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Life Sciences Programs & Projects

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Tissue Engineering
Last Updated Date: 06/08/2016

Our goal is to develop reliable tools and standards for measuring the properties of cells, biomaterials, scaffolds and tissue-engineered … more

Predictive Engineering of Biology
Last Updated Date: 06/01/2016

Rapid advances in the ability to genetically modify biological organisms have advanced a new engineering discipline, commonly referred to as … more

Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

The Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program , coordinated by the Chemical Sciences Division, supports measurement technology for … more

Fluorescence Microscope Benchmarking
Last Updated Date: 03/31/2016

We have made available a method to characterize a fluorescence microscope's performance by benchmarking the detection threshold, saturation and … more

Cell Measurements
Last Updated Date: 02/11/2016

This is the summary for cell measurements.

State-resolved Biomolecular Spectroscopies
Last Updated Date: 12/16/2015

Sensitive and fully state resolved spectroscopic methods in the terahertz (THz) and ultraviolet (UV) regions are being developed to investigate … more

U.S. Tag for ISO/TC 276: Biotechnology
Last Updated Date: 07/13/2015

The primary goal of the US Technical Advisory Group (US TAG) to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 276 … more

Terminology
Last Updated Date: 07/12/2015

Given the vast amount of existing international definitions that cover most, if not all, of the terms used in Biotechnology, the main work of … more

Bioprocessing
Last Updated Date: 07/12/2015

ISO/TC 276/WG 4 Bioprocessing aims to develop international standards and guidelines to give confidence to suppliers when developing or operating … more

Analytical Methods
Last Updated Date: 07/12/2015

The ISO/TC 276/WG 3 Analytical methods aims to develop standards for accurate, reproducible and robust measurement and analysis in support of … more

Fluorescence Microscopy Benchmarking Overview
Last Updated Date: 06/26/2015

Originally used to prove the existence of biological cells, the microscope has long been recognized for its important role in biological research. … more

erccdashboard
Last Updated Date: 04/07/2015

The erccdashboard is the first software tool of its kind designed to provide a standard turn-key solution for evaluating the technical performance … more

ERCC
Last Updated Date: 03/31/2015

Therapies for diseases like cancer are based on information found in a patient's DNA, and their effectiveness relies on the ability to complete an … more

SRM 2374
Last Updated Date: 03/20/2015

When ERCC members developed the RNA spike-in controls, they contributed RNA sequences designed to mimic, but not interfere with, mammalian RNA. … more

ERCC2
Last Updated Date: 03/20/2015

In July 2014, ERCC members initiated the ERCC 2.0 effort to develop an updated suite of RNA controls that will keep pace with advances in RNA … more

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