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Volume 30.3K
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WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells systems for gene expression quantification, genotyping, and stem cell research for the life sciences and pharmaceutical drug discovery industries in the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers SmartChip Real-Time PCR system, which provides a suite of gene expression and genome analysis technologies enabling biomarker discovery and validation on a single platform with the sensitivity and accuracy of real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Its SmartChip Real-Time PCR system consists of two instrumentation components comprising a SmartChip MultiSample NanoDispenser for applying sample, assay, and reaction mix to the SmartChip Panels; and a SmartChip Cycler for thermal cycling and collecting data from the real-time PCR assays. The company also provides SmartChip Target Enrichment system for performing a sample preparation step prior to targeted next-generation sequencing (NGS); and Apollo 324TM library preparation System, a walk-away automation platform that offers DNA, RNA-Seq, and ChIP-Seq library preparation kits for analysis on NGS platforms. The company focuses on providing its products to researchers who perform genetic analysis and cell biology, primarily at pharmaceutical and biotech companies, academic and private research centers, and diagnostics companies involved in biomarker discovery and genetic research. WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

45 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/17/15
Founded in 2002

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Total Annual Compensation: $720.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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WaferGen Bio-Systems, Inc. Announces an Industrial Partnership with Procter & Gamble

WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. announced an industrial partnership with Procter & Gamble whereby Procter & Gamble will utilize WaferGen's SmartChip MyDesign quantitative PCR System to conduct various gene expression and other studies. As the amount of genomics data increases with the use of Next Generation Sequencing and microarrays, the need for high-throughput target validation becomes more acute. WaferGen's SmartChip platform offers two products that enhance these efforts, SmartChip MyDesign for qPCR and SmartChip TE for NGS sample preparation.

WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Revenue Guidance for the Year 2015

WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $1,611,720 against $490,465 a year ago. The increase is primarily due to an increase in SmartChip revenue of $0.6 million, plus Apollo revenue of $0.5 million compared to none in 2013. Operating loss was $3,518,046 against $2,134,113 a year ago. Net loss before provision for income taxes was $3,263,301 against income of $1,489,875 a year ago. Net loss attributable to common stockholders was $3,263,301 against income of $4,385,275 a year ago. Net loss per share basic and diluted was $0.58 against diluted earnings per share of $2.46 a year ago. For the year, the company reported total revenues of $6,001,342 against $1,304,747 a year ago. This growth was primarily driven by an increase in product revenue of $4.7 million, or 550%, to $5.5 million. Operating loss was $12,449,715 against $9,922,443 a year ago. Net loss before provision for income taxes was $10,689,763 against $16,259,931 a year ago. Net loss attributable to common stockholders was $10,692,863 against $17,712,066 a year ago. Net loss per share basic and diluted was $4.17 against $58.16 a year ago. The decrease in net loss was primarily due to the increase in revenue and the absence of one-time charges related to corporate restructuring incurred in the third quarter of 2013. The company currently expects full year 2015 revenue of $8.0 million to $8.5 million, which excludes revenue from single cell products, presently being developed.

WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Mar 16, 2015

WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results After-Market on Mar 16, 2015


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