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.

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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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.

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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?

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TUESDAY – OCTOBER 09, 2018

Miniaturize, Accelerate, and Maximize Your Research with Acoustic Liquid Handling

Building a designer yeast genome from scratch? Producing flavors, fragrances, and enzymes through fermentation? Developing microfluidic devices for long-term, single-cell time-lapse microscopy? Deciphering marine microbial mysteries throug...

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THURSDAY – OCTOBER 04, 2018

Liquid Handling Automation Enabling Computer-Aided Genetic Design

Developing scalable new biotechnology applications requires a close integration between software development, liquid handling robotics, and protocol development. At the London DNA Foundry, scientists are keen to optimize the construction o...

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