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Return of the Pipette Ninja!

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At the end of May 2018, Pathtech returned to the Florey Institute in search of the 2018 Florey Institute Pipette Ninja: the lab professional with the quickest and most accurate pipette skills. Up for grabs was $2,000 worth of prizes and in addition, the winner would receive eternal glory with their name engraved on the Pathtech-Florey Pipette Ninja cup and bragging rights throughout Florey Institute.

Would the reigning champion win again? Will last years time be beaten? Does coffee increase your pipetting speed?

CLICK HERE to find out the answers to these questions and learn more about the latest Pathtech Florey Pipette Ninja Competition.

Interested? Email marketing@pathtech.com.au to chat about hosting a Pipette Ninja competition at your Institute or Workplace.

Focus On Forensics Newsletter 2018

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In this issue, Pathtech will focus on:

  • Protecting our borders with the latest technology from Foster + Freeman
  • The DCS5 – From Crime Scene to Court Room
  • The arrival of the world’s first VMD1260 in New Zealand
  • Visualising grab mark impressions on fabric
  • Solving a 40-year-old cold case with the M-Vac system
  • Bringing the lab to the crime scene

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Workplace drug and alcohol testing: from policy to practice

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A step-by-step guide to development and implementation

Before developing a suitable drug and alcohol (D&A) testing policy, there are a number of factors for a business to consider which will drive the most appropriate course of action, speci c to its own requirements. Developing a policy is the rst step, but the program must also be easily implemented, providing a sound and actionable foundation from which to ensure worker safety.

As the number 1 supplier of saliva drug testing devices in Australia, the Pathtech team can help you eliminate workplace drug and alcohol abuse. Click here to view a copy of our Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Catalogue or to view our article on Workplace drug and alcohol testing: from policy to practice.

The Cowboy rides again

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Pathtech invented the world’s first “Fly Vial Racking” championship, to acknowledge our fly researchers at the Australian Fly Meeting 3 years ago. Fast forward to several years later, and the championship is now ingrained as part of the Australian Fly Meeting, with researchers looking forward to beating their times every year. For this years results and to learn more about the competition, click here to read the full event article.

NZ Police welcome brand new forensic fingerprint development technology

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Recently, both the Auckland and Wellington branches of the New Zealand Police became the proud owners of the new VMD1260 System. Superseding the VMD900, New Zealand Police have become the first recipients of this new system in the world. This technique can generate an improvement of latent fingerprint development of up to 15% when compared to standard methods. To read more, please click here to read the full article or email forensics@pathtech.com.au for more information on the VMD System.

A Pipette Ninja is found

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Pathtech launched the first Pipette Ninja competition in mid November: The Florey-Pathtech Cup. With the launch of the cup, Pathtech aimed to identify and acknowledge Florey Institutes Pipette Ninja: the individual with the most advanced, lightning quick and accurate pipetting skills. PhD student, Amy Shepherd from the Florey Institute Hannan Lab reigned supreme, winning the title of the #pipettingchampion #pipetteninja Pipette Ninja completing the set Science experiment in an impressive 2minutes and 9 seconds- an incredible 15 seconds quicker than her nearest competitor. For her efforts, Amy Shepherd won a $2000 Pathtech equipment grant for her Lab  and bragging rights for the 12months ahead. To learn more about the Florey-Pathtech Cup Pipette Ninja competition, click here to read the full event article or email marketing@pathtech.com.au to chat about hosting a Pipette Ninja competition at your Institute or Workplace.

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There is always a legend among us

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Australian Fly Meeting, 15-17th September, 2016. 

Pathtech invented the world’s first “Fly Vial racking” championship, to acknowledge our fly researchers at the Fly meeting two years ago. Three meetings later, this championship has become ingrained as part of the annual event that everyone looks forward to.  Click here to read more about the 2016 championship, individual winner Jan Manent (Richardson Group, LaTrobe University) and team winner, Warr Lab of Monash University.

 

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