GeneBio Systems' founder, Michael Ling is a professional researcher. 

-BSc and MSc in Analytical Chemistry from major universities in China

-MSc and PhD from University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

-Postdoc Fellow in Microbiology in Dr. Janet Wood's lab, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada and in Human Genetics and Biochemistry in Dr. Brian Robinson's lab, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

-Industrial product research and development experience,

  • specifically in diagnostic method development using molecular biological approaches, 
  • served as R&D leader at Spectral Diagnostics, Tm Bioscience (Luminex), SQI Diagnostics, all in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 
  • successfully launched IVD products (Cystic Fibrosis detection genetic test; Multiplex Rheumatoid Arthritis Assay etc.)

-Laboratory testing and product development experience at ViraCor-IBT

  • focused on developing molecular diagnostics, immunoassays and cell-based assays (laboratory-based tests)
  • served as executive product development leader
  • successfully launched LDT tests

-Isothermal and PCR -based rapid test development

  • developed real-time quantitative PCR tests at GeneBio Systems and our partner CustomBiologics, Ontario, Canada..
  • developed prototype tests using our own DASL technology to detect c. difficile, Zika, Salmonella and other pathogens

-Published more than 30 scientific articles and inventor of 4 granted patents and several pending patent applications. 



KanPro Research, Inc.

KanPro Corporation is a contract research organization (CRO) headquartered in the Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas. The company is based on successful operations of the KU Enzyme Lab, KU Biochemical Research Services Lab and the KU COBRE-PSF Protein Production Group (PPG). The company is specializing in recombinant protein expression and purification from bacterial, yeast, insect, mammalian cells to cell-free systems.

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Evik’s Single-Assay Beads are precise and durable spheres, each originating from a few microliters of liquid reagent mix. Evik helps assay developers solve the common challenge of assay reagent stability by incorporating reagents into stable lyophilized beads that are versatile for use in micro-fluidic cartridges.