Former Life Technologies and BD Biosciences Executive John L. "Kip" Miller Joins Solulink's Board of Directors Mr. Miller brings a successful track record of life science leadership and in-depth knowledge of the life science and flow cytometry markets to Solulink's Board
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Solulink, Inc., an emerging life science tools company with expertise in biomolecular linking, today announced John L. "Kip" Miller has joined the company's Board of Directors. The addition of Mr. Miller to the Solulink board will be instrumental as the company commences commercialization of its HybriLink™ technology.
The HybriLink technology solves the 'missing color' problem: the inability to find the needed antibody labeled with the right fluorophore (color). Often, the desired combination is not commercially available. By providing a simple way to mix and match any fluorophore with any antibody on demand, just-in-time at the point-of-use, HybriLink dramatically streamlines the development and expansion of multicolor flow panels for flow cytometry research labs. Solulink believes that HybriLink's ability to offer all antibodies in all fluorophores – including the next generation of emerging fluorophores – resolves a fundamental challenge in flow cytometry and will expand the overall flow cytometry reagents market size.
Mr. Miller brings a solid track record of life science leadership with a strong background in commercial operations, and extensive experience in the life science research and diagnostic markets. Most recently, Mr. Miller served as President of Genetic Systems at Life Technologies. From 2008 to 2011, he served as Senior Vice President of Biodiscovery at Invitrogen Corporation, which merged with Applied Biosystems in 2008 to form Life Technologies. Prior to joining Invitrogen Corporation, Mr. Miller served in various capacities for BD including VP GM of BD Biosciences Research Cell Analysis Business, VP GM of BD Pharmingen and VP Sales and Service the Americas'. Mr. Miller holds a B.S. in Packaging Engineering from Michigan State University.
Currently, Mr. Miller is a co-founder and member of the Board of Directors at Tonbo Biosciences, and a member of the Board of Directors at Firefly BioWorks.
"We are delighted to welcome Kip to the Solulink board, and excited by the prospect of working with this dynamic leader to advance Solulink's new HybriLink technology," said Walt Young, Solulink's Chairman of the Board. "Kip's perspective and expertise will be invaluable as Solulink pursues its new HybriLink products for flow cytometry and implements their commercialization strategy."
Solulink, a privately-held life science tools company, develops, manufactures and markets proprietary, next generation linking technology for the development and improvement of products in the research assay and diagnostic markets. Solulink's latest innovation, the HybriLink Technology, improves the capabilities of end users, developers and suppliers to utilize the growing wide variety of detection technologies for research and diagnostic life science assays. Solulink markets their products directly and through distributors and licensing partners world-wide.
SOURCE Solulink, Inc.