Automating nucleic acid extraction on the Opentrons Flex

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On-Demand Webinar


Automating nucleic acid extraction (NAE) is a surefire way to streamline your genomics and molecular biology workflows, and offers several advantages, such as reduced hands-on time, increased consistency between samples and reduced errors rates. Watch this webinar where we’ll outline some important considerations for automating bead-based NAE, and then demo an NAE workflow on the Opentrons Flex Nucleic Acid Extraction Workstation, a benchtop liquid handler with up to 96-sample throughput.

Access this 60-minute webinar to learn:
  • Key considerations for automating nucleic acid extraction
  • Everything you need to know about the Opentrons Flex Nucleic Acid Extraction Workstation
  • How to change deck layout, swap a pipette and perform autocalibration
Who should watch:
  • Anyone looking to see the Opentrons Flex Nucleic Acid Extraction Workstation in action

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Jon Martinez

Senior Director of Sales, Opentrons Labworks

Jon Martinez is Senior Director of Sales at Opentrons Robotics. Joining Opentrons in 2017, he has lead commercial teams and worked closely with customers and partners to implement Opentrons product suite since its inception. Jon has a comprehensive understanding of Opentrons’ capabilities and is focused on empowering the life science community with innovative robotic solutions.


Nick Diehl

Field Application Scientist, Opentrons Labworks

Nick graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Biomedical Engineering degree in 2018 and joined the Opentrons Applications Engineering team in 2019. Nick has delivered bespoke solutions to hundreds of laboratories and DIY biologists around the world to automate their unique workflows on the Opentrons platform.