PCR Training

April 26, 2017

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Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Playroom and Lab
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Join us for an informative qPCR instrument training with Thermo Fisher. 


  • 10:00am – 11:30am [Playroom] - Fundamentals of quantitative PCR seminar featuring:
    • Supported detection chemistries (emphasis on TaqMan, genotyping, and multiplexing)
    • Understanding real-time PCR - Definition of the major terms and when to use a fast assay vs a long assay
    • Data analysis - Data normalization methods, auto threshold, and baseline calculations
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm [Lab] - QS 7Flex instrument overview, block change, touchscreen functions, data extraction directly from the instrument
  • 12:30pm – 1:15pm - Break
  • 1:15pm – 2:15pm [Playroom] - QuantStudio Real-Time PCR software training, featuring an explanation of how to create experiment setup, save a template, perform data extraction, analysis, and QC
  • 2:15pm – 3:00pm [Playroom] - Thermo Fisher Cloud software for high throughput data analysis