Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Technology

Deformable Well And Method

A deformable well structure for a microtiter plate and method are provided. The deformable well structure includes a sample container defining a well for receiving a sample therein. The sample receive...
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David Beebe, David Guckenberger, Hannah Pezzi, Scott Berry | P160327US01

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Method And Device For Containing Expanding Droplets

A method and microfluidic device are provided for containing a droplet having an outer surface at a predetermined location. The microfluidic device includes a plate having an upper surface and a centr...
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David Guckenberger, Hannah Pezzi, Scott Berry, David Beebe | P160203US01

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Non-Displasive Pipette

A non-displasive pipette is provided. The non-displasive pipette is configured for connection to a tip having a fluid therein. The tip includes an orifice to allow for the discharge of the fluid there...
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David Beebe, David Guckenberger | P160210US01

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Hybrid Electrostatic Actuator

A hybrid electrostatic actuator for use in conjunction with microfluidic devices, microlenses, optical irises and flat panel displays is provided. The hybrid electrostatic actuator includes a substrat...
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Hongrui Jiang, Alireza Ousati Ashtiani | P190157US01

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Systems And Methods For Undermedia Repellency

Systems, methods, compositions of matter, and kits for undermedia repellency are disclosed. In some cases, these involve a first volume of a first liquid presented in a second volume of a second liqui...
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David Beebe, Chao Li, Jiaquan Yu, Theodorus de Groot | P170307US02

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Platform And Method For Multi-Variable Screening

A platform and method for conducting multi-variable combinational interactions are provided. An array of multiplexing chambers in formed in a body. The body also includes a common well communicating w...
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David Beebe, Duane Juang, Jiaquan Yu, Jo Handelsman | P180306US01

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Streamlined Design for Transferring Analytes

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is used to generate copies of a particular DNA sequence. The technique is common and indispensable in many research applications. Unfortunately, methods for isolating/p...
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David Beebe, Ben Casavant, David Guckenberger, Scott Berry | P130361US01

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Circulating Tumor Cell Assay Using Simple Blood Draw

Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are cells shed from tumor deposits that flow into the bloodstream. They are detected at a frequency of about one CTC per one billion surrounding blood cells. The great h...
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David Beebe, Joshua Lang, Ben Casavant, Scott Berry, Lindsay Strotman | P130171US01

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Microwell Moat Prevents Spillover

The ability to study single cells has become indispensable, helping researchers identify characteristics and behaviors otherwise hidden using population averages. By obtaining multiple measures per ce...
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Jay Warrick, John Yin, Stephen Lindsay | P120353US01

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Device Uses Air Gap for Easier Fraction Isolation

Isolating analytes from complex biological samples is one of the most crucial steps in many areas of biological research and clinical diagnostics. Paramagnetic particles (PMPs) or beads are important ...
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David Beebe, Scott Berry | P130107US01

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