Instead of sleeping in and hitting the beach this summer, we decided to intern at RainDance Technologies. The friendly environment has made it easy for us to adapt quickly and provided us with motivation to learn and excel in our work. Before joining the team, we had some misconceptio
Digital PCR system adoption helps create ultra-sensitive cell-free DNA assay SAN DIEGO and BILLERICA, Mass., July 29, 2013 — Trovagene, Inc. and RainDance Technologies announced today that Trovagene has adopted RainDance’s RainDrop® Digital PCR System for research and
Last week, Nature Communications published a paper from scientists at the University College London and other organizations studying methylation linked to variants in isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH) genes in patients with bone cancer. Lead author Paul Guilhamon and collaborators studie
Development of biofluid-based tests for cancer is an exciting area of innovation that is being enabled by powerful genomic technologies such as digital PCR. These new tests have the potential to dramatically improve tumor characterization and the real-time monitoring of cancer in a mi
Last week, many people from around the world joined us for our first webinar on the RainDrop™ Digital PCR System. For those of you who missed it, you can find an archived version in the events section of our website. In this webinar, Chris Read, a Marketing Applications Specialist, di
It’s summer internship time, and we’re adding some local students to the team! The summer brings many things — warm weather, beach visits, vacations with family — and for three local students from Massachusetts, it means spending the summer learning from industry veterans at our new c
Editiorial from BioCompare Author: Caitlin Smith Several decades ago, would scientists have laughed if you told them that you knew how many molecules of DNA were in a tube? Perhaps—but not today. It may have been nearly unimaginable to scientists of the past that we could count anythi
RainDance Technologies® is making complex genetics simple. The company’s ultra-sensitive genomic tools enable research of novel non-invasive liquid biopsy applications that should result in more accurate, reliable, cost-effective, and early detection of cancer and other inherited and infectious diseases. Major research institutions and laboratories around the world rely on the performance of RainDance systems. Based outside Boston, Massachusetts, the company supports customers using RainDrop® Digital PCR, as well as the ThunderStorm® and ThunderBolts™ Next-Generation Sequencing Enrichment Systems through its international sales and service operations, as well as a global network of distributors and commercial service providers. Both technology platforms have been recognized by The Scientist as Top 10 Innovations with the RainDrop System winning the award in 2014 and the ThunderStorm System winning the award in 2011.