Eppendorf Webinar Makes Photometry User-Friendly

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The Webinar will discuss the basics of photometric nucleic acid determination, and which crucial factors affect the measurement, January 27, 2016

Natascha Weiss - Field Application Specialist, Eppendorf

Photometry, which entails measuring the intensity of light, is an analytical method used extensively in molecular biology labs. In numerous applications, such as cloning, sequencing, or polymerase chain reaction (PCR), labs might be working with nucleic acid preparations from varied sources. Having knowledge about the quality and quantity of the starting material is crucial to the reliability and reproducibility of experimental results. How can you be certain you are applying photometric methods correctly? The answer is at hand.

Eppendorf is sponsoring a new, free educational webinar, “Photometry made easy! – Obtaining reliable results with nucleic acid measurements,” which will discuss the basics of photometric nucleic acid determination, and which critical factors affect the measurement. The speaker, Natascha Weiss, field application specialist for Eppendorf, will also shed light on the correct interpretation of the results and offer tips and tricks for troubleshooting.

Natascha Weiss is responsible for the photometry product portfolio within Customer Support at Eppendorf AG headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. She joined the company in 1999, and has worked on electroporators, dispensers, PCR equipment, consumables, and several cross-thematic projects. Natascha studied biology at the University of Wuerzburg, Germany, and for her diploma thesis she employed numerous molecular biology methods investigating genes coding for virulence factors in the genome of pathogenic bacteria.

The complementary webinar, hosted by LabRoots, will be presented on January 27, 2016, at 12 am PT/9 am CET.

For full details about the event and free registration, click here.

About Eppendorf AG:
Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid handling, sample handling, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes next to spectrometer, pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers, and cell manipulation systems. Associated Consumables such as cuvettes, pipette tips, test tubes, microtiter plates, and disposable bioreactors complement the instruments for highest quality workflow solutions.
Eppendorf was founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1945 and has about 2,930 employees worldwide. The company has subsidiaries in 25 countries and is represented in all other markets by distributors.

About LabRoots:
LabRoots is the leading scientific social networking website and producer of educational virtual events and webinars. Contributing to the advancement of science through content sharing capabilities, LabRoots is a powerful advocate in amplifying global networks and communities. Founded in 2008, LabRoots emphasizes digital innovation in scientific collaboration and learning, and is a primary source for current scientific news, webinars, virtual conferences, and more. LabRoots is the owner and producer of BioConference Live – which has grown into the world’s largest series of virtual events within the Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics community.

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