Automated Liquid Handling in Accredited or Forensic Environments

Knowing which automated liquid handler meets your needs requires becoming familiar with the terminology, capabilities and common uses.  This workshop course will introduce you to the technology, terminology and capabilities while allowing you hands on experience on actual automated robotic pipetting liquid handlers.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SUPPORTERS: STANFORD UNIVERSITY, BECKMAN, CYBIO, EDC BIOSYSTEMS, MOLECULAR DEVICES, CORNING AXYGEN, USER COMMUNITY AND OTHER AFFILIATES.


Stanford University   Bay Area LRIG



Optional Textbook for course

Laboratory Automation and LIMS in Forensics

Editor: Dr. John Butler, formerly head of the FBI's DNA lab currently at NIST.

Authors: Thought leaders in forensics and lab automation - M. Stangegaard, A.J. Hansen, N. Morling

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Equipment for hands on use in Class:

AUTOMATED LIQUID HANDLING:

Beckman Biomek FX®

TECAN EVO®

Perkin Elmer Janus®

Hamilton Star or Nimbus®

Cybio CyBi-Felix® Multichannel

ABSORBANCE READERS TENTATIVELY:

BMG Labtech GmbH Spectstar® Absorbance reader

Molecular Devices SpectraMax Plus 384®

Tecan Infinity M200 Pro® Absorbance Reader

Accessories:

Micro-well plates, pipette tips

Automation Trainers Lab CalKit® with aqueous dye and diluent

Robot software methods and hand outs

NOTE: Various vendors are invited based on user interest and equipment varies by course.



Previous Testimonials:

"This was a very useful course for my new position"

"We just purchased a new Liquid Handler and this course saves us time in implementing our SOP."

"It was tougher than I thought to implement a Liquid Handler, this course definitely helped me and my colleagues."

"It was great to use a variety of Handlers to see which one would be the best for us."

"I loved the training at our facility. We were focused on "Real World" issues instead of a generic course. This really cut the time to validate our Curves."