Press Releases

Regensburg Center for Interventional Immunology adopts LUMICKS’ z-Movi® Cell Avidity Analyzer

In its effort to develop effective cellular immunotherapies for cancer treatment, the Regensburg Center for Interventional Immunology (RCI) in Germany has purchased LUMICKS’ z-Movi. The placement highlights the promise of measuring cell avidity between immune cells and their tumor targets to improve the selection of CARs and accelerate the development…
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Three C-Trap® systems installed in the US East Coast

We are excited to share that three more institutes on the US East Coast are now equipped with a C-Trap® Optical Tweezers – Fluorescence Microscope! The three new instruments are now housed at a new core facility at MSKCC, at the NanoSystems Laboratory at the OSU, and at the UPMC-Hillman Cancer…
Doenja Jansen
17 May 2021
C-Trap® installed at Imperial College London, UKnews

LUMICKS DSM technologies installed in South East UK

We are happy to share our news about the most recent C-Trap® and m-Trap® installations in the UK! We’ll start with the recently installed C-Trap system at the MRC-London Institute of Medical Sciences, Imperial College London that is used by the cell biologists and biochemists at the group of Prof. Luis…
Ron Eliyahoo
4 May 2021
Press Releases

LUMICKS Raises $93 Million in Series D Financing

Backed by global investor syndicate led by new investors Farallon Capital Management and Lauxera Capital Partners along with Softbank Fund 2, funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Parian Global Management, Gilde Healthcare, Pura Vida Investments, and Irving Investors. Amsterdam, the Netherlands – April 16, 2021 – LUMICKS,…
Kassandra Barbetsea
15 April 2021
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Highly reproducible single-molecule analysis of transient structures of native proteins using m-Trap® dual optical tweezers combined with Raman spectroscopy

A recent publication by Dai et al. in Nature Communications presents an optical tweezers-coupled Raman spectroscopy platform providing tuneable and reproducible surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) measurements. By combining a Raman microscope with the dual-trap optical tweezers and microfluidic flow chamber of the m-Trap®, the scientists were able to characterize three…
Nelli Bossert
8 April 2021
C-Trap® installed at University of Groningen, NLnews

New C-Trap® installation at the University of Groningen opens avenues for investigating the conformational cycle of chaperone proteins

We are thrilled to announce the installation of a C-Trap® at the University of Groningen, Netherlands, in the lab of Dr. Katarzyna (Kasia) Tych. The installed C-Trap combines optical tweezers with 3-color fluorescence microscopy, which the team will use to investigate protein stabilities, molecular chaperoning, and conformational regulation. They plan…
Ron Eliyahoo
23 March 2021

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