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Rapid Novor expands proteomics lab with third mass spectrometer

Rapid Novor has expanded its proteomics lab with the addition of a third mass spectrometer – enabling the company to take on more projects, says CEO.

Aug 20, 2018 – By Maggie Lynch,

HiTech Face to Face (Language: Mandarin)

Interview conducted by Huayu Niu, HiTechCanada.

Mar 23, 2018 – HiTechCanada

Deciphering Antibodies with Next-Generation Protein Sequencing Technology

Insights from industry – An interview with Mingjie Xie, conducted by James Ives, MPsych

Jan 9, 2018 – News-Medical.Net

Ontario Genomics invests in antibody protein sequencing company Rapid Novor

Ontario Genomics has closed an investment in Rapid Novor, a Kitchener-Waterloo based biotech company that provides rapid, accurate, de novo protein sequencing services across Canada and internationally.

Nov 15, 2017 – Ontario Genomics

CEOCFO Magazine Interviews Rapid Novor Inc CEO, Mingjie Xie

Interview conducted by: Lynn Fosse, Senior Editor, CEOCFO Magazine, Published – August 21, 2017

Aug 21, 2017 – CEOCFO Magazine

Big science out of a small lab

Rapid Novor, a startup that went through the Accelerator Centre in the David Johnston Research and Technology Park, is now based at 44 Gaukel St. in downtown Kitchener. Specializing in what’s called protein sequencing, the six-member team is among a small, but growing, number of biotech startups in the region.

Jul 19, 2017 – Waterloo Region Record