The Echo Blog
By sharing stories that are uniquely Labcyte, our blogs help you learn about how acoustic liquid handling is transforming scientic research. Be sure to subscribe to our blog to receive up-to-date communication on all our entries.
THURSDAY – FEBRUARY 14, 2019
Creating Solutions for Synthetic Biology and Beyond
The drive to apply automation to new workflows for gene synthesis, quality-control, and functional testing has pressured automation providers to evolve their offerings.
SATURDAY – FEBRUARY 09, 2019
Harnessing the Power of Sound to Optimize Metagenomic Sequencing Library Prep
There’s no doubt about it: Manual library preparation is tedious. It can hold up sequencing projects and contribute a great deal to their costs. Traditional liquid handlers may provide some relief in terms of labor, but they can still stra...
MONDAY – JANUARY 28, 2019
Lab Automation Galore at SLAS2019!
We’re heading cross-country to the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) conference in Washington, DC. This year, we are excited to feature the new...
THURSDAY – DECEMBER 27, 2018
Achieving High-Quality, Strain-Level Resolution of Microbial Communities
The link between our microbiome and health has seen a growing number of associations, making it critical to identify not only species but also strain so that scientists can discover the most targeted treatment...
THURSDAY – DECEMBER 20, 2018
Revolutionizing Microbial Sequencing: UCSD Scientists Develop New 16S rRNA Method Using Acoustic Liquid Handling
When your sample sizes range in the thousands, the cost of library preparation can be critical. Miniaturization and automation have proven to be game-changing for scientists using costly whole-genome sequencing and cDNA synthesis methods....
THURSDAY – DECEMBER 06, 2018
Wisconsin Scientists Boost Screening Throughput by Miniaturizing to 1536-Well Plates
Scientists from the Small Molecule Screening Facility at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, have dramatically increased their workflow throughput by incorporating 1536-well plates...
THURSDAY – NOVEMBER 08, 2018
The New Echo 650 Series to be Featured at SLAS Americas Sample Management Symposium
Visit us at BOOTH 16/17 at the SLAS Americas Sample Management Symposium, November 13–15, Omni Parker House in Boston to learn about the new Echo® 650 Series Liquid Handlers.
WEDNESDAY – OCTOBER 10, 2018
Miniaturisation on a Large Scale: Optimising High-Throughput Screening at a Large Academic Facility
How does a large academic screening center deal with the extremely high throughput demands of its in-house chemical library of more than 450,000 compounds?