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Updated: Nov 8 2011

Advanced Analytical

  • Advanced Analytical
  • 2711 South Loop Drive
  • Suite 4150
  • Ames, IA, 50010
  • UNITED STATES

Advanced Analytical Technologies, Inc(Advanced Analytical) was founded in 1998 in Ames, IA. This privately-held corