Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
qPCR
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Ambry Genetics Initiates Fluidigm-Based Genomic Research Services

Published: Friday, April 13, 2012
Last Updated: Friday, April 13, 2012
Bookmark and Share
Gene expression, SNP genotyping and sample prep for targeted sequencing.

Ambry Genetics announced the launch of Fluidigm BioMark™ HD and Access Array™ System-based genomic research services. These services provide gene expression, SNP genotyping, and sample preparation for targeted sequencing using next-generation sequencers, focused on the genomics research market.

The BioMark HD System is one of the most advanced genomic analysis instruments on the market today. It provides the sensitivity and throughput needed to study gene expression profiles down to the single-cell level, as well as high throughput SNP genotyping and digital PCR for copy number variation and rare mutation detection. The Access Array System enables high-throughput, target-enrichment for all of the major next-generation sequencing instruments and allows users to enrich multiple unique targets (such as exons) from a large number of samples, all at one time and at low cost.

Ambry Genetics offers a wide variety of genomic services that will be enhanced by the addition of Fluidigm platforms. Separately, from a regulatory standpoint Ambry can offer its other services within a CLIA setting and deliver the highest quality of data, while handling large volumes of samples with automation in place.

“For months, many of our genomics customers have been clamoring for Fluidigm technologies from single-cell gene expression to sample prep for targeted resequencing. We are ready to unleash the power of Fluidigm platforms and are anxious to offer our customers these enhanced capabilities,” said Charles Dunlop, Chief Executive Officer of Ambry Genetics. “Over the past decade, Ambry Genetics has developed one of the best reputations in the genomics industry, and a big reason is our many technology platforms and our technical abilities to apply them. Having the Fluidigm technology in house is a major step forward for us, and will continue to solidify Ambry’s reputation as a leader in this space,” Dunlop concluded.

"Ambry Genetics has a first-class reputation as an adopter of leading technologies. We at Fluidigm are thrilled that our products will be part of Ambry's portfolio of services, and we are excited about the prospect of working closely together. With the combined expertise, customer focus, and technological prowess of Fluidigm and Ambry, we are confident we will deliver a new level of value to Ambry's customers," said Gajus Worthington, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fluidigm.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,500+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 5,000+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.


Scientific News
$1M NIH Grant to Refine PCR Based Cancer Test
Researchers at Cornell University, Weill Cornell Medicine, the University of California, San Francisco, and the Infectious Diseases Institute in Kampala, Uganda, recieve a four-year, $1 million grant to hone technology for a quick, in-the-field diagnosis of Kaposi's sarcoma — a cancer frequently related to HIV infections.
Genetic Tug of War Before Cells Decide Fate
Researchers report that as developing blood cells are triggered by genetic signals firing on and off, a 'tug of war' occurs.
Linkage Biosciences Awarded NHS Contract
Comapny announces that it has been awarded a four-year contract by NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) in the UK for implementation of the LinkSeq™ Real-Time PCR HLA typing product.
Understanding Tumor Evolution
Study provides insight into tumor evolution; may point to improved diagnosis and treatment.
Frankfurter Fraud: Finding Out What’s In Your Hot Dog
Scientists have developed a technique to test the meat content of Frankfurters.
How Cloud Connectivity Can Combat the Reproducibility Crisis
This infographic explains the reproducibility crisis, and how cloud connectivity can help overcome this problem.
Keeping Cells in Shape to Fight Sepsis
Boosting levels of a protein that controls the shape and activity of a crucial group of white blood cells improves survival and recovery chances during sepsis.
This 3D Printer Can Detect Infectious Diseases
Researchers at AI Biosciences, Inc. have repurposed 3D printers into machines capable of performing sample preparation and DNA amplification.
Natera, UCSF Announce Collaboration
Joint research program to study DNA markers of kidney transplant rejection.
CDC Updates Zika Recommendations
CDC has issued updated Zika recommendations and guidance for healthcare providers with a focus on sexual transmission.

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,500+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,000+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!