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Webcasts
Webcast - Accelerate Your Research With Tecan´s New Multimode Microplate Reader Platform!Accelerate Your Research With Tecan´s New Multimode Microplate Reader Platform!
In this webinar, solutions will be presented for fast DNA quantification, single cell counting and viability analysis, and automating long-term live kinetic cell assays.
Webcast - Characterizing the Early Drug Development Outsourcing Landscape Characterizing the Early Drug Development Outsourcing Landscape
Stella Stergiopoulos, Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Design, speaking at Drug Discovery and Development 2014

Market Reports
Analytical Instrument Market in the US 2014-2018
Infinity Research

TechNavio's report focuses on the US and has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
Atomic Spectroscopy Market by Technology & Application - Competitive Landscape, Global Forecasts & Trends to 2018
MarketsandMarkets

The global atomic spectroscopy market was valued at an estimated $4.02 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.4%.
Molecular Spectroscopy Market by Technology & Application - Forecast to 2018
MarketsandMarkets

Over the years, the molecular spectroscopy market, comprising instruments, consumables, and services, has witnessed various technological advancements. These advancements have led to a growth in the number of molecular spectroscopy applications.
Multi-Mode Microplate Reader Trends 2013
HTStec

This market report summarizes the results of HTStec’s 4th industry-wide global web-based benchmarking survey on multi-mode microplate readers carried out in September 2013.
Biomarkers
RI Technologies

This report on focuses on the different types of biomarkers and their impact on various disease areas. The study also provides global market analysis for biomarkers by disease area and by prominent biomarker identification technologies.
Pathways to Efficient Drug Development - Advances in Modeling and Simulation Outcomes to Fuel Pipeline Productivity
GBI Research

The report examines the reasons why the pharmaceutical industry is looking for improvements in efficiency whilst acknowledging that pharmaceutical R&D remains a long and risky process. It looks in detail at precompetitive research and evaluates how the industry is pulling together to research solutions to problems that are common to all companies.
Life Science Software 2013: Markets and Opportunities
Biopharm Reports

This reports into in the life science field examines the use of specialist software and databases relating to the conduct of PCR, DNA sequencing, DNA microarray, flow cytometry, mass spectrometry and disease biomarker studies. The studies were carried out to assist software developers and vendors to identify market opportunities in these fields.
Lab Instrument Rental Trends 2012
HTStec

This market report summarizes the results of HTStec’s industry-wide global web-based benchmarking survey on lab instrument rental carried out in September 2012.
Single Cell Omics 2011
Select Biosciences Ltd

