ProteinSimple Says “Never Run a Gel Again!”

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — ProteinSimple announced today that it has launched a total protein assay for the Simple Western. This new assay allows users to detect all proteins separated in the assay simultaneously. For the first time, Simple Western users can analyze proteins without the need for an antibody. 

The Simple Western has changed protein analysis as we know it today. First, the Simple Western eliminated the hassles of Western blot protocols – no messy gels, no transfer tanks, no blots, no imaging and no manual analysis. Simply load your samples, push a button, walk away and come back to fully analyzed, highly consistent data. 

Now, with the Total Protein Master Kit, the benefits of the Simple Western are available to researchers who are currently forced to run a gel and deal with tedious staining protocols just to visualize and quantitate an overexpressed protein or evaluate the amount of a protein in a complex cell lysate. When using the Simple Western platform, these researchers will never have to run a gel again or do that manual analysis.

The Simple Western platform consists of Wes, Sally Sue, and Peggy Sue. These systems can analyze proteins up to 440 kDa in size, either with an antibody-based assay using the standard kits available, or without an antibody using the Total Protein Master Kit.

“For years, researchers have been forced to run gels for either Western blot analysis or total protein detection,” commented John Proctor, Director of Marketing at ProteinSimple. “With this new total protein kit, researchers will never need to run a protein gel again.” 

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ACE Life Appoints Jeffrey Woo as Hong Kong’s New Chief Agency Officer

HONG KONG, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — ACE Life, the global life insurance division of ACE Group, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Woo as its new Chief Agency Officer, as well as a member of the Executive Committee, in Hong Kong. Mr. Woo will be responsible for all aspects of agency management to bring the team to a new height. He will report to Allan Lam, Country President of ACE Life in Hong Kong.

Mr Jeffrey Woo is appointed as new Chief Agency Officer of ACE Life
Mr Jeffrey Woo is appointed as new Chief Agency Officer of ACE Life

“I’m very pleased to have Jeffrey on board as his previous experience in agency management will prove invaluable to the personalized customer care provided by ACE Life,” said Allan Lam, Country President of ACE Life in Hong Kong. “Agency is our core distribution channel which we will continue to grow and develop. I am confident that Jeffrey will lead our agency teams to the next level of professionalism and productivity as well as to deliver better services to our customers.”

Mr. Woo has a wealth of insurance and management experience, with his most recent role being Deputy Regional Chief Agency Officer of an international insurer. He has a proven track record of success in agency management, especially in respect to agency growth strategies and initiatives. Formerly, Mr. Woo was the Director of a global professional services company, specializing in advising various insurance companies on their agency growth initiatives; he had also worked at several leading global life insurers.

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