USCAP’s Annual Meeting at National Harbor, Maryland, close to the Capitol, is the magnet for global pathologists to come together to think out loud about what’s new, exciting and relevant in translational research and anatomic/molecular diagnostics. It’s the forum for intellectual stimulation, information exchange, and social interaction.
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.
Are You Looking for Probes?
MetaSystems Probes now has its own website. If you are looking for MetaSystems XCyting DNA Probes, please visit the MetaSystems Probes website.
Her2 Amplification Analysis
"Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) is a widely used technique for the determination of HER2 status in breast cancer. [...] MetaSystems has developed a new classifier which is able to recognize nuclei within tissue sections in order to determine the HER2 amplification status on nuclei basis. [...] Our results showed an excellent concordance between manual scoring, our reference method, and nuclei-sampling analysis [...]. We conclude that the new image analysis software Metafer 4 classifier is a reliable tool to evaluate the unequivocal status of HER2 in breast cancer specimens and it is ready to be implemented in clinics."
Meeting of the German Society of Human Genetics (gfh) in Weimar, Germany
The meeting of the German Society of Human Genetics (gfh) was held in Weimar, Germany this week and of course the attendees had the opportunity to visit the joined booth of MetaSystems and MetaSystems Probes. Main topics of the exhibition have been the latest advancements of the Neon case and imaging platform and RapidHyb, the revolutionary fast hybridization times of MetaSystems Probes' FISH probes.
Workshop on Genomic Instability
An "International Workshop on Genomic Instability: Basic and Applied Aspects" was jointly organized by Environmental Mutagen Society of India (EMSI) and School of Bio-sciences and Technology, Vellore Institute of Technology under the guidance of Prof. Wilner Martinez-Lopez (Biological Research Institute “Cemente Estable”-Uruguay, IIBCE) and Prof. Radha Saraswathy (School of Bio-sciences and Technology, VIT).