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).

  • Publication number: 20100216155
    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: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2010
    Publication date: August 26, 2010
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: James J. HOGAN, Shannon K. KAPLAN
  • Publication number: 20100173305
    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: December 29, 2009
    Publication date: July 8, 2010
    Inventors: Michael R. Reshatoff, Kristin W. Livezey, James J. Hogan
  • Publication number: 20100159530
    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: March 1, 2010
    Publication date: June 24, 2010
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: JAMES J. HOGAN, IRENE ANDRUSZKIEWICZ, JENNIFER J. BUNGO, SHANNON K. KAPLAN
  • Publication number: 20100124749
    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: May 20, 2010
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Michael R. RESHATOFF, JR., Jennifer J. BUNGO, Shannon K. KAPLAN, James J. HOGAN
  • Patent number: 7670780
    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: August 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2010
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: James J. Hogan, Irene Andruszkiewicz, Jennifer J. Bungo, Shannon K. Kaplan
  • Publication number: 20090305293
    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: August 11, 2009
    Publication date: December 10, 2009
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: James J. Hogan, Irene Andruszkiewicz, Jennifer J. Bungo, Shannon K. Kaplan
  • Publication number: 20090291431
    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. pnuemophila 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: October 17, 2006
    Publication date: November 26, 2009
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Jennifer J. Bungo, James J. Hogan, Reinhold B. Pollner, Marie K. Hudspeth, Shannon K. Kaplan, Elizabeth M. Marlowe
  • Publication number: 20090269764
    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 oligonucleotides, capture probes in sample preparation, and probes for detection of P. acnes nucleic acid sequences.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2009
    Publication date: October 29, 2009
    Applicant: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: James J. HOGAN, Kristin W. Livezey, Shannon K. Kaplan, Jennifer J. Bungo
  • Patent number: 7595164
    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: December 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2009
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: James J. Hogan, Irene Andruszkiewicz, Jennifer J. Bungo, Shannon K. Kaplan
  • Publication number: 20090170110
    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: December 15, 2008
    Publication date: July 2, 2009
    Applicant: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: James J. HOGAN, Irene Andruszkiewicz, Jennifer J. Bungo, Shannon K. Kaplan
  • Patent number: 7494774
    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: November 12, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2009
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: Sylvia Ann Norman, Jennifer Jill Bungo, James J. Hogan, William G. Weisburg
  • Patent number: 7449328
    Abstract: Device for identifying microbial organisms using a collection of polynucleotide probes, each probe having binding specificity for the ribosomal nucleic acids of at least one microbe. The collection of probes is organized into a series of “addresses” that provide information about the presence or absence of one or more polynucleotide sequences in the biological sample. The system is particularly suited to automated analysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2008
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventor: James J. Hogan
  • Publication number: 20080268452
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions, methods and kits for the species-specific detection of pseudomonas aeruginosa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2008
    Publication date: October 30, 2008
    Applicant: GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Shannon K. Kaplan, Kristin Livezey, Jennifer J. Bungo, James J. Hogan
  • Publication number: 20080176221
    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: November 12, 2003
    Publication date: July 24, 2008
    Applicant: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: Sylvia A. Norman, Jennifer J. Bungo, James J. Hogan, William G. Weisburg
  • Patent number: 6821770
    Abstract: Method of identifying microbial organisms wherein a biological sample containing nucleic acids is hybridized with a collection of polynucleotide probes, each probe having binding specificity for the ribosomal nucleic acids of at least one microbe. The collection of probes is organized into a series of “addresses” that provide information about the presence or absence of one or more polynucleotide sequences in the biological sample. Probes in the matrix are selected to distinguish between organisms that differ from each other by a known phylogenetic relationship. Advantageously, the invented method can detect and resolve the identities of microorganisms that are present in a mixed culture. The system is particularly suited to automated analysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2004
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventor: James J. Hogan
  • Publication number: 20040229268
    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: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2004
    Publication date: November 18, 2004
    Inventors: James J. Hogan, Shannon K. Kaplan
  • Patent number: 6773882
    Abstract: Hybridization probes and accessory oligonucleotides useful for detecting ribosomal nucleic acids from Candida albicans, Candida tropicalis, Candida dubliniensis, Candida viswanathii and Candida parapsilosis with high specificity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2004
    Assignee: Gen-Probe, Incorporated
    Inventors: James J. Hogan, Patricia C. Gordon
  • Publication number: 20030165833
    Abstract: Hybridization probes and accessory oligonucleotides useful for detecting ribosomal nucleic acids from Candida albicans, Candida tropicalis, Candida dubliniensis, Candida viswanathii and Candida parapsilosis with high specificity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2001
    Publication date: September 4, 2003
    Applicant: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: James J. Hogan, Patricia C. Gordon
  • Patent number: 6495327
    Abstract: Hybridization assay probes and accessory oligonucleotides for detecting ribosomal nucleic acids from Candida albicans and/or Candida dubliniensis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2002
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: Curt L. Milliman, Gary G. Bee, James J. Hogan
  • Patent number: 6376186
    Abstract: Polynucleotide probes and accessory helper oligonucleotides useful for detecting bacteria that are members of the genus Staphylococcus. The hybridization probes are highly specific for Staphylococcal bacteria and do not cross-hybridize with the rRNA or rDNA of numerous other bacterial and fungal species.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2000
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2002
    Assignee: Gen-Probe Incorporated
    Inventors: James J. Hogan, Patricia Gordon