Lumera’s Proprietary Protein Array Technology Featured in Nature Magazine Publication
BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lumera Corporation (NASDAQ:LMRA), an emerging leader in the field of nanotechnology, was pleased to direct its various constituencies today to the recent publication by Nature magazine of an article on the subject of the growing capacity and need for protein arrays. Lumera was one of the companies interviewed for the article which was published in the December 14 issue of Nature magazine. The well-known science magazine interviewed Dr. Tim Londergan, director of the Lumera’s Bioscience Business Unit, and Ron Dudek, product group manager, who discussed the field and Lumera’s ability to offer higher protein array throughputs with its ProteomicProcessor™ over other available instruments. A link to a PDF file of the article can be found at http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v444/n7121/index.html.
“We see growing interest in the scientific and research communities concerning Lumera’s proprietary technology and we’re gratified to have a publication of Nature’s caliber take notice. We are scheduled to showcase the ProteomicProcessor™ at a major protein conference in January and look forward to the response from potential customers.”
Nature is a weekly international journal publishing highly regarded peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology and provides authoritative, insightful news and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.
Tom Mino, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lumera, said, “We see growing interest in the scientific and research communities concerning Lumera’s proprietary technology and we’re gratified to have a publication of Nature’s caliber take notice. We are scheduled to showcase the ProteomicProcessor™ at a major protein conference in January and look forward to the response from potential customers.”
Lumera is a leader in the emerging field of nanotechnology. The company designs proprietary molecular structures and polymer compounds for the bioscience and communications/computing industries, both of which represent large market opportunities. The company also has developed proprietary processes for fabricating such devices. For more information, please visit www.lumera.com.
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