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Akoya Academy Virtual Training on PhenoCycler and PhenoImager Workflows

Now, more than ever, the science must go on. Even if we can’t support you in person, we’re committed to connecting with you through Virtual Akoya Academy Training Sessions to share tips, tricks and best practices on using our products.

We’ll continue updating the schedule, so bookmark this page to track the latest additions.

Exploring the Diverse Capabilities Enabled by PhenoCycler-Fusion: A Three-Part Webinar Series

July 28, August 4, August 11, 2022

July 28, 2022
Speakers:

  • Clemens Duerrschmid, Ph.D. | Sr. Technical Application Scientist, Akoya Biosciences

You Will Learn:

  • Learn about the power of comprehensive spatial phenotyping and its applications
  • Understand how PhenoCycler-Fusion functions as part of an integrated end-to-end solution for spatial phenotyping
  • Discover how high-quality whole-slide images open the door to endless possibilities for your research

August 4, 2022
Speakers:

  • Niyati Jhaveri, PhD | Sr. Application Scientist,
    Akoya Biosciences

You Will Learn:

  • Take a deep dive into the hallmarks of cancer
  • Learn how rapid, deep spatial phenotyping can unveil novel insights into tissue architecture, cellular metabolism and more
  • Understand methodologies used for spatial analysis of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) cancer samples

August 11, 2022
Speakers:

  • Emily Holt, PhD | Technical Applications Scientist, Akoya Biosciences

You Will Learn:

  • Learn about the versatile multiomic chemistries and workflows enabled by PhenoCycler-Fusion
  • Discover the novel insights generated by single section multiomic analysis
  • Explore what we can learn from multiomics and how measuring multiple analytes simultaneously not only provides additional information but generates new insights

PhenoImager Solutions: Bringing Speed and Scale to the Forefront of Multiplex Imaging and Spatial Phenotyping

April 28, 2022 | 8:00 AM PST | 11:00 AM EST | 5:00 PM CEST

Speakers:

  • Amélie Viratham, MS | Reagents Field Application Scientist, EMEA, Akoya Biosciences

You Will Learn:

  • How the PhenoImager Fusion enables the development of more relevant and highly predictive biomarkers, called spatial phenotypic signatures 
  • How Multispectral Imaging (MSI) technology leads to quantitative and accurate phenotyping 
  • How our universal antibody chemistry promotes a seamless continuum from Discovery to Translational Research

Understanding Spatial Phenotyping: A Webinar Series by Akoya Academy

August 24 – September 7, 2021

Speakers:

  • Clemens Duerrschmid, Ph.D. | Technical Application Scientist,Akoya Biosciences
  • Grady Carlson, Ph.D. | Bioinformatics Field Application Scientist, Akoya Biosciences
  • Leilani Marty-Santos, Ph.D. | Field Application Scientist, Akoya Biosciences

You Will Learn:

  • How to better understand complex spatial phenotypes using phenoptrReports
  • Getting even more information from your spatial data including charts, tables, network maps and images
  • How to set up inForm® to get the most out of both inForm® and phenoptrReports

PhenoptrReports: Unlocking the Power of Spatial Biology Analysis

August 19, 2021 | 8:00 AM PST | 11:00 AM EST | 5:00 PM CEST
Speakers:
  • Ivan Masetto | Field Application Scientist, Phenoptics & CODEX, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
You Will Learn:
  • How to better understand complex spatial phenotypes using phenoptrReports
  • Getting even more information from your spatial data including charts, tables, network maps and images
  • How to set up inForm to get the most out of both inForm and phenoptrReports

Spatial Phenotyping with Opal from Manual to Automated Multiplex Staining

July 20, 2021 | 7:00 AM PST | 10:00 AM EST | 4:00 PM CEST
Speakers:
  • Virginie Goubert | Strategy & Business Development Manager, Europe, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
You Will Learn:
  • The steps to automating your manual workflow
  • Guidelines for determining optimal Opal dye dilutions
  • Pitfalls to avoid during development of your automated assay

R&D Sneak Peek | Opal Multiplex and Simulated H&E on The Same Tissue Section

April 20, 2021 | 8:00 AM PST | 11:00 AM EST | 5:00 PM CET
Speakers:
  • Linden Wyatt, Ph.D. | Technical Application Scientist, Northeast US, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
  • Michael McLane, BS | Associate Reagents Scientist, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
You Will Learn:
  • Not all H&E is created equal. See how simulated H&E allows for superior morphological context
  • The benefits of viewing H&E and multiplex stains on the same tissue.
  • How to make the most out of your valuable tissue sections—conduct mIF and H&E on the same slide without using serial sections or tissue alignment software
  • How Opal™ staining complements standard H&E analysis with a more quantitative and precise methodology.

