Microfluidic Systems to Show Automated Biological Agent Detection Technology to U.S. House of Representatives

FREMONT, Calif., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Microfluidic Systems (MFSI), along with its manufacturing partner, United Technology's Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, have been invited to attend the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland...


FREMONT, Calif., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Microfluidic Systems (MFSI), along with its manufacturing partner, United Technology's Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, have been invited to attend the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security's Technology Fair on Detecting and Responding to Bioterrorism. MFSI will be demonstrating its Microfluidic Bioagent Autonomous Networked Detector (M-BAND). The purpose of the fair is to educate Members and staff on current homeland security technology available to successfully detect and respond to acts of bioterrorism by showcasing vendors involved in the production of these technologies. The technology fair will be held at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC on April 2, 2008 .

Microfluidic Systems (MFSI), http://www.microfluidicsystems.com, was founded in 2001 and is focused on the development of microfluidic systems for automated preparation of biological assays. MFSI personnel have been involved with the development of automated DNA-based pathogen detection systems and microfluidics for the U.S. Government and commercial markets for over 12 years, including the world's first miniaturized, portable, battery-operated, real-time, polymerase-chain-reaction (PCR)-based detection system. For more information, please contact MFSI at 510-354-0400 or visit the website, http://www.microfluidicsystems.com.

Statements in this press release are forward-looking. Actual results might differ from these statements due to unforeseen events and uncertainties. MFSI disclaims any intention to or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

For more information, contact:

M. Allen Northrup

510-354-0400, ext. 201

SOURCE Microfluidic Systems