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Kevin Ulmer: Apparatus and methods for analyzing samples. Helicos BioSciences Corporation, Cooley Godward Kronish, Thomas C Meyers Esq, October 2, 2007: US07276720 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for analyzing biological samples. The apparatus, systems, and methods can involve using a vacuum source to pull microfluidic volumes through analytical equipment, such as flow cells and the like. Additionally, the invention involves us ...


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Kevin Ulmer: Apparatus and methods for analyzing samples. Helicos Biosciences Corporation, Thomas Meyers Brown Rudnick, January 10, 2012: US08094312 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for analyzing biological samples. The apparatus, systems, and methods can involve using a vacuum source to pull microfluidic volumes through analytical equipment, such as flow cells and the like. Additionally, the invention involves us ...


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Kevin Ulmer: Apparatus and methods for analyzing samples. Helicos BioSciences Corporation, Cooley Godward Kronish, September 22, 2009: US07593109 (6 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for analyzing biological samples. The apparatus, systems, and methods can involve using a vacuum source to pull microfluidic volumes through analytical equipment, such as flow cells and the like. Additionally, the invention involves us ...


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Kevin Ulmer: Apparatus and methods for analyzing samples. Helicos Biosciences Corporation, Thomas C Meyers, Adam M Schoen, Brown Rudnick, May 24, 2011: US07948625

The present invention relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for analyzing biological samples. The apparatus, systems, and methods can involve using a vacuum source to pull microfluidic volumes through analytical equipment, such as flow cells and the like. Additionally, the invention involves us ...


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Kevin Ulmer: Non-contact detection. Helicos BioSciences Corporation, Edwards & Angell, January 18, 2007: US20070012113-A1

Sensors, including ultrasonic components, within a robotic system facilitate the overall operation and efficiency of the robotic system through the detection of objects and surfaces, including the levels of liquids, without contacting the objects or surfaces. The sensors are well-suited for use in c ...


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Kevin Ulmer: Apparatus and Methods for Analyzing Samples. Helicos Biosciences Corporation, Cooley Godward Kronish, October 2, 2008: US20080239304-A1

The present invention relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for analyzing biological samples. The apparatus, systems, and methods can involve using a vacuum source to pull microfluidic volumes through analytical equipment, such as flow cells and the like. Additionally, the invention involves us ...


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Kevin Ulmer: Apparatus and methods for analyzing samples. Helicos BioSciences Corporation, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, January 19, 2006: US20060012784-A1

The present invention relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for analyzing biological samples. The apparatus, systems, and methods can involve using a vacuum source to pull microfluidic volumes through analytical equipment, such as flow cells and the like. Additionally, the invention involves us ...


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Kevin Ulmer: Methods of using a multiple sheath flow device for the production of microcapsules. Genome Corporation, August 11, 2011: US20110195474-A1

The present invention provides methods for preparing micro-capsules, each microcapsule comprising a semipermeable membrane, an aqueous core, one or more enzymes in the aqueous core, and one nucleic acid template in the aqueous core. Microcapsules are prepared by flowing (i) an innermost fluid flow c ...


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Kevin Ulmer: Microcapsules and methods of use for amplification and sequencing. Genome Corporation, August 11, 2011: US20110195477-A1

The present invention discloses thermostable microcapsules comprising a semipermeable membrane, an aqueous core, one or more enzymes in the aqueous core, and a nucleic acid template for an enzyme-mediated reaction in the aqueous core. In one embodiment of the invention, the aqueous core contains one ...


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Kevin Ulmer: Methods of using a multiple sheath flow device for the production of microcapsules. Genome Corporation, Cooley Godward Kronish, February 11, 2010: US20100035323-A1

The present invention provides methods for preparing microcapsules, each microcapsule comprising a semipermeable membrane, an aqueous core, one or more enzymes in the aqueous core, and one nucleic acid template in the aqueous core. Microcapsules are prepared by flowing (i) an innermost fluid flow co ...