FREMONT, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art gene expression, genotyping, cell biology and stem cell research systems, today announced that Mr. Alnoor Shivji, President and Chief Executive Officer, will deliver a corporate presentation at the Rodman & Renshaw Fifth Annual Global Healthcare Conference. The conference will be held May 19-20, 2008, at the Le Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Mr. Shivji's presentation will take place at 4:55 p.m. on Monday, May 19th in the Atlantique Salon, Eastern. The presentation will include an overview of the company's SmartChip(TM) product which is currently being developed for the gene expression and genotyping markets, and the SmartSlide(TM) product that WaferGen is actively marketing. A live webcast and 90-day archived presentation can be accessed at http://www.wafergen.com.
WaferGen Biosystems Inc. is a leader in the development, manufacture
and sale of state-of-the-art systems for gene expression, genotyping, cell
biology and stem cell research for the life science and pharmaceutical
industries. The company is actively developing its SmartChip(TM) product
for the gene expression and genotyping markets. SmartChip(TM) is being
developed as the first whole genome, high throughput gene expression
real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) platform and promises to deliver
significant speed and cost advantages to researchers in the gene expression
and genotyping markets. WaferGen currently markets its SmartSlide(TM)
family of products to companies and organizations involved in stem cell and
cell biology research. SmartSlide(TM), which was launched in 2006,
represents the first fluidics integrated micro-incubators enabling cell
biology and stem cell research. Representative SmartSlide(TM) customers
include Harvard University, Mayo Clinic, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer
Center, Abbott Labs, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Vida Communication (on behalf of WaferGen)
Stephanie Diaz (investors) Tim Brons (media)
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