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Nanogen Gives $300,000 to UCSD Scientist and Co-Founder for Nanotech Research

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (GenomeWeb News) - Nanogen will provide $300,000 to support nanotechnology research at the Universityof California San Diego, the company said today.


Over a two-year period, Nanogen will fund the research of Michael Heller, a professor in the department of bioengineering at Jacobs School of Engineering at UCSD and a co-founder of Nanogen. He plans to explore the use of electric field-based technology for nanofabrication and the assembly of nanostructures as well as the integration of nanostructures with other devices.


Nanogen will have priority to obtain any intellectual property rights developed under the research agreement.


Nanogen said it holds over 40 USpatents and patent applications based on intellectual property developed by Heller.

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