The single cell Omics revolution is the potential transformation of cellular heterogeneity from a source of noise to a source of new, as yet hidden discoveries.
Scientific News
Using Raman to Study Graphene
Renishaw inVia system will be used for metrology studies and to set standards for graphene.
Shape-Shifting Molecule Tricks Viruses Into Mutating Themselves To Death
Study uses two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy to help distinguish between normal and shape-shifted structures.
NMR ‘Fingerprinting’ for Monoclonal Antibodies
Study by NIST researchers shows the use of NMR spectroscopy for measuring the structural congfiguration of monoclonal antibodies.
Plant Cell Structure Discovery Could Lead to Improved Renewable Materials
Researchers investigate the polymer xylan.
Microsecond Raman Imaging Might Probe Cells, Organs for Disease
An advanced medical diagnostic tool for the early detection of cancer and other diseases.
Differences in Tanning Treatments for Materials Discovered
NYU scientists have shown that different tanning treatments of skins can be identified.
No Humans Required
Automated tool for tracking proteins and the molecules they interact with in living cells developed.
New Detector Sniffs Out Origins Of Methane
Instrument identifies methane’s origins in mines, deep-sea vents, and cows.
MR Spectroscopy Shows Precancerous Breast Changes in Women with BRCA Gene
A technique that monitors biochemical changes in tissue could improve the management of women at risk of breast cancer.
Distinguishing Normal From Cancerous Tissue
FAU study demonstrates a potentially faster and more accurate mode of cancer treatment with new laser technology.
Business News
Rigaku Announce New President & COO
Company appoints Mr. Yoichi Yokomizo as Chief Operating Officer of RAH.
Agilent Announces New CEO Mike McMullen
McMullen elected as chief executive officer by Company’s board of directors.
Renishaw and Bruker Team Up
Companies to host a series of workshops on TERS and co-localized AFM Raman.
Pittcon 2015 Announces Exposition Highlights
This year’s exposition welcomes 127 first-time exhibiting companies.
Medimmune & NIST Partner To Advance Development Of Biological Therapies
Five year partnership will support research to help advance biopharmaceutical development and production.
Keck Foundation to Fund Purdue Research into Spectroscopic Imaging
Ji-Xin Cheng leads a Purdue team awarded a $1 million W.M. Keck Foundation grant to develop a new type of imaging technology for cell and tissue analysis that could bring advanced medical diagnostics.
Sage Analytics Hires Dr. Jason Lupoi as Senior Application Scientist
Dr. Lupoi will use his extensive expertise in spectroscopy to assist in the development of Sage Analytics’ cannabis potency testing systems.
Trinean to be Awarded ISO 9001:2008 Certification
Certification awarded for Trinean’s Quality Management System.
DANI Instruments Acquires Spectra Analysis Instruments
Company opens US operations, to be headquartered at the current SAI site in Marlborough, MA.
ABB Appoints Hanley Measurement and Control as Channel Partner
Company aims to expand its instrument and analyser offering into the Irish process market.

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ePosters
LOHA Comprehensive Assay for Single Nucleotide Polymorphism, Copy Number Variants and Loss of Heterozygosity Using SureSelect Target Enrichment
Agilent Technologies, Diagnostics and Genomics Group

Here we describe a comprehensive assay that enables researchers to identify SNP, INDEL, CNV, and LOH using SureSelect target enrichment. This design can be employed as a standalone entity or in concert with other bait designs for SNP and INDEL detection. We also describe methods for data analysis and visualization.
An examination of specific cellular organelle-targeting nanotags using combined 3D Raman and SERS imaging
Renishaw plc,

We investigated the specific targeting of endoplasmic reticulum and trans-Golgi network in Chinese hamster ovarian cells using functionalised nanotags. The targeting was examined using the combined 3D SERS and Raman imaging method.

DETERMINATION OF THE QUALITY OF ACTIVE INGREDIENTS IN PAIN KILLERS USING GC-MS
Jomo Kentyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Kenya), and Foundation of Analytical Science and Technology in Africa (UK).

From this study, the pain killers sampled were found to have large error bars suggesting that there exist counterfeit drugs in the market. The brands mostly affected for analysis of acetaminophen were panadol, action, P500, P5500, elymol and neladol. The error bars for caffeine analysis were quite low indicating that all tablets either counterfeit or original maintained the same amount of this active ingredient.
DETERMINATION OF ESSENTIAL AND HEAVY METALS IN KENYAN HONEY BY ATOMIC ABSORPTION AND EMMISSION SPECTROSCOPY
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Generally, honey samples recorded very low concentrations of As compared to the other heavy metals determined in this study. The highest concentration of As was recorded in honey sample from Nairobi with a value of 0.03±0.01 ppm. All the values recorded were within the KEBS permitted value of 0.5 ppm in food according to Kenya Bureaue of Standards, 1996.
Prospecting For Iron and Titanium Using Termitaria
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

This study demonstrated elevated levels of the two metals (that is iron and titanium) in termitaria soil compared to the surrounding soils. Termitaria are very important bioturbators and can therefore be used as preliminary step in mineral prospecting since they provide an indication of the potential of the positive anomaly, and enables a judgment on the scale of the metal accumulation
Improved Small RNA Library Preparation Workflow for Next-Generation Sequencing
TriLink BioTechnologies

