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IP Roundup: Rheonix, Samsung, Intel, Postech, Robert Bosch, and WARF


Title: Microfluidic pump and valve structures and fabrication methods.
Patent Number: 8,646,482
Filed: Aug. 12, 2010
Lead Inventor: Peng Zhou, Rheonix

Title: Microarray reaction device and method of making the same.
Patent Number: 8,647,591
Filed: Jan. 17, 2011
Lead Inventor: Won-seok Chung, Samsung Electronics

Title: Method and apparatus for combined electrochemical synthesis and detection of analytes.
Patent Number: 8,647,821
Filed: Dec. 22, 2012
Lead Inventor: Hernan Castro, Intel

Title: Polynucleotide synthesis on a modified surface.
Patent Number: 8,647,823
Filed: Jan. 22, 2007
Lead Inventor: Joon-Won Park, Postech Foundation

Title: Array with extended dynamic range and associated method.
Patent Number: 8,648,016
Filed: Feb. 8, 2010
Lead Inventor: Sam Kavusi, Robert Bosch GmbH

Title: Peptide-presenting surfaces for long-term culture of pluripotent cells.
Patent Number: 8,648,170
Filed: Sept. 18, 2009
Lead Inventor: Laura Kiessling, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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