PLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Purigen Biosystems, Inc., a company providing next generation technologyfor extracting, enriching and quantifying nucleic acid from biological samples, today announced that Barney Saunders, PhD, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors.
Commenting on his appointment, Dr. Saunders said, "This is an exciting opportunity to lead a talented team dedicated to fundamentally transforming sample preparation for many underserved genomics applications. I look forward to working with the Purigen Biosystems team and Board of Directors, including Executive Chairman Joe Victor, to accelerate the company's product launch, growth and success."
"Barney brings significant executive experience in the life sciences industry and in developing early stage technologies into robust and disruptive commercial products," said Executive Chairman Joe Victor, Venture Partner at 5AM Ventures. "Dr. Saunders' addition further strengthens an impressive team at Purigen Biosystems."
About Purigen Biosystems, Inc.Purigen Biosystems is redefining nucleic acid sample prep by providing an innovative platform based on the remarkably efficient isotachophoresis technology invented at Stanford University by Professor Juan Santiago. Purigen's automated benchtop instrumentation, and accompanying microfluidic chip, purifies and quantitates nucleic samples from a wide variety of sources, including minute or otherwise challenging cancer samples. The purified DNA or RNA is then immediately compatible with a wide range of downstream detection methods, including next-generation sequencing, PCR, and other genomic applications. For more information, visit: www.purigenbio.com
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