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Assay Guidance Manual Training Workshops

NCATS offers a variety of Assay Guidance Manual training workshops throughout the year designed to share best practices and advice on robust assay design, development and implementation for researchers involved in the drug discovery process.

Top Image: Trainees around a table viewing a screen. Bottom Images: Trainees touring NCATS’ laboratory.

 

Upcoming Workshops

Oct. 23, 2017
8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Carolina Club
150 Stadium Drive
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514

NCATS is supporting this full-day workshop that will cover a broad range of critical concepts underlying assay development for high-throughput screening and lead discovery projects. This workshop, which will feature presentations by several NCATS staff members, is designed to disseminate critical information about the implementation of robust assay methods and is particularly relevant for researchers developing bioassays for the discovery of drugs or chemical probes. Many of the workshop instructors have 20 to 30 years of experience in the field of drug discovery. Learn more >

Past Workshops

Learn more about past training workshops and read participant testimonials.

2017

August 7, 2017

NCATS supported this full-day workshop that covered a broad range of critical concepts underlying assay development for high-throughput screening and lead discovery projects. More than 40 people participated to learn more about the implementation of robust assay methods and development of bioassays for the discovery of drugs or chemical probes. Learn more. View the agenda.

February 4, 2017

More than 30 industry and academic researchers from nine countries and 12 U.S. states participated in the Washington, D.C., workshop, held in conjunction with the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening’s annual international conference. Learn more. View the agenda.

2016

October 27, 2016

See testimonials from the Assay Guidance Workshop for High-Throughput Screening and Lead Discovery hosted by NCATS and Promega scientists in Madison, Wisconsin. View the agenda.

April 5–6, 2016

Learn about how more than 100 participants attended the Assay Guidance Workshop for High-Throughput Screening and Lead Discovery in College Park, Maryland, hosted by NCATS and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). View the agenda.

January 23, 2016

Discover more about the SLAS2016 Assay Guidance Workshop for High-Throughput Screening and Lead Discovery in San Diego, California. View the agenda.

2015

July 17, 2015

Read about the Assay Guidance Workshop for High-Throughput Screening and Lead Discovery hosted by NCATS and the FDA in College Park, Maryland. View the agenda.

February 6, 2015

Learn more about NCATS’ inaugural Assay Guidance Workshop for High-Throughput Screening and Lead Discovery at its laboratories in Rockville, Maryland. View the agenda.

Last updated: 09-18-2017
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