Quantum-Si Joins Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) Industrial Advisory Board
The Protein Sequencing Company™ Commercializing the Industry’s First System to Enable Next-Generation, Single-Molecule Protein Sequencing Will Serve on HUPO’s Industrial Advisory Board
GUILFORD, Conn. — Quantum-Si Incorporated (Nasdaq: QSI) (“Quantum-Si,” “QSI” or the “Company”), The Protein Sequencing Company™, today announced it has joined the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) Industrial Advisory Board (IAB), an international scientific organization focused on fostering collaboration and promoting new technologies in the proteomics sphere. Dan Hanson, Director of Product, and Dr. Brian Reed, Head of Research, will represent Quantum-Si and support HUPO’s mission to advance proteomics technologies, techniques and training to better understand human disease.
The HUPO IAB is comprised of industry partners engaged in the field of proteomics and provides guidance on technology, product innovation and industry standards. HUPO supports a variety of international initiatives designed to illuminate the molecular features that dictate human health or disease, including the Human Proteome Project (HPP), Initiative for Model Organism Proteomics (iMOP), and Proteomic Standards Initiative (PSI).
“Protein sequencing represents the new frontier in the field of proteomics which will further unfold our understanding of disease, impact all aspects of life science research, and like next-generation DNA sequencing before it, provide a much richer, much deeper picture of our health and biology,” said Jeff Hawkins, Chief Executive Office of Quantum-Si. “Quantum-Si is committed to HUPO’s mission of fostering global collaboration to advance major proteomics projects, technologies, and techniques, as well as helping guide the industry through its current, explosive growth.”
Quantum-Si is participating in the 21st HUPO World Congress, which is currently taking place in Cancun, Mexico, on December 4-8, 2022. In addition, the Company is looking forward to participating in the 19th Annual US HUPO Conference, taking place in Chicago, IL on March 4-8, 2023.
About Quantum-Si Incorporated
Quantum-Si, The Protein Sequencing Company™, is focused on revolutionizing the growing field of proteomics. The Company’s suite of technologies is powered by a first-of-its-kind semiconductor chip designed to enable next-generation single-molecule protein sequencing and digitize proteomic research in order to advance drug discovery and diagnostics beyond what has been possible with DNA sequencing. Learn more at www.quantum-si.com.
Founded in 2001, the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit organization registered in the state of New Mexico. HUPO is an international scientific organization representing and promoting proteomics through international cooperation and collaborations by fostering the development of new technologies, techniques and training.
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