Developed in collaboration with Waters and Labcyte, the platform enables applications including high-throughput drug screening and metabolomic profiling.
Labcyte has developed an acoustic droplet ejection technology called Echo that uses sound energy for the contactless transfer of samples and reagents.
Labcyte and the University of Helsinki's Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland have expanded their partnership to include multiple new applications.
Notable is adopting Labcyte's Echo acoustic liquid handling platform to screen cancer patients' tumor cells for response to individual and combination therapies.
The University's Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland will incorporate Labcyte's Echo acoustic liquid handling technology into multiple workflows.
The funds from Oxford Finance and Silicon Valley Bank will be used for R&D and commercialization of Labcyte's liquid handling systems.
Sample prep firm Labcyte said this week that it has received a $1 million Phase II small business innovation research grant for work on developing the company's acoustic liquid handling system as part of MALDI mass spec workflows.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Cancer Institute has awarded Labcyte $1 million to create a process for detecting cancer-associated proteins in samples, the company announced today.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Labcyte said today that it is collaborating with AstraZeneca on applying its acoustic liquid handling technology to mass spec-based drug discovery work.
Phenomenex this week added 1.3-micron UHPLC columns to its Kinetex core shell product line.
Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.
St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.
In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.