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Excellence in Research Webinar Series

Your trusted source for cell lines, microbial strains, and other biological reagents announces the 2014 Excellence in Research webinar series. Each webinar will demonstrate how to utilize ATCC products and services to advance your research. The webinars will be broadcasted live on Thursdays at 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM (ET), and will be followed by a question and answer period.


Douglass R. Storts, Ph.D.Yvonne ReidSTR DNA Profiling – The Standard for Cell Line Authentication
Douglas R. Storts, Ph.D., Head of Research - Nucleic Acid Technologies, Promega Corporation and
Yvonne A. Reid, Ph.D., Manager/Scientist, Cell Biology Program, ATCC
June 5
, 2014 10:00 am (ET) or 3:00 pm (ET)

Misidentification of human cell lines is a common problem that leads to irreproducible research in the Life Sciences.  Over the years, use of contaminated cell lines has increased due to poor techniques, inadequate authentication protocols, and sharing of false cell lines among researchers.   These concerns can be readily resolved by the implementation of the Standard STR protocol –authentication of human cell lines by STR profiling. In this webinar, we will discuss the recent advances in STR profiling technologies and will delve into further detail on how the Standard STR protocol is transforming scientific practices.
Register for a session - 10:00 AM (ET) or 3:00 PM (ET).


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