Patents

Issued Patents

Published/Application/Pending Patents

  • N. Pourmand, A. Hassibi, “Transient electrical signal based methods and devices for characterizing molecular interaction and/or motion in a sample” United States Patent Application,20020155476,October 24, 2002. 
  • N. Pourmand, A. Hassibi, “Bioluminescence regenerative cycle (BRC) for nucleic acid quantification,” US Patent Application, 20030082583, May 1, 2003.
  • N. Pourmand,A. Hassibi A. “Transient electrical signal based methods and devices for characterizing molecular interaction and/or motion in a sample,” United States Patent Application,20030152985,August 14, 2003. 
  • M. Ronaghi,  B. Ekstorm,  N. Pourmand, “Method,” United States Patent Application, 20050084851, April 21, 2005. 
  • N. Pourmand, M. Karhanek, R.W. Davis, “Charge perturbation detection system for DNA and other molecules,” United States Patent Application,20060105373, May 18, 2006.
  • N. Pourmand, RW. Davis, SX Wang, “DNA fingerprinting using a branch migration assay,” US Patent Application,20070065835, March 22, 2007.
  • SX. Wang, N. Pourmand, RL. White, “Magnetic sifter,” US Patent Application,20070181466, August 9, 2007.
  • N. Pourmand, B. Gharizadeh, R.W. Davis, “Multiplexed assay and probes for identification of HPV types,” US Patent Application,20070207456, September 6, 2007.
  • N. Pourmand, RW. Davis, SX Wang, “DNA fingerprinting using a branch migration assay,” US Patent Application,20070287156, December 13, 2007.
  • H. Yu, S. X. Wang, and N. Pourmand, “Biomolecule immobilization on biosensors,” US Patent Application,20080161200, July 3, 2008.
  • SX. Wang, SJ. Osterfeld, H. Yu, N. Pourmand, RL.White, “ANALYTE DETECTION WITH MAGNETIC SENSORS,” US Patent Application,20090104707, April 23, 2009.
  • N. Pourmand, L. Diamond, J. Kumm, RW. Davis, “Rapid, Informative Diagnostic Assay For Influenza Viruses Including H5N1,” US Patent Application, 20090123909, May 14, 2009. 
  • M. Karhanek, CD. Webb, S. Umehara, N. Pourmand, “Functionalized Nanopipette Biosensor,” US Patent Application, 20100072080, March 25, 2010. 
  • W. O. Lui, N.Pourmand, B. K. Patterson, A.Fire, "Patterns of known and novel small RNAS in human cervical cancer," US Patent Application, 20100234445, September 16, 2010.
  • N. Pourmand, M. Karhanek, R.W. Davis, “Charge perturbation detection system for DNA and other molecules,” United States Patent Application, 20100261619, October 14, 2010.
  • N. Pourmand, L. Munishkina, M. Karhanek,  “Rapid DNA sequencing by peroxidative Reaction,” US Patent Application, 20110020806, January 27, 2011.
  • N. Pourmand, and M. A. Tariq, "DNA TEMPLATE TAILORING USING PNA AND MODIFIED NUCLEOTIDES,"  US Patent Application, 20110207118, August 25, 2011.
  • N. Pourmand, M. Karhanek, R.W. Davis, “Charge perturbation detection system for DNA and other molecules,” United States Patent Application, 2010.20110281739, November 17, 2011. 
  • P. Actis, M. A. Tariq, H. J. Kim, N. Pourmand “CHEMICAL FRAGMENTATION OF DNA FOR USE IN SEQUENCING” US Patent Application, Pending, SC 2011-810; PV No.: 482.30 (DJA), Provisional patent, 2012.

    R. A. Seger, P. Actis, B. Vilozny, N. Pourmand, “NANOPIPETTE APPARATUS FOR MANIPULATING CELLS,” US Patent Application, Pending, SC 2011-407 and SC 2011-409; PV No.:  482.28-1 (DJA) Provisional patent, 2012.

  • N. Pourmand, B. Vilozny, P. Actis, R. A. Seger, B. Singaram,“NANOPORE DEVICE FOR REVERSIBLE ION AND MOLECULE SENSING OR MIGRATION”  US Patent Application, Pending, UC Case No.: SC 2011-406 and SC 2011-408; PV No.: 482.27-1 (DJA), Provisional patent, 2012.