BioTek Brings New Efficiencies to Cancer Research Workflows at AACR 2017

March 31, 2017

Lionheart™ FX Automated Microscope is a fully integrated digital inverted microscope for live and fixed cell imaging applications.  Lionheart FX offers fluorescence, high contrast brightfield, color brightfield and phase contrast imaging with up to 100x magnification. Temperature control and available CO2/O2  control and humidity chamber optimize conditions for live cell imaging, while dual reagent injectors are available for fast kinetic assays. Along with Gen5 software, Lionheart FX provides Augmented Microscopy™ , a workflow automation concept that provides automated image capture, processing and analysis for publication-ready images and data.

Cytation™ 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader combines automated digital widefield microscopy with conventional multi-mode microplate reading in a unique, patented design to provide information-rich images and quantitative data for live cell assays, along with a broad range of other applications. Its patented Hybrid Technology™ offers filter- and monochromator-based multi-mode detection in a modular, upgradable design for versatility and workflow efficiency now and as laboratory needs evolve.

The modular MultiFlo™ FX Microplate Dispenser replaces up to five separate liquid handlers to save time and instrument costs when dispending into 6- to 1536-well microplates. Up to four independent reagents are dispensed using Parallel Dispense™ technology, which combines syringe and peristaltic pumps to eliminate potential reagent carryover, while optional RAD™ technology enables random access dispensing to individual wells. An optional wash module expands application versatility. The user-friendly, color touchscreen interface offers intuitive protocol creation and implementation.

BioTek will present an exhibitor spotlight tutorial and poster presentation at the following times and locations in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center:

  • Demonstration of High Throughput, Image-Based 2D and 3D Natural Killer Cell Mediated Cytotoxicity Assays
    Tuesday, April 4, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
    Exhibitor Spotlight Theater B
  • A Combined, Affordable Solution for the Performance of Automated 3D in vitro Hepatotoxicity Testing
    Tuesday, April 4, 1:00 - 5:00 PM
    Partners: Hamilton, Reprocell, n3D Biosciences, Inc., UTHealth
    Poster: #4213
BioTek Instruments, Inc., headquartered in Winooski, VT, USA, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of innovative life science instrumentation. Our comprehensive product line includes cell imaging systems, microplate readers, washers, dispensers, automated incubators, stackers and pipetting systems. These products enable life science research by providing high performance, cost-effective analysis and quantification of biomolecules, biomolecular interactions and cellular structure and function across diverse applications. BioTek espouses a "Think Possible" approach that sets the tone for fresh ideas, unsurpassed customer service and original innovations.
For additional information, contact:

Chere Griffin
Expression Marcom, LLC



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