Safety First – Automating cell line development

Developing and maintaining cell cultures in a stable and sterile environment is of paramount importance to protect samples and increase overall success of drug discovery pipelines. Cell lines are extremely fragile and susceptible to contamination which can be catastrophic in terms of both time and money.

Therefore, adequate environmental protection must be provided at all times in automation system enclosures. Here we examine what to look out for to ensure safe and successful automated cell line development.

By Jon Newman-Smith

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