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Join top virologists Adria Allen, Alexander Piccirillo, and Megan Yockey for an in-depth look at viral propagation strategies used at ATCC. This webinar will cover these takeaways:

  • ATCC cultures viruses with several basic propagation types (e.g., lytic, cell-associated, persistently infected cells, egg propagation).  
  • Multiple tools and processes are used to optimize protocols, including multiplicity of infection (MOI) optimization. 
  • ATCC authenticates and tests each virus to make sure we are distributing the highest quality products to our customers. 
  • ATCC uses numerous strategies for troubleshooting (e.g., mycoplasma cleanup, failure to grow, adaptation to new host cells).

In this webinar, ATCC expert Kathleen Glaser will discuss protistology, presenting these key takeaways:

  • What defines a protist, and why these organisms are relevant not only to scientists but also to the general community.
  • An in-depth look at some of the best practices for propagating, preserving, and authenticating protists.
  • An examination of the special techniques that have been adapted at ATCC for the evaluation and cultivation of difficult-to-grow protists.