SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Applied BioCode today announced it has appointed Michael Aye, Ph.D. as its Vice President of Molecular Products. Dr. Aye will build and lead the assay development program for Applied BioCode and act as scientific liaison between Applied BioCode and the scientific community in the field of multiplexed molecular diagnostics.
“We are very pleased that Dr. Aye has joined us at this exciting time in the company’s evolution. His skills, drive and scientific expertise are critical to our objective to become a leading supplier in multiplexed molecular diagnostics,” commented Winston Ho, Ph.D., Founder and President of Applied BioCode.
Dr. Michael Aye has over 8 years of research and development experience at Focus Diagnostics, Inc. and Beckman Coulter, Inc. Prior to his industrial experience Dr. Aye has spent 10 years in academia focused on research in molecular genetics and microbiology. He is experienced in simultaneously leading multiple projects for developing and commercializing new products, specifically high-complexity assays by integrating instrument, software and chemistry. Dr. Aye has led multiple 510(k), CE, EUA product development projects as well as over 40 ASR and GPR products. Dr. Aye obtained a B.S. degree in Microbiology in 1995 from the California State University, Long Beach, and Ph.D. degree in Biology (Molecular Genetics) in 2001 from the University of California, Irvine.
“I am very excited to join Applied BioCode, particularly at this stage. With the proven technology and stable BioCode 2000 platform being launched this is an ideal opportunity to commercialize a menu of multiplexed molecular diagnostics tests that address relevant clinical needs,” added Dr. Aye.
About Applied BioCode, Inc.
Applied BioCode is a privately held biotechnology company with headquarters in Santa Fe Springs, California. Applied BioCode develops, manufactures, and markets Barcoded Magnetic Beads and instrumentation for highly multiplexed products to customers focused on molecular diagnostics, bioresearch, and biomarker validation. Applied BioCode maintains an extensive collaborative network with universities, government laboratories, and industrial partners. Several of Applied BioCode’s partners have adapted their molecular diagnostic assays to the Barcoded Magnetic Bead format. This approach enables the company to optimize efficiency and resources, and leverage those optimizations to help its customers maximize the benefit of its powerful tools and collaborative networks. For more information, please visit the Applied BioCode's website at www.ApBioCode.com.