Luminex and Bio-Rad Sponsor Webinar to Provide Overview of Bead-Based Multiplexing Technology for Research Use with Mouse Samples

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In this webinar on December 5, attendees will learn what xMAP® Technology is, how it is used, and the common challenges and solutions with multiplexing technology, in addition to the associated benefits to the drug discovery workflow.

Daniel Braunschweig, PhD, Proteomics Field Application Scientist Leader, Bio-Rad Laboratories

The mouse is a critical, increasingly used model system in biomedical research and preclinical drug discovery. While technological advances enable complex genetic manipulations that result in increased translational relevance, one distinct limitation remains - sample volume.

Moreover, preclinical research increasingly demands measurement of multiple biomarkers (cytokines, chemokines, and growth factors) to characterize signaling pathways accurately or to analyze the effects of an intervention. Unfortunately, researchers are often forced to design experiments around sample limitations.

The Bio-Plex® Multiplex System, powered by Luminex xMAP Technology, enables the quantification of more than 500 different protein or peptide targets simultaneously from a single sample volume. More specifically, the combination of Bio-Plex Pro™ Mouse Cytokine, Chemokine, and Growth Factor Magnetic Bead-Based Assays detects and measures levels of many analytes in diverse matrices such as serum, plasma, and tissue culture supernatants in single well formats.

The speaker for this event is Dr. Daniel Braunschweig, PhD, Proteomics Field Application Scientist Leader for Bio-Rad Laboratories. He has held a variety of positions in the Biotechnology field and leads a team of Field Application Scientists focused on assisting researchers with protein identification and immunoassays.

Dr. Braunschweig will discuss the features of xMAP-based multiplexing versus other options for quantitation as it relates to reduced sample volume usage, global profiling and pathway analysis, increased throughput capabilities coupled with reduced cost and time input and enhanced dynamic range in contrast to ELISA.

LabRoots will host this webinar on December 5, 2018, at 9am PST. To learn more about this event, the continuing education credits offered, or to register for free, click here.

About Luminex
At Luminex our mission is to empower labs to obtain reliable, timely, and actionable answers,
ultimately advancing health. We offer a wide range of solutions applicable in diverse markets including clinical diagnostics, pharmaceutical drug discovery, biomedical research, genomic and proteomic research, and food safety. We accelerate reliable answers while simplifying complexity and deliver certainty with a seamless experience.

About Bio-Rad
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. is a global leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of innovative products for the life science research and clinical diagnostic markets. With a focus on quality and customer service for over 65 years, our products advance the discovery process and improve healthcare. Our customers are university and research institutions, hospitals, public health and commercial laboratories, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, as well as applied laboratories that include food safety and environmental quality. Founded in 1952, Bio-Rad is based in Hercules, California, and has a global network of operations with more than 8,000 employees worldwide.

About LabRoots
LabRoots is the leading scientific social networking website, offering top scientific trending news and premier 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. We have become a primary source for trending scientific news, webinars, virtual conferences and more. Offering more than articles and webcasts that go beyond the mundane and explore the latest discoveries in the world of science, LabRoots users can stay atop their field by gaining continuing education credits from a wide range of topics through their participation in the webinars and virtual events. Join for free and become part of the largest scientific learning community in the world.

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