Join Bio-Techne at

Neuroscience 2019
Chicago, IL
October 19 - 23
Exhibit dates: October 20 - 23

Neuroscience 2019

Visit us at Booth #1063 to:

  • Get your exclusive Neuroscience Winter Hat
  • Attend an in-booth scientific talk and be entered for a chance to win a new Apple iPad Mini
  • Pick up copies of new neuroscience-related posters and literature
  • Talk to experts from all Bio-Techne brands

Neuroscience Winter Hat
Neuroscience Literature

Events and Booth Activities Schedule

In-Booth Scientific Talks Schedule
Join us for an in-booth scientific talk and be entered for a chance to win a new Apple iPad Mini.

Sunday, October 20 3:30 pm / Monday, October 21 10:00 am
Detection of Neurofilament Light and Heavy Chain (NF-L/ NF-H) as Potential Biomarkers of Axonal Injury
Yoav Noam, Ph.D. - Scientist, Simple Plex

Learn how Ella, our automated ELISA platform, can be utilized for the accurate and sensitive detection of neurodegeneration biomarkers in biological samples. We will focus on Ella’s Neurofilament Light (NFL) and Neurofilament Heavy (NFH) assays using real-life examples from recent unpublished studies and will explore the potential of these assays for early detection of axonal injury in human blood samples.

Monday, October 21 1:30 pm / Tuesday, October 22 10:00 am
Lighting (and Exciting) the Way – New Tools for Chemogenetics, Next-Gen Fluorescent Imaging and Optopharmacology
Robert Felix, Ph.D. - Head of Product Management, Tocris

Hear about the new and exciting chemical probes available from Tocris and the latest compounds for designer receptors and ion channels. Learn about how Tocris is developing small molecules conjugated to the super bright Janelia Fluor® dyes to generate fluorogenic probes suitable for super-resolution microscopy. Understand how novel compounds, including photoswitchable ligands and false-fluorescent neurotransmitters, can complement your existing optogenetic tools.

Monday, October 21 3:30 pm / Wednesday, October 23 3:30 pm
Multiplexed Protein Detection in Heterogeneous Neural Cell Subpopulations with Single-Cell Westerns
Kevin Flynn, Ph.D. – R&D Manager, Cell & Gene Therapy

Single-Cell Western blotting can measure protein expression in neurons and other neural cells that may be hard to examine using flow cytometry or to quantify using immunofluorescence. In this talk, we discuss how the Single-Cell Western blotting platform, Milo, can be used for multiplexed protein detection in heterogeneous neural cell subpopulations. Milo identifies subpopulations like neural progenitor cells, astrocytes, neurons, and oligodendrocytes in a mixed population and can quantify differentiation efficiency and protein expression heterogeneity in neural samples.

Sunday, October 20 1:30 pm / Wednesday, October 23 10:00 am
Optimizing Raw Materials for Manufacturing iPSC-Derived Neuronal Therapies
Kevin Flynn, Ph.D. – R&D Manager, Cell & Gene Therapy

As cell and gene therapy options to combat neurodegenerative disease continue to show promise, new focus is being directed toward more efficient, innovative, and cost-effective methods for commercial-scale manufacturing. Using induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived neurons as a case study, this session will discuss the importance of raw material optimization from research to translation, including early incorporation of GMP small molecules, growth factors and media supplements.

Sunday, October 20 10:00 am / Tuesday, October 22 3:30 pm
Visualize the RNA World in the Nervous System: Spatial Mapping with Single-Cell Resolution Using the RNAscope™ In Situ Hybridization Technology
Morgane Rouault, Ph.D. - Senior Applications Scientist

Learn how the RNAscope™ and BaseScope™ in situ hybridization (ISH) assays can allow you to spatially map gene expression targeting RNA sequences directly in fresh frozen, fixed frozen, and formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) cells and tissues with single-cell resolution. We will focus on the multiplexing capabilities of the RNAscope Multiplex Fluorescent assay and the new RNAscope HiPlex assay, with simultaneous detection of up to 12 targets, as well as the detection of specific splice variants using the BaseScope assay.

Tuesday, October 22 1:30 pm / Wednesday, October 23 1:30 pm
Career Opportunities at Bio-Techne
Megan Larson - Product Manager

At Bio-Techne, we are dedicated to scientific progress and innovation by providing scientists with high-quality reagents and cutting-edge instruments for research and diagnostic reagents and assays for healthcare providers. Learn about the different opportunities available at Bio-Techne and how you can become part of a team that creates EPIC tools for EPIC science.

Poster Presentations
Title Presentation Time Presenter Time Location
Tuesday, October 22
Suppression of Microglia-Mediated Neuroinflammation by Small Molecule NFκB Inhibitors
B. Astry, R. Grant, K. Bradley, K. Brumbaugh, J. Rivard, M. Carlson-Habegger, M. Larson, J. Kirk, A. Hudacek, G. Wegner
8 am - 12 pm 8 am - 9 am Poster 477.17/G34
Confirmation and Spatial Mapping of Diverse Striatal Cells Identified by Single-Cell RNA Sequencing in the Mouse Brain at Single-Cell Resolution with a Multiplex In Situ Hybridization Technology
J. Phatak, H. Lu, L. Wang, H. Zong, M. Rouault, C. May, X.-J. Ma, C. Anderson
1 pm - 5 pm 1 pm - 2 pm Poster 611.13/CC45
Wednesday, October 23
Monitoring Axonal Damage in Neurological Disorders: Detection and Quantification of Neurofilaments Light and Heavy Chain (NF-L/NF-H) as Potential Biomarkers of Neurodegeneration
Y. Noam, T.A. Libermann, S.T. Dillon, V. Sheen, S. Karumanchi, E. Schoell, D. Perregaux, T. Munn, P. Younge, I. O’Brien, N. Steere, M. Anderson
8 am - 12 pm 8 am - 9 am Poster 658.05/G18
Colocalization of HGFR/Met and Phosphorylated Forms of This Tyrosine-Kinase Receptor in Glioblastoma
A.E. Kalyuzhny, J. Taylor, J. Hagen, A. Ptak, J. Cooper, J. Hatler, M. Levin, D. Schwartz
8 am - 12 pm 8 am - 9 am Poster 659.05/G38
Comparison of human iPSC-derived and rodent forebrain cultures reveals distinctive morphogenesis patterns of human neuronal development
Kevin Flynn
1 pm - 5 pm 1 pm - 2 pm Poster 731.01/A35

Please note: all events and times are subject to change - check back regularly for the latest schedule and details about events and all our activities during Neuroscience 2019.

ACD 2019 Neuroscience Satellite Symposium

Join us to Learn about the Latest Innovation in Spatial Genomics

ACD invites neuroscience professionals, early-stage and experienced scientists to network, share, exchange information and inspire each other with ideas while learning about the RNAscope™ in situ hybridization technology from high caliber scientific discussions and the symposium speaker presentations.

Come to meet our guest speakers and participate in active Q&A, followed by a reception of appetizers and wine tastings.

Location: Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Room: Grant Park C/D
Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

No registration fee - Space is limited.