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The Faces of Luminex: Taylor Pangallo, Quality Assurance

August 16th, 2019 / Molly Frazier

Our recently acquired flow cytometry portfolio is characterized by our dedication to deliver cutting edge solutions for all levels of customer research needs. Taylor Pangallo, Manager of Quality Assurance, is an integral part of ensuring that everything from product development to field support is approached with the end user in mind. She joined the Seattle-based

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The Faces of Luminex: Sahran Hussain, Quality Assurance

August 2nd, 2019 / Molly Frazier

The flow cytometry portfolio acquired from Merck Millipore is the latest addition to the Luminex technology family. We count on team members like Sahran Hussain, QA Associate, to ensure that customers are getting the highest-quality instruments and kits. He joined the Seattle-based flow cytometry team last year and holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from

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The Faces of Luminex: Chris Haake, Marketing

July 12th, 2019 / Molly Frazier

When it comes to making strategic plans for new instrumentation or assays related to our xMAP® Technology, we rely on people like Chris Haake, Marketing Manager in our Licensed Technologies Group. He joined Luminex in 2016 and holds a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from Weber State University, a master’s in cell biology from the University

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The Faces of Luminex: Judy Schmitt, Sourcing and Procurement

June 28th, 2019 / Molly Frazier

When it comes to manufacturing reagents, Luminex relies on a team of great suppliers to deliver the raw materials needed. People like Judy Schmitt, Buyer III, keep everything on track by managing relationships between customers, Luminex, and suppliers, and ensuring that all components meet our specifications and quality standards. She earned her bachelor’s degree in

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The Faces of Luminex: Christine Valle, Global Marketing

June 14th, 2019 / Molly Frazier

Here at Luminex, each system we develop has a dedicated team managing every detail of the instruments, reagents, specifications, and more. For our xMAP® Technology, that team is led by Christine Valle, Director of Global Systems & Consumables Marketing. The proud Texas native came to Luminex in 2011 and holds a bachelor’s degree from Sam

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The Faces of Luminex: Stephanie Ibbotson, Reimbursement

April 26th, 2019 / Molly Frazier

Most people think of Luminex as a tech and assay company, but there’s an essential component that often goes unnoticed: reimbursement. Without having favorable coverage decisions from key payers, clinical labs have a hard time adopting molecular diagnostic products. We rely on Stephanie Ibbotson, Director of Market Access and Reimbursement Affairs, to navigate these challenging

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The Faces of Luminex: Jen Dillman, Product Development

April 11th, 2019 / Molly Frazier

There are a lot of steps between having the idea for a new product and actually making the product for commercial release. Here at Luminex, we count on people like Jen Dillman, Senior Manager of Product Development, to help get new products across the finish line. She joined our Wisconsin-based team in 2009 and earned

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The Faces of Luminex: Heather Darby, LTG Field Applications

March 29th, 2019 / Molly Frazier

The partners who develop new assays based on our xMAP® Technology through Luminex’s Licensed Technologies Group (LTG) are incredibly dedicated and creative — but even they need help with applications development from time to time. That’s where Heather Darby, Field Applications Scientist, comes in. She joined Luminex in 2015 and holds bachelor and master degrees

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The Faces of Luminex: Feng Sun, Bioinformatics

March 15th, 2019 / Molly Frazier

When you get a result from your VERIGENE® assay, what you don’t see is the expertise in bioinformatics and data science that went into designing the assays, setting just the right threshold, analyzing each target for optimal performance, and telling the software how to report the information to you. But you can bet that Feng

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The Faces of Luminex: Irene Adams, Sales Operations & Effectiveness

March 1st, 2019 / Molly Frazier

When our sales reps are eager to find out how much they’ve earned in commissions, there’s one person they contact: Irene Adams, Senior Compensation Analyst. She calculates everyone’s commissions and also helps shape compensation plans for best results. A native of Bavaria, Germany, she joined Luminex in 2010 and holds a bachelor’s degree in finance

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