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Posted: September 21, 2009
Arrayit Wins Equipment Contract From Sandia National Laboratories
(Nanowerk News) Arrayit Corporation, a proprietary life sciences and nanotechnology technology company, announces that on September 11th, 2009 Arrayit delivered its proprietary nanotechnology platform to Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Sandia Labs, managed by the Lockheed Martin Corporation, works with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Department of Homeland Security to enhance national security.
Sandia will utilize Arrayit's proprietary nanotechnology manufacturing platform, which empowers researchers to create microarrays, biosensors and "chemical noses" that detect the biological and chemical agents used in lethal terrorist attacks. Arrayit's patented delivery system deposits nanoliter quantities of analytical reagents onto proprietary substrates to create the sophisticated detection devices.
"We are pleased to receive this contract from the prestigious Sandia Labs," states Rene Schena, CEO and co-founder of Arrayit Corp. "We look forward to leveraging our unique and patented nanotechnology capabilities to enhance national safety."
About Arrayit Corporation
Arrayit Corporation, headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, empowers the genetic, research, pharmaceutical, and diagnostic communities through the discovery, development and manufacture of proprietary life science technologies and consumables for disease prevention, treatment and cure. It now offers over 650 products to a customer base of more than 2,500 laboratories worldwide, including most every major university, pharmaceutical and biotech company, major agricultural and chemical company, government agency, national research foundation and many private sector enterprises.