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Communication among researchers is essential for making progress in basic and translational research and for sparking new ideas and discussions within the scientific community. Explore our series of presentations to discover how thought leaders at ATCC are working toward advancing scientific discovery and global health through innovative techniques, cutting-edge technologies, and better biological models.

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Models Providing High Biological Relevance and Predictability in Toxicological Assays

Developing cell-based assays can be problematic; the cells must be physiologically relevant for the assay to be predictive, yet sufficiently abundant to be included in the assay without introducing interexperimental variability. In this presentation, ATCC experts discussed the characteristics and utility of various respiratory, skin, and kidney models in toxicological assays.

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Challenges and Solutions in the Development and Application of Microbiome Standards

In this collaborative discussion, microbiome experts discuss the hurdles that microbiome researchers face during each stage of the workflow, challenges and solutions in the development and application of microbiome standards, and current gaps and future trends in microbiome research.

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Advancing Authentication through Credible Standards and Robust Next-generation Sequencing Workflows

In this workshop presentation, we discuss the importance of credible reference materials in microbial genomics with a particular focus on microbiome and phylogenetic studies. We also preview ATCC’s genome portal of high-quality assembled genomes for advancing the authentication of ATCC strains.

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Microbiome and Molecular Diagnostics Standards for Next-generation Sequencing-based Assays

One of the primary obstacles in standardizing metagenomics assays in microbiome research is the limited availability of reference materials and robust analytical tools. In this workshop, we discuss the development of mock microbial communities and explore their application as standards in microbiome research.

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ATCC Molecular Signature Panels - Powerful Tools for the Genomics Age

ATCC molecular signature panels focus on key components of cell signaling pathways such as EGFR, AKT, PI3K, PTEN, or p53. This presentation describes how we generated these panels using authenticated cell lines containing critical gene copy number changes and site mutations.

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Development of Fungal Mock Community Standards for Mycobiome Studies

In this presentation, we explore the development of fungal community standards for mycobiome research and demonstrate the utility of these standards in evaluating DNA extraction and sequencing methods for mycobiome analysis.

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Development of the PI3K Pathway Inhibitors - How to Choose the Right Cell Line

Mutations in several of the enzymes in the PI3K pathway have been implicated in the pathogenesis of several types of cancer. In this presentation, we discuss the development and application of several cell panels comprising tumor cell lines that feature mutations along the PI3K pathway.

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hTERT Immortalized Cell Lines - Unique Tools for Tissue-relevant Research

ATCC Human telomerase (hTERT) immortalized cell lines combine the in vivo nature of primary cells and the long culture life of continuous cell lines. This presentation provides an overview of the hTERT-immortalized cell line collection at ATCC.

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Induced Pluripotent and Mesenchymal Stem Cells - Cells with a Lot of Potential

ATCC has a wide selection of induced pluripotent and mesenchymal stem cells along with an array of associated culture media and reagents. This presentation provides an overview of the ATCC stem cell collection and describe how these resources can be used in cell biology studies.

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Making Sense Out of Microbiome Data

The complexities involved in metagenomics methods often result in the introduction of biases throughout the workflow, ultimately impacting data interpretation and reproducibility. This workshop highlights the importance of standards in facilitating assay standardization and optimization in microbiome research.

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The Value of Biological and Molecular Standards in Assay Development

This presentation examines the use of ATCC materials in molecular-based assays for cancer detection and analysis and assay development for infectious diseases.

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TransfeX: Superior Gene Expression for Hard-to-transfect Cell Types

ATCC offers a superior lipid-based transfection reagent (TransfeX) that can be used to transfect difficult cell types, like primary and stem cells, and uncomplicated continuous cell lines. In this presentation, we show how TransfeX provides higher transfection efficiency and lower cytotoxicity than other commercially available transfection reagents.

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Webinars

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Posters

Browse our extensive collection of scientific posters and poster presentations to explore the high-quality data generated at ATCC.

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