Webinar: Ultrasensitive SARS-CoV-2 Immunoassays

DATE: February 23, 2021

TIME: 19:00 AST | 20:00 GST

OVERVIEW: Immunoassay-based serology techniques play key roles in many SARS-CoV-2 research programs due to their ability to identify and characterize the immune response of individuals already infected by the virus through analysis of biomarkers such as immunoglobulins. However, the limited sensitivity and resolution offered by traditional platforms and their serology assays can leave crucial research questions unanswered.


This webinar describes how these new kits were developed by the Custom Assay & Sample Testing (CAST) team at MilliporeSigma, and details the key data from the assay development and verification work, including signal linearity, sensitivity and specificity determination, assay precision, and cross-reactivity. Topics include:

• Importance of assay sensitivity in COVID-19 serology research;

• Benefits of Single Molecule Counting (SMC™) ultrasensitive immunoassay technology;

• Development of the SMC™ SARS-CoV-2 kits.

Gulf Scientific Corporation (GSC) is a leading provider of complete laboratory solutions in the fields of analytical, life and material sciences. Founded in 1990, GSC is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with regional offices and supply chain distribution centers across the Middle East.