Advertisement

Picture EBD Group BioPharm America 2017 BPA Boston MA September 600x60px
Document › Details

Agilent Technologies Inc.. (5/21/14). "Press Release: Agilent Technologies 2014 Early Career Professor Award Supports Biomedical Research at the Broad Institute. Dr. Paul Blainey Recognized for Work in Single-cell Measurement Analyis". Santa Clara, CA.

Organisation Organisation Broad Institute (MIT / Harvard)
  Group MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Products Product single cell analysis
  Product 2 microfluidics technology
Person Person Wenstrand, Jack (Agilent 201405 Director of University Relations + External Research)
     


Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Paul Blainey, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Biological Engineering and a researcher at the Broad Institute, is the recipient of Agilent's sixth annual Early Career Professor Award for his work in single-cell measurement and analysis.

Blainey's research focuses on integrating new microfluidic, optical and molecular tools into biological research and medicine. His lab develops quantitative single-cell and single-molecule approaches that reveal the workings of natural and engineered biological systems across a range of scales.

Recently, Blainey demonstrated that DNA-binding proteins track the DNA helix as they slide and discovered new classes of biomolecules with sliding activity. Ongoing studies using microfluidic single-molecule assays will help understand how these molecules move; they will also identify additional classes of biomolecules that use thermal energy to move in both directions along a strand of DNA.

"Our department is very proud to have Paul Blainey receive this highly competitive award from Agilent, a company that has played a leading role in biotechnology for many years," said Douglas Lauffenburger, Ford Professor of Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Biology, and head of MIT's Department of Biological Engineering. "Paul is a splendidly meritorious awardee, based on his superb accomplishments and exceptional promise for continuing impact in single-cell measurement and analysis technologies."

"Dr. Blainey's groundbreaking research in single-cell measurement puts him at the forefront of a very talented group of scientists from around the world," said Jack Wenstrand, director of University Relations and External Research at Agilent. "We are proud to support his promising career with this award."


The Agilent Early Career Professor Award is presented annually to recognize and encourage excellence in measurement research. It seeks to establish strong collaborative relationships between Agilent researchers and leading professors early in their careers, as well as to underscore Agilent's role as a sponsor of university research.

More details are available at www.agilent.com/univ_relation/profaward/index.shtml.


About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics, electronics and communications. The company's 20,600 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had revenues of $6.8 billion in fiscal 2013. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

On Sept. 19, 2013, Agilent announced plans to separate into two publicly traded companies through a tax-free spinoff of its electronic measurement business. The new company is named Keysight Technologies, Inc. The separation is expected to be completed in early November 2014.

# # #

Contact:

Susan Berg
+1 408 553 7093
susan_berg1@agilent.com

   
Record changed: 2016-03-19

Advertisement

Picture EBD Group Bio-Europe 2017 BEU Berlin Germany November 600x60px

More documents for Agilent (Group)


To subscribe to our free, monthly mass spectrometry newsletter, please send an e-mail to info@iito.de and simply fill the subject line with the word »MSC newsletter«

To get even more information, please take a look at our [gs] professional services offering and read the gene-sensor Product Flyer [PDF file]

Please visit also our web portals for the Eurpean life sciences and the life sciences in German-speaking Europe (DE, AT & CH) at Life-Sciences-Germany.com and Life-Sciences-Europe.com

Advertisement

Picture BIO Deutschland EBDC 2017 Heidelberg 600x60px




» top

Advertisements

Picture [iito] Twitter iitoLifeScience Life Sciences Mass Spec 120x120px Picture Eurasanté BioFIT 2017 Strasbourg France November 120x80px Picture EBD Group Bio-Europe 2017 BEU Berlin Germany November 120x80px Picture BIO Deutschland EBDC 2017 Heidelberg 120x240px Picture EBD Group BioPharm America 2017 BPA Boston MA September 120x180px Picture [LSE] Life-Sciences-Europe.com – The Business Web Portal 120x600px Banner Fairtec GmbH Solutions for Smarter Business Events Exhibitions 120x120px Picture [iito] Twitter iitoLifeScience Life Sciences Mass Spec 120x120px Picture Eurasanté BioFIT 2017 Strasbourg France November 120x80px Picture BIO Deutschland EBDC 2017 Heidelberg 120x240px Picture EBD Group BioPharm America 2017 BPA Boston MA September 120x180px Picture EBD Group Bio-Europe 2017 BEU Berlin Germany November 120x80px