Patents by Inventor David Rank

David Rank has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20070248958
    Abstract: Methods and devices for the interfacing of microchips to various types of modules are disclosed. The technology disclosed can be used as sample preparation and analysis systems for various applications, such as DNA sequencing and genotyping, proteomics, pathogen detection, diagnostics and biodefense.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2005
    Publication date: October 25, 2007
    Applicant: Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Stevan Jovanovich, Iuliu Blaga, David Rank
  • Publication number: 20070238679
    Abstract: Methods of producing substrates having selected active chemical regions by employing elements of the substrates in assisting the localization of active chemical groups in desired regions of the substrate. The methods may include optical, chemical and/or mechanical processes for the deposition, removal, activation and/or deactivation of chemical groups in selected regions of the substrate to provide selective active regions of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2006
    Publication date: October 11, 2007
    Applicant: Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.
    Inventors: David Rank, Jonas Korlach, Yue Xu, Stephen Turner, Jeffrey Wegener, Daniel Roitman, John Lyle
  • Publication number: 20070196846
    Abstract: Compositions that include polymerases with features for improving entry of nucleotide analogues into active site regions and for coordinating with the nucleotide analogues in the active site region are provided. Methods of making the polymerases and of using the polymerases in sequencing and DNA replication and amplification as well as kinetic models of polymerase activity and computer-implemented methods of using the models are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2006
    Publication date: August 23, 2007
    Applicant: Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.
    Inventors: David Hanzel, Geoff Otto, Devon Murphy, Paul Peluso, Thang Pham, David Rank, Paul Mitsis
  • Publication number: 20060051763
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the prognosis, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, particularly prostate cancer. Polynucleotides having single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and haplotypes are provided which are of utility in the prognosis, diagnosis, prophylaxis and treatment of prostate and breast cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2003
    Publication date: March 9, 2006
    Inventors: Anu-Maria Loukola, Sharron Penn, David Rank, David Hanzel, Graham Casey, John Witte