NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Diomics, a recent spinout of the University of Arizona specializing in sample collection technologies for downstream DNA analysis, has in the past month realized a number of positive developments in support of the recent launch of its flagship biospecimen collection product
Name: Arthur Eisenberg
Title: Professor and Chairman of the Department of Forensic and Investigative Genetics and Co-Director of the Center for Human Identification, University of North Texas Health Science Center
Abbott said today that it has entered into an agreement with the University of North Texas Health Science Center to evaluate the company's Plex-ID instrument for use in analyzing human remains to support missing persons and human trafficking investigations.
The Center for Human Identification at the University of North Texas Health Science Center has received a $3.5 million grant from Life Technologies to train researchers in forensic DNA analysis techniques.
The test is the latest of several Alzheimer's biomarker panels developed on Rules-Based Medicine's DiscoveryMAP platform. The company plans to develop a specialized assay for research use by next year with a lab-developed test potentially following shortly thereafter.