Introduction to Automated Liquid Handling The VERSA systems employ two types of robotic arm function: liquid handling and plate transport. With these two types of arms and various liquid handling modules...
VERSA Series This versatile single-arm workstation brings automation into small laboratory spaces. With it's nanolitre to milliliter pipetting and customization capabilities...
VERSA 10 Compact Workstation The VERSA 10 Compact Workstation addresses the needs of research groups requiring high throughput liquid handling automation from a small bench top workstation. By combining an 8 channel manifold with a compact, 6 position deck, this workstation enables researchers to carry out large projects even when located in a fume hood or other similar areas with limited space.
The VERSATM 10 Nucleic Acid Purification (NAP) Workstation is a compact, cost-effective, automated liquid handling workstation uniquely designed for nucleic acid extractions. The 8-channel SyringePipettor streamlines extraction protocols, while the single-channel functionality gives users the capability to carry out hit picking and plate reformatting functions. The system completes low to medium throughput magnetic bead-based extraction protocols reproducibly with high yield and purity.
VERSA PCR The VERSA 110 PCR Carousel Setup is a small, automated liquid handling workstation designed to perform virtually every task for setting up PCR reactions...
VERSA Nucleic Acid Prep The VERSA 110 NAP/PCR Setup is a small, automated liquidhandling workstation designed to perform virtually every task for nucleic acid preparation...
VERSA Liquid-liquid Extraction The VERSA 110 Liquid-Liquid Extraction workstation is a small, automated liquid handling workstation designed to perform liquid-liquid extraction...
VERSA Solid Phase Extraction The VERSA solid phase extraction workstation is equipped with a positive pressure/vacuum system and a heating block/shaker (optional) that provides efficient solid phase extraction in industry standard 1, 3, and 6 mL SPE cartridges, and 96 well microplates.
VERSA Sample Processing Aurora’s automated Environmental Sample Processing Workstation is capable of aspirating environmental samples from tall tubes and dispensing them to specially designed recipient racks or carousels, including targets such as Konelab cuvettes.
VERSA Vial Filling Aurora’s VERSA™ 110 Vial Filling Workstation is designed to meet or exceed these requirements for dispensing reagents or free flowing to low viscosity liquids into different types of containers in volumes ranging from the size of sub-microliter to milliliter.
VERSA Spot Printing Aurora’s VERSA™ Spot Printing Workstation is an automated liquid handling platform, capable of performing automatic pipetting for sub-microliter dispensing and arraying applications in either contact or non-contact printing applications.
VERSA GENE The VERSA GENE workstation is designed to automate nucleic acid extraction and PCR set up for end point or real time PCR. Offering high precision...
VERSA Cap Piercing Aurora’s VERSA™ Cap Piercing Workstation is an automated liquid handling workstation designed to perform closed tube sampling and automate sample transfer protocols.
VERSA ELISA ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay) is used for the detection of small quantities of target compound in liquid or viscous solutions such as serum, urine, cellular supernatant, wine and milk...
VERSA NGLP Next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies are emerging as a powerful means for providing gigabases of genetic information in a single run. The increase in throughput and reduction in sequencing costs have revolutionized genomic research...
Accessories & Modules Aurora Biomed's custom HEPA Filtered Hood, allows researchers to maintain a clean work area during all of its automated liquid handling processes...
Pipette Tips & Consumables Available models include sterile, non-sterile and sterile filtered pipette tips. These tips range in volume from 10 μL to 1000 μL, perfectly complementing VERSA's industry leading small volume dispensing....
Liquid Handling Applications The VERSA Series of liquid-handling workstations are being used in many sectors for a variety of applications. The versatility of the many liquid-handling heads...
1. Automated System for High Throughput PCR Setup
2. Genomic DNA Isolation from Blood (Promega)
3. β-Actin and Whole Genome Amplification (Sigma & Promega kits)
4. Nucleic Acid Prep for Avian Flu Viral RNA
5. HTS Flux Assay Automation
6. Liquid-Liquid Extraction of β-carotene
7. Specimen Staining for TEM (Array printing)
8. High-Density Peptide Array Printing
9. DNA Isolation from Saliva (Invitek Forensic DNA Isolation Kit)
10. Hot-Start PCR using VERSA 110 PCR Workstation
11. Food Safety Monitoring using VERSA 110 NAP Workstation
12. Automation of Sample Preparation and Introduction into NMR Tubes
13. Validation of Automated Liquid-Liquid Extraction of 25-hydroxy vitamin D
14. Automation of On-Slide (Amplislide) PCR Setup using VERSA™ 110 PCR Setup Workstation
15. Automated Protein Crystallography Plate Setup using VERSA™ 110
16. VERSA™ Spotter Workstation for Solid-Phase Peptide Synthesis
17. Automated Slide-Based Assay Setup using VERSA™ 110 Workstation
18. Automation of Sanger Sequencing
19. Automation of Protein Crystallography
20. Automation of Miniprep
21. Automation of DNA Microarray
22. Automation of Next Generation Sequencing
23. Automation of RNA Sequencing
24. Automation of Real time PCR
25. Automation of Reverse Transcriptase PCR
26. PCR Setup
27. Automation of DNA Extraction
28. Automation of Protein Purification
REAGENTS Aurora offers High-Throughput Extraction and Isolation Kits.
1. Sequencing/PCR Clean Up
Magnetic Binding Dye Terminator Kit / Magnetic Binding PCR Purification Kit
2. Isolation from Blood AB96 Magnetic Binding Blood DNA Kit / AB96 Filter Column Binding Blood DNA Kit / Magnetic Binding Blood Lysis Kit (10 mL)
3. Isolation from Tissue AB96 Filter Column Binding Tissue DNA Kit / AB96 Magnetic Binding Tissue DNA Kit
4. Isolation from Forensic Samples AB96 Magnetic Binding Forensic DNA Kit - Isolation of genomic DNA from forensic case samples with paramagnetic beads
5. Plasmid Isolation AB96 Filter Column Binding Plasmid DNA Kit / AB96 Filter Column Binding Plasmid DNA Kit / AB96 Filter Column Binding BAC/PAC DNA Kit
6. Isolation from RNA AB96 Filter Column Binding RNA Kit / AB96 Magnetic Binding RNA Kit / AB96 Magnetic Binding FFPE RNA Kit