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May 23

Talk Title: UT Knoxville Genomics Core Increased Sequencing Capabilities

Presenter: Veronica Brown, Research Facility Lab Manager at UT Knoxville Genomics Core

The UT Knoxville Genomics Core acquired a new high-throughput sequencer (Illumina NovaSeq) that could be very affordable for our PIs to use in a cross-campus collaboration. The presentation included a discussion of needs, particularly about sample types, likely volume of use, timeframe for sending samples, etc.

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May 12

Talk Title:  "An investigative metabolomics and lipidomics study on the Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Exploris 240 Mass Spectrometer"

Presenter: Sven Hackbusch, PhD, Senior Application Scientist, AMER Centers of Excellence

Webinar presentation from ThermoFisher on a new mass spec instrument suitable for lipodomics research. Sven Hackbusch, PhD, Senior Application Scientist, AMER Centers of Excellence, presents key features and characteristics of the Orbitrap Exploris 240 Mass Spectrometer. Topics include: an investigative mouse model study to explore polar metabolites and lipids analyzed with two separate chromatographic techniques; and benefits of semi-targeted data acquisition for more confident identification.

About the speaker:  Sven Hackbusch joined Thermo Fisher Scientific as an Application Scientist in 2017, after obtaining his PhD at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. Working in the LCMS product demonstration laboratory, he is providing customer support and developing new applications focused on metabolomics and lipidomics using Thermo Scientific Orbitrap technology.

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April 28

Talk Title: “Development and Implementation of Clinical Proteomics for Precision Oncology Applications and Therapeutic Drug Development”

Presenter: Dr. Emanuel Petricoin of George Mason University

About the speaker: Emanuel F Petricoin, PhD, is a professor and the Co-Director of the Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine (CAPMM) at George Mason University. He is a co-founder of four life science companies, and is a co-inventor on over 40 filed and published patents. Dr. Petricoin’s expertise includes precision medicine, proteomics and protein biomarkers, cell signaling, molecular diagnostic assay development, biologics and cellular therapeutics regulation, as well as artificial intelligence based algorithms.

Jun 3, 2022