Navigation Links
Luminex Corporation Vice President of Biodefense to Speak at DTRA'S 2011 CBD S&T Conference
Date:11/14/2011

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced Dr. Amy Altman, vice president of Biodefense will present at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency's (DTRA) 2011 Chemical and Biological Defense Science and Technology (CBD S&T) Conference, which takes place November 14-16, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO)

During the conference, Dr. Altman will present "Fully automated xMAP®-based system for the multiplex detection of biothreat agents and emerging infectious diseases" in the Novel Next Generation System Platform Technologies session. Dr. Altman's presentation will take place on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. at the Mirage Las Vegas, Grand Ballroom DE.

Dr. Altman joined Luminex in 2007 and was appointed vice president of Luminex's Biodefense efforts in July 2010. Leveraging her background in chemical and biological defense and technology development, Dr. Altman is charged with strategy and driving growth in the biodefense market. Dr. Altman has also served as director of the Extramural Research Office and senior director of Research and Development for the Luminex Bioscience Group. She earned her BA degree in Microbiology and her MS degree in Microbiology from Miami University and earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Vanderbilt University.

The 2011 CBD S&T Conference offers attendees the opportunity to examine the best, new, dynamic developments in basic and applied research within the chemical and biological defense landscape. Attendees will interact and collaborate with other researchers concerning the medical and physical sciences related to chemical and biological defense. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet DTRA science and technology managers and other members of the chem-bio technologies team. For more information on the CBD S&T Conference, please visit: http://cbdstconf2011.sainc.com.

About Luminex Corporation

Luminex is committed to applying its passion for innovation to advancing healthcare and research worldwide. We are transforming global healthcare and life-science research through the development, manufacturing, and marketing of proprietary instruments and assays utilizing our xMAP open-architecture, multi-analyte platform and our MultiCode real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and multiplex PCR-based technologies that deliver cost-effective and rapid results to clinicians and researchers. Our technology is commercially available worldwide and in use in leading clinical laboratories as well as major pharmaceutical, diagnostic, biotechnology and life-science companies.  We are meeting the needs of customers in markets as diverse as clinical diagnostics, pharmaceutical drug discovery, biomedical research including genomic and proteomic research, personalized medicine, bio-defense research and food safety.  For further information on Luminex Corporation and the latest advances in multiplexing using award winning technology please visit our website at http://www.luminexcorp.com.

Contacts

Corporate:
Harriss T. Currie
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance
Luminex Corporation
hcurrie@luminexcorp.com
512.219.8020

Investors:
Matthew Scalo
Sr. Director, Investor Relations
Luminex Corporation
mscalo@luminexcorp.com
512.219.8020

Media:
Mimi Torrington
Director, Marketing Communications
Luminex Corporation
mtorrington@luminexcorp.com
512.219.8020

Leslie Denson
Porter Novelli
Leslie.Denson@porternovelli.com
512.241.2233


'/>"/>
SOURCE Luminex Corporation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Luminex Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
2. Luminex Corporation Receives Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Award
3. Luminex Corporation Third Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for November 1, 2011
4. Luminex Corporation Hosts Ninth Annual Planet xMAP Europe in Vienna
5. Luminex Corporation to Present at Upcoming Investment Conferences In September
6. Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
7. Luminex Corporation Receives U.S. FDA Clearance for New, Front Line Respiratory Viral Panel Test
8. Luminex Corporation Second Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for August 8, 2011
9. Luminex Corporation Completes Acquisition of EraGen Biosciences, Inc.
10. Luminex Corporation Named Most Innovative Company of the Year and Receives Business Innovation of the Year Award for MAGPIX® System
11. Luminex Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire EraGen Biosciences, Inc.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/9/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... offering. ... report forecasts the global optical transceiver market to grow at a ... report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the ... the report considers the revenue generated from the shipment of optical ...
(Date:12/9/2016)...  Harmar Mobility, LLC announced today that Steven E. Dawson has been ... of Directors. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161209/447552 ... Harmar ... Mr. Dawson,s executive career includes leadership roles managing ... of industries. He brings to the company deep operational and leadership expertise, ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... aTyr Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIFE ), a ... to address severe, rare diseases, today announced that senior management will ... Success Healthcare Conference at the InterContinental Barclay Hotel in ... 4:20 p.m. ET. About aTyr Pharma ... aTyr Pharma is engaged ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/9/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 09, 2016 , ... The ... Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) is recommending the film Whispering Spirits and ... the District of Columbia as an education tool in the war against teen drug ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... Mediaplanet today announces distribution of the latest ... readers to sign up as an organ donor for the 123,000 people in the ... organ donor can save up to 8 saves through organ donation and enhance many ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 09, 2016 , ... "I had ... an inventor from Winchester, Va. "I thought that if the nebulizer had a more ... rather than fearing them." , He developed the patent-pending NEBY to avoid the need ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... The Florida Hospital Tampa Wound Healing ... Society (UHMS), the leading authority in hyperbaric medicine. This accreditation identifies the Institute ... and facilities have earned this distinction. This is the second time the Florida ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... 2016 , ... ZyDoc , a New York-based medical ... Capture Methods for Input to Electronic Health Records: A Comparative Usability Study” has ... usability study demonstrate that a dictation-based method (“NLP Entry”) using ZyDoc’s MediSapien™ natural ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):