AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX), today announced that it will host Planet xMAP Europe 2012, its annual European multiplexing technology symposium, October 10-11, 2012 at the Grimaldi Forum in the Principality of Monaco. Luminex anticipates attendance of over 500 scientists and more than 40 scientific presentations to be addressed during the 10th anniversary event. The two-day program features scientific sessions, workshops, discussion groups, exhibitions and networking events with scientists and researchers from around the world who are performing groundbreaking work in clinical diagnostics and life science research using Luminex's technology platforms.
"We are excited to have scientists from around the world share their latest research and to see the continued growth in new applications for multiplexing technology," said Paul C. Ladestein, General Manager European Operations for Luminex. "The focus this year is on new developments in the areas of newborn screening, infectious disease, immunology-monitoring, human genetics, protein and nucleic acid research. Planet xMAP Europe is always an excellent opportunity for leading scientists to gather and exchange ideas on how xMAP multiplexing technology is revolutionizing their laboratories and research. Our 10th anniversary event highlights the contributions our technology is making in advancing research and healthcare around the globe."
Planet xMAP Europe 2012 will feature two days of presentations with keynote lectures from:Dr. Jean William Pape, Director and Founder of GHESKIO Centers (Haitian Study Group on Kaposi's sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections) Haiti, Professor of Medi