BD FACSymphony™ helping unravel virus-specific T-cells in human cancer immunotherapy

This month’s interview features Dr. John Connolly, Chief Scientific Officer of Tessa Therapeutics, Singapore. Dr. Connolly is a leading immunologist whose research focuses primarily on target discovery for immune modulation. At Tessa Therapeutics, Dr. Connolly and his team are working on virus-specific T-cells (VSTs) and exploring their potential use in human cancer immunotherapy. As Dr....

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Podcast: The many colors of tumor-specific T cells, Pia Kvisborg, Netherlands Cancer Institute

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Podcast: the many colors of tumor-specific T cells, Pia Kvistborg, Netherlands Cancer Institute

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It is well established that T-cell based immunotherapy can be very effective in treating cancers. Neo-antigens, which are epitopes that come about because of tumor-specific mutations caused by DNA damage...

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BD OptiBuild™ – adding flexibility to your panel

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Want to optimise your flow cytometry panel by adding some colours of your choice? BD now offers you assembled to order reagents, allowing you to select a range of fluorochromes...

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Dr. Enrico Lugli, cytometry unit manager and principal investigator...

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Dr. Enrico Lugli, 'Every cell can make a difference'. Dr. Enrico Lugli, PhD is a renowned expert in Flow Cytometry. He is currently principal investigator and head of the Laboratory of Translational Immunology, which is located within the...

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July 2018
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BD Rhapsody™ System – your personal bench top platform for single-cell RNA expression analysis

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Fancy your own personal single-cell RNA expression analysis system? Your prayers have finally been answered!  With the BD Rhapsody™ system, you can analyse the expression of hundreds of genes across tens of thousands of single cells right on your bench top.  The BD Rhapsody Express™, with the BD Rhapsody™ scanner, and the BD Rhapsody™ targeted […]

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The BD LSRFortessa™ X20 and the BD FACSCelesta™ operator training course

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Have you bought a BD LSRFortessa™, BD LSRFortessa™ X20 or a BD FACSCelesta™ flow cytometer recently? Do you wish to learn how to maintain and operate your instrument, in addition to getting hands-on experience in generating and analysing multicolour panels? What better way than to learn from BD specialists! The BD European Training Centre in […]

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Go Beyond with BD OptiBuild™

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Plan to go diving this summer? We’ve added over 100 new reagents to the BD OptiBuild™ portfolio. With 12 new flow antibodies in 9 brilliant colours, you can dive deeper into your immunology and oncology research and explore more reagent combinations to advance your next discovery. The BD OptiBuild™ portfolio is more powerful and provides you better flexibility than ever […]

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Combining scRNA-seq and flow analyses – webcast by Ian Taylor, product manager, SeqGeq™ bioinformatics platform, FlowJo™

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Researchers producing single-cell RNA-sequencing data face unique challenges, which the SeqGeq™ platform is designed to address. This webinar will illustrate how fluorescence intensity information from flow parameters (protein information) can be merged into a single-cell RNA expression matrix (the transcriptome) and analysed. Specifically, this presentation will attempt to gain deep insight into the Accelerating Medicine […]

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Flow cytometry and principles of panel design

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The correct choice of the reagents is an important consideration in flow cytometry as the wrong one can result in the loss of resolution in experimental data. In experiments involving the detection of several markers, the choice of the reagent panel is governed by whether the markers are co-expressed or not. In co-expressed markers, the […]

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Tumor cells versus the immune system: the battle for supremacy

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The detection and elimination of tumors by the immune system and the evasive response of the tumor cells are both truly remarkable phenomena involving many cellular and molecular players. The process of tumor elimination begins when the innate immune system is alerted to the presence of tumor cells, following which a whole host of factors […]

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Cell and molecular biology applications of personal flow cytometry

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It is well known that flow cytometry has become an invaluable tool in cell and molecular biology research. Flow cytometry can be used to analyze the expression of cell surface markers and receptors, detect intracellular molecules and proteins in the cytoplasm or nucleus, and can also provide information about processes like apoptosis, viability, and proliferation. […]

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Flow cytometry training at your finger-tips !

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Take full advantage of the capabilities of your BD instruments and reagents quickly and efficiently at our state-of-the-art European Training and Education Center in Belgium. In addition to our regional training centers, located in many countries across Europe, the European Center delivers high-end flow cytometry operator courses, combining flow cytometry theory with hands-on training and […]

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A legacy to be proud of

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1995 was a special year for science. The Reelin protein was discovered by Gabriella D’Arcangelo, the Hale-Bopp comet had its primary sighting and the first protease inhibitors were about to be approved by the FDA. And for BD, 1995 represents the inauguration of the FACSCalibur, a Flow Cytometer that launched an incredible 80,000 scientific publications […]

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