Seminar: The innovative Deparray technology (silicon biosystems)

Seminar: The innovative Deparray technology (silicon biosystems)

Seminar: The innovative Deparray technology (silicon biosystems)

Seminar announcement in Lyon (February, 24th, 2015) about the innovative Deparray technology (silicon biosystems).

The genomic and microgenomic ProfileXpert core facility ( and the Silicon Biosystems company (a subsidiary of the Menarini Group, a multinational pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostics company based in Bologna, Italy : are pleased to announce a seminar about the innovative Deparray technology.

The conference will take place the 24th of February 2015, 10:00 am, at the Faculté de Médecine et Pharmacie Rockefeller, platform ProfileXpert, 8 avenue Rockefeller, 69008 Lyon and will be done by Dr Raimo Tanzi, Directeur development in Europe. The seminar is free of charge but a confirmation of your participation to lachuer @ will be appreciated.


Presentation of the technology:

The innovative DEPArray technology allows purification of multiple different types of cells to be collected from a single sample. Target cells are identified by combinations of intracellular and extracellular markers, as well as with the use of morphological features such as circularity or size. Image-based selection ensures recovery of intact cells of interest, free of non-specific and false positive cells or contaminants.

Applications of DEPArray technology in oncology research include:

  • characterization of tumor biopsies and CTCs
  • analysis of markers of epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT)
  • understanding intracellular heterogeneity and clonal evolution in tumors
  • recovery of clonal variants for xenograft and genetically engineered mouse (GEM) models
  • isolation of individual Nuclei and Neurons, Stem cells, etc.

The technology allows the use of several types of samples:

  • Fixed cells
  • Live cells
  • Tissue biopsies (fresh, frozen, and FFPE)
  • Whole blood (CTCs)
  • Small cell loads (needle aspirates, pleural fluid, urine)

Applications et technologies will be more detailed during the seminar with several examples of projects and applications.