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September 12, 2023 - Ceres Nanosciences and Ginkgo Bioworks Partner to Bring Pathogen Monitoring Capabilities to Labs Around the World


January 25, 2023 New purification system launched by Promega includes Ceres Nanosciences’ Nanotrap® particles for virus concentration

December 1, 2022 - Ceres Nanosciences Receives $1.4M From NIH RADx Initiative to Add Five Additional Wastewater-Based Epidemiology Centers of Excellence

October 10, 2022 - Ceres Nanosciences Launches New Nanotrap Microbiome Particles

September 14, 2022 - Streck Announces Series B Investment in Ceres Nanosciences

June 27, 2022 - Streck introduces viral extraction kit for clinical samples

April 6, 2022 - Ceres Nanosciences Establishes Sixteen Wastewater-Based Epidemiology Centers of Excellence Under NIH RADx Initiative

February 17, 2022 - Biobot Analytics and Ceres Nanosciences Announce Partnership and Establishment of Wastewater-based Epidemiology Center of Excellence

January 10, 2022 - Streck establishes partnership with Ceres Nanosciences to distribute COVID-19 wastewater surveillance solution

November 9, 2021 - Ceres Nanosciences Establishes Nine Wastewater-based COVID-19 Surveillance Centers of Excellence Under NIH RADx Initiative

April 21, 2021 - Ceres Nanosciences Receives $8.2M NIH Award to Improve Wastewater-Based COVID-19 Surveillance 

February 17, 2021 - Ceres Nanosciences Opens Advanced Particle Manufacturing Plant in Northern Virginia to Expand Nanotrap® Particle Manufacturing Capacity for COVID-19 Testing 

September 28, 2020 - Ceres Nanosciences Receives $243,000 CDC SBIR Phase I Award to Develop Improved Viral Pathogen Surveillance Tools


September 2, 2020 - Ceres Nanosciences Receives $6.5M NIH Award to Expand Nanotrap® Particle Manufacturing Capacity for COVID-19 Testing

July 2, 2020 - New preprint demonstrates a rapid and versatile method for improving detection of SARS-CoV-2

March 19, 2020 - GMU virologist tells SelectScience how Nanotrap technology could help combat the coronavirus outbreak

January 31, 2020 - Ceres Nanosciences Receives $225,000 NIH SBIR Phase I Grant to Improve Serum Quality for Cell and Tissue Engineering

November 7, 2019 - Ceres Nanosciences Launches Nanotrap® Virus Capture Kit

October 21, 2019 - Ceres Nanosciences receives NIH HEAL Initiative funding to advance fentanyl detection methods

June 4, 2019 - Ceres Nanosciences, University of Virginia, and George Mason University  receive $600K award from the Virginia Catalyst to develop a Nanotrap® liquid biopsy collection device

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December 7, 2022  - Ceres Nanosciences uses fresh funding to improve cancer, superbug, wastewater testing

Washington Business Journal

December 01, 2022 - Ceres Nanosciences Wins $1.4M in NIH RADx Funding for Additional Wastewater Epidemiology Centers

Genome Web

April 13, 2022  - Ceres Nanosciences establishes 6 wastewater epidemiology centers


February 10, 2022  - UB to expand COVID-19 wastewater surveillance in WNY


December 15, 2021  - Nanotrap particles can improve current sequencing workflows of SARS-CoV-2

News Medical Life Sciences

July 8, 2021  - Meet 50 players changing Greater Washington’s startup and innovation scene

Washington Business Journal

June 24, 2021  - Emory University researchers awarded NIH grant to conduct COVID-19 surveillance through detection of SARS Coronavirus-2 in wastewater

EMORY News Center

April 23, 2021  - RADx expands COVID-19 home and point-of-care testing, wastewater surveillance



April 21, 2021 - NIH Awards Ceres Nanosciences $8.2M for Wastewater-Based COVID-19 Surveillance

Genome Web

April 20, 2021 - Mason start-up Ceres Nanosciences experiences big wins and increases footprint in Prince William County

George Mason University Press

March 3, 2021 - Ceres Nanosciences is growing its footprint and headcount to improve Covid-19 tests. That’s just the start.

Washington Business Journal

December 07, 2020 - Ceres Nanosciences Hydrogel Technology Shows Promise for Capturing Circulating Tumor DNA

Genome Web

October 21, 2020 - How Nanotrap particles could help COVID-19 monitoring and outbreak containment



September 2, 2020  - NIH continues to boost national COVID-19 testing capacity


July 23, 2020 - Nanotrap particles offer a simple and rapid way to concentrate extracellular vesicles and exosomes


July 07, 2020  - Ceres Nanosciences Positions Nanotrap Technology for SARS-CoV-2 Testing

Genome Web

March 31, 2020 - This Manassas firm wants to improve COVID-19 testing. Here’s what it’ll take

Washington Business Journal

March 18, 2020How Philanthropists are Tackling COVID-19


March 18, 2020 - How the Nanotrap technology could solve a piece of the coronavirus puzzle



February 25, 2020 - Advances in Molecular Diagnostics Technologies


February 19, 2020 - Virginia Catalyst Strives to Advance Life Sciences in the State


December 31, 2019  - Ceres Nanosciences Launches Nanotrap Virus Capture Kit

Clinical Lab Products

November 08, 2019  - Product News: Ceres Nanosciences Launches Nanotrap® Virus Capture Kit


November 07, 2019  - Ceres Nanosciences Nanotrap Virus Capture Kit

Genome Web

October 11, 2019  - Advances in Infectious Disease Research, Diagnosis, and Treatment


June 17, 2019  - More than just Lyme Disease? Ceres Nanosciences pivots its sales strategy

Washington Business Journal 

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