How Autofluorescence Reduction can Improve Your CODEX Workflow

March 2, 2021 | 8:00 AM PST |11:00 AM EST | 5:00 PM CET

Speakers:

  • Oliver Braubach, Ph.D. | Senior Manager Applications, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
  • Nadya Nikulina | Senior Application Scientist, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
  • Bassem Ben Cheikh, Ph.D. | Data Scientist, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
  • Cassandra Hempel | Research Associate II, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.

You Will Learn:

  • How to set up autofluorescence quenching in the PhenoCycler workflow
  • The effect of autofluorescence reduction on PhenoCycler data and workflow
  • Analytical metrics that will assess the effectiveness and safety of this protocol

Proxima: Collaboration at the Speed of You

October 27, 2020 | 8:00 AM PDT |11:00 AM EDT | 5:00 PM CEST
Speaker:
  • Daniel Eversole, Ph.D. | Product Manager, Tissue Analysis, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
You Will Learn:
  • Fast Access to big data images
  • Real  Time Collaboration
  • Security at its core
  • Install and Go: Integrates immediately with your workflows

How Opal Multiplex Staining can Accelerate Neuroscience Research

October 26, 2020 | 1:00 PM China ST | 1:00 AM EDT | 5:00 PM GMT
Speaker:
  • Dr. Ke-qi Fan | Research Lead, Jin Jin Molecular Immunology Lab, Life Sciences Institute of Zhejiang University
You Will Learn:
  • How multiplex technology has been leveraged in neuroscience
  • How Dr. Fan successfully characterized an immune response linked to anxiety-like behavior
  • Gain a better understanding of stress-induced metabolic disorder

Instant Gratification: Multiplex IF in a Snap with Mantra™

Recorded on August 25, 2020
Speaker:
  • Clemens Duerrschmid, Ph.D. | Technical Application Scientist, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
You Will Learn:
  • Warp speed assay development
  • Seamless workflow for scale up to high throughput deployment
  • Parallel path for digital pathology
  • Multitasking for multiplex IF

Just Add Tissue | The Ready-to–Use Phenoptics Workflow

Recorded on July 14, 2020

Speakers:

  • Najiba Mammadova, Ph.D. | Reagent Sales Specialist, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
  • Agnes Haggerty, Ph.D. | Technical Applications Scientist, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.

You Will Learn:

  • Fully automated 6-Plex, 7 color on the BOND RX
  • Streamlined Vectra® Polaris™ imaging
  • Threshold based phenotyping for lung cancer and melanoma
  • See easy phenotyping in action with an inForm® demo

Autofluorescence | What Lies Beneath?

Recorded on June 16, 2020

Speaker:

  • Roslyn Lloyd | Sr. Application Scientist, PhenoImager & PhenoCycler, Akoya Biosciences, Inc.

Agenda:

  • Making it easy with MOTiF™: Bias-free multispectral analysis
  • See how top research labs are unleashing the full power of spatial biology
  • Proper Autofluorescence isolation: the impact of revealing hidden biomarkers to enable quantitative pathology

Tips & Tricks to Optimize PhenoCycler Images

Recorded on May 19, 2020

Speakers:

  • Mahdis Rahmani | Sr. Field Application Scientist, Akoya Biosciences

Agenda:

  • Tips on how to optimize PhenoCycler images for use in presentations and scientific literature
  • Live Q&A

Analyzing Cell Suspensions with PhenoCycler MAV

Recorded on May 12, 2020

Speakers:

  • Oliver Braubach, Ph.D. | Senior Applications Scientist, Akoya Biosciences

Agenda:

  • How to do single-cell analysis of cell suspensions with the PhenoCycler workflow
  • A walkthrough and demo of the MAV gating function using PBMCs as an example
  • Live Q&A

Best Practices for Developing Custom PhenoCycler Panels

Recorded on Apr 28, 2020

Speakers:

  • Meenu Perera, Ph.D. | Sr. Field Application Scientist, Akoya Biosciences

Agenda:

  • Recommendations for custom conjugation and validation
  • Factors to consider during PhenoCycler panel design – a customer case example
  • Live Q&A

A Deep Dive on the Multiplex Analysis Viewer (MAV) to Analyze PhenoCycler Images

Recorded on Apr 21, 2020
Speakers:
  • Grady Carlson, Ph.D. | Bioinformatics Field Applications Scientist, Akoya Biosciences
Agenda:
  • An introduction to MAV and its features– gating, unsupervised clustering, dimensionality reduction plots (e.g., tSNE), and spatial interaction plots and tables
  • A walkthrough and demo of MAV with a case example
  • Live Q&A