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December 4, 2012 | Resident & Alumni News

Tripwire moves its research division to the Science Center

In November 2010, police in rural Escondido, California discovered a house with over nine pounds of explosives and several industrial chemicals. It was a challenging situation: Authorities needed to obtain evidence while guaranteeing the...

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November 14, 2012 | Resident & Alumni News

ExCITe Center: get a sneak peak of Drexel’s new research lab for arts and science

This month, Drexel University will unveil a new home for the Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies Center, a cross-disciplinary clearing house for when the school’s engineering, media and digital art work intersects.   The 11,000...

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November 5, 2012 | Resident & Alumni News

Invisible Sentinel Awarded AOAC Approval for Its Veriflow(TM) Campylobacter Assay

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - Nov 5, 2012) -Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life sciences company that develops rapid diagnostics for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced today that its first-in-class rapid diagnostic for the...

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October 22, 2012 | Resident & Alumni News

Fujirebio Diagnostics CEO Paul Touhey Joins Invisible Sentinel's Board of Directors

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - Oct 22, 2012) - Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life sciences company that develops rapid diagnostics for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced that Paul Touhey, Chief Executive Officer of Fujirebio...

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August 29, 2012 | Resident & Alumni News

Invisible Sentinel Establishes Pilot Manufacturing Facility at the Science Center

PHILADELPHIA--(August 28, 2012) – Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life sciences company that develops rapid diagnostics for the detection of foodborne pathogens, has established a pilot manufacturing program at the University City Science Center...

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August 21, 2012 | Resident & Alumni News

Breast cancer diagnostics firm gets grant to advance “intelligent” device for early stage detection

A breast cancer diagnostic startup that uses fingertip sensors to detect tumors has received a research grant of more than $878,000 to advance its handheld diagnostic device.   UE Lifesciences’ “Intelligent Breast Exam” can distinguish...

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August 21, 2012 | Resident & Alumni News

iPRAXIS Spotlighted by Mighty Engine

Philadelphia, PA –August 20, 2012—iPRAXIS is excited to announce that it has been selected as this week’s Spotlighted Non-Profit for local business, Mighty Engine’s 52 Cubed Initiative!   Mighty Engine is a local Philadelphia company that...

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August 8, 2012 | Resident & Alumni News

Invisible Sentinel Announces Product Launch of Its Foodborne Pathogen Specific Monoclonal Antibodies

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire -08/08/12)- Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life sciences company that develops rapid diagnostics for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced today the availability of a suite of monoclonal antibodies...

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July 13, 2012 | Resident & Alumni News

Local Camp Trains Future Female Entrepreneurs- Philly Tech Girlz

More than a dozen young girls are designing apps and developing websites and pitching them to investors. Click here to track the girls progress.

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June 21, 2012 | Resident & Alumni News

iFUNCTION AWARDS CEREMONY A HIT WITH STUDENT SCIENTISTS

Students, Teachers, Volunteers and Community Leaders Honored for Creativity and Innovation   Philadelphia, PA – June 19, 2012 – Donning an official white lab coat and shaking hands with life sciences industry leaders were just some of the...

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