Yearly Archives: 2019

METHODS Special Issue: To Parse Inflammation, Scientists Pair Multiplex and Single-Molecule Techniques

August 19th, 2019 / Hilary Graham

A hybrid strategy offers the best of both worlds, revealing mechanisms of injury response In a recent publication, scientists exploring the relationship between systemic inflammation and peripheral muscle injury report the successful combination of bead-based multiplexing with single-molecule counting technology to evaluate the body’s response to exercise. The paper, released in Methods, comes from scientists

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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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Webinar: Multiplex Gut Assay Profiles Microbiota for Clinical Use

August 7th, 2019 / Hilary Graham

Practical tips for standardization, reducing variability, and selecting probes In the past several years, scientists have made rapid strides in characterizing the role of the gut microbiome — discovering along the way that this bacterial community has broad implications for diseases ranging from asthma and hypertension to diabetes, obesity, and even mental disorders. These discoveries

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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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CYTO 2019 Highlighted Continued Expansion of Flow Cytometry Applications

July 17th, 2019 / Molly Frazier

From immunophenotyping extracellular vesicles to imaging, diversity of uses was impressive The Luminex team thoroughly enjoyed this year’s CYTO meeting — that’s the annual meeting of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry — held at the elegant waterfront convention center in Vancouver. As usual, this conference offered a diverse and jam-packed schedule of talks

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At ASM Microbe, Attention on Reimbursement and Drug-Resistant Pathogens

July 15th, 2019 / Molly Frazier

Luminex workshop offered a look at flexible molecular testing for GI cases We’re finally recovering from the whirlwind that is ASM Microbe, the annual mega-conference of the American Society for Microbiology. This year, the event took place in sunny San Francisco, bringing thousands of microbial experts together to discuss the latest advances and challenges in

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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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Riverview Health Shares How They Are Managing Antibiotic Resistance Through Improved Testing and Teamwork

July 3rd, 2019 / Scott Henderson

Riverview Health is a full-service, CLIA certified, and CAP accredited laboratory. They provide clinical testing services for hospitalized patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and serve as a reference laboratory for doctors’ offices and extended care facilities throughout central Indiana. Diagnostic labs require accurate testing and rapid turnaround time Riverview is unique

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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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