12 Dec, 2012Tri-State Open Science Challenge Awards $16K to Four Citizen Scientists


SAN DIEGO CA & NEW YORK NY—Assay Depot Inc., the world’s largest online research services marketplace, and Genspace selected four citizen scientists as winners for the first Tri-State Open Science Challenge. The challenge has awarded prizes for general science, BioArt, and under 18, as well as a fourth award sponsored by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. The winners of the…

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17 Oct, 2012Assay Depot, Inc. Selected to Present its Research Exchange at WBT Innovative Marketplace in San Diego


San Diego, CA – October 17, 2012 – Assay Depot, the world’s leading provider of outsourced scientific services, announced today it has been selected to be a presenter at the 10th Annual WBT Innovation Marketplace taking place October 24 – 26, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center.

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15 Oct, 2012Assay Depot and Rare Genomics Institute Unite 19 Life Science Companies to Launch a Rare Disease Research Competition


SAN DIEGO and ST. LOUIS, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Assay Depot and Rare Genomics Institute have joined together in a unique partnership with 19 life science companies to launch the first Rare Disease Science Challenge: Be HEARD(Helping Empower and Accelerate Research Discoveries). Rare diseases affect over 25 million Americans, yet less than five percent of the 7,000 known rare diseases have any therapy.

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18 Sep, 2012Assay Depot Launches Make Your Mark Science Competition For High School Students


SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Assay Depot Inc., the world’s leading provider of outsourced scientific services, today announced the launch of the “Make Your Mark” competition for high school students. Created to inspire young people to get involved in science, the Make Your Mark Competition is part of Assay Depot’s ongoing series of Open Science Challenges. Proposals are…

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04 Sep, 2012Genspace and Assay Depot Announce Launch of Open Science Competition For Citizen Scientists and Bioartists


SAN DIEGO and BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Assay Depot Inc. and Genspace today announced the launch of the Tri-State Open Science Challenge, a science competition open to citizen scientists and bioartists who want to translate their ideas into reality. Three projects will receive $5,000 in research funding and a one-year membership to Genspace, a community biotechnology laboratory…

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20 Jul, 2012Assay Depot Partners with AstraZeneca to Launch Virtual Research Laboratory


SAN DIEGO—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Assay Depot today announced the launch of a virtual research laboratory. Developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, the virtual laboratory is a powerful vendor relationship management (VRM) system that gives researchers easy access to a distributed network of thousands of research service providers located inside and outside the company.

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26 Jun, 2012Two Citizen Scientists Win First Bay Area Open Science Challenge


SAN DIEGO & SUNNYVALE, CA—(BUSINESS WIRE) — Assay Depot Inc. and BioCurious selected two Bay Area-based citizen scientists, Ryan Bethencourt and Derek Jacoby, as winners of their first Open Science Challenge. Bethencourt aims to develop new ALS therapeutics, and Jacoby is seeking to find a probiotic method of improving uric acid clearance to combat gout. Both received one-year memberships to…

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09 May, 2012Assay Depot is a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award


San Diego – May 9, 2012 – Assay Depot Inc., a global research platform that empowers life scientists, announced today it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 Americas award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies…

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25 Jan, 2012Assay Depot and BioCurious Announce New “Open Science” Challenge


SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Assay Depot Inc. and BioCurious today announced the Assay Depot/BioCurious Challenge, a science competition open to all Bay Area residents ages 10 to 110 who want to take their research ideas to the next level. Two winners will receive $5,000 in research funding and a one-year subscription to the BioCurious community laboratory located in Sunnyvale, CA.

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07 Jun, 2011Assay Depot Secures Financing to Expand Cloud-Based Pharmaceutical Research Platform


SAN DIEGO—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Assay Depot announced today that it raised $1.7 million from private investors. The funds will be used to expand the company’s cloud-based pharmaceutical research platform. “We’ve brought together the capabilities of the most popular consumer websites to create a web-based research platform that helps scientists innovate,” said Kevin Lustig, President and CEO of Assay Depot. “Our mission is…

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