW] Application Spotlight

Acquire data 10X faster from 3D spheroids cultured using Symphony® and VersaGel®

Culturing cells in 2D to screen drugs provides a limited picture of what happens in vivo as it fails to capture how signals from the extracellular matrix (ECM) can affect how cells respond to different compounds. Learn how to culture and screen drugs in a model that more closely mimics the in vivo tumor microenvironment.

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Customer Spotlight

Academia Sinica, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences

Dr. Jung-Chi Liao’s lab at Academia Sinica, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, focuses on understanding the structure and function of proteins at the base of primary cilia in mammalian cells. Specifically, they aim to reveal the molecular architecture of the ciliary transition zone and transition fibers. They use MetaMorph® Software with super-resolution image processing to perform two-color fluorescent imaging and have determined the relative positions of proteins at the ciliary base. 

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Citation Spotlight

The SpectraMax® i3x Multi-Mode Microplate Reader was used for MTT absorbance readings and western blot imaging.

Citation: Inhibiting geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthesis reduces nuclear androgen receptor signaling and neuroendocrine differentiation in prostate cancer cell models

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BSCB/BSDB Joint Spring Meeting
Booth #8
April 7-10, 2019
Warwick, UK
Focus on Microscopy (FOM)
April 14-17, 2019
London, UK
Booth #B72
May 21-23, 2019
Hannover, Germany
ELRIG - Advances in Cell Based Screening in Drug Discovery
May 22-24, 2019
Gothenburg, Sweden
3D-Culture, Organoids & Tox Screening
Booth #E4
June 13–14, 2019
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Organ-on-a-chip & Tissue-on-a-chip
Booth #19
June 18-19, 2019
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

SLAS Europe
June 26–28, 2019
Barcelona, Spain

Booth #407
June 26–29, 2019
Los Angeles, CA, USA

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