We describe an optimized small RNA NGS library prep workflow using chemically modified adapters which suppresses adapter dimers, allows for RNA inputs down to 1 ng and eliminates the need for a gel purification step, thus allowing full automation not previously possible.
Combined Use of Rheometry and GPC/SEC for Characterising Ionic Polysaccharides
Malvern Instruments Ltd

This poster shows how Rheometry and GPC can be complementary tools for characterising the behaviour of polysaccharides in solution
Rate and Mechanistic Investigation of Eu(OTf)2-Mediated Reduction of Graphene Oxide at Room Temperature
Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai-600 036, TN, India

Eu(OTf)2 has been introduced as an efficient reagent for the reduction of graphene oxide. Details kinetic studies have been performed which suggests that, the method is more efficient compared to that of other commonly used reduction methods.
Electrical Fusion Machine - New electrical fusion system for x-ray fluorescence analysis
FLUXANA GmbH & Co. KG

This poster describes sample preparation in x-ray fluorescence analysis using the Electrical Fusion Machine by FLUXANA.
Fluorescent Nanoprobes Confined in a Drop as a novel Sensing Platform for Detection of Metal Species at Trace Level
University of Vigo (Spain)

In the last years, a great interest has arisen concerning the design and development of new optical probes for the sensitive and selective detection of chemical species making use of miniaturized and environmental friendly methods. In this sense, quantum dots (QDs) and metal nanoclusters (NCs) have important optical properties to be applied in analytical systems as fluorescent probes.
Application Notes
Aseptic Identification of Polysorbates using Handheld Raman
Rigaku Raman Technologies

As polysorbates are reactive to light and air, packaging is usually in thick, dark, amber bottles. This makes the identification process more difficult, as opening the container could compromise the sterility and quality of these materials. Handheld Raman is capable of identifying these materials without any sampling or preparation.
Herbal Materials and Natural Foods Analysis with Handheld Raman
Rigaku Raman Technologies

Dietary supplement manufacturers are required to use at least one appropriate test method to verify the identity of any component or excipient that is used in the manufacturing of a dietary supplement, as well as confirmation of identity of the product.
Cell Culture Media Identification In Biopharmaceuticals With Handheld Raman
Rigaku Raman Technologies

This application note discusses the identification of cell culture media using Raman analysis.
Drug Product Identification Using Handheld Raman
Rigaku Raman Technologies

Handheld Raman spectroscopy is well accepted as a technique for raw material and excipient identification within the pharmaceutical industry. Using the correct Raman excitation wavelength can extend its capabilities into the areas of drug substance and drug product identification.
Pharmaceutical Excipients Identification With Handheld Raman
Rigaku Raman Technologies

This application note discusses the identification of pharmaceutical excipients using Raman analysis.
Rapid Detection of Counterfeit and Substandard Medicines with Handheld Raman
Rigaku Raman Technologies

This application note discusses counterfeit screening using Raman analysis.
Forensic Analysis of an Artificial Sweetener Commonly Employed in Hoax Powder Attacks using Morphologically Directed Raman Spectroscopy
Malvern Instruments Limited

This application note details how Morphologically Directed Raman Spectroscopy (MDRS) using the Morphologi G3-ID can be applied to the forensic identification of commercially sourced white powders commonly used in hoax powder attacks.
Pharmaceutical Excipient Characterization
Malvern Instruments Limited


Quantifying shear thinning behavior on a rotational rheometer using the power law model
Malvern Instruments Limited

This application note shows how the power law model can be used to quantify shear thinning behavior and for comparing between products and formulations.
Quantifying viscosity recovery following extrusion or spraying using thixotropy assessment on a rotational rheometer
Malvern Instruments Limited

This app note shows how a three step shear rate test can be used to evaluate the extent of viscosity recovery following extrusion from a tube or bottle.
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