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Biosero invites you to their webinar

End-to-End Integration with Biosero Automation Scheduling Software

About this webinar

Make better decisions for your lab, in less time, using more data with lab automation software. Automation elevates your workflows, increases throughput and frees up your time to do more meaningful work.

At this webinar, you will learn how to create flexible, life-long solutions for your lab with automation scheduling software.


Part 1: Sustain Your Laboratory Output in Response to COVID-19
Tim Karsten Ph.D., Senior Automation Specialist, Biosero

The core tenets of automation – increased throughput, walk away time and data collection – can accelerate your lab’s activity amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The easy-to-use Green Button Go™ Automation Scheduling Software enables you to create a cohesive automation ecosystem that automates small workcells and large complex systems.

Attend the webinar and learn how to:

  • Integrate instruments from different manufacturers into your lab ecosystem
  • Optimise workflows with timing and specific task modifications
  • Rapidly automate various applications with minimal downtime
Part 2: Optimise Dynamic Assays with Flexible Software
Rob Harkness Ph.D., Director of Customer Success EU/ UK, Biosero

Are you looking to automate your lab processes using a variety of devices? Green Button Go Software provides the tools you need to integrate intelligent decision making, including rapid error recovery, into your methods.

Hear how to:

  • Create a fully integrated lab operation
  • Minimise the risk of errors and wasted samples
  • Remotely move the labware with mobile robots
Part 3: FlexiBase: How We will Realise the Opportunities Given in the Century of Biology
David McClymont, Ph. D., Head of Automation, Horizon Discovery

Building a flexible automation capability that can meet existing challenges as well as the continually changing demands of biotechnology requires a multi-faceted approach. Horizon Discovery has designed a ‘FlexiBase’ concept which meets the ethos of openness and that supports both commercial grade integrations and DIY ethos.

David will describe how Horizon works with Biosero to carry out a PoC implementation with existing equipment. Getting ‘hands on’ in a production environment allowed them to deliver business value while simultaneously evaluating fit with their approach. Stress testing that functionality allows to rapidly prototype methods and integrations with other systems, increasing confidence that future challenges can be met. Subsequently, this led to the development of the FlexiBase concept which attempts to bring together a set of standard instrumentation that can respond to most scientific use cases, with the flexible introduction of instrumentation as required.


Gerry Alden, European Sales Manager, Biosero

Gerry, a chemist by qualification, has spent over 25 years working within laboratory automation-related areas of Life Sciences. Further to a stint at ICI Alderley park (AZ) as a research chemist, Gerry worked at Proteus Molecular design on automated Peptide synthesis. A change in career direction saw a move into laboratory equipment sales and business development for companies including Gilson, Packard, Hamilton, Velocty11, HighResBio and Biosero. This trajectory resulted in an ever-growing focus on automation and the associated design and provision of custom robot-based systems within academia, Pharma and biotech. Gerry is also a member of UK ELRIG since 2006, and spent several years on the Board of Directors as its treasurer.


Tim Karsten Ph.D., Senior Automation Specialist, Biosero

Tim is the European Applications Support for Biosero. A scientist by trade, he worked for several years in the laboratory business. He implemented and supervised many automation projects for a major automated liquid handler company and companies in the greater Boston area. NGS sample preparation, automated cell culture and enzymatic assays have been the focus of his work. Beyond that, he has a strong background in software development and LIMS integration.

Rob Harkness Ph.D., Director of Customer Success EU/ UK, Biosero

As the Director of Customer Success, Rob Harkness works closely with Biosero customers in Europe and the United Kingdom to ensure they get the most out of their automated solutions. Rob is responsible for the post-installation development and execution of Biosero’s breakthrough Green Button Go Automation Scheduling Software. Rob has over 20 years of experience delivering laboratory automation solutions to the life science and consumer product business sectors. He also serves as a Director for the Standards in Laboratory Automation (SiLA) consortium, an effort from within the life science community to create open system communication and data standards.

David McClymont, Ph.D., Head of Automation, Horizon Discovery

David McClymont is the Head of Automation at Horizon discovery. He leads the platform innovation product team which brings together cross-functional skills in automation, assay development, DOE, bioinformatics, LIMS and software development. The broad nature of the group and development process enables computer aided biology to help unlock untapped opportunities and capacity in biotechnology applications enhancing Horizon’s expertise in CRISPR cell line engineering and functional genomic screening.

He previously designed and built the metabolic pathway engineering system (AMOS) for yeast and e.coli at the London DNA foundry, co-located at Imperial College London. The AMOS system allowed the design and automated build and test of functional metabolic pathways to produce high value chemicals. By using design of experiments (JMP) to design pathways this was translated into a design specification of DNA parts. Automation workcells took those parts and brought them together using DNA assembly techniques such as golden gate to build functional metabolic pathways specified by the design. Expression could be measured and modelled using JMP.

Before that, he was the Head Engineer at the chemical biology platform in Oslo which is the national centre for chemical biology with a focus on immunology and personalised medicine, and worked with automated electrophysiology at Xention discovery, Cambridge UK. He holds a PhD in molecular pharmacology from the University of Nottingham.


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