Lexington, MA 02421-3103
Phone -- 781-861-6300
Fax -- 781-861-1233
About RainDance Technologies, Inc.
RainDance Technologies is a provider of innovative microdroplet-based solutions for human health and disease research. The speed and simplicity of the company's exciting new technology enable researchers to design experiments in ways that were previously unaffordable or unimaginable.
The company's technology produces picoliter-sized droplets at a rate of 10 million per hour. Each droplet is the functional equivalent of an individual test tube and can contain a single molecule, reaction, or cell. The droplets are processed on a small chip that has no moving parts or valves. This versatile technology can adapt highly referenced assays for high-speed workflows with minimized process-induced bias or error.
RainDance's initial application will focus on the targeted resequencing of the human genome -- one of the fastest-growing segments of the $1 billion DNA sequencing market. This application will enable the high-resolution analysis of genetic variation between individuals and populations at a level unmatched by current methodology.
RainDance was founded in 2004 by scientists from Harvard University, the Medical Research Centre in Cambridge, and the ESPCI in Paris. The promise of this technology has attracted an outstanding Scientific Advisory Board, including three Nobel Prize winners (Jean-Marie Lehn, Sir Aaron Klug, and Dr. Richard Roberts) and Sir Gregory Winter.
For more information, please visit http://www.raindancetechnologies.com.
|SOURCE RainDance Technologies, Inc.|
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved