Beckman Coulter Webinar Series Presents Centrifugal Elutriation- Utility in the Flow Cytometry Laboratory

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The April 28, 2015 Webinar will illustrate various established applications of centrifugal elutriation.

Peter Lopez - Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, NYU School of Medicine, Director of the NYULMC Flow Cytometry Facility

Beckman Coulter is sponsoring a new educational webinar, “Centrifugal Elutriation- Utility in the Flow Cytometry Laboratory,” with Peter Lopez, which will review centrifugal elutriation, and then illustrate various established applications of the technology. Previously reported applications, as well as new applications under development in the lab, are a logical adjunct to the cell sorting techniques offered in a flow cytometry laboratory. The webinar is free to attend and will be broadcast live April 28, 2015 at 8:00am PT.

Centrifugal elutriation is a mature technology that has been used for purification of cell subsets such as monocytes based upon cell density and size, without the need for labeling. The technique has been widely used for synchronization of cells or to purify cells in distinct cell cycle phases. The specialized elutriation rotor allows loading material into the spinning elutriator chamber, and by varying the fluid flow rate introduced into the chamber to counter the centrifugal force, fractions of particles with predictable size can be removed.

The speaker will be Peter Lopez, who is currently a Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, NYU School of Medicine, and the Director of the NYULMC Flow Cytometry Facility. Peter has published over 30 scientific articles or book chapters and serves on the Executive Council of the International Society for the Advancement of Cytometry, and the Executive Board of the Association for Biological Resource Facilities.

Peter's career has been devoted to utilizing flow cytometry to facilitate research in biological science, and his interest in designing new applications has led to his lab's current research into utilizing centrifugal elutriation in the flow cytometry core.

The free webinar, hosted by LabRoots, will be presented on Thursday, April 28, 2015 at 8:00am PDT, 11:00am EDT, 4:00pm GMT.

For full details and free registration, click here.

About Beckman Coulter:
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to improve the health of people around the world. A global leader in research automation, flow cytometry, centrifugation, cellular analysis, genomics products, particle characterization and capillary electrophoresis, they provide sophisticated tools for basic biological research, including: causes of disease; potential new drug development and advancing clinical research. Beckman Coulter Life Sciences delivers the highest quality solutions and customer support — a commitment to excellence that’s evident in everything they do.

About LabRoots:
LabRoots is the leading scientific social networking website and producer of online educational events and webinars. And we are a powerful advocate in amplifying global networks and communities, and contributing to the advancement of science through content sharing capabilities and encouraging group interactions.

Founded in 2008, LabRoots emphasizes digital innovation in scientific collaboration and learning. We have become a primary source for current scientific news, webinars, virtual conferences and more. Join for free and become part of the largest scientific learning community in the world.

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