LaunchCyte, a Pittsburgh-based bioinformatics incubator, has decided to pour its financial rocket fuel into a bead-based molecular barcoding method, developed at Indiana University, that it hopes will blast off into the commercial sphere.
Applied Precision and MolecularWare have entered into a reseller relationship. Under the agreement, MolecularWare s DigitalGenome software will be integrated into Applied Precision s arrayWoRxe microarray biochip readers and will be marketed under the name softWoRxTracker.
Genomic Solutions said last week that its third-quarter revenue would be lower than originally expected, blaming shrinking orders and economic uncertainty in the wake of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11.
Microfluidics leader Caliper Technologies has spun out a $25 million startup Amphora, which will use Caliper s LabChip technology to develop a chemical genomics database for pharmaceutical drug discovery, the company said.
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PhD in biochemistry from Cambridge University.
Postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University. Research interests focus on applying flow cytometry and cell flow techniques to work in plant physiology.