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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.. (6/17/16). "Press Release: Thermo Fisher Scientific Workshop Session and Poster Presentation at ASM Microbe 2016". Boston, MA.

Region Region Boston, MA
  Country United States (USA)
Organisations Organisation Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO)
  Group Thermo Fisher (Group)
  Organisation 2 American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
Product Product conference, life sciences / biotechnology
Person Person Minotta, Mauricio (Thermo Fisher 201511)

ASM 2016 –Thermo Fisher Scientific will participate at the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) 2016 meeting to showcase innovative solutions that are solving some of the toughest laboratory challenges, enabling customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

What: ASM Microbe 2016
When: June 16-20, 2016
Where: Booth #810, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA

Thermo Fisher Event Highlights:

Saturday, June 18th, 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm. Industry & Science Showcase B
Title: From next generation sequencing to qPCR assays – bringing genetic analysis solutions for infectious disease research. This workshop will discuss the latest innovations in Ion Torrent and Applied Biosystems genetic analysis solutions including advances in simple and rapid NGS library preparation, template preparation and sequencing methods, and a novel real-time PCR assay for BV using Thermo Fisher’s OpenArray Real-Time PCR System which correlates the pathogen distribution to the standards in the field.

Workshop Speakers:
James Rains, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, QuantiGen
Title: A Multiple Analyte Panel of Real-Time PCR-Based Assays for Indexing Bacterial Vaginosis

Kenneth G. Frey, PhD, Scientist, NMRC-Frederick, Henry M. Jackson Foundation
Title: Querying the Resistome: Comparison of AmpliSeq and Whole Genome Sequencing

Poster Presentation:
Friday, June 17, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm, Poster #307
Title: A Multi-Site Evaluation of Isavuconazole on the Sensititre YeastOne Test Plate with the Frozen Reference CLSI M27-A3 and ISO 16256 Micro Broth Dilution Methods for Antifungal Susceptibility Testing

Thermo Fisher News:
Thermo Fisher Scientific continues to build new and innovative content for use on its extensive range of real-time PCR instruments with the launch of the Real-Time PCR Testing Solution for Vaginal Microbiota and Sexually Transmitted Pathogens. This new solution delivers not just TaqMan assays, but a complete workflow for laboratories performing investigations into vaginal microbiota. To learn more:

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and more than 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit


Thermo Fisher Scientific
Mauricio Minotta, 760-929-2456
Janice Foley, 617-823-5555

Record changed: 2016-06-22


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