Yearly Archives: 2018

Are You Ready to Be a Luminex Power User?

December 7th, 2018 / Terrin Blackmon

Basic and advanced training for Luminex platforms and assay development techniques We’re pleased to announce our next customer training session, which will be held at Luminex corporate headquarters in Austin next year from April 15th to April 18th. Whether you’re a novice or a current user looking to expand your skills, this series of educational

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The Faces of Luminex: Vincent de Koning, Technical Operations

November 30th, 2018 / Christine Valle

When Luminex customers in Europe, the Middle East, India, or Africa need on-site technical support, the man overseeing the situation is most likely Vincent de Koning, Senior Manager of Technical Operations, EMEIA. He joined Luminex in 2012 and earned his degrees in electrical and electronics engineering. Q: What are your responsibilities at Luminex? A: I

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The Faces of Luminex: Liam Parrent, Digital Marketing

November 16th, 2018 / Christine Valle

You wouldn’t be reading this blog post if it weren’t for Liam Parrent. As Digital Marketing Associate at Luminex, his role includes publishing our online content and developing new functionality for our website. The Michigan native joined Luminex in 2017. Q: What are your responsibilities at Luminex? A: I handle anything web-related — updating the

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The Faces of Luminex: Molly Frazier, Marketing

November 2nd, 2018 / Christine Valle

With Luminex’s large workforce and active marketing department, you might imagine that there are loads of ongoing projects at any one time. This could quickly lead to chaos if it weren’t for Molly Frazier, Copywriter & Marketing Coordinator, who has been keeping the trains running on time since joining the company in 2016. She earned

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Webinar: Multiplexed Cytokine Assays Can Explain Complex Disease

October 31st, 2018 / Hilary Graham

Cytokine and anti-cytokine patterns illuminate late-stage patient cases Scientists at Cambridge University Hospital in the UK are using Luminex xMAP® Technology to measure cytokine response, which is helpful for certain diagnoses and prognoses and can also be used to elucidate diseases with complex anti-cytokine patterns. Principal investigator Rainer Döffinger presents several case studies in this

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New White Paper: Molecular Testing for Gastroenteritis

October 26th, 2018 / Christine Valle

Download today for real-world clinical lab results, IDSA guideline highlights, and more If gastroenteritis testing falls under your purview, don’t miss this new white paper about how molecular testing is changing the landscape of how patients are diagnosed and treated. The paper, “Molecular Tests Provide a Better Alternative to Stool Culture for GI Cases,” is

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The Faces of Luminex: Stephen Angeloni, Field Applications

October 19th, 2018 / Christine Valle

Maybe you’ve come up with a great new idea for a multiplex assay, but you need some assistance optimizing the reagents. Or perhaps you just want some training in assay design to streamline internal development. When it comes to helping customers make the most of their xMAP® Technology, Stephen Angeloni is there. As a Maryland-based

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Raising RSV Awareness: The ‘Minor Cold’ That Can Threaten Your Baby’s Life

October 18th, 2018 / Christine Valle

Luminex teammate Victoria Gutierrez shares her son’s fight with RSV If you have young kids, you’re probably a germ-fighting ninja during flu season. You know all about the common cold and whooping cough. But are you familiar with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)? RSV is incredibly dangerous for little kids, but most people have never even heard

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MultiCode®-RTx Technology – What is it?

October 11th, 2018 / Lisa Bryan

We get a lot of questions about what exactly our MultiCode®-RTx Technology is and how it makes our ARIES® Systems sample to answer powerhouses. In a nutshell, our MultiCode-RTx is a probe-free, real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology. The technology is based on the unique MultiCode base pair isoC:isoG. Our synthetic pair differs from the

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How Will You Join in the Fight Against Breast Cancer?

October 9th, 2018 / Christine Valle

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, find time to get involved If you haven’t had breast cancer yourself, chances are you know someone who has. One out of every eight women will develop breast cancer during her life, and while it’s less common for men, even they can develop this disease. In the United States alone, more

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