NORCROSS, GA--(Marketwired - December 23, 2013) - RayBiotech, Inc. today announced the recipients of its 2013 Innovative Research Grants. The 2013 RayBiotech Innovative Research Grant Program is targeted to a broad range of basic and applied research topics in the life sciences. These research areas include studies on model systems for biological processes and disease and may cover topics in biomedical and veterinary research, biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, physiology, environmental sciences, nutrition and food sciences, and biotechnology. In total, 22 recipients were selected from a pool of over 120 grant applicants. The awardees are located in seven different countries around the world and include individuals in various career stages, from tenured professors to graduate students. RayBiotech will award $5,000 to $20,000 worth of protein array and immunoassay-based products and services to each grant recipient. A list of the recipients can be found on the company's webpage.
Commenting on the grant program, RayBiotech's President, Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder, Ms. Rani Huang, stated, "The RayBiotech Innovative Research Grant program is our chance to foster the pursuit of research in the scientific community. We are pleased and excited to be working with all the winners and look forward to their future success."
About RayBiotech, Inc.
In 2001 RayBiotech (http://www.raybiotech.com) introduced the first commercially available cytokine antibody array. With a focus on translating scientific knowledge into improved health, RayBiotech continues to pioneer advances in high-throughput platforms for identifying disease mechanisms, screening and validation of biomarkers and identification of drug targets. RayBiotech products are manufactured under GMP compliance and ISO 13485:2003 certification and are featured in thousands of publications, including: Nature, Nature Medicine, Science, Cell, Lancet, PNAS and many others. Offering the largest selection of protein arrays, RayBiotech has established a reputation for high quality and innovation in the research community. A spin-off from Emory University, RayBiotech is privately owned, with headquarters in metro Atlanta (Norcross, GA).