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Custom Services: Let ATCC’s Core Competencies Ensure Your Project’s Success

Jun 10, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET


Many scientific organizations within industry, government, and academia prefer to outsource key tasks such as the characterization, derivatization, and storage of biomaterials so they can focus on research and development. Since 1925, ATCC has set the standard for the authentication, generation and production, biostorage, and distribution of vital biological materials. The ATCC team supports all stages of the custom project process, from the initial inquiry, design, and initiation of the project, to the production, characterization, packaging, storage, and distribution of the biological material. This webinar will showcase how our laboratories and biorepository are able to provide customized solutions underpinned by nearly a century of industry experience, making ATCC the preferred strategic partner for organizations that choose to outsource these critical processes.

Key Points

  • Learn the importance of cell authentication to support reliable and relevant research.
  • Learn how ATCC scientists can use their expertise to engineer the cell modifications you need to advance your research.
  • Learn how ATCC can produce, scale-up, store, and distribute your biomaterials under cGMP compliant conditions.

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Kevin Grady, BS

Manager, Product Management, ATCC

Kevin Grady is the Manager of Product Management at ATCC. He has been with ATCC for 8 years; prior to ATCC, he held positions at Lonza as Global Product Manager and Director of Scientific Support. Kevin has a long history in the life science industry additionally serving as Director of Scientific Support at Amaxa and Manager of Technical Support at Life Technologies. Mr. Grady has always found great satisfaction in helping researchers learn how to use available products and tools to be more productive and successful in reaching their research goals.

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April Jeffrey, MS

Manager of Repository Operations, ATCC

April Jeffrey is the Manager of Repository Operations at ATCC, where she oversees the cGMP biorepository and the shipping, receiving, and consumables dispensary for the ATCC Gaithersburg facility. Her career in biorepository work began at SeraCare Bioservices as a repository technician and progressed to Manager of Repository Services. April then moved into more technical positions including Research Analyst and Specimen Processing Supervisor for NIAID and Medical Technologist at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Her educational credentials include an AS in Biology, BS in Science and Mathematics, and an MS in Environmental Biology.

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Cell Bank Production

ATCC has been the authority on cell and microbial banking for nearly 100 years. We have the facilities and the expertise to expand cell lines to create master and working cell banks for your assay needs. The cell lines can be supplied by you, or from the ATCC catalog, or from primary cells that are sourced and derived to your specifications. We can support all your Master Cell Bank and Working Cell Bank needs.

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If you can't find the nucleic acids you need, we can grow, extract, and purify nucleic acids from most ATCC cultures in larger quantities. Rely on ATCC for molecular analysis, viral quantitation, and next-generation sequencing.

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Mycoplasma Contamination

Mycoplasmas frequently contaminate cell cultures. Discover how rapid and sensitive detection can prevent the costly effects of mycoplasma on your research projects.

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Custom Primary Cell Services

ATCC produces custom primary cells allowing you to study tissue specific characteristics on a cellular level in vitro and to develop more biologically relevant models. Healthy cells, as well as cells derived from diseased tissues such as asthma, COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, diabetes, and many other pathologies can be produced.

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