ADVISORY, Feb. 9, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Fluidigm ("FLUID-DIME") Corporation (FLDM) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate the company's initial public offering on The NASDAQ Stock Market.
Fluidigm makes microfluidic chips that automate biological work for life science research and agricultural biology. Fluidigm makes the equivalent of an "integrated circuit for biology" which allows life science researchers to speed up their experiments, increase their throughput and simultaneously lower their costs.
In honor of the occasion, Gajus Worthington ("GUY-USE"), Chief Executive Officer of Fluidigm Corporation (FLDM) will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
(650) 266-6081 (office)
(510) 786-7378 (mobile)
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3 / C22, 87 degrees West, downlink frequency 4140 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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About Fluidigm Corporation (FLDM):
Fluidigm develops, manufactures and markets proprietary Integrated Fluidic Circuit (IFC) systems that significantly improve productivity in life science research. Fluidigm IFCs enable the simultaneous performance of thousands of sophisticated biochemical measurements in extremely minute volumes. These "integrated circuits for biology" are made possible by miniaturizing and integrating liquid handling components on a single microfluidic device. Fluidigm systems, consisting of instrumentation, software and chips, increase throughput, decrease costs and enhance sensitivity compared to conventional laboratory systems. Fluidigm is based in South San Francisco.
For more information, please visit www.fluidigm.com
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