Patents by Inventor James J. Hogan

James J. Hogan 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).

  • Patent number: 9109261
    Abstract: The invention provides a rapid sample-processing method for preparing hybridization reaction mixtures substantially depleted of RNA, and a method of identifying the methicillin-resistance status and vancomycin-resistance status of an organism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: James J. Hogan, Shannon K. Kaplan
  • Patent number: 9109262
    Abstract: Compositions are disclosed as nucleic acid sequences that may be used as amplification oligomers, including primers, capture probes for sample preparation, and detection probes specific for Candida albicans 26S rRNA sequences or DNA encoding 26S rRNA. Methods are disclosed for detecting the presence of C. albicans in samples by using the disclosed compositions in methods that include in vitro nucleic acid amplification of a 26S rRNA sequence or DNA encoding the 26S rRNA sequence to produce a detectable amplification product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: James J. Hogan, Irene Andruszkiewicz, Jennifer J. Bungo, Shannon K. Kaplan
  • Publication number: 20150111212
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions, methods and kits for the species-specific detection of pseudomonas aeruginosa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Shannon K. KAPLAN, Kristin LIVEZEY, Jennifer J. BUNGO, James J. HOGAN
  • Patent number: 8927703
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions, methods and kits for the species-specific detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: Shannon K. Kaplan, Kristin Livezey, Jennifer J. Bungo, James J. Hogan
  • Publication number: 20140287411
    Abstract: Provided are compositions, kits, and methods for the identification of Listeria. In certain aspects and embodiments, the compositions, kits, and methods may provide improvements in relation to specificity, sensitivity, and speed of detection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2014
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Inventors: Michael R. RESHATOFF, Kristin W. LIVEZEY, James J. HOGAN
  • Publication number: 20140227695
    Abstract: Provided are compositions, kits, and methods for the identification of Salmonella. In certain aspects and embodiments, the compositions, kits, and methods may provide improvements in relation to specificity, sensitivity, and speed of detection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: Michael R. RESHATOFF, Edgar O. ONG, James J. HOGAN
  • Patent number: 8748133
    Abstract: Provided are compositions, kits, and methods for the identification of Listeria. In certain aspects and embodiments, the compositions, kits, and methods may provide improvements in relation to specificity, sensitivity, and speed of detection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: Michael R. Reshatoff, Kristin W. Livezey, James J. Hogan
  • Publication number: 20140113289
    Abstract: Compositions are disclosed as nucleic acid sequences that may be used as amplification oligomers, including primers, and detection probes that hybridize specifically to Legionella pneumophila 23S rRNA sequences or DNA encoding 23S rRNA. Reaction mixtures are disclosed that contain oligonucleotides for the in vitro amplification and/or detection of Legionella pneumophila 23S rRNA sequences or DNA encoding 23S rRNA. Methods are disclosed for amplifying and/or detecting the presence of L. pnuemophila in samples by using the disclosed compositions in in vitro methods that include nucleic acid amplification and/or detection of a 23S rRNA sequence or DNA encoding the 23S rRNA sequence to produce a detectable amplification product. Reaction mixtures are disclosed that contain oligonucleotides for the in vitro amplification and/or detection of Legionella pneumophila 23S rRNA sequences or DNA encoding 23S rRNA.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2013
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Jennifer J. Bungo, James J. Hogan, Reinhold B. Pollner, Marie K. Hudspeth, Shannon K. Kaplan, Elizabeth M. Marlowe
  • Patent number: 8703421
    Abstract: Provided are compositions, kits, and methods for the identification of Salmonella. In certain aspects and embodiments, the compositions, kits, and methods may provide improvements in relation to specificity, sensitivity, and speed of detection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: Michael R. Reshatoff, Edgar O. Ong, James J. Hogan
  • Patent number: 8637249
    Abstract: The disclosed invention is related to compositions, kits and methods comprising one or more oligomers targeting 16S rRNA target nucleic acid from Campylobacter species jejuni, coli and/or lari. Compositions include amplification oligomers, detection probe oligomers and/or target capture oligomers. Kits and methods comprise at least one of these oligomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: Michael R. Reshatoff, Jr., Jennifer J. Bungo, Shannon K. Kaplan, James J. Hogan
  • Patent number: 8609829
    Abstract: Compositions are disclosed as nucleic acid sequences that may be used as amplification oligomers, including primers, capture probes for sample preparation, and detection probes specific for Legionella pneumophila 16S or 23S rRNA sequences or DNA encoding 16S or 23S rRNA. Methods are disclosed for detecting the presence of L. pneumophila in samples by using the disclosed compositions in methods that include in vitro nucleic acid amplification of a 16S rRNA sequence or DNA encoding the 16S rRNA sequence, or of a 23S rRNA sequence or DNA encoding the 23S rRNA sequence to produce a detectable amplification product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: Jennifer J. Bungo, James J. Hogan, Reinhold B. Pollner, Marie K. Hudspeth, Shannon K. Kaplan, Elizabeth M. Goslow
  • Publication number: 20130224745
