We use novel biosensor technology to make possible label-free electrical detection of specific biomolecules with great precision and at low cost.
Pathogens such as viruses, bacteria and fungi can be accurately and rapidly detected with a handy, easy-to-use handheld device.
Our general-purpose platform uses swappable cartridges to detect specific pathogens in samples of blood, saliva or other biofluids.
Flexible. Pinpoint's multi-channel nanosensors can detect specific markers of infectious disease: viral and bacterial proteins, host antibodies, and nucleic acid sequence.
Fast. Results are displayed in less than 30 seconds.
Potential applications include human infectious disease diagnosis, pathogen surveillance for agriculture, ranching, veterinary medicine, wildlife management; monitoring infectious disease agents among poultry, wildfowl and insect vectors; detecting microbial contamination in food processing and so much more.
We are working to commercialize this technology, based on functionalized nanopipettes developed by Dr. Nader Pourmand, Professor of BioMolecular Engineering at the University of California at Santa Cruz and Pinpoint's Chief Scientist. This patented technology has been validated in numerous peer-reviewed publications.
February 21, 2019
Pinpoint Science's Chief Marketing and Business Officer, Angelike Kefalas, spoke at the Future of Customer Engagement Life Science Leadership Summit at Stanford University.
January 11, 2019
Pinpoint Science's CEO, Lisa David, Presentation @ 9:45 am PDT, CEND Symposium, UC Berkeley
November 8, 2018
Pinpoint Science's Chief Microbiology Officer, Brad Schneider, PhD Presentation @ 2:00 - 3:40 pm PDT Medical Mems and Sensors Conference, (during the Startup Showcase) Santa Clara, CA (November 7-8)
February 16, 2018
Pinpoint Science's CEO, Lisa Diamond Presentation @ 9:30 am PDT
Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, San Francisco, CA (February 11 - 16, 2018)
Low-Cost Bioelectronic Detection of Microbes: A New Generation of Fast, Cheap, Accurate Diagnostics
Presented during the Point-of-Care Diagnostics Symposia (Union Sq Hilton), Feb 15-16
December 6, 2017
Pinpoint Science's CEO, Lisa Diamond Presentation @ 4:15 pm PDT
Biological and Chemical Sensors Summit, San Diego, CA (December 6 - 7, 2017)
Pinpoint is honored to be selected as a CLSA Fellow and be participating in the Fall 2018 session of the FAST California Life Sciences Institute (CLSI) Program.
Pinpoint has been accepted into the UC Berkeley SkyDeck HotDesk group for 2018.
Pinpoint is proud to join the accelerator!
SkyDeck Mission: SkyDeck accelerates technology, science, and disruptive business startups.
We are excited to be a part of Startup Sandbox backed by UC Santa Cruz, utilizing their
wet lab facilities.
Pinpoint CEO, Lisa Diamond
Presentation streamed to over 900,000 viewers in China
Low-cost tests for Influenza for humans and animals
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