"Chagas Disease also known as American trypanosomiasis infects ~7 million people worldwide. Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent, is endemic in Latin America where it infects humans and other mammals. During this webinar you will learn about the disease, the pathogen and its transmission as well as the laboratory methods for diagnosis. The speakers will also discuss the challenges faced by persons living in the US but born in Chagas endemic areas and transmission dynamics of the pathogen with ... Read More

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"In this webinar, Ahmad Al-Attar, Flow Cytometry Specialist at UMass Memorial Health, discusses the future of automation in clinical flow cytometry and explains how the CellMek SPS sample preparation system has helped boost his lab’s efficiency and productivity. Following his talk, Ahmad will be joined by Carsten Lange, Sandra Hernandez and Samantha Bauchiero (from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences) to answer questions about how the lean manufacturing mindset can be applied in the clinical flow ... Read More

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"This presentation will provide an overview of the political landscape in Washington, DC, in the 118th Congress, along with updates on federal legislation to support the laboratory workforce, reimbursement for laboratory services, and a risk-based framework for regulating clinical laboratory testing. The presentation will also cover proposed and future anticipated proposals to change CLIA workforce regulations. Learning Objectives * Apply information provided to take appropriate action as ... Read More

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"Do you have multiple systems at your company that are creating inefficiencies, confusion, or lost data? If so, join us for a joint webinar presentation and hear how one client was able to standardize their LIMS technology through the STARLIMS platform. Not only was the client able to reduce the number of different LIMS across the organization, but also individual and collective LIMS skills were strengthened, internal support costs were reduced, many issues were resolved, and a large quantity ... Read More

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"As reimbursement for digital pathology services starts to potentially become a reality, more hospital, clinical laboratory, and reference lab leaders will explore the technology. Do you know where to start with implementing a digital pathology progam for your hospital, health system, or independent pathology group to make the best use of your budget? This free 60-minute webinar with live Q&A will increase your knowledge and readiness. Pathologists, hospital executives, and lab leaders nee ... Read More

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"The evaluation of various parameters is essential in the design of molecular diagnostic tests. These include sensitivity, specificity, dynamic range, turnaround time, and user-friendliness, and their importance may vary depending on the intended application, necessitating significant optimization. In this webinar our expert speaker Dr. Robert Sjöback will discuss examples based on the utilization of quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR) and digital PCR (dPCR). Attend this webinar to: * Ident ... Read More

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"Transitioning enterprise imaging to the cloud is top of mind in many healthcare organizations. With cloud adoption comes change but also opportunity. In this webinar, Stacie Barnard of the University of Rochester Medical Center will discuss the process of moving a large, academic enterprise to the cloud, including why they chose a SaaS model, the internal approach needed to achieve buy-in by all stakeholders, and the anticipated benefits from this new path forward. Objectives: After this ... Read More

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"There is a constantly growing need for skilled professionals in the computing field, which poses challenges for finding the right people for the job. According to the 2022 Digital Economy and Society Index, 55% of companies have problems filling their tech positions. At the same time, the computing sector is going through a diversity crisis, as the majority of its players are Global Northern, heterosexual, white, able-bodied, cis men. Technology permeates our lives, so a lack of diversity in th ... Read More

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"Warm weather in WI also brings with it tick activity and WI ticks are hosts for many pathogens that cause diseases in humans. This presentation will focus on the diseases that WI tick bites can transmit to humans and why you want to do your best to avoid those tick bites from the physician’s perspective. When should a tickborne disease be considered and what laboratory testing should be ordered to help make the correct diagnosis? The speaker will also touch on the changes to the testing algor ... Read More

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"Biotechnology has spurred countless innovations in medicine, ultimately improving patient outcomes through enhanced understanding of pathogenic mechanisms, better diagnostic assays, and more effective therapeutic interventions. These improvements are continuously shaping the way modern medicine is practiced, and constantly forcing medical scientists and practitioners to develop new diagnostic assays and treatment regimens. To this end, many clinically focused research laboratories have implemen ... Read More

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As laboratories continue to face complex data management challenges, cloud technology has emerged as a game-changing solution. Cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) LIMS has revolutionized the way laboratories handle their data, streamlining processes and increasing efficiency while reducing operational costs. Traditional on-prem software deployment methods require significant IT support to manage and are time-consuming to maintain, leading to significant downtimes, security risks, and increa ... Read More

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"Electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) in scanning electron microscopes is a surface analysis technique that has been commercially available for over three decades. However, only in recent years has it become a well-established tool for routine materials characterization. In this webinar, following a general overview of the technique, we will look at the recent developments, from faster detectors to more automated software, that have enabled the transition of EBSD into a mainstream analytical ... Read More

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"The battery industry must dramatically accelerate both technology development and production in order to meet rising global demand in the transportation and grid energy storage sectors. Legacy development processes rooted in the hypothesize-test-analyze-iterate cycle will be too slow to meet required timelines for this transformational technology — industry players must modernize in order to survive and win. Fortunately, a new class of enterprise computing platforms have emerged that are a ... Read More

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"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Forward-thinking health systems have shifted focus in recent years to preventative care and wellness-focused interventions designed to keep patients healthier and avoid hospitalizations wherever possible. The same approach should be taken with cybersecurity. Rather than just being ready to respond to a security crisis, healthcare organizations need to take a holistic, proactive approach to cyber hygiene and system readiness. There's a wid ... Read More

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"Learn how chemicals industry leaders are prioritizing exclusion of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances from their product development, and leveraging the capabilities of artificial intelligence to quickly react to regulatory changes and position alternatives on the market." Topics covered include: * "Challenges in sustainability across the materials and chemicals industries * Case studies detailing how our customers have successfully used AI to accelerate development of new and sustainab ... Read More

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Simple steps you can take to ensure your LIMS project is a success. Discover what you need to know so your LIMS implementation goes smoothly and learn why some LIMS are easier to configure and maintain than others. Read MoreSign Up

"You can improve the productivity and efficiency of your laboratory operations by integrating your SampleManager LIMS and its Integration Manager capabilities more closely with your organization’s business IT systems. * Streamline your sample acquisition * Tap into training and method/SOP instructions and enable dashboarding in real time * Support faster and more effective business decision making SampleManager has standard modules that can be configured to enable integrations, and wh ... Read More

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"Learn how pharma, biotech, CROs and vendors currently view the process of identifying and selecting outsourcing partners, and how they’d like to see it develop for better outcomes in the future. Topics to be discussed: • Focusing on the most important factors that determine your trial’s success • Key questions to ask when identifying and selecting solutions providers • How to determine when things are going wrong – and what to do about it" ... Read More

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"Pharmacogenomics is a tool that can assist providers in optimizing drug selection and dosing, help avoid costly adverse effects, and identify responders and non-responders to medications. New and revised guidelines published by the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) are available to aid clinicians in utilizing pharmacogenomics in clinical practice. In addition, research continues to elucidate the clinical and economic benefits of pharmacogenomics in various patient types ... Read More

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"Weighing is a core process step in almost every application in a lab. It plays a vital role in the quality and reproducibility of the results. To maintain consistent results, it's essential to regularly service your equipment. But what are the most important services, and how often do they need to be performed? There is no one-size-fits-all solution, and it might depend on your industry and with which regulations you must comply. This webinar will guide you, based on the lifecycle of a balan ... Read More

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