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The Faces of Luminex: Simone Nudds, Field Applications

January 19th, 2018 / Christine Valle

When new customers are getting up and running with their Luminex systems, they rely heavily on the field applications team for training and support. Simone Nudds, who joined the company three years ago, serves as Field Applications Specialist for the UK and Ireland. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical science from the University of

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An Expert’s Guide to Multiplexing Immunoassays

January 16th, 2018 / Christine Valle

New DD&D article looks at technical considerations Andrew Hudacek is a power user of our xMAP® Technology for designing multiplex immunoassays. As the Custom Luminex Assay Supervisor at Bio-Techne®, he provides valuable expertise in assay design and validation to customers in pharma and biotech organizations. So we were delighted to see a new article from

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What to Expect in Molecular Diagnostics for 2018

January 11th, 2018 / Erin McCombs

All signs point to the rise of smart, flexible testing 2018 is still new enough that many of us are reflexively writing the wrong year on paperwork. But it’s just the right time to look ahead and consider what to expect in the molecular diagnostics field. Based on what we see, flexibility and smart testing

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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

Help stop the spread of this deadly pathogen 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.

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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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