vivoChip - The next generation of microfluidic screening solutions

vivoChip enables rapid immobilization and high-resolution imaging of C. elegans

High-resolution imaging of entire germline organisation

The first large-scale imaging and screening platform for C. elegans

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Our Focus

Newormics offers advanced microfluidic devices for high-throughput and high-content screening of small animal models and 3D tissue organoids.
We also provide toxicology services and solutions.
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Download our brochure for the new 2-well vivoChip™ for C. elegans high-resolution imaging.

OUR TEAM

We are a team of innovators from Austin in the fields of microfluidics, life-science imaging, and chemical screening.

Adela Ben-Yakar, PhD

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
A professor with dual appointments in Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, Dr Ben Yakar’s research focuses on the creation of imaging technologies and novel laser surgery with high precision. Educated at Stanford and the Technion in Israel, with post-doctoral study at Harvard, and using her NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award, Dr Ben Yakar began the research that has culminated in the launch of Newormics, LLC.

Evan Hegarty

Dir. of Manufacturing, Co-Founder
Evan Hegarty, co-founder, received his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin while developing the technology and IP that lead to the launch of Newormics, LLC. As the Director of Manufacturing and Product development, and Principal Investigator of NIH SBIR grants at Newormics, Evan is responsible for development of all chip and system designs, creating production schedules, optimizing production methods, managing team members, identifying customer needs, developing future products, and reinforcing GLP and GMP.

Adam Laing, PHD

Scientist
Dr. Adam Laing is a molecular and cellular biologist educated at the University of Edinburgh, and leads the Research and Development activities of Newormics. He is responsible for testing and characterizing the new devices and imaging methods, and development of toxicology and drug screening assays in C. elegans as well as tissue organoids.

Shivang Sharma

Tech. Sales and Marketing Manager
Shivang is a Biomedical Engineer, graduate of M.S. from CUNY, NY. He is heading our Sales & Marketing team and is also responsible for customer relationship management. He is also responsible for organizing marketing, media events, product promotional activities at conferences and B2B sales plans.

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