New BioChip Surface-Coating Agent (Pico-Glide) Launched


Via its global distributor partner, The Dolomite Centre, Sphere Fluidics has now launched another new specialist chemical called “Pico-Glide”. “This agent was specially formulated to ensure improved picodroplet performance and stability in biological assays in both polymer and glass chips”, said Dr Xin Li, a Principal Scientist at Sphere Fluidics, and one of the chemists who developed this new agent.

Sphere Fluidics to Attend British Mass Spectrometry Society Annual Meeting


Dr Clive Smith, a Principal Scientist from Sphere Fluidics will be attending the British Mass Spectrometry Society Annual Meeting on 16th-18th April, 2012 in Alderley Park, UK. “We have been working on novel technology that enables ultrahighthroughput mass spectrometry analysis of biosample libraries in picodroplets. We have now got our system working and this represents an exciting breakthrough for industry and academic scientists!”, he said. For more conference information see here:www.bmss.org.uk/AM_2012/index.html