Press Releases

LUMICKS enters collaboration with LAVA Therapeutics to characterize its tumor-specific γδ T-cell engagers

In their quest of creating safe and effective immunotherapy cancer treatments, LUMICKS and LAVA Therapeutics joined forces. The partnership aims to evaluate the efficacy of various tumor-specific γδ T-cell engagers based on the resulting binding strengths (cell avidity) between T cells and tumors, measured with LUMICKS newly installed z-Movi® Cell…
Santiago Gisler
4 December 2020
Press Releases

Introduction of LUMICKS consumables and script-sharing platform to facilitate faster, easier, and more reproducible Dynamic Single-Molecule analysis

In a move to broadly unlock Dynamic Single-Molecule (DSM) analysis, LUMICKS simultaneously launched two major initiatives: a new business line for reagents, biochemistry kits, and services, as well as its Harbor platform for sharing of DSM scripts. These new resources dramatically simplify the experimental workflow and make DSM analysis accessible…
Santiago Gisler
2 October 2020
Department of Biochemistry, University of CambridgePress Releases

LUMICKS collaborates with AstraZeneca and the University of Cambridge to form the first ever Center of Excellence for Dynamic Single-Molecule Analysis for Accelerated Drug Discovery and Biology

The center will be based around LUMICKS’ C-Trap™ optical tweezers–fluorescence microscope, which for the first time enables real-time observation and probing of biomolecular interactions. The approach will be pioneered in several pharmacology and biology assays with the aim of accelerating the discovery of potential new drugs.
Santiago Gisler
27 June 2018
G2 product line launchPress Releases

LUMICKS launches new generation of dynamic single-molecule analysis instruments setting new standards for life-science research.

On February 17 we introduced our new generation of the C-Trap™ optical tweezers-fluorescence microscope and AFS™ Acoustic Force Spectroscopy system at the 62ndAnnual Meeting of the Biophysical Society in San Francisco. The new generation represents an evolution of LUMICKS’ original instruments, which set the benchmark for high-resolution and high-throughput single-molecule…
Santiago Gisler
16 February 2018
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