David Nicholls and Martin Brand collaborate with Seahorse Bioscience, Inc. to organize an advanced XF mitochondrial workshop and will share their years of experience studying promising disease pathways with workshop attendees
N. BILLERICA, Mass., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Seahorse Bioscience, Inc., the market leader in instruments and consumables for cell based metabolic assays announced their first Cellular Bioenergetics Workshop, "Understanding When and How to Use Intact Cells and Isolated Mitochondria in Investigating Cellular Bioenergetics" with renowned cellular bioenergeticists David Nicholls and Martin Brand. The workshop will be held June 3 and 4, 2009 at the company's headquarters in North Billerica, Mass.
"With the increasing popularity of our monthly Cellular Bioenergetics Webinars, initiating a series of wet lab workshops is a natural evolution. The demand for cellular bioenergetics information keeps mounting as dysfunction of the mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell, is being implicated in cancer, ageing, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and toxicology," explained Dr. David Ferrick, Seahorse's CSO. "Working with David and Martin to create the Seahorse Cellular Bioenergetics Workshop Series will provide our clients an unprecedented learning experience with the world's leaders in mitochondrial physiology."
"The workshop will help researchers to answer those fundamental, strategic questions that establish effective experimental design with an XF Analyzer," stated Dr. David Nichols of the Buck Institute and Lund University. "Researchers of cellular bioenergetics must decide when to use isolated mitochondria and when to use whole cells. In addition, the information obtained from these experiments can be dramatically enhanced by thoughtfully applying substrates, inhibitors, and stimulators during the experiment. This is how we will make breakthroughs in understanding the
|SOURCE Seahorse Bioscience, Inc.|
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