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Dr Julija Krupic with her new lab member, Dr Rasmus Christensen.

We attended an exhibition at the University of Cambridge yesterday and were fortunate to meet Dr Julija Krupic with her new lab member Dr Rasmus Christensen. Julija was a 2015 finalist from the Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology, an international prize, awarded annually to one young scientist for the most outstanding neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology.

Julija informed us she is currently opening a new lab within the Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience and mentioned she hadn't yet redeemed her prize money of $1,000 to spend on Eppendorf products.

After a brief consultation with her local representative Vanessa Talbot, Julija chose to equip her new lab with several Research plus pipettes and epT.I.P.S. which she already enjoys using.

Click here to learn more the Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology.

The Italian scientist Flavio Donato, Ph.D. was awarded the 2017 Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology for his work on the driving forces that orchestrate the maturation of circuits representing space in the brain.

As part of his prize, we welcomed him to our Headquarters in Hamburg, Germany for a VIP tour of our production facilities and to receive his very own Eppendorf Research® plus pipette engraved with his name.

Click here to learn more about Flavio Donato's work and the Eppendorf & Science Prize.

Oldest Eppendorf Centrifuge Competition Winner - Dr Nicole Muller-Sienerth

To celebrate the launch of the newest additions to the Eppendorf centrifuge family; Centrifuge 5425 & Centrifuge 5910 R, we embarked on a mission to track down the oldest working Eppendorf centrifuges across laboratories in the UK & Ireland.

This not only prompted a rush of dust removal from serial numbers of old centrifuges, but also an appreciation of just how many older Eppendorf centrifuges are still working today, proving they are a true workhorse of the laboratory.

We are pleased to announce our winner was Dr Nicole Muller-Sienerth at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, whose prize was not only a brand new Centrifuge 5425, but also a free VIP invitation to attend the Eppendorf Centrifuge Workshop & Launch on 15th May 2018. Here we also presented Nicole with an official certificate.

Nicole's Centrifuge 5415 C was installed in 1993 and is still currently being used!

Photographs from the event are available to view here.

Eppendorf would like to thank everyone who entered the competition.

If you have any older Eppendorf equipment in your laboratory, we would love to see them!

Eppendorf Unveils Two New State-of-the-Art Centrifuges at London Workshop & Launch Event

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Eppendorf unveiled two new state-of-the-art centrifuges: Centrifuge 5425 & Centrifuge 5910 R with an exclusive event at County Hall, London on Tuesday 15th May 2018.

The launch was attended by over 70 representatives from all areas of science and industry and included presentations from both consultants and healthcare professionals in the laboratory field followed by a centrifuge workshop, with particular focus on sample safety and the safe use and maintenance of centrifuges and included demonstrations on how to identify hazardous centrifuges and rotors.

During the event, attendees enjoyed the opportunity to network during refreshments, concluding with a complimentary champagne reception and rotation on the London Eye.

Nicole Seeligmueller, Eppendorf AG, presented what necessary precautions to take when working with aerosols in the laboratory. Thereafter, Simon Parks, Public Health England, outlined the independent testing and validation services, which their Biosafety Investigation Unit provides in the use of aerobiological techniques, evaluating a range of medical devices and laboratory equipment.

Eppendorf now offers its centrifuges in two versions; an IVD compliant CE marked version according to IVD directive 98/79/EC and a ‘General Lab Product’ version for research. Therefore, Tony Cambridge, Lead Biomedical Scientist at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, followed with a presentation on In Vitro Diagnostic Directives (IVD’s). He outlined important considerations including; how they are currently controlled, essential requirements for medical devices, how they specifically address safety, quality and performance of in vitro diagnostic medical devices.

Photographs from the event are available to view here.


For more information, please visit:
Centrifuge 5425: www.eppendorf.com/my-lab-my-centrifuge
Centrifuge 5910 R: www.eppendorf.com/next-benchmark
Eppendorf and the IVD Directive: www.eppendorf.com/easy-choice

We were recently interviewed by SLS to share our thoughts on the true value of exhibiting at their upcoming Scientific Laboratory Show & Conference 2018. Click on the link below to read the conversation including; what attracts us to attending the event time and time again, the draw of becoming a show sponsor and what kinds of products will visitors expect to see at our stand.

If you've already registered, we're looking forward to meeting you at the Scientific Laboratory Show & Conference on Wednesday 23rd May at the EMCC, Nottingham.

Click here to read the full interview.


As further step into the green future, Eppendorf sent several ULT freezers to ENERGY STAR, the American testing agency for energy-saving instruments, for evaluation.

The Eppendorf ULT freezers CryoCube F570h (115V), CryoCube FC660h (208V), CryoCube F740i, CryoCube F740hi, and CryoCube F740hiw are now certified by ENERGY STAR as energy efficient ULT freezers.

The CryoCube F740 units are also certified by the ACT label of MyGreenLab.org regarding their sustainability footprint.

More information at https://www.energystar.gov and http://act.mygreenlab.org/

Order until November 30 this year and receive a bundle of BioFlo 120 and BioCommand Track and Trend or BioCommand Batch Control at a very attractive discount.

The Eppendorf BioFlo 120 offers simplicity and ease of use, without sacrificing capability. No matter if you are working with bacteria, yeasts, fungi, mammalian, insect or plant cells, the BioFlo 120 is an attractive bioreactor/fermentor solution to meet your needs.

The BioCommand PC-based SCADA software automates data logging, provides remote monitoring and control capabilities, and is OPC-compliant, allowing data from other OPC-compatible devices to be integrated into your control strategies.

For more information please contact us.

 

The 2nd Stem Cell Community Day took place on April 24, 2008 in Dusseldorf. With more than 150 participants it connected researchers from all over the world to discuss recent advances in the stem cells field, with a special focus on controlled cultivation in bioreactors.

Thank you to all participants and speakers who made this event a great success.

For more information: http://www.stemcellday.de

 

 

To celebrate the launch of the newest additions to the Eppendorf centrifuge family; Centrifuge 5425 & Centrifuge 5910 R, we're looking for the oldest working Eppendorf centrifuge in the UK & Ireland.
 
Every entry will receive a centrifuge frisbee and maintenance poster. The winner will receive the new Centrifuge 5425 for their lab, plus a VIP invitation for 2 people to attend the Eppendorf Centrifuge Workshop & Launch on 15th May 2018. The trip will also include a Champagne reception on the London Eye, travel from within the UK or Ireland, plus an overnight stay in London.

How to enter:
1. Visit https://www.research.net/r/OldestCentrifuge
2. Upload a picture of your Eppendorf centrifuge
3. Enter the model no. and serial no.
4. Provide your contact details
 
Continue to follow our Facebook page for updates. Good luck!
 
Please read the terms of participation before entering. Competition closes 30th April 2018.

'Patterns in nature' is the theme of this year's Royal Society of Biology Photography Competition. Life on Earth encompasses a myriad of regular forms, sequences and structures and we invite you to capture these details of biology.

From spots and stripes used to camouflage and signal, to the collective arrangement of organisms in colonies, herds and shoals. Your photograph could depict the spirals and symmetries of the plant kingdom or meanders and tessellations as seen in wider landscapes. You could also explore this year's theme at a cellular or molecular level to illustrate patterns observed under the microscope.

Supported by Eppendorf, there are two entry categories each with a cash prize: 18+ (£1000) and under 18s (£500). Get snapping and submit up to three images by 31st July 2018.

Shortlisted entries will be announced in September 2018 and the winners will be announced at the Society’s annual award ceremony during Biology Week 2018.

Find out more online www.rsb.org.uk/photocomp or contact the Society at competitions@rsb.org.uk