SLAS2016 Short Courses

Liquid Handling Essentials (Interactive Course)

This course is designed to introduce important concepts that affect liquid handling performance so that the overall quality and efficiency remain high. With a balanced mix of discussions and activities, this course will focus on applying key practices on live systems and measuring performance metrics.

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed with the new or beginning user in mind. However, anyone interested in basic principles of liquid handling and troubleshooting pipetting performance issues are encouraged to join.

How You Will Benefit From This Course:

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Course Instructors:

Nathaniel Hentz, Ph.D.

Nat is an industry leader with years of experience developing high-throughput screening assays, automating and optimizing laboratory equipment, and investigating new technologies with Eli Lilly & Co. and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

As a Technology Training Director at the North Carolina State University, Nat specializes in hands-on instruction and development activities to assist with the growth of the emerging bio-manufacturing industry.

Dana Campbell

Dana is a professional life sciences application enthusiast, with extensive experience applying liquid handling automation in a variety of laboratories throughout North America.

As a field Applications Specialist at Artel, Dana works directly with laboratories to solve complex liquid handling and process issues that are often critical to their productivity and compliance, and to the integrity of their test results.

Lisa Knapp

Lisa is a liquid handling automation professional, with extensive experience in liquid handling, high throughput screening, genomics and automation in a variety of laboratories throughout North America.

As a Field Applications Scientist in Genomics Automation at Agilent Technologies, Lisa works directly with laboratories to implement and troubleshoot complex genomic automation protocols that are critical to research and clinical applications.