PicoSeq announces corporate name change to Depixus

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PicoSeq announced today that it is changing its corporate name to Depixus. “The name change reflects the company’s breadth of interest across both genetic and epigenetic analysis, with our technology being developed for applications far beyond just DNA sequencing” said Gordon Hamilton, Depixus’ Président (CEO). The new name is effective immediately and will be implemented across the...

PicoSeq opens new offices and labs in both France and the UK

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PicoSeq have moved their Paris labs and offices to a new location: 3-5 Impasse Reille in the 14th Arrondissement and have also opened a new R&D base near Cambridge, UK. “These new facilities will allow us to significantly expand our team and the scope of our R&D activities” commented CEO Gordon Hamilton. Contact details for our French and UK R&D sites can be found here.  

PicoSeq chosen for 2nd stage of French world innovation challenge program.

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©présidence de la République/M.ETCHEGOYEN PicoSeq has been selected as one of 16 companies to receive a grant in the second phase of the Concours Mondial de l’Innovation (Worldwide Innovation Challenge). At an award ceremony at the Elysee Palace today, PicoSeq was one of just 3 companies to receive the award in the field of ‘Personalised Medicine’ (one of the 7 categories in the...

PicoSeq present poster at the 16th annual AGBT meeting

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PicoSeq was selected to present a poster at the 16th Advances in Genome Technology and Biology (AGBT) meeting held in Marco Island, Florida on the 25-28th of February. Download a copy of the poster here PicoSeq’s CTO Chas André commented, “We continue to develop this exciting new technology, and have been focusing heavily on epigenetics over the past year. We have added a number of new...

Dr. Hamilton to present company update at NGS conference

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Dr. Gordon Hamilton, CEO of PicoSeq will present the latest results from the company at the Revolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing: Tools and Technologies meeting, which will be held 15-16 January 2015, in Leuven, Belgium. From the conference website: VIB’s Tools and Technologies meeting series aims to provide a forum for both academic top speakers and scientists from emerging companies to...

Dr. Bensimon to present keynote address at NGS conference

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Dr. David Bensimon, Research Director, École Normale Supérieure (and one of the co-founders of PicoSeq) will present the latest results from his lab at the 6th Annual Next Generation Sequencing Congress 2014 to be held the 20th and 21st of November at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster, London. Dr. Bensimon will present the a keynote address entitled « Single Molecule...

PicoSeq selected to give talk at UK Genome Science Conference

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PicoSeq will discuss the latest results on the SIMDEQ system at the “Genome Science: Biology, Technology & Bioinformatics 2014” meeting, to be held in Oxford from September 1-3, 2014. The presentation will be during the “Emerging Technologies” session on the afternoon of Monday September 1st. For more information please consult the conference website

PicoSeq featured in CNRS Research News

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10th June, 2014, PicoSeq was featured in CNRS Research News, in French. Vincent Croquette, David Bensimon, directeurs de recherche CNRS, Jean-François Allemand, professeur ENS, et leur équipe, au Laboratoire de physique statistique de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure (CNRS / ENS / UPMC / Université Paris Diderot), à Paris, sont connus pour leur technique...

PicoSeq awarded Start-up Phase Award in France’s Innovation 2030 programme.

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PicoSeq has been selected as one of 58 small companies to receive a start-up phase grant in the Concours Mondial d’Innovation (Worldwide Innovation Challenge). The program, launched on 18 April 2013 by President of the French Republic and under the aegis of the Minister for Industrial Renewal, is open to all companies worldwide who plan on operating in...

PicoSeq present poster at the 15th annual AGBT meeting

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PicoSeq was selected to present a poster at the 15th Advances in Genome Technology and Biology (AGBT) meeting held in Marco Island, Florida on the 12-15th of February (a copy of which can be downloaded here) PicoSeq’s CTO Chas Andre commented, “we were pleased to be able to show full re-sequencing data generated using our prototype instrument for the first time, as well as compelling...