The Faces of Luminex: Robin Murphy, Systems Integration

The Luminex R&D teams for hardware, software, reagents, and assays operate mostly independently—which means we need great scientists to pull each of these elements together and ensure a seamless user experience. For this, we rely on Robin Murphy, Scientist II, who has been part of our family since 2006. He earned a bachelor’s in chemistry […]

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The Faces of Luminex: Martin Kochanczyk, Advanced Technologies Group

Our advanced technologies team is tasked with a mission that’s both challenging and fun: keeping Luminex at the cutting edge by figuring out what will be needed in the coming years and developing technology solutions to meet those needs. Physicist Martin Kochanczyk, Senior Manager of Technology Development, is one of the team members responsible for […]

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The Faces of Luminex: Brian Walsh, Technical Applications

We work hard to deliver robust systems and consumables to our customers, but even with the best quality control, occasional hiccups are unavoidable. That’s why we count on Brian Walsh, Technical Applications Specialist, to work closely with our customers and address any issues they may encounter. He joined Luminex in 2018, and holds a PhD […]

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The Faces of Luminex: Yetzielisse Urgelles, Graphic Design

Whether it’s through our website, social media channels, or a conference booth, if you’ve seen Luminex content lately, then you’re already familiar with our talented creative services team. Today, we’re shining the spotlight on Yetzielisse Urgelles, a gifted graphic designer who joined our team in early 2018 after completing her BFA in graphic and web […]

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The Faces of Luminex: Brett Osburn, Manufacturing

Here at Luminex, we’re proud to design and manufacture the products we sell—whether we’re synthesizing dyes for multiplexing or building clinical assays. In our synthesis group, we count on Brett Osburn, Lead Manufacturing Chemist, to help ensure the quality of our products. He has two bachelor’s degrees: one in chemical engineering from Texas Tech University, […]

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The Faces of Luminex: Larry Vaughan, Facilities Operations

At Luminex, we often get caught up discussing the ins and outs of our instruments and assays, but the impact our employees have goes beyond the products we design. Where would we be without reliable facilities and high-functioning workspaces? Our Facilities team does an enormous amount of work to ensure everything from office spaces to […]

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The Faces of Luminex: Jackie Surls, Assay Development

When Luminex decided to start a custom assay development service, we knew who would be a natural fit—Jackie Surls, a scientist with a gift for building assays. As a Development and Applications Scientist, Jackie works with a team of talented researchers to design customer-requested xMAP® Technology assays, and provides guidance to customers who need feedback […]

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The Faces of Luminex: Andrea Rankine-Valcourt, Human Resources

It takes a special kind of person to succeed at overseeing all of the human resources aspects that go into running Luminex’s Toronto office. Fortunately, that’s exactly who Andrea Rankine-Valcourt is. As Senior Manager of Human Resources, she performs a broad range of duties. She joined the company in 2014, and holds a bachelor’s degree […]

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The Faces of Luminex: Scott Morrison, Research and Development

When developing a new molecular assay, one of the first tasks is determining the feasibility of design and development. We count on Scott Morrison, Manager of Research, to ensure that we’re building state-of-the-art products that improve customer workflow. Based in Toronto, he joined Luminex in 2008 after earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biophysics […]

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The Faces of Luminex: Taylor Pangallo, Quality Assurance

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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