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.

WEDNESDAY – MARCH 27, 2019

Functional Screening Assays for Personalized Cancer Care Using the Echo Liquid Handler

The Society for Functional Precision Medicine will be hosting its first annual meeting, the Functional Precision Medicine Summit on Saturday, March 30th in Atlanta, Georgia, preceding the American Association for Cancer Research’s (AACR) A...

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TUESDAY – MARCH 26, 2019

At BEBPA 2019, Biotech Scientists Reported Bioassay Benefits from Echo Liquid Handlers

The Labcyte team was delighted to attend this year’s BEBPA US Bioassay Conference in San Pedro, Calif., where scientists from Amgen and Catalent Biologics gave presentations that included data from their use of the Echo Liquid Handler. In...

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THURSDAY – MARCH 21, 2019

Accelerating Genomics Research For Core Laboratories at ABRF 2019

This week kicks off the 30th year of the Association of Biomolecular Research Facilities, and we’re heading to San Antonio, Texas, for the group’s annual conference. While we’re there, we’ll be meeting with core facility leaders to discuss...

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WEDNESDAY – MARCH 20, 2019

Solving Sample Evaporation Problems and Eliminating Edge Effects with The MicroClime Environmental Lid

We’ve created a solution to prevent evaporation of samples from microplate wells. The Labcyte MicroClime® Environmental Lid effectively removes edge effects by eliminating evaporation that may occur along the perimeter of assay plates. Thi...

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THURSDAY – MARCH 14, 2019

Tierra Biosciences is Moving Biological Manufacturing to The Mainstream

With the continual demand for new therapeutics, the team at Tierra Biosciences (formerly Synvitrobio) is on a mission to derive natural products such as antibiotics from microbes. In a recent webinar, we spoke with Tierra CEO Zachary Sun t...

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WEDNESDAY – MARCH 13, 2019

Acoustic Liquid Handling Enables 40x Reduction in Volume for DNA Assemblies

Miniaturization throughout a workflow is a key part of lowering costs and speeding up the synthesis of DNA constructs. Here, we'll take a closer look at this process and see how using the NEB NEBuilder® HiFI DNA Assembly Cloning Kit and th...

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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.

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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...

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