Upcoming Webinar – Recent Work & Current Methods for Profiling Extracellular microRNAs

by Chris on September 23, 2014

in Workshops

Date: Tuesday Sept 30, 2014

LC SciencesIn the past, differential profiling and functional studies of microRNA (miRNA) has been performed mainly using tissues samples collected by invasive methods. However, in a clinical setting, more convenient and non-invasive methods are required, such as collection of peripheral blood or other bodily fluids. Recently, it has been demonstrated that miRNAs are present in circulating blood plasma, both free circulating and within exosomes, as well as within other biofluids such as cerebral spinal fluid, urine and even breast milk. These circulating miRNAs represent a potential new approach for diagnostic screening.

LC Sciences and Norgen Biotek are conducting a free webinar focusing on the recent developments and current practices for profiling of extracellular microRNAs.

Registration:

Select the webinar time that is most convenient for your location

North, South America – 1:00 PM Central Standard Time
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5734889184414403586

Europe, Asia – 2:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time (8:00 AM CST)
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7803008983609743106

Webinar Outline:

  • Brief review of microRNA basics: history, biogenesis, function
  • Recent developments of microRNA research in extracellular fluids and exosomes
  • Current methods for sample preservation and extraction of various complex extracellular sample types including exosomes
  • Current methods for microRNA discovery and profiling from extracellular sample types
  • Case studies and application examples

Presenters:


Dr. Moemen Abdalla
Sr Scientist
Norgen Biotek

Dr. Christoph Eicken
Head of Technical Services
LC Sciences

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