Patents by Inventor Virginie Dujols

Virginie Dujols 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: 20180066137
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid that is at least partially double stranded is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye having a percent saturation of at least 50% to form a mixture. In one embodiment, the nucleic acid is amplified in the presence of the dsDNA binding dye, and in another embodiment a melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Inventors: Carl T. Wittwer, Gudrun Reed, Virginie Dujols, Luming Zhou
  • Patent number: 9850381
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid that is at least partially double stranded is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye having a percent saturation of at least 50% to form a mixture. In one embodiment, the nucleic acid is amplified in the presence of the dsDNA binding dye, and in another embodiment a melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignees: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FOUNDATION, BIOFIRE DEFENSE, LLC
    Inventors: Carl T. Wittwer, Gudrun Reed, Virginie Dujols, Luming Zhou
  • Publication number: 20170226573
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye to form a mixture. Optionally, an unlabeled probe is included in the mixture. A melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2017
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Luming Zhou, Carl T. Wittwer, Philip Seth Bernard, Virginie Dujols
  • Patent number: 9657347
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye to form a mixture. Optionally, an unlabeled probe is included in the mixture. A melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: University of Utah Research Foundation and BioFire Defense, LLC
    Inventors: Luming Zhou, Carl T. Wittwer, Philip Seth Bernard, Virginie Dujols
  • Patent number: 9290663
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid that is at least partially double stranded is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye having a percent saturation of at least 50% to form a mixture. In one embodiment, the nucleic acid is amplified in the presence of the dsDNA binding dye, and in another embodiment a melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignees: University of Utah Research Foundation, BioFire Defense, LLC
    Inventors: Carl T. Wittwer, Gudrun Reed, Virginie Dujols, Luming Zhou
  • Publication number: 20120301875
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid that is at least partially double stranded is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye having a percent saturation of at least 50% to form a mixture. In one embodiment, the nucleic acid is amplified in the presence of the dsDNA binding dye, and in another embodiment a melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2011
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Inventors: Carl T. Wittwer, Gudrun Reed, Virginie Dujols, Luming Zhou
  • Publication number: 20120231522
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid that is at least partially double stranded is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye having a percent saturation of at least 50% to form a mixture. In one embodiment, the nucleic acid is amplified in the presence of the dsDNA binding dye, and in another embodiment a melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Publication date: September 13, 2012
    Applicant: IDAHO TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Carl T. Wittwer, Gudrun Reed, Virginie Dujols, Luming Zhou
  • Patent number: 8093002
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid that is at least partially double stranded is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye having a percent saturation of at least 50% to form a mixture. In one embodiment, the nucleic acid is amplified in the presence of the dsDNA binding dye, and in another embodiment a melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2012
    Assignees: University of Utah Research Foundation, Idaho Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Carl T. Wittwer, Gudrun Reed, Virginie Dujols, Luming Zhou
  • Publication number: 20100297656
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid that is at least partially double stranded is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye having a percent saturation of at least 50% to form a mixture. In one embodiment, the nucleic acid is amplified in the presence of the dsDNA binding dye, and in another embodiment a melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2010
    Publication date: November 25, 2010
    Inventors: CARL T. WITTWER, GUDRUN REED, VIRGINIE DUJOLS, LUMING ZHOU
  • Patent number: 7803551
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid that is at least partially double stranded is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye having a percent saturation of at least 50% to form a mixture. In one embodiment, the nucleic acid is amplified in the presence of the dsDNA binding dye, and in another embodiment a melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2010
    Assignees: University of Utah Research Foundation, Idaho Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Carl T. Wittwer, Virginie Dujols
  • Publication number: 20100041044
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid that is at least partially double stranded is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye having a percent saturation of at least 50% to form a mixture. In one embodiment, the nucleic acid is amplified in the presence of the dsDNA binding dye, and in another embodiment a melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2009
    Publication date: February 18, 2010
    Inventors: Carl T. Wittwer, Gudrun Reed, Virginie Dujols, Luming Zhou
  • Patent number: 7582429
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid that is at least partially double stranded is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye having a percent saturation of at least 50% to form a mixture. In one embodiment, the nucleic acid is amplified in the presence of the dsDNA binding dye, and in another embodiment a melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2009
    Assignee: University of Utah Research Foundation
    Inventors: Carl T. Wittwer, Gudrun Reed, Virginie Dujols, Luming Zhou
  • Publication number: 20080032303
    Abstract: Methods of identifying the type of a cell are provided, the methods comprising determining the Tm profile of a sample rRNA or fragment thereof from the cell using a double stranded nucleic acid-specific dye, wherein a match between the determined Tm profile and the Tm profile of a corresponding rRNA or fragment thereof of a cell from a known cell type indicates that the sample rRNA is from the known cell type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2007
    Publication date: February 7, 2008
    Inventors: Carl Wittwer, C. Dummer, Virginie Dujols
  • Publication number: 20070020672
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye to form a mixture. Optionally, an unlabeled probe is included in the mixture. A melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2006
    Publication date: January 25, 2007
    Applicant: Idaho Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Carl Wittwer, Luming Zhou, Virginie Dujols, Joseph Holden, Carlynn Willmore-Payne
  • Publication number: 20060019253
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid that is at least partially double stranded is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye having a percent saturation of at least 50% to form a mixture. In one embodiment, the nucleic acid is amplified in the presence of the dsDNA binding dye, and in another embodiment a melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2003
    Publication date: January 26, 2006
    Inventors: Carl Wittwer, Gudrum Reed, Virginie Dujols, Luming Zhou
  • Publication number: 20050233335
    Abstract: Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye to form a mixture. Optionally, an unlabeled probe is included in the mixture. A melting curve is generated for the target nucleic acid by measuring fluorescence from the dsDNA binding dye as the mixture is heated. Dyes for use in nucleic acid analysis and methods for making dyes are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2004
    Publication date: October 20, 2005
    Applicants: University of Utah Research Foundation, Idaho Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Carl Wittwer, Luming Zhou, Virginie Dujols, Joseph Holden, Carlynn Willmore-Payne