Handling of viscous liquids – Basics, Techniques and Tricks

Handling of viscous liquids – Basics, Techniques and Tricks

Presented By:
Hanae A. Henke, PhD – Content Editor, Eppendorf AG Hamburg, Germany

Speaker Biography:
Dr. Hanae Henke is the content editor of Eppendorf Headquarter in Hamburg, Germany. She joined Eppendorf in 2015 as application specialist for liquid handling right after finishing her PhD in medical microbiology on the topic of S. epidermidis hip joint infections at the university hospital in Hamburg. Hanae focused on molecular biology and genetics early during her studies of Biology at the University of Hamburg and deepened her knowledge in food microbiology laboratories and at Harvard Medical School in the group of Prof. Roberto Kolter. A project management course in cooperation with Johnson & Johnson medical (Germany) extended Dr. Henke’s skills in establishing trainings and giving seminars.

Webinar:
Handling of viscous liquids – Basics, Techniques and Tricks

Webinar Abstract:
Viscous liquids are a challenge in every lab that deals with them. Depending on how viscous a liquid is, pipetting is either impossible or it poses several problems that significantly reduce accuracy, precision and processing speed.
In this Webinar, you learn about the basics of viscosity, how to measure it, about different types of liquids and what influence viscosity has on your pipetting results. You also learn how to prevent problems with viscous liquids by using different pipetting techniques and appropriate instruments. Get some helpful tips and tricks from one of our most experienced Liquid Handling Application Specialists and find out how you could even pipette honey.

Learning Objectives:
-Basics of viscosity
-Newtonian vs. Non-Newtonian liquids
-Pipetting techniques & instruments
-Tips & Tricks for pipetting viscous liquids

Sponsored By:
Eppendorf

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