The ERRS meeting series belongs to a tradition of European conferences on radiation research initiated already in 1953. This year’s meeting is jointly organized by the Swedish Radiobiological Society and Lund University. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this event will be organized as a virtual conference.
Innovative Solutions for Automated Imaging
Since 1986, MetaSystems has been developing and manufacturing systems for automated microscope based imaging. Our close communication and relationships with our customers have been an essential part of the MetaSystems philosophy; the last 30 years have proven that this is a successful strategy. From humble beginnings, MetaSystems has grown into a leading solutions provider while still being connected to our roots as an independent, employee-owned, innovation-driven company.
MetaSystems’ latest innovation, Neon, is a dynamic, modern imaging platform which reliably manages cases, images, and results from single workstation environments to large multi-user, multi-site installations. The Neon imaging platform ensures that all relevant information is accessible whenever needed.
To learn more about our innovative laboratory solutions, we recommend beginning on the application pages. If you are already familiar with our product portfolio, you may proceed directly to the pages covering your product of interest. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact the MetaSystems partner in your region for assistance.
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Cytogenetic Mapping of the Alpaca
Cytogenetic chromosome maps offer molecular tools for genome analysis and clinical cytogenetics and are of particular importance for species with difficult karyotypes, such as camelids (2n = 74). [...] Chromosomes were stained with Giemsa, counted, and arranged into karyotypes using the Ikaros [...] software. A minimum of 20 cells were analyzed per individual. Aberrant chromosomes were further analyzed by G- [...] and C-banding [...]. This study reports the generation of a genome-wide collection of 151 gene-containing BAC clones and the construction of a 44-marker cytogenetic map for the alpaca. According to our best knowledge, this is the first cytogenetic gene map for the alpaca or any other camelid species [...].
Against the background of the worldwide appearance of the Corona virus (Sars CoV-2), the most important task for everyone at present is to contribute to slowing down its speed of propagation by adapting their behavior. Nevertheless, we are striving to maintain our services as far as possible and provide our customers and partners with the usual good service.
DL-Based Banding Classification with Ikaros
With this advance notice, MetaSystems proudly announces the launch of its first product utilizing Deep Neural Networks (DNN) for image analysis. In one of the next versions of the outstanding karyotyping system Ikaros, artificial intelligence (AI) will be used to assign chromosomes automatically to their respective classes.