Practical Hints and New Solutions for Successful Real-Time PCR Studies

In this webinar, we will cover the following topics which are critical steps for efficient and precise gene expression studies using real-time PCR technology:

  • Effect of RNA integrity on real-time PCR results - tips on how to achieve a true RNA profile suitable for real-time PCR studies
  • Improved methods for cDNA synthesis, optimized for real-time PCR
  • Real-time PCR analysis
  • Real-time PCR essentials and background information on different quantification strategies
  • SYBR Green real-time PCR - factors influencing specificity
  • Introduction to probe technology
  • New, fast and efficient real-time PCR solutions


Ina Scheuerpflug

Ina Scheuerflug

Ina Scheuerpflug, PhD is a Global Market Director in Discovery Sciences at QIAGEN, and has written on a number of scientific publications in the scientific area and has focused at QIAGEN on gene expression and gene regulation on a global level. She received her PhD at the Max-Plank-Institut for Biology in 1996, studying bacterial pilus adhesion and the interaction to the human host receptor/signaling pathway. Ina has a keen interest and solid knowledge in the emerging importance of gene expression studies.