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OpGen Announces $23.6 Million Series A Financing

...s we continue to grow and expand our operations." opgen delivers breakthrough capabilities to identify mic...his need and to transform clinical microbiology." opgen is actively expanding both its product development...f Executive Officer is currently under way. About opgen ...

Whole Genomes From Microbes to Man

...ations of organisms, identifying insertions, deletions, translocations and other rearrangements not readily detected by other genome analysis methods. opgen expects to initiate its first pharmacogenomics study, analyzing cancer genome rearrangements associated with response to chemotherapy, early next year...

OpGen Database Helps to Reduce Bioterrorist Threat

...r bioterrorist attacks has led to the creation of a genome database map by opgen Inc. , a Madison based bio-informatics company that specializes in optical...ell as people, as a resource for rapid identification of suspect organisms. opgen can also apply its genome database technology to trace the source of agents...

OpGen joins UW, Henry Ford Heath in Improving Brain Tumor Treatment

...outcome and treatment response and to study other primary and metastatic brain tumors. The Hermelin Center is sending tumor samples to be analyzed by opgen and Schwartz to construct the first optical maps. The company plans to analyze multiple tumor samples within the next two years and has applied for ad...

Americas Third Coast nurtures biotechnology

...ortunities is under recognized, says Russ Smestad, president of Mirus. opgen ( www.opgen.com ), uses a microfluidic technology, called the OptiChip, to...nomes of microbes that could be used as bioterrorist agents. Researchers at opgen are constructing a database of infectious agents as a resource for rapid id...

More Midwest Seed-Stage Life Science VCs

...ily on the Midwest. The size of this fund isnt clear. Portfolio companies include CHF Medical Solutions (a medical device company in Minneapolis), opgen (in Madison), TeraMedica (a medical imaging company in Milwaukee) and Deltanoid Pharmaceuticals (in Madison). Frazier Healthcare Ventures Thi...

OpGen adds Thomas Pyle and James Ogle to board of directors

...tioning, Broderick said. They have long, successful careers in business and the experience that comes with it in high-tech companies. Madison-based opgen developed its Optical Mapping technology to produce information across whole genomes in a single manipulation, with no requirement for prior sequence ...

OpGen recruits CEO to further gene-mapping business

... Madison, Wis. The biotechnology firm opgen hopes its new CEO will draw investment to its work...Cathra International. I think Joe Shaw comes to opgen with a good history of raising serious funds, and ... Shaw said that what excited him the most about opgen is their work in gene mapping, which he said is ah...

OpGen completes $5 million investment round

... Madison, Wis. opgen , a company that makes optical tests capable of qu... traditional sequencing can. Read more about opgen technology and its use mapping the worlds most let.... Maybe, Broderick said. To complete the round, opgen received approximately the final third of the $5 m...

Cellular Dynamics hits market with UW research heavyweights

...leGen Systems, which also is a tenant in University Research Park. Other tenants include notable bioscience companies Third Wave Technologies, GenTel, opgen and Invitrogen....

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