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U.S. Tag for ISO/TC 276: Biotechnology

The primary goal of the US Technical Advisory Group (US TAG) to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 276 … more


Given the vast amount of existing international definitions that cover most, if not all, of the terms used in Biotechnology, the main work of … more


ISO/TC 276/WG 4 Bioprocessing aims to develop international standards and guidelines to give confidence to suppliers when developing or operating … more

Analytical Methods

The ISO/TC 276/WG 3 Analytical methods aims to develop standards for accurate, reproducible and robust measurement and analysis in support of … more

Fluorescence Microscopy Benchmarking Overview

Originally used to prove the existence of biological cells, the microscope has long been recognized for its important role in biological research. … more


The erccdashboard is the first software tool of its kind designed to provide a standard turn-key solution for evaluating the technical performance … more

NIST's Integrated colony enumerator (NICE)

Enumeration of bacterial colonies on an agar plate is simple in concept, but automated colony counting is difficult due to variations in colony … more

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