NIH Awards Jeff Price $1.6M to Develop Imager That Brings HCS to HTS Speeds; May Outperform IC 100 | GenomeWeb

The NIH has awarded approximately $1.6 million to Burnham Institute researcher and automated imaging pioneer Jeffrey Price to develop a "next-generation" imaging cytometer that may have a 10-fold higher throughput than current comparable systems on the market, CBA News has learned.

Once developed, the platform may help bring information-rich cell-based assays into the realm of high-throughput biochemical screening, which could increase the speed of image-based drug screening and chemical genomics studies such as genome-wide siRNA screening.

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