30 Mar, 2010New Feature: Major Search Improvements


We’ve been hard at work here at the Depot making the site more user friendly. If you use our site often, you’ve probably…

Read More

01 Feb, 2010The Matchmaking Market


Last August, Kunhua Chen, CEO at Exon Biosystems—a San Diego–based contract research organization (CRO) specializing in protein services—got a request from Elan Pharmaceuticals…

Read More

19 Dec, 2009Social Media for Drug Discovery


We began this blog to start a discussion about new models for drug discovery, and we’re trying to engage you and other bloggers…

Read More

17 Dec, 2009Assay Depot Founders Morphed Their Biotech Startup Into e-Commerce Provider of Drug Discovery Services


The three co-founders of San Diego’s Assay Depot started the company in 2006 as a for-hire cancer research outfit, with the big idea…

Read More

25 Nov, 2009Browsing & Searching the Assay Depot Marketplace


Have you taken a test drive of the Assay Depot marketplace yet? Signing up is easy, and you can even look around without signing…

Read More

10 Nov, 2009Label-Free Technologies: What’s all the fuss?


I attended the Society for Biomolecular Sciences Label-Free Symposium in San Diego last week. The area seems to be growing quickly, as it…

Read More

26 Oct, 2009What’s in it for the provider?


I attended the Society for Biomolecular Sciences Label-Free Symposium in San Diego last week. The area seems to be growing quickly, as it utilizes diverse…

Read More

26 Oct, 2009Why Assay Depot? (part 1)


How have you been finding and evaluating pre-clinical contract research organizations (CROs) for your drug discovery programs, and how straightforward has it been…

Read More

01 Oct, 2009What is Assay Depot?


Assay Depot was founded in 2007 by a software developer (Chris Petersen), a chemist (Andy Martin) and a cell biologist (me).  The three…

Read More

15 Sep, 2008Assay Depot Launches World’s First Outsourcing Marketplace for Drug Discovery Services


SAN DIEGO—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Assay Depot has launched the world’s first full service outsourcing marketplace for pharmaceutical research services, located online at http://www.assaydepot.com. Industry and academic drug researchers can now order the drug discovery services they need as easily as they can order a book at Amazon.com.

Read More