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10 Tips for Setting Up a Successful Cell Sorting Experiment

Incorporating fluorescence-based cell sorting into your lab grants you powerful access to new research areas and rarer cell types without sacrificing efficiency or results. New, powerful techniques like CRISPR and single-cell analysis are enhanced by the isolation of specific cells. But isolating cell populations of the right quality and quantity is both challenging and time consuming. We offer some tips to set yourself up for success and get the most out of your sorts.
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From flow cytometry to chromatography to western blot imaging to PCR plastics, learn more about Bio-Rad and see what’s possible in your research.
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A 16-Color Flow Cytometry Panel to Monitor Checkpoint Inhibitor Expression and T-Cell Exhaustion Following Treatment with the PD1 Inhibitor Nivolumab

Presented by: Angie Green, PhD, Senior Scientist

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We discuss using a multiparameter flow cytometry panel to monitor T-cell exhaustion states and the expression of checkpoint inhibitors. We used an in vitro model; however, the panel is designed to be compatible with clinical samples to monitor immunotherapy.

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To Boldly Flow: Gain Confidence to Start Flow Cytometry

Presented by: Mike Blundell, PhD, Product Manager

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Flow cytometry is a powerful technique used widely in biological research, but if you are just beginning your flow journey, it can be hard to know where to start. In this webinar, you will:

  • Learn the important steps to obtaining better flow cytometry data
  • Get advice on how to apply this knowledge to improve your experiments
  • Find out how Bio-Rad’s panel builder tool can help you design your experiments, no matter how many colors you plan to use

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Discovering Small Vesicles with Flow Cytometry
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Flow Cytometry — A Gateway for Discovering More about Small Vesicles

Small vesicles were identified over 50 years ago but scientists are still trying to understand their biology and role in disease. These vesicles have become relevant for monitoring, diagnosing, and treating complex diseases such as cancer. Yet, because of their small size compared to cells, they require intricate technologies to truly understand their impact in research. Learn about the various technologies used to study small vesicles and discover the power of flow cytometry for learning more about these valuable vesicles.
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Publishing Meaningful Antibody Data
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Finding a Good Antibody:
Part III – Publish Meaningful Data

In the first two articles in our Finding a Good Antibody series, you learned how to select the best antibodies and received tips on proper antibody validation. In this third and final article, see how you can use this information to publish meaningful data when using antibodies. And get some guidelines for antibody best practices.
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Benefits of Flow Cytometry in Immuno-Oncology Research
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The Benefits of Flow Cytometry in Immuno-Oncology Research

Immuno-oncology, or cancer immunotherapy, research focuses heavily on the various types of cells and their behavior in cancer, so the use of flow cytometry to interrogate these cells is a no brainer. See how flow cytometry fits in this growing field of research and how it can help identify new targets and improve drug design to generate more effective and safer cancer therapeutics.
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Antibody Validation for Your Application
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Finding a Good Antibody:
Part II — Antibody Validation

Finding antibodies that work for your application is just the first step in finding a good antibody. Next is antibody validation — making sure that your antibody does what you think it is supposed to. In this second article in our Finding a Good Antibody series, learn how best to go about validating your antibodies.
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Finding a Good Antibody: Part I — Selecting the Best Antibodies.
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Finding a Good Antibody:
Part I — Selecting the Best Antibodies

Even though antibodies are central to basic research as well as drug development and diagnostics, concerns with antibody validation remain high, and finding an antibody that works well for a specific application can be quite a challenge. Use these tips to select the best antibodies for your application.
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Improve the Quality of Your Cell Analysis with the ZE5™ Cell Analyzer
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Improve the Quality of Your Cell Analysis with the ZE5™ Cell Analyzer

Cell analysis is a crucial first step in many experiments so a reliable, flexible, and quick cell analyzer that produces high-resolution, reproducible results is what every lab needs. See how the ZE5™ Cell Analyzer can help improve the quality of your cell analysis experiments, instill confidence in your results, and shorten the time to publish.
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