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IP Roundup: Meso Scale Technologies, Fluidigm, Affymetrix, Luminex, Honeywell, Samsung Electronics


Title: Assay plates, reader systems and methods for luminescence test measurements.
Patent Number: 8,808,627
Filed: Nov. 11, 2010
Lead Inventor: Jacob Wohlstadter, Meso Scale Technologies

Title: Method and system for microfluidic device and imaging thereof.
Patent Number: 8,808,640
Filed: Jan. 31, 2013
Lead Inventor: Emerson Quan, Fluidigm

Title: Methods for genotyping selected polymorphism.
Patent Number: 8,808,995
Filed: Jan. 11, 2012
Lead Inventor: Ketih Jones, Affymetrix

Title: Method for immobilizing biologic molecules on solid surfaces.
Patent Number: 8,809,071
Filed: Nov. 29, 2002
Lead Inventor: Marcella Chiari

Title: Method for nucleic acids isolation.
Patent Number: 8,809,519
Filed: June 18, 2009
Lead Inventor: Jesus Ching, Luminex

Title: Microarray reader based on evanescent wave detection.
Patent Number: 8,809,810
Filed: May 20, 2010
Lead Inventor: Xuanbin Liu, Honeywell International

Title: Method, medium, and system for encrypting and/or decrypting information of microarray.
Patent Number: 8,811,610
Filed: Sept. 17, 2008
Lead Inventor: Taejin Ahn, Samsung Electronics

The Scan

Less Than Half

An effort to reproduce key findings from high-profile preclinical cancer studies finds less than half could be replicated, according to the Scientist.

Still Some SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing Holes

The Wall Street Journal reports that viral genomic surveillance has improved in the US, though says there are still gaps.

Avoiding Passing Them On

People with known disease-linked genetic variants are turning to in vitro fertilization so as to not pass those variants to their children, the Washington Post says.

PNAS Papers on Long Cell-Free DNA in Maternal Plasma, Genetic Propensity for Voting

In PNAS this week: long, cell-free DNA of maternal and fetal origins identified in maternal plasma, and more.