Navigation Links
WaferGen Announces that University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Demonstrates Utility of New SmartChip(TM) Nano-Dispenser with WaferGen's SmartChip(TM) High-throughput Real-Time PCR System
Date:11/12/2009

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genetic analysis systems, today announced that the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center demonstrated the utility of WaferGen's new proprietary SmartChip(TM) Nano-dispenser. The Nano-dispenser is used for loading samples and enzymes onto content-ready SmartChips for use with WaferGen's SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System. The SmartChip Real-Time PCR System is designed to boost pathway-based gene discovery and exploration enabling researchers to discover new gene markers that could be missed using current microarray methods of discovery.

"The SmartChip Nano-dispenser enables the loading of a single sample into 5,184 nano-wells in a single step in approximately 20 minutes--at least three times faster than standard nano-dispensers," said Spencer Brown, Ph.D., Director of Plastic Surgery Research, Nancy Lee and Perry Bass of the Advanced Wound Healing Laboratory at UT Southwestern. "It is simple, easy to use, reliable, and cost-effective since we don't need to purchase elaborate and expensive equipment. Furthermore, its small footprint provides an added advantage of requiring less space. This contributes to our ability to use the SmartChip system to conduct gene expression research at a fraction of the time and cost of existing instrument systems."

"By demonstrating the utility of the SmartChip Nano-dispenser, UT Southwestern has provided additional verification of the role that the SmartChip system can play in decreasing research time and increasing the cost-efficiency of validating relevant gene expression biomarkers, and eventually assessing their impact on patient response to treatment," said Alnoor Shivji, Chairman and CEO, WaferGen. "This decrease in research time has broad economic implications for researchers discovering biomarkers and across the drug development industry, p
'/>"/>

SOURCE WaferGen Biosystems, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. WaferGen to Present at the Acumen BioFin Rodman & Renshaw 9th Annual Healthcare Conference
2. WaferGen to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 20th Annual OC Growth Stock Conference
3. WaferGen Announces Management Team Promotions
4. WaferGen to Present at the Cambridge Health Institutes Fifth Annual Molecular Diagnostics Partnerships in Personalized Medicine Conference
5. WaferGen Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement for SmartSlide(TM) Micro-Incubation System in United Kingdom and France
6. WaferGen Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement for SmartSlide(TM) Micro-Incubation System in Germany
7. WaferGen to Present at the Rodman and Renshaw Fifth Annual Global Healthcare Conference
8. WaferGen Announces Signing of Two Private Placements
9. WaferGen to Present at the Ninth Annual Beyond Genome Conference
10. WaferGen Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results
11. WaferGen to Present at the Seventh Annual BIO Investor Forum
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 ... perspectives on nonclinical and clinical safety assessment in biosimilars. ... a path for biosimilar drug development, however the complex ... regards to quality, safety and efficacy extremely challenging. Based ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... DTS Language Services, Inc . is ... for Life Science organizations who need document translations. Clients ... of their documents in advance with a selection of nearly ... translations, often a critical factor in clinical and scientific fields, ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 , Time: 6 ... Almshouse Road, Warrington, Pa. , Details: The Hepatitis ... finding a cure for hepatitis B and improving the quality ... Crystal Ball on Friday, April 11 at Warrington Country Club ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... EquitiesIQ, a leading informational research provider, ... is an emerging biomedical company acquiring, developing, manufacturing, and ... , Free report download: http://equitiesiq.com/reports/alliqua/ , In ... team and Board, which launched the company’s new strategy ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Xtalks Life Sciences Webinar Examines Safety Assessment of Biosimilars 2DTS Improves Efficiency for Life Science Document Translations 2Hepatitis B Foundation to Host Annual Crystal Ball Gala 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 3
... , , , , Multiporator / Electroporator 2510 , , , ... Transformation Protocol , Protocol No. 4308 915.538 04/2002 , ... , , , , ... , Cell type , Bacteria, gram ...
... , , , Multiporator / Electroporator 2510 , , , , , ... Transformation Protocol , , ... , , , , , , , , ... Azotobacter vinelandii, , , ...
... , , , Multiporator / Electroporator 2510 , , , , , ... Transformation Protocol , Protocol No. 4308 915.501 04/2002 , ... , , , ... , Cell type , Bacteria, gram negative, ...
Cached Biology Technology:Bifidobacterium animalis 2Azotobacter vinelandii 2Actinomyces viscosus 2
(Date:4/21/2014)... mountains across the western United States are dying, thanks to ... inner bark. , Some species of the beetles, such ... Others live in dead, weakened or dying hosts. , In ... of more than 3.4 million acres of pine trees. , ... flow and water quality? Plenty, according to new research findings ...
(Date:4/21/2014)... are on the decline in the Galpagos. , A new ... indicates numbers of the iconic birds, known for their ... attract mates, have fallen more than 50 percent in less ... is probably due to an unexplained disappearance of sardines from ... at Wake Forest University and the study,s principal investigator. This ...
(Date:4/21/2014)... from Pittsburgh University, find how lipid mediators are ... Chemistry. Lipid mediators are molecules playing an important ... some of them has earned a Nobel prize ... power plants", the organelles where oxidation of various ... a molecule universally used for storage and transportation ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Earth Week: Bark beetles change Rocky Mountain stream flows, affect water quality 2Earth Week: Bark beetles change Rocky Mountain stream flows, affect water quality 3Lack of breeding threatens blue-footed boobies' survival 2Lack of breeding threatens blue-footed boobies' survival 3The anti-inflammatory factory 2The anti-inflammatory factory 3
... of the Neanderthal genome persists in modern human populations. ... 665 people from Europe and East Asia shows that more ... DNA of this contemporary group, whose genetic information is part ... that someone of non-African descent may have inherited approximately 1 ...
... thousand years ago, Homo sapiens migrating out ... diverged from modern humans hundreds of thousands of years ... Neanderthals mingled, and over time, produced children with genes ... collision between two distinct populations remain alive in the ...
... a single gene in honey bees separates the queens from ... University and Wayne State University unraveled the gene,s inner workings ... Biology Letters . The gene, which is responsible for leg ... of bees, ability to carry pollen. "This gene is ...
Cached Biology News:Neanderthal lineages excavated from modern human genomes 2Neanderthal lineages excavated from modern human genomes 3When populations collide 2When populations collide 3When populations collide 4Single gene separates queen from workers 2