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ON DEMAND - MBTs: Innovation that has Advanced the Practice of CSA, Management and Remediation

ON DEMAND - MBTs: Innovation that has Advanced the Practice of CSA, Management and Remediation

Site managers have a broad spectrum of molecular biological tools (MBTs) and advanced analytical techniques at their disposal to comprehensively evaluate treatment options and performance.  With the rate of advances in the analysis of DNA and in some cases the adaptation of laboratory techniques originally developed for the medical field to environmental applications, the terminology (e.g. PCR primer, TaqMan probe, stable isotope) and units of measurement (gene copies, 13C as per mill) are likely to be at least unfamiliar to many site managers and regulatory professionals.

Furthermore, while each advanced diagnostic tool can provide valuable information, selecting the most appropriate and cost-effective technology to best answer site management questions can be a confusing and daunting task.

Webinar attendees will gain a practical understanding of the application of state of the art environmental molecular diagnostics to more accurately assess in situ degradation processes and therefore more effectively manage site remediation.

If you have any issues during the registration process, please contact events@landandgroundwater.com for assistance.

About the Presenter



Dora Taggart
Microbial Insights, Inc.


Since joining Microbial Insights in 2001, Dora Taggart has advanced the field of Molecular Biological Tools, including pioneering work in qPCR analysis and stable isotope probing. Dora continues to propel MI forward by collaborating with leading researchers in academia and federal agencies to keep MI at the forefront of the industry.

As CEO, Dora has become a global ambassador for MBTs, regularly presenting as an invited speaker at environmental and corrosion conferences, leading hundreds of technical workshops worldwide, and co-authoring guidance documents with groups like the Interstate Technology Regulatory Council (ITRC) EMD team and ER Wiki (Remediapedia) to support appropriate use and interpretation of MBTs. In 2011, Dora was named the most valuable team member for the ITRC EMD team. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Bottle Rocket Productions, Boys and Girls Club of the Cumberland Plateau, Environmental Workshops, LLC as well as the Board of Visitors for the University of Tennessee Department of Microbiology. Dora received her degree in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.

FEES (incl. GST):
ALGA Member $33.00
ALGA Student Member $16.50
Branch Welcome Attendee: N/A
Non-Member $66.00

Wednesday, 23 November 2022

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