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    Capturing Intent and
    Context in Your Lab

    Why Great Experiments Fail and How to Make Sure Yours Don't

    As a scientist trying to get the most out of your time in the lab, you’ll be familiar with the complexity involved in designing, executing and iterating on multiple experiments.

    Whether you’re familiar with automation or not, the pitfalls are numerous.

    From modeling processes, to accurately coding instructions for any automation, to sifting through and structuring the data your experiments produce. It’s a time-consuming, painful process that can ultimately result in failed experiments or - at best - frustrating slowdowns.

    You’ll be relying on multiple pieces of hardware, software and even hand-written notes to keep track of every aspect of your experiments - not to mention any manual execution steps of a run.

    As complexity grows, so does the likelihood of things slipping through the cracks.

    At any stage of the process, you could be losing vital context, findings, and how everything fits together when you come to revisit your experimental flow across all your different tools.

    In this webinar, we’ll examine the importance of capturing and interpreting experimental intent, scientific context, and data integrity in a successful campaign.

    Markus Gerhsater, PhD on Oct 19th at 4:30pm BST/11:30am EDT, went through the following:

    • Why ELNs and LIMS might be a threat to your experiment's success

    • The power of context in an experimental campaign

    • Answering your questions live during the webinar

    Got any questions before the webinar or about Synthace in general? Drop us an email at

    Recorded on Oct 19, 2022

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    The Speaker

    Markus Gershater, PhD

    Co-founder & Chief Scientific Officer


    Markus Gershater, PhD

    Co-founder & Chief Scientific Officer


    Markus is a co-founder of Synthace and one of the UK’s leading visionaries for how we, as a society, can do better biology. Originally establishing Synthace as a synthetic biology company, he was struck with the conviction that so much potential progress is held back by tedious, one-dimensional, error-prone, manual work. Instead, what if we could lift the whole experimental cycle into the cloud and make software and machines carry more of the load? He’s been answering this question ever since.

    Markus holds a PhD in Plant Biochemistry from Durham University. He was previously a research associate in synthetic biology at University College London and a Biotransformation Scientist at Novacta Biosystems.