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InstantLabs Appoints Dr. Neil Sharma as Director of Product Development
Date:6/21/2011

RESTON, Va., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InstantLabs®, a provider of new generation portable PCR testing systems to users at points-of-need, today announced the appointment of Neil Sharma, Ph.D. as Director of Product Development. In this newly created position, Dr. Sharma will oversee the advancement of the company's pipeline of over 50 assays, with a focus on medical diagnostic and food safety applications. InstantLabs recently launched its Hunter Accelerated-PCR® system in the product verification market, and is now proceeding with applications for regulatory approval of multiple food safety tests, while advancing the clinical development of human diagnostics tests, for the rapid and accurate detection of common and problematic pathogens.

"We are very pleased to welcome Neil Sharma to the InstantLabs team. His experience and input will be very valuable as we advance toward regulatory approvals for the Hunter PCR platform in the healthcare and food industries," said Hans Kastensmith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for InstantLabs. "It is an exciting time for the company, as we introduce a new level of portability, affordability and gold-standard performance to the expanding PCR market."

Dr. Sharma brings relevant scientific and operational experience to the product development role at InstantLabs, with a background of development and deployment in proteomics, genomics, and high-throughput screening. His most recent position prior to joining InstantLabs was at assay technology company QIAGEN, where he specialized in the placement and integration of Real-Time PCR and sequencing-based analysis technologies into clinical and research laboratories in the U.S. and Canada.  Dr. Sharma has also held key positions with ProteinOne, Genomic Solutions Inc., and Biotage AB. He received his Ph.D. from Rice University in Houston, Texas.

About InstantLabs

InstantLabs® is a developer of fully-integrated, portable and affordable real-time PCR (RT-PCR) systems, uniquely suited for use at point-of-need locations. The company is focused on the medical diagnostic and food safety markets - areas where accurate and rapid test results can make a consequential difference in outcomes. The company's Hunter Accelerated RT-PCR platform is host to a broad line of Multiple Assay Disposable Cartridges (MACs). User-friendly, wi-fi enabled and network-centric, the Hunter system makes possible broader and mobile use of gold-standard PCR diagnostic testing. InstantLabs aims to transform and expand the addressable market for RT-PCR with its Hunter system and a rich pipeline of assays in development for the quick and reliable detection of potentially dangerous pathogens. InstantLabs, founded in 2008, is a privately-funded company headquartered in Reston, VA.  


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