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December 13, 2018 The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
   8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Philadelphia Biacore User Day

Join us for the
Philadelphia Biacore User Day

Join your fellow Biacore users to discover exciting new research and applications while networking with peers from academia and industry.

  • Listen to presentations on the latest applications in biomolecular interactions.
  • Learn about new Biacore instrument and software capabilities including the recently launched Biacore 8K+ and Insight software, our flagship evaluation package.
  • Share best practices, knowledge, and tricks of the trade.

Registration for this free event is required.

Philadelphia, PA
Event details

Date: December 13, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: The Wistar Institute
3601 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104


8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Registration and Breakfast

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Welcome and Building a better Biacore: An overview of Biacore SPR history from 1991 to today
Brian Lang, PhD, Sales Specialist, GE Healthcare, Marlborough, MA

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Good, Bad, or Ugly? Understanding what the data is telling you

Michael Murphy, PhD, Biacore Applications Scientist, GE Healthcare, Marlborough, MA

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Combining SPR and LSPR to Quantify Antibody Secretions in Real Time

Marc Raphael, PhD, Research Physicist, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Materials Science and Technology, Washington, DC

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Break

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Analyzing the Impact of Antibody Deglycosylation on Fc-FcR Interactions via SPR

Sai Kiran Sharma, PhD, Research Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Radiology, New York, NY


11:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Phenotypic drug discovery: A complimentary approach to targeted methods

Daniel Collins, Applications Scientist, GE Healthcare, Marlborough, MA

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch and Networking

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Exploring the biological functional Mechanism of HMGB1:TLR4/MD-2 Complex Formation

Mingzhu He, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Center for Molecular Innovation, Manhasset, NY

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Kinetic Characterization of Novel HIV-1 Entry Inhibitors: Discovery of a Relationship between Off-Rate and Potency

Megan Meuser, PhD Candidate, Drexel University, Department of Biochemistry, Philadelphia, PA

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Workshop: The new face of Biacore evaluation- Insight Evaluation Software

Michael Murphy, PhD, Biacore Applications Scientist, GE Healthcare, Marlborough, MA

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Closing Remarks and Networking