PRLog - July 8, 2014 - LONDON -- Gene editing technologies in cell based assays presented by GSK, is just one of the highlights at SMi’s 7th annual Cell Based Assays Conference taking place on 11th and 12th November in London UK.
Advances in Cell Based Assays 2014
Ashley Barnes, Group Lead: Biological Sciences from GSK, will be making a keynote address entitled: Gene Editing technologies in the context of cell based assays.
Ashley will be providing attendees with unique insights into exploiting gene-editing in human cell lines to provide novel, isogenic assays and giving an update on available technologies and how these are impacting the industry.
Other sessions presented by an array of industry leaders such as MedImmune, UCB, Merck Serono, Novartis and Astra Zeneca include:
• Challenges of bioassay methods development and validation with reference to cell based assays & regulatory guidelines in drug development.
• Next generation target identification and screening technologies
• High content analysis using stem cells for disease modelling and drug discovery
• 3D cell culture developments in technology to improve in vitro analyses
• Next generation phenotypic screening
For those who are interested, there is currently a £300 discount available online which expires on July 18th. For further details and to see the full agenda, visit www.cellbasedassay.co.uk
Advances in Cell Based Assays
11th – 12th November 2014
Marriott Regents Park Hotel, London UK
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