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We’ve moved!

Welcome to our new UK Headquarters office based in Glasshoughton, West Yorkshire!  We are proud and excited to announce that our UK team moved to a new location on April 1st 2017 to support our growing team and laboratory space requirements. Over the past year we have expanded to 13 employees (10 in the UK, […]

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Software Engineer joins Optalysys

Optalysys welcomes Software Engineer Omri Kalinsky to the team based in Nevada, USA. Omri has been a professional software engineer since 1998. He has a varied background of applications ranging from medical imaging, military simulation and games to business and productivity software, embedded systems and mobile applications. He has specific expertise in C++ including developing and teaching C++ […]

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Optalysys Inc moves to new office in Reno, Nevada USA

Optalysys Inc, the wholly owned US subsidiary of Optalysys Ltd, has moved office to a larger space in Reno, Nevada USA to support the growing US team. Our new address is: 200 S Virginia St, 8th Floor Reno, NV 89501 USA   About Optalysys: Optalysys was founded in 2013 to develop revolutionary optical processing technology […]

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Bioinformatics business development expert joins Optalysys

Optalysys welcomes Martin Gollery to the Business Development team based in Nevada, USA. Martin has joined as VP of Business Development for North America and will focus initially on building relationships with bioinformatics customers and partners. Martin has been in Bioinformatics for 19 years. He co-founded the Nevada Center For Bioinformatics, is the author of several […]

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Optalysys and EI demo sequence alignment technology at AGBT

On Wednesday February 15th 2017 at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) conference in Hollywood Beach, Florida we held a joint demonstration with the Earlham Institute of our optical processing technology performing genetic sequence alignment. The prototype demonstration showed our co-processor technology performing sequence alignment with 151 base pairs reads against the ecoli genome and outputting the results […]

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Bioinformatician joins Optalysys team

Optalysys welcomes bioinformatician Dr William Rowe to the team.  William will focus on the applications for Optalysys’s first commercial product which uses optical processing technology to perform genetic sequence alignment (see Project GENESYS for more information). William holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from UMIST; examining the potential of surfactants and other multiphase materials in the […]

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Optalysys welcomes new Administrative Assistant

Millie Harrison has joined the Optalysys team as Administration Assistant.  She studied at Minsthorpe Community College (a specialist Science College) and went on to complete an apprenticeship in level 2 Business and Administration from 2014 to 2016 with a publishing company, where she was offered a permanent position. Millie’s ambition is to always achieve high standards […]

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New video from Optalysys showing co-processor product

Optalysys has created a new video showing the co-processor system being developed for genome alignment.  This product will be available at the end of 2017.  The video describes the key features of the product and its initial application within bioinformatics as well as other areas optical processing technology is or could be applied to.   About […]

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Cambridge University PhD student joins Optalysys

Optical computing company Optalysys Ltd welcomes Cambridge University PhD candidate, Alex Macfaden, to the team. Alex has joined as Mathematical Modeller and is focusing on applying Optalysys’s optical processing technology to solve complex mathematical equations.  In particular he is involved with Project EQUATE and Project ESCAPE. Alex was sponsored by Optalysys during his PhD which specialises in […]

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CEO Dr Nick New speaks to MIT Technology Review

Earlier this week, Optalysys CEO, Dr Nick New, spoke to MIT Technology Review about how optical processing technology could transform genomics.  Optalysys is currently building an optical co-processor product for the bioinformatics market through a collaboration project (Project GENESYS) with the Earlham Institute (formerly The Genome Analysis Centre).  In the article, Dr New also describes […]

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We’ve moved!

Welcome to our new UK Headquarters office based in Glasshoughton, West Yorkshire!  We are proud and excited to announce that our UK team moved to a new location on April 1st 2017 to support our growing team and laboratory space requirements. Over the past year we have expanded to 13 employees (10 in the UK, […]

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Software Engineer joins Optalysys

Optalysys welcomes Software Engineer Omri Kalinsky to the team based in Nevada, USA. Omri has been a professional software engineer since 1998. He has a varied background of applications ranging from medical imaging, military simulation and games to business and productivity software, embedded systems and mobile applications. He has specific expertise in C++ including developing and teaching C++ […]

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March 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to the Optalysys March 2017 Newsletter – your regular update on the latest developments in optical computing.  In this edition we cover our participation at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) conference in Miami, Florida USA, our appointment of a seasoned bioinformatics expert to head up business development for North America, details on our new U.S. office in Reno, Nevada, […]

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Optalysys Inc moves to new office in Reno, Nevada USA

Optalysys Inc, the wholly owned US subsidiary of Optalysys Ltd, has moved office to a larger space in Reno, Nevada USA to support the growing US team. Our new address is: 200 S Virginia St, 8th Floor Reno, NV 89501 USA   About Optalysys: Optalysys was founded in 2013 to develop revolutionary optical processing technology […]

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