Navigation Links
RainDance Technologies and Harvard University to Share in First Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Cooperative Research Grants
Date:1/5/2009

LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- RainDance Technologies, Inc., a provider of innovative microdroplet-based solutions for human health and disease research, today announced that it has been selected to share in the first-ever round of cooperative research grants by The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC).

The MLSC awarded a grant of $250,000 per year for three years to Dr. David Weitz, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Physics Department, and RainDance Technologies of Lexington, Mass., to develop and demonstrate the use of a new form of fluorescence activated cell sorter (FACS) used to collect biochemical information about individual cells. The researchers hope to explore new applications of FACS that have not yet been feasible, from basic biology and medical studies to drug development.

"The grant award is particularly dramatic for us as it represents entry into new and exciting applications of our ground-breaking RainStorm(TM) microdroplet-based technology," said Chris McNary, President and Chief Executive Officer of RainDance Technologies.

"To date, we have focused application of our RainStorm(TM) micro-droplet technology, which produces picoliter-volume droplets at a rate of 10 million per hour, in two key areas: One, the targeted resequencing of the human genome -- stirring significant interest and excitement in one of the fastest-growing segments of the $1 billion DNA sequencing market -- and two, the development of the next generation of high-throughput screening (HTS) and small molecule storage for the drug discovery market," McNary said.

"In effect, the MLSC grant -- awarded after rigorous review by the Life Sciences Center's Scientific Advisory Board -- recognizes the even broader capabilities of droplet biology for its potential to accelerate health and human dis
'/>"/>

SOURCE RainDance Technologies, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. RainDance Technologies Delivers RDT 1000, Sequence Enrichment Solution to The Genome Center at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
2. RainDance Technologies to Present Workshop on Sequence Enrichment Using Innovative Microdroplet-Based Solutions at ASHG 2008
3. RainDance Technologies to Present Sequence Enrichment Using Droplet-Based Microfluidics Workshop at ASHG 2008
4. RainDance Technologies Delivers RDT 1000, Sequence Enrichment Solution to JCVI
5. RainDance Technologies Signs a Collaboration Agreement with sanofi-aventis and Louis Pasteur University to Launch dScreen Consortium within ALSACE BIOVALLEY cluster
6. RainDance Dedicates New Headquarters, Manufacturing Facility
7. RainDance Technologies to Dedicate New Headquarters, Manufacturing Facility in Lexington
8. RainDance and Scripps to Collaborate on Targeted Sequencing for Wellderly Study
9. RainDance Technologies Appoints Olex Vice President, System Development
10. RainDance Appoints Kelly Chief Operating Officer
11. RainDance Announces Company Relocation and Manufacturing Startup
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... August 29, 2014 Three Lawrence ... 2014 Hydrogen Production R&D Award for ... splitting water using sunlight. , Shared with collaborators ... the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), the ... models of photoelectrochemical solar-hydrogen production and corrosion processes. ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Best Sanitizers, ... for the food processing industry, is asking industry professionals ... side comparison of the E2 soap they’re currently using ... Foam Soap . Hand hygiene is critical to ... food processing environment. Six key criteria are identified to ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... NEW YORK , Aug. ... announces that a new market ... its catalogue: Whole ... (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target ... Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Calif. , Aug. 28, 2014  Armetheon, ... on developing novel mid- to late-stage cardiovascular drug ... million in its first round of financing. The ... Investments and Hercules Bioventures with participation from investors ... and pharmaceutical executive, Dr. Larry Hsu , ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Livermore Team Awarded for Hydrogen Production Research 2Best Sanitizers, Inc. Asks Food Industry Professionals: With Fall Harvest On the Way, Is Your E2 Hand Soap Up to the Task? 2Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 2Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 3Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 4Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 5Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 6Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 7Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 8Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 9Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 10Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 11Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 12Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 13Armetheon Completes $7.0 Million Series A Financing 2Armetheon Completes $7.0 Million Series A Financing 3
... PolyOne Corporation,(NYSE: POL ), a premier ... today that it has entered into an exclusive,license ... owned by Battelle., The global market for ... all production consumed in vinyl-based formulations.,Specialty plasticizers currently ...
... 107% over Second Quarter 2007, EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. ... reported its financial results,for the three and six months ... million, or $0.08 per diluted share, for the second ... million, or $0.22 per diluted share, in the,same period ...
... /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Atrium Innovations Inc.,(TSX: ATB), a recognized ... endorsed products for the health and,nutrition industries, today ... Pierre Fitzgibbon, will present a company overview,at the ... on,Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 11 am (eastern ...
Cached Biology Technology:PolyOne Corporation Announces an Exclusive License Agreement with Battelle for Bio-Plasticizer Technology 2Onyx Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter and Six-Month 2008 Financial Results 2Onyx Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter and Six-Month 2008 Financial Results 3Onyx Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter and Six-Month 2008 Financial Results 4Onyx Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter and Six-Month 2008 Financial Results 5Onyx Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter and Six-Month 2008 Financial Results 6Onyx Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter and Six-Month 2008 Financial Results 7Onyx Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter and Six-Month 2008 Financial Results 8Onyx Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter and Six-Month 2008 Financial Results 9Onyx Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter and Six-Month 2008 Financial Results 10
(Date:8/29/2014)... Researchers at UC Davis have made some surprising ... infection. Studying simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the team ... Paneth cells are early responders to viral invasion ... producing a cytokine called interleukin-1 beta (IL-1β). ... IL-1β causes breakdown of the gut epithelium that ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... (Aug. 29, 2014) Scientists at the Barshop Institute ... of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center at ... the tissues of the longest-lived rodent, the naked mole ... the cells of naked mole rats protects and alters ... damaged and obsolete proteins. , The factor also protects ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... has been known about what genetic changes transform wild ... one of whom is a University of Montana assistant ... controlling the development of the brain and the nervous ... was published Aug. 28 in Science and ... at http://www.sciencemag.org/ ., The domestication of animals and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):The early cost of HIV 2Factor in naked mole rat's cells enhances protein integrity 2New research reveals how wild rabbits were genetically transformed into tame rabbits 2New research reveals how wild rabbits were genetically transformed into tame rabbits 3
... raise our water glasses and toast to America,s health! ... highest priorities is ensuring America has drinking water safe ... the award of $3.6 million in research grants to ... improve the detection of known and emerging drinking water ...
... CINCINNATINew research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) implicates ... (BPA)as a risk factor for metabolic syndrome and its ... fat tissues, the UC team found that BPA suppresses ... insulin sensitivity in the body and puts people at ...
... German . , Cystic kidney disease, renal ... excretory organs are characterized by overproduction or on ... renal cells. An international research team under the leadership ... now developed an animal model to better investigate these ...
Cached Biology News:To your health: EPA announces safe drinking water research 2Bisphenol A linked to metabolic syndrome in human tissue 2Gaining a better understanding of kidney diseases 2
Homo sapiens postsynaptic protein CRIPT Antigen: Recombinant Protein...
... 1200L sets the new standard for ... incorporating the latest technologies and providing ... analytical needs. The Atmospheric Pressure ... Quadrupole Analyzer provide superior selectivity and ...
Human Legumain Affinity Purified Polyclonal Ab...
Mouse Endoglin/CD105 Fluorescein MAb (Clone 209701)...
Biology Products: