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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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.

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18 Aug, 2008Academic and Industry Experts Join Assay Depot’s Advisory Board


SAN DIEGO, CA – AUGUST 18, 2008 (PR NEWSWIRE) Assay Depot announced today that it has formed an Advisory Board comprised of both academic and industry experts. The Advisory Board’s role is to help understand and address the many challenges facing Assay Depot as it prepares to launch the world’s first full-service outsourcing marketplace for pharmaceutical research services. “We are…

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04 Apr, 2008Assay Depot Launches Beta Version of Outsourcing Marketplace for Pharmaceutical Researchers


SAN DIEGO—Assay Depot today released the beta version of its outsourcing marketplace for pharmaceutical research services, located at assaydepot.com. The new marketplace makes research outsourcing easy for scientists and service providers alike. Assay Depot’s outsourcing marketplace provides an easy-to-use, information-rich shopping experience for scientists working in thousands of academic and industry laboratories around the world. Scientists can now access a…

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08 Oct, 2007Assay Depot Secures Financing to Launch Pharmaceutical Outsourcing Marketplace


SAN DIEGO—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Assay Depot announced today that it has raised $1.8 million from private investors in a Series A financing. The funds will be used to launch an online marketplace for pharmaceutical research services. “This financing will enable us to finish building a unique Internet marketplace that will help the pharmaceutical industry achieve the increased efficiency it so desperately needs,”…

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