Leica Biosystems teams with Beckman Coulter and Molecular Devices at AACR 2014 in San Diego – April 6-9

| March 31, 2014

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Visit Leica Biosystems Booth #2313, Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Booth #2307, and Molecular Devices Booth #2412

Short Feature Presentations on Digital Pathology will be given on Monday, April 7th and Tuesday, April 8th in the Beckman Coulter Booth (#2307)

Monday, April 7th, 2014 – 2:30p.m.

Title: Digital Pathology Image Analysis Tools for Cancer Research

Abstract: In this session we will demonstrate the use of Aperio® histology pattern recognition tool Genie™, to automate the separation of tumor cells from non-tumor components in IHC stained breast sections and then select only the tumor cells for analysis of nuclear staining on breast sections probed with biomarkers for ER, PR and Ki67.

Presenter: Charles Best, Leica Biosystems Aperio ePathology

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 – 10:30a.m.

Title: Albert Einstein’s Brain – Digitized and Archived for the World to Explore and Research

Abstract: Researchers, scientists and Einstein enthusiasts are invited to view the digital collection of the original slides prepared by Dr. Thomas Harvey, the pathologist who conducted the autopsy of Albert Einstein in 1955. What does the Harvey Collection tell us about the uniqueness of Einstein’s brain?

Presenter: Lance Mikus, Leica Biosystems– Aperio ePathology

Tuesday, April 8th – 2:30p.m.

Title: Cytogenetics in Cancer Research

Abstract: Applications for non-human karyotyping in research institutes, solutions for experiments such as advanced multicolor FISH assays in cancer and oncology studies, as well as, FISH workflow and image quality on tissue, cells or TMAs. Bring FISH review out of the dark room and drastically reduces processing time.

Presenter: Luke Benko, Leica Biosystems – Aperio ePathology

AACR Annual Meeting (American Association for Cancer Research)

Visit Booth # 2313

San Diego Convention Center

Exhibit Dates: April 6-9, 2014

Website: www.aacr.org

Source: Leica Biosystems


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