ELRIGfr event in Rennes, 3 & 4 may 2016

Lab Automation, Formulation & Phenotypic screening

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Program : 2 days with

3 Workshops in parrallel :

  • Robotic & Liquid Handling (RLH project)
  • Pipeting calibration
  • New robotic platform acquisiton: how to make it right

3 sessions: 

– Drug discovery by phenotypic screening : sponrored by Beckman Coulter

  • ANCHORTM tagged autofluorescent viruses from high content screening to deep in cell localization (Franck GALLARDO, NeoVirTech)
  • Patch-clamp automation for cardiosafety screening (Andres BOHME, Sanofi)
  • New generation of phenotypic screens: the missing link! (Jean-Philippe STEPHAN, Servier)

– Automation of innovative cellular models : sponrored by Discngine

  • Screening of large compound libraries on cellular assays in 1536 well format (Steven VAN HELDEN, Pivot Park)
  • 3D cell automation using Biomimesys plates from Celenys (Julian BURSZTYKA, HCS Pharma & Elise DEMANDE, Celenys)
  • Modeling neurological disorders using human induced pluripotant Stem cells-derived neurons (Dorothée BUTTIGIEG, Neuron Expert)
  • Pluripotent stem cells technologies for drug discovery in Huntington’s disease: Preventing neuronal loss with REST inhibitors? (Anselme PERRIER, Istem)

– Automation of formulation & physchem : sponsored by Zinsser Analytic

  • Robotic API Solid Form Screening (salt, Co-crystals, Polymorphs,…) as a fundamental in Drug Formulation all along the entire value chain (Jérôme MENGETTO, Evotec)
  • Innovation beyond Liquidhandling – unintended use of Hamilton STAR in White Biotech (Gernot ABEL, Novozymes)
  • Determination of Lactic acid bacteria nutritional requirements : use of a unique robotic phenotyping system to accelerate process improvement initiatives (Flora PICARD & Fabienne GARNIER, Danisco)

For each session, round table will be organized to exchange on the different processes in pharmacology, cosmetology and agronomy field.

Poster session: If you want to particpate on this poster session, send us your title, authors and abstract (around 100 words) before the March 31 to elrigfr.rennes2016@gmail.com

Sponsors :

– Silver: ThermoFisher


– Bronze: BMG Labtech, Cisbio, Hamilton, TTP Labtech, Zinsser Analytic

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Exibithors : Agilent Technologies, Amarok, Beckman Coulter, Biotek Instruments, BMG Labtech, Brooks, Cellular Dynamics, Cisbio, Discngine, Essen BioScience, Eurofins Cerep, Hamilton Robotics, HCS Pharma, IDBS, Imactiv-3D, Integra Biosciences, Labcyte, Molecular Devices, PerkinElmer, Porvair Sciences, Quantacell, Safas Monaco, Tecan, ThermoFisher Scientific, Titian, TTP Labtech, Wildcat, Xpert-Automation, Zinsser Analytic, Rennes Metropole

Accommodation: To book hotel for the conference, don’t hesitate to contact our travel agent Cyrille Cafaro, stating that you are participating in the congress ELRIGfr.

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The conferences will take place at: The Mabilay, in Rennes, the symbol building of the French Tech Rennes/St Malo!



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The Mabilay is one of the symbols of architecture and landscape of Rennes. It offers a unique reception area of its kind, in a trendy atmosphere and design in the city center. The Coffee Shop and the Restaurant is the heart of the Mabilay space, inspired by the New York travel to Copenhagen via London and Berlin.

The Gala evening will be organized on the May 3th at 19pm at: ENSAB (the Brittany National College of Architecture)

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From 03.05.2016
to 04.05.2016

In Rennes