    Abstract: Methods for amplifying and detecting Propionibacterium acnes nucleic acid by targeting specific sequences in 16S rRNA, 23S rRNA, or DNA encoding 16S rRNA or 23S rRNA are disclosed. Nucleic acid oligonucleotide sequence compositions specific for P. acnes nucleic acid sequences in 16S or 23S rRNA or DNA encoding 16S or 23S rRNA sequences are disclosed, which are useful for amplification oligonucletides, capture probes in sample preparation, and probes for detection of P. acnes nucleic acid sequences.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: James J. HOGAN, Kristin W. LIVEZEY, Shannon K. KAPLAN, Jennifer J. BUNGO
  • Patent number: 8293885
    Abstract: The invention includes compositions and methods of detection of Bacillus anthracis that use oligonucleotide probes specific for genetic material contained in the pXO1 and pXO2 plasmids in nucleic acid hybridization reactions. Embodiments of the method may include additional probes specific for other gene sequences to distinguish B. anthracis from other bacterial species present in a sample or to provide an indication that the assay was performed properly even when no Bacillus sequence is detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2012
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: Sylvia A. Norman, Jennifer J. Bungo, James J. Hogan, William G. Weisburg
  • Publication number: 20120171669
    Abstract: The invention includes compositions and methods of detection of Bacillus anthracis that use oligonucleotide probes specific for genetic material contained in the pXO1 and pXO2 plasmids in nucleic acid hybridization reactions. Embodiments of the method may include additional probes specific for other gene sequences to distinguish B. anthracis from other bacterial species present in a sample or to provide an indication that the assay was performed properly even when no Bacillus sequence is detected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Publication date: July 5, 2012
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Sylvia A. Norman, Jennifer J. Bungo, James J. Hogan, William G. Weisburg
  • Publication number: 20120052496
    Abstract: The disclosed invention is related to compositions, kits and methods comprising one or more oligomers targeting 16S rRNA target nucleic acid from Campylobacter species jejuni, coli and/or lari. Compositions include amplification oligomers, detection probe oligomers and/or target capture oligomers. Kits and methods comprise at least one of these oligomers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2009
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Michael R. Reshatoff, JR., Jennifer J. Bungo, Shannon K. Kaplan, James J. Hogan
  • Publication number: 20110117564
    Abstract: Provided are compositions, kits, and methods for the identification of Salmonella. In certain aspects and embodiments, the compositions, kits, and methods may provide improvements in relation to specificity, sensitivity, and speed of detection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2009
    Publication date: May 19, 2011
    Inventors: Michael R. Reshatoff, Edgar O. Ong, James J. Hogan
  • Publication number: 20100323362
    Abstract: Compositions, reaction mixtures, kits and methods used in amplifying and detecting nucleic acids from various species of the class Mollicutes. Particular regions of the 23S rRNA or its gene have been identified as preferred targets for nucleic acid amplification reactions of a sample suspected containing at least one species of Mollicutes. Some oligomers comprise tag regions, target closing regions, promoter sequences, and/or binding moieties. Samples can be from any source suspected of containing a species of the class Mollicutes. Preferred sample sources include bioreactors, cell lines, cell culture wares and pharmaceutical manufacturing wares.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2010
    Publication date: December 23, 2010
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Shannon K. KAPLAN, Kristin W. LIVEZEY, Michael M. BECKER, James J. HOGAN
  • Publication number: 20100286383
    Abstract: Compositions are disclosed as nucleic acid sequences that may be used as amplification oligomers, including primers, capture probes for sample preparation, and detection probes specific for Candida albicans 26S rRNA sequences or DNA encoding 26S rRNA. Methods are disclosed for detecting the presence of C. albicans in samples by using the disclosed compositions in methods that include in vitro nucleic acid amplification of a 26S rRNA sequence or DNA encoding the 26S rRNA sequence to produce a detectable amplification product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2010
    Publication date: November 11, 2010
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: James J. HOGAN, Irene Andruszkiewicz, Jennifer J. Bungo, Shannon K. Kaplan
  • Patent number: 7786289
    Abstract: The invention provides a rapid sample-processing method for preparing hybridization reaction mixtures substantially depleted of RNA, and a method of identifying the methicillin-resistance status and vancomycin-resistance status of an organism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2010
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: James J. Hogan, Shannon K. Kaplan
  • Publication number: 20100216141
    Abstract: Compositions are disclosed as nucleic acid sequences that may be used as amplification oligomers, including primers, capture probes for sample preparation, and detection probes specific for Legionella pneumophila 16S or 23S rRNA sequences or DNA encoding 16S or 23S rRNA. Methods are disclosed for detecting the presence of L. pneumophila in samples by using the disclosed compositions in methods that include in vitro nucleic acid amplification of a 16S rRNA sequence or DNA encoding the 16S rRNA sequence, or of a 23S rRNA sequence or DNA encoding the 23S rRNA sequence to produce a detectable amplification product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2009
    Publication date: August 26, 2010
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Jennifer J. Bungo, James J. Hogan, Reinhold B. Pollner, Marie K. Hudspeth, Shannon K. Kaplan, Elizabeth M. Goslow