TalkPoint and Life Technologies Expand Flow Cytometry Educational Series

February 13, 2012

The two-part series begins with a gating and data analysis webinar.

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 13, 2012

TalkPoint, the leader in global communications technology, specializing in browser-based audio and video webcasting, and Life Technologies, a global biotechnology company dedicated to improving the human condition, are partnering to present the “Basics of Flow Cytometry.”

The TalkPoint powered webinars, part of the Molecular Probes® Flow Cytometry Educational Series, will kick off with part one of the two-part event on Tuesday, February 21 at 8:00 a.m. PST.

During the free webinar, Jolene Bradford, MLS (ASCP) CM, R&D associate director of flow cytometry systems at Life Technologies, will lend her expertise to the discussion on gating and data analysis. The following topic areas will be discussed in the basics of flow cytometry:

  •     The principle of the flow cytometry platform
  •     The basic components of a flow cytometer
  •     How to interpret a dye excitation/emission spectrum
  •     How data is displayed
  •     Basic gating demonstration
  •     Common statistics and terminology used in flow cytometry

Interested attendees may register for one or both parts of the series here: Basics of Flow Cytometry

“TalkPoint is happy to provide the webcasting technology for another Life Technologies event,” said Nick Balletta, CEO of TalkPoint. “We are pleased to help Life Technologies advance their educational series and extend access to premier flow cytometry content.”

“As we add to our flow cytometry educational series, we are pleased to partner with TalkPoint to help us grow our events,” said Wenlan Hu, senior market development manager for Life Technologies. “TalkPoint´s technology has provided a dynamic way for our attendees to expand their flow cytometry knowledge, and we look forward to another successful webinar.”

About TalkPoint

TalkPoint is an industry leader in global communications technology, specializing in browser-based audio and video webcasting. Since 1998, TalkPoint’s easy-to-use, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud platform has facilitated more than 20,000 live webcasting events per year for the top Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies. From investor relations and corporate communications to product launches and continuing education, TalkPoint offers scalable and flexible technology to meet today’s business communication needs. For more information, visit http://www.TalkPoint.com.    

About Life Technologies

Life Technologies Corporation is a global biotechnology company dedicated to improving the human condition. Our systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific and medical advancements that make life even better. Life Technologies customers do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance the fields of discovery and translational research, molecular medicine, stem cell-based therapies, food safety and animal health, and 21st century forensics. The company manufactures both molecular diagnostic and research use only products. Life Technologies’ industry-leading brands are found in nearly every life sciences lab in the world and include innovative instrument systems under the Applied Biosystems and Ion Torrent names, as well as, the broadest range of reagents with its Invitrogen, GIBCO, Ambion, Molecular Probes and TaqMan products. Life Technologies had sales of $3.6 billion in 2010, has a workforce of approximately 11,000 people, has a presence in approximately 160 countries, and possesses one of the largest intellectual property estates in the life sciences industry, with approximately 3,900 patents and exclusive licenses. For more information on how we are making a difference, please visit our website: http://www.lifetechnologies.com.

About Molecular Probes

Molecular Probes® (now part of Life Technologies Corp.) is the leading brand of novel fluorescent reagents that advance scientific and biomedical research worldwide. Over the last 30 years, its industry-leading portfolio has become the most peer referenced fluorescent products in life science research. Key product brands from Molecular Probes® including the Alexa Fluor® dyes, Click-iT® labeling technology and Qdot® nanocrystals are used in imaging, flow cytometry and plate reader-based applications.


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