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BIT 479/579: High Throughput Discovery


Participants will learn modern high-throughput approaches that will prepare them to design, validate, and perform cutting-edge screens and experiments.


  • What is high-throughput discovery
  • What makes a good screen?
  • Screens and technology.
  • Chemical libraries and databases.
  • Cutting-edge screening technologies


  • Molecular epidemiology qPCR screen
  • Screen for small molecules that inhibit Delftia acidovorans growth
  • Screen of stressors and sugar consumption of wild yeast strains –
  • In silico image analysis screen
What is High Throughput Discovery?


epMotion 5075 preparing 16S libraries for high-throughput sequencing. Timelapse video by Dr. Carlos C. Goller