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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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Driving Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes Down

Researchers from the UK and Italy have tested a gene drive for mosquitoes to limit the spread of malaria, NPR reports.

Office Space to Lab Space

The New York Times writes that some empty office spaces are transforming into lab spaces.

Prion Pause to Investigate

Science reports that a moratorium on prion research has been imposed at French public research institutions.

Genome Research Papers on Gut Microbe Antibiotic Response, Single-Cell RNA-Seq Clues to Metabolism, More

In Genome Research this week: gut microbial response to antibiotic treatment, approach to gauge metabolic features from single-cell RNA sequencing, and more.