Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd

MinION is a pocket-sized portable device used for real-time biological analysis. It is adaptable to the analysis of DNA, RNA, or proteins. MinION's simple workflow allows end-to-end experiments in many environments.

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PromethION combines MinION's simplicity of use with greater workflow flexibility through scale and a modular design. Increase throughput by analysing the same sample simultaneously in multiple flow cells, or run different samples concurrently.

The GridION system, currently in development, is a scalable real-time analysis system designed to analyse single molecules such as DNA, RNA and proteins.

Metrichor provides a cloud-based platform for real time analysis of data from nanopore devices. Applications available through Metrichor will expand with the ultimate goal of enabling the analysis of any living thing, by any user, in any environment.

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Register to join the MinION Access Programme (MAP) to use MinION – our portable, real-time molecular analysis tool.

Executive - Jim McDonald
Jim McDonald
Jim McDonald
Finance Director
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Jim McDonald is Finance Director at Oxford Nanopore Technologies. He joined the Company on 12 May 2009 and was appointed as a Director on 19 May 2010. With both a legal and financial reporting background, he has significant financial management experience gained working in the medical device and healthcare industry. Prior to joining the company, he was Finance Director at Abbott Diabetes Care Limited, providing financial management support as the company went from being venture capitalist funded to being listed on the NASDAQ exchange and ultimately being acquired by Abbott Laboratories, a multi-national pharmaceutical and medical diagnostics company. 
Jim completed his accountancy training at Andersens, working in Denver and in the Technology and Corporate Services division in London; leading accounting, business advisory and tax services to a portfolio of international high technology and bio-medical clients. Previously, he practiced law with a Colorado law firm representing commercial and industrial banks specialising in secured transactions and commercial litigation. Jim holds a law degree, is a licensed attorney and qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in Colorado.