BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BiOptix is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Dickerson as Vice President of Sales. Ken joins the company from ACEA Biosciences where he was National Sales Director. Ken has also held sales management positions at Roche and GE Healthcare over his 20 year career.
"I am excited to have Ken join us to help drive the growth phase of BiOptix" said Rick Whitcomb, President and CEO of BiOptix. "Ken's depth of knowledge of the biosensor industry will not only help accelerate our sales plan, but also influence future product development. I'm very pleased that BiOptix was able to attract someone of Ken's industry standing to the company" said Whitcomb.
"Joining BiOptix as VP of Sales is a great opportunity and I look forward to working with an organization so committed to bringing innovative technology to the market and driving research success" Dickerson indicated. "The biosensor field has grown quite significantly in the past decade and I am honored to become part of a team whose commitment and focus is on the customer. Real time label-free technology is a growing market and BiOptix has developed a system that is both affordable and high precision. I look forward to the future success this will bring to our customers."
BiOptix Diagnostics is a privately held firm based in Boulder, Colorado, with leading investments from Boulder Ventures, Remeditex and Rusnano. BiOptix has developed a new class of analytical biosensor instrumentation utilizing a patented high-throughput label-free technology known as ESPR – Enhanced Surface Plasmon Resonance. BiOptix instrumentation allows researchers to study label-free protein-protein and protein-small molecule interaction—with high sensitivity and high throughput. Applications include: Protein-small molecule interactions, protein-protein kinetics, antibody affinities and epitope mapping, oligosaccharide characterization, nucleic acid (DNA-DNA or DNA-RNA) hybridization and biomolecule concentration measurements. Additional information about BiOptix and our products can be found at: www.bioptix.com
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