Thursday, October 18, 2012  |  Volume 4/Number 21  |  A Production of the BioProcessing Journal

   
Career Development
The 25th Annual and
International Meeting of the Japanese Association for Animal Cell Technology
November 27-30, 2012
Nagoya, Japan
Webinar
The Use of Dielectric Scanning to Probe for Cellular Biomass, Viability, and Morphology in Laboratory, Pilot, and Industrial Bioreactors
October 24, 2012
11:00 AM EDT
Cell-Based Vaccine Production:
A Hands-on Approach

November 13-16, 2012
Microbial Fermentation: Development & Scale-Up
March 19-22, 2013
Both courses take place in:
Logan, Utah USA
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Suggested Reading
Cell-Based Potency Assays: Expectations and Realities
Robert D. Schrock, PhD, Lonza Viral-Based Therapeutics
Development of Pregnancy-Associated Malaria Vaccine
Using the ExpreS2 Insect Cell Expression System
Charlotte Dyring, PhD, ExpreS2ion Biotechnologies
Products & Services
Flow Reactors Improve Process Reproducibility, Scalability & Yields
The FlowSyn™ flow reactor system from Uniqsis Ltd. handles everything from homogeneous single reactions to complex, multi-reagent reactions and is available with the widest range of reactor models (2–60 mL) in a variety of inert materials.

Reactions using strong acids and powerful organometallic bases are routinely possible. A unique 2- or 3-channel borosilicate glass mixer chip reactor enables high throughput applications, fast mixing dependent reactions, and even highly exothermic reactions requiring temperature control. A range of optional gas addition, microwave, low temperature, and binary pump (4-channel) modules further enhance the versatility of the system.
Within the FlowSyn system, two high pressure pumps deliver reagents, via a mixer, into electrically heated flow reactors. Back pressure regulators pressurise the system, allowing solvents to be superheated to a maximum of 260 °C. Reaction outputs from the system can be fractionated or optimised at steady state, after which the system flushes itself for the next experiment. The entire process is controlled by the integrated FlowSyn interface.

For more information, please visit www.uniqsis.com, call +44 845-864-7747, or email info@uniqsis.com.
Extended Length Pipette Tips Improve Labware Access
INTEGRA has introduced a new extended-length GripTip pipette tip available in non-sterile, sterile, filter, and GREEN CHOICE configurations.

GripTip is designed to work with single, eight, twelve, and sixteen channel VIAFLO electronic pipettes, and VOYAGER eight and twelve channel adjustable-spacing electronic pipettes. The extended length design enables easy access into labware such as 1.5 mL tubes and deep-well blocks. GripTip also reduces PCR cross-contamination as the elongated tip prevents the pipette shaft from contacting the wall of the PCR tubes.

Offering an extended volume range, 0.5–12.5 µL, the LONG GripTip enables users to repeat-dispense 1 µL twelve times while still allowing for a 0.5 µL last-dispense to improve accuracy and precision.

For more information and to view the new demo video, please visit www.integra-biosciences.com
or email info@integra-biosciences.com.
Ultra-Low Temperature High-Security Freezers
BINDER UF V ultra-low temperature freezers with ULTRA.GUARD™ technology produce secure, long-term sample storage at temperatures to –86 °C. UF V freezers come with the DATA.SECURE™ data logger, a highly flexible recording system. A USB connection enables easy data transmission and requires no extra software. An integrated temperature sensor also provides redundant monitoring independent of the freezer controller. Multiple outputs are available and seamlessly integrate into existing alarm systems.

Optional features such as a backup emergency CO2 refrigeration system with alarm notifications add an extra level of security. In addition, GUARD.CONTROL’s optional RFID monitoring system controls access to the freezer contents, unlocking the door only for authorized personnel and automatically logging all freezer traffic. For greatly reduced heat emissions and even quieter operation, a water-cooled option is available.
BINDER freezers accommodate as many as 52,800 samples in inner chambers made of high-quality stainless steel, are easy to move by one person, and have easy-cleaning front-access filters. Download an ULTRA.GUARD information package by visiting www.binder-world.com.
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Sustainable Laboratories: Choosing the Right Equipment
December 13-14, 2012
Bethesda, MD USA
Downstream Processing:
From Cell to Column:
Integrated Solutions for Rapid Bioprocessing of Biologics
November 12-15, 2012
London, United Kingdom
Upstream Processing:
Principles and Processes
December 4-5, 2012
Dublin, Ireland
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The Impact of Variability
in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
October 25, 2012
1:00 PM EDT
9th Annual Report and Survey
of Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Capacity
and Production
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