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10 Tips To Improve Your Pipetting Technique
The experts at Artel demonstrate, in detail, how your pipetting technique and the performance of your pipette can be significantly improved.
Viscous Poster
Pipetting Viscous Solutions
The Pipetting Viscous Solutions poster provides guidance on pipetting solutions and helps in understanding that viscosity is the measure of a liquid’s resistance to flow.
Minimize Variability in your NGS assay
This webinar presents methodologies for increasing throughput, lowering costs and improving reproducibility for your automated assays.

Genomics workflow optimization: Overcoming barriers for successful automation

By Enea, N.
Many labs turn to automation to increase throughput, lower costs, and reduce operator-related errors. Transferring a manual, bench-top assay to an automated platform, however, is…

Coupling assay design and process optimization toward minimizing variability

By Hentz, N.
Overview Scientists typically optimize assay parameters first, then select an automated liquid handler using default parameters during transition to an automated platform. This study illustrates…

Genomics workflow optimization: Coupling assay development and process characterization toward automation

By Hentz, N., Kitchener, B.
Overview Many labs turn to automation to increase throughput, lower costs, and reduce operator-related errors. Transferring a manual, bench-top assay to an automated platform, however,…

ISO standards for assessing the volumetric performance of automated liquid handling systems

By Rodrigues, G.
Simplify method transfer and reduce compliance risk by using an international standard This presentation covers how volumetric performance and regulatory standards overlap, focusing on the biggest…

Standardization of Tecan Freedom EVO liquid handling platforms using the QC Kit

By Albert, K., Rodrigues, G., Sullivan, T.
Description Variability across liquid handling platforms of the same make and model is often uncharacterized and can lead to erratic results from instrument to instrument…

Introducing New Technology for Liquid Handling Quality Assurance

By Gigante, B., Bradshaw, J.
Description Controlling and optimizing the liquid handling component of drug discovery and other life science laboratory processes can save valuable time and resources. This tutorial…

Impact of Liquid Handling Variability on In Vitro Biochemical Assay Performance

By Hentz, N. - BTEC
A Look at Protein Binding and Enzyme Assay Classes Overview Review accuracy and precision Discuss common liquid handler QC methods Artel MVS technology description Brief…

Understanding Error Contribution of Liquid Handling and Analytical Equipment to Overall Assay Performance

By Bradshaw, J.
Abstract The introduction of automation and integrated analytical equipment into biology and chemistry labs has led to significant advances in testing capabilities over the past…

Effect of Liquid Handling QC on Biological Assay Performance

By Hentz, N. - BTEC
Introduction In order to obtain promising HTS candidates, high quality assays are required. Assay variability is a combination of liquid handling, biological and random variability.…

The Importance of Liquid Handling Details and Their Impact on Your Assays

By Bradshaw, J.
Introduction The introduction of automation into biology and chemistry labs has arguably lead to significant advances in testing capabilities over the past 20+ years.  Automation…

Method Validation for Beckman Coulter Liquid Handlers

By Albert, K., Knapp, L.
Abstract The use of automated liquid handling equipment to rapidly test and screen targets-of-interest has become an essential component to drug discovery. In order to…

Validation and Optimization Techniques for the PerkinElmer JANUS

By Albert, K., Patterson, M.
Abstract Users of automated liquid handlers need to ensure the accuracy and precision performance of their equipment in order to satisfy their quality system and…

Performance Optimization of Multichannel Liquid Handling Equipment and High Throughput Assays

By Albert, K., Cannizzo, J., Jordan, L., Donzel, N.
Introduction All users of automated liquid handling equipment are familiar with the need to ensure proper performance of their equipment.  But for most users, calibration…

Method Validation for Caliper Liquid Handlers

By Knaide, T., Cannizzo, J., Grove, G.
Abstract All users of automated liquid handling equipment are familiar with the need to ensure proper performance of their equipment.  But for most users, calibration…

Understanding Method Transfer Pitfalls

By Knapp, L., Albert, K.
Accuracy Matters When Transferring a Quantitative, Bench-top Assay to Automation Introduction Assays are usually performed on the benchtop using handheld pipettes before they graduate, or transfer,…

Determining Dilution Accuracy in Microtiter Plate Assays

By Bradshaw, J.T.
Description Many critical assays are based upon conducting accurate dilutions of key reagents. Accurately knowing sample concentration is critical for properly interpreting experimental results, which can only be…