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PIXUL™ is available for pre-order

January 15, 2020 Kirkland, WA. Matchstick Technologies is excited to announce that Active Motif has made PIXUL™ available for pre-order at:

Matchstick receives NIH grant to process FPPE samples

September 18, 2019 – Kirkland, WA. Matchstick Technologies received a Phase I/II STTR grant from NIH’s National Human Genome Research Institute to develop PIXUL-FFPE: a High throughput platform for chromatin and DNA sample preparation from formalin fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue samples.

Matchstick publishes PIXUL™ results in NAR

August 1, 2019 – Kirkland, WA. Matchstick is pleased to announce publication of our studies using PIXUL in Nucleic Acids Research: Nucleic Acids Research, 2019, Vol. 47, No. 12 e69doi:10.1093/nar/gkz222.

Matchstick receives NIH grant to develop PIXUL™ technology

October 1, 2017 – Kirkland, WA. Matchstick received a Direct-to-Phase II SBIR grant from the NIH’s National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). The grant is being used to further develop the PIXUL technology that will empower researchers with consistent and repeatable shearing of DNA and chromatin in 96-well microplates.

Matchstick Technologies collaborates with Active Motif

February 1, 2017 – Kirkland, WA. Matchstick is pleased to announce a collaborative agreement with Active Motif, a premier epigenetics industry leader in developing and delivering innovative tools to enable epigenetics and gene regulation research. The agreement provides Matchstick an outlet for delivering PIXUL™ to end users, and provides Active Motif with an industry-leading sample preparation platform that shears samples in 96 wells consistently, without requiring lengthy setup procedures or separate water handling needs.

Matchstick Technologies Licenses PIXUL™ technology from the University of Washington

January 16, 2017 – Kirkland, WA. Matchstick Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce a successful licensing of the PIXUL™ sample preparation technology from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.