COVID-19 Symposium: Research Tools From Bio-Techne

Now Available On-Demand!
COVID-19 Symposium

Coronavirus research is picking up pace across the world but due to social distancing measures tools that provide accurate results in minimum hand on time are the need of the hour. Bio-Techne has developed many tools to help researchers study and fight the virus that will be coverd today. This symposium is divided into four talks, beginning with a discussion on COVID-19 related proteins in the first session followed by antibodies, analytical tools for serology and small molecules and ISH assay.


Anthony Person

Anthony Person, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Proteins at Bio-Techne 

From Spikes to Proteases: New Coronavirus Proteins from Bio-Techne

Anthony Person is the senior director for the Proteins business unit at Bio-Techne in Minneapolis MN. Anthony received his PhD in Cell Biology and Anatomy at the University of Arizona, and has over 10 years of experience developing novel cell-based assays, including those focusing on novel immune checkpoint inhibitors.

Steve Orstead

Steve Orstad
Product Manager, Antibodies at Bio-Techne 

SARS-CoV-2 Interactions: Detecting, Blocking, and Assessing the Response with Bio-Techne Antibodies

Steve Orstad is the Product Manager for R&D Systems brand antibodies at Bio-Techne in Minneapolis. Steve graduated from Concordia College-Moorhead, MN with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. He has held several positions in Technical Service and Marketing since starting at Bio-Techne in 2001.

Annegret Boge, Ph.D.

Annegret Boge, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Western Business Unit Leader at Bio-Techne

Approaches for Basic Research and Serological Assay Development for COVID-19 Using Bio-Techne Automated, Open Platforms.

Annegret Boge is Western Business Unit leader in the BioTechne-Analytical Solutions Division in San Jose, CA. Annegret is responsible for the Single-Cell Western, Simple Western and Imaging product lines.  Annegret obtained her MSc in Chemistry at the WWU, Muenster and her PhD in Analytical Biochemistry from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany. She completed her PostDoc at Stanford. In 2008 Annegret joined ProteinSimple, a Bio-Techne brand, in the R&D team developing reagents, methods and technologies for protein analysis. 

Suruchi Arora, Ph.D.

Suruchi Arora, Ph.D.
Product manager, SEA and ANZ at Bio-Techne

Small Molecules and RNAscope® RNA ISH Technology for SARS-CoV-2 From Bio-Techne

Suruchi Arora is the Product manager for Bio-Techne brands such as Protein Simple, R&D systems, Novus and Tocris in South-East Asia and Australia/New Zealand. Suruchi obtained her PhD and did her post-doctoral study at National University of Singapore. Suruchi joined Bio-Techne as a Field Application Scientist for APAC in 2016.