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IP Roundup: CapitalBio, Omega Optics, Canon, Life Technologies, Affymetrix, and Others


Title: Calibration slide for fluorescence detection instruments and process of preparation.
Patent Number: 8,636,954
Filed: Nov. 22, 2004
Lead Inventor: Yu Ge, CapitalBio

Title: Packaged chip for multiplexing photonic crystal waveguide and photonic crystal slot waveguide devices for chip-integrated label-free detection and absorption spectroscopy with high throughput, sensitivity, and specificity.
Patent Number: 8,636,955
Filed: Sept. 9, 2012
Lead Inventor: Swapnajit Chakravarty, Omega Optics

Title: Method of determining the haplotype of multiple allelic genes.
Patent Number: 8,637,248
Filed: Nov. 30, 2007
Lead Inventor: Shin-ichiro Takahama, Canon

Title: Systems and methods for point-of-care amplification and detection of polynucleotides.
Patent Number: 8,637,250
Filed: May 13, 2010
Lead Inventor: Robert Jenison, Great Basin Scientific

Title: Microarrays and uses therefor.
Patent Number: 8,637,264
Filed: June 30, 2011
Lead Inventor: James Hoeffler, Life Technologies

Title: Microfluidic solution for high-throughput, droplet-based single molecule analysis with low reagent consumption.
Patent Number: 8,637,301
Filed: March 2, 2010
Lead Inventor: Jeff Wang, The Johns Hopkins University

Title: Method for single nucleotide polymorphism and mutation detection using real time polymerase chain reaction microarray.
Patent Number: 8,637,302
Filed: Oct. 5, 2011
Lead Inventor: Zhenhong Sun, Honeywell International

Title: System for photolithographic synthesis of polymer arrays.
Patent Number: 8,637,434
Filed: Sept. 28, 2012
Lead Inventor: Martin Goldberg, Affymetrix

Title: Integrated semiconductor bioarray.
Patent Number: 8,637,436
Filed: Aug. 24, 2007
Lead Inventor: Arjang Hassibi, California Institute Technology

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