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2010-11-10 07:30:00

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genomic analysis systems, today announced it has been awarded a $244,500 grant under the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project program established under Section 48D of the Internal Revenue Code. The grant will aid the company in advancing its SmartChip genomic analysis platform for molecular identification of disease states and therapy selection....

2010-10-12 07:30:00

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genomic analysis systems, today announced that Gary P. Schroth, Ph.D., who helped to pioneer the use of next generation sequencing for gene expression at Illumina, Inc., has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Genomics Research and Applications, a new position created to build on the company's technology leadership in Real-Time PCR. Dr....

2010-09-09 07:30:00

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genomic analysis systems, today announced that its corporate presentation will be webcast live at Rodman and Renshaw's 12th Annual Global Healthcare Conference, Tuesday, September 14, 2010, beginning at 12:05 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation may be accessed at www.wafergen.com, and will be available for 90 days. About WaferGen and the...

2010-08-17 05:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingenuity® Systems, the leading provider of information solutions for life science researchers, today announced the release of the white paper, "Best Practices for Assessing Toxicity throughout the Drug Discovery Process: Toxicogenomics." The white paper is based on input from industry experts and shows how multidisciplinary toxicology teams in drug discovery can leverage toxicogenomics and IPA® for improved...

2010-08-10 12:53:06

Findings offer valuable information for research, targeted drug treatments In one of the first efforts of its kind, UCLA researchers have taken mammalian genome maps, including human maps, one step further by showing not just the order in which genes fall in the genome but which genes actually interact. The findings, published in the August issue of the journal Genome Research, will help researchers better understand which genes work together and shed light on how they collaborate to help...

2010-08-05 07:30:00

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genomic analysis systems, today announced it has launched the breakthrough WaferGen SmartChip Real-Time PCR System, the next-generation Real-Time PCR system for discovery and validation of biomarkers, or gene expression patterns, on a single platform. The SmartChip System is designed to provide accurate, highly sensitive and high-throughput gene...

2010-07-26 04:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif. and TORONTO, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Axela Inc., an innovator in systems that multiplex protein biomarker testing in clinical research and diagnostics, has acquired Xceed Molecular, developer of the award-winning Ziplex® System for gene-expression analysis, the Breast Cancer Prognostic Assay, and Colon Cancer Xpress chip. The new Axela will be introduced at the 2010 American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) annual meeting and Clinical Lab Expo,...

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2010-07-23 10:25:00

Blood tests have been extremely important tools aiding doctors in making medical diagnoses and in guiding the treatment of many diseases. However, psychiatry is one area of medicine where there are few diagnostic blood tests. New scientific fields may someday generate blood tests that can be used for these purposes. Some of the areas under increasingly intensive study are genetics, the study of variations in the genes (DNA) that can be extracted from blood cells, and genomics like proteomics,...

2010-07-08 16:00:00

FREMONT, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genomic analysis systems, today announced the closing of a $7.2 million registered direct offering. The amount raised includes $1 million from the Chairman and CEO, Alnoor Shivji, and approximately $500,000 in the aggregate from four other members of the board of directors of WaferGen. The funds will be used to expand the manufacturing, marketing,...

2010-06-17 07:30:00

FREMONT, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genetic analysis systems, today announced that scientists from Kyoto University will use the WaferGen SmartChip Real-Time PCR System to identify and compare biomarkers to advance their research to regenerate tissues such as bone, cartilage, and muscle, lost or reduced due to various causes. Kyoto University is one of ten early-access customers...


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