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Commercial Microfluidics: Wandering the Desert or Entering the Promised Land?

Commercial Microfluidics: Wandering the Desert or Entering the Promised Land?

Sep 22, 2011

The field of microfluidics has transformed the way researchers investigate chemical and biological phenomenon by miniaturizing the scale of reagent manipulation and sample analysis.  Over the past two decades, an extensive body of literature and a collection of commercial ventures have arisen to explore and exploit the unique properties exhibited by fluids...

Tiny Particles, Big Ideas: Interview with Firefly BioWorks’ Dan Pregibon

Tiny Particles, Big Ideas: Interview with Firefly BioWorks’ Dan Pregibon

Mar 22, 2011

Dan Pregibon is co-founder and President of Firefly BioWorks, Inc., a Cambridge-based startup developing instruments and diagnostic assays for the detection of clinically relevant biological molecules.  After obtaining his B.S. from Case Western Reserve University, Dan pursued a Ph.D. in the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT, where he invented a...