Yearly Archives: 2017

Partner Product Offerings: Millipore Sigma| Bio-Rad | R&D Systems|Thermo Fisher Scientific

December 12th, 2017 / Hilary Graham

There are currently more than 60 Luminex Licensed Technologies Partners worldwide that provide kits, assay development, and testing services for the research and diagnostic markets. While you can find more than 1,400 commercially available multiplex immunoassays in the xMAP® Kit Finder, below is a selection of the newest products and services. Millipore Sigma Bio-Rad R&D

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Trends in Microbial Testing and Antibiotic Resistance Detection

December 7th, 2017 / Christine Valle

New article in The Pathologist reports on shifting clinical needs Molecular diagnostics will be a critical part of microbial testing, especially in the battle against antibiotic resistance, according to a recent article in The Pathologist from Luminex’s own Sherry Dunbar, Sr. Director of Global Scientific Affairs, and Gunjot Rana, Product Manager for Gastrointestinal and Hospital

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Luminex Licensed Technologies Partner Spotlight: NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute

December 5th, 2017 / Hilary Graham

Developing the DigiWest protein profiling approach Luminex Licensed Technologies Partners represent a diverse set of market segments, company sizes, and geographies. The versatility of xMAP® Technology has supported the launch of thousands of multiplexed immunoassays formatted into commercially available kits and testing services. Thomas Joos, PH.D., Deputy Managing Director of NMI, shares his journey with

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The Faces of Luminex: Ruud Jorna, Licensed Technologies

December 1st, 2017 / Christine Valle

Through the Licensed Technologies Group, Luminex business partners develop and commercialize their own assays based on our xMAP® Technology, often with our support. That’s the focus for Ruud Jorna, Key Account Manager for the Licensed Technologies Group partners in Europe, the Middle East, India, and Africa. He earned degrees in life science and technology from

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November is Clostridium difficile Awareness Month

November 30th, 2017 / Christine Valle

If anyone you know has contracted Clostridium difficile, also known as C. diff, you’re already familiar with just how debilitating and frustrating this infection can be — not only at the time of infection, but in many cases for years afterward. Despite the harrowing tales of C. diff victims, most people have never heard of this potentially deadly pathogen.

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xMAP® Technology for Pneumonia Testing

November 28th, 2017 / Christine Valle

Immunology expert offers advice on developing custom multiplex assays SelectScience just published a new Q&A article with Prof. Dr. Ger Rijkers, Head of the Department of Science at University College Roosevelt in the Netherlands. In it, he relates his experience developing a new assay for Streptococcus pneumoniae, the primary cause of community-acquired pneumonia. Rijkers, a

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5 Tips for Multiplex Kit Users and Assay Developers

November 21st, 2017 / Hilary Graham

Woei Tan, PhD, is a Senior Staff Scientist at Bio-Rad Laboratories in the San Francisco Bay Area. Tan shares a few best practices that he’s learned while developing more than 400 Bio-Plex multiplex immunoassays over the past 15 years.   Plasma is processed from blood in the presence of an anticoagulant. Serum is processed from

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The Faces of Luminex: Kelvin Sun, Licensed Technologies

November 17th, 2017 / Christine Valle

When our Licensed Technologies partners in the Asia-Pacific region need help, they turn to Kelvin Sun. As Business Manager of APAC, Sales and Marketing for the Licensed Technologies Group, he works with prospective and ongoing partners to ensure smooth operations for all. He earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical physics from the University of Science

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Get Ready for World Antibiotic Awareness Week

November 16th, 2017 / Christine Valle

Join us in the fight against antimicrobial resistance This year, the week of November 13th has been designated World Antibiotic Awareness Week by the World Health Organization (WHO). Antibiotic resistance has rapidly become a major public health threat and the situation is only getting more dire with the rapid rise of multi-drug resistance in many

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Luminex Licensed Technologies Partner Spotlight: Unionluck Biological Technology Company

November 14th, 2017 / Hilary Graham

Creating a cardiovascular screening test Luminex Licensed Technologies Partners represent a diverse set of market segments, company sizes, and geographies. The versatility of xMAP® Technology has supported the launch of thousands of multiplexed immunoassays formatted into commercially available kits and testing services. Zhiping Zhou, President, and Jianrong Wu, Associate Director of Research and Development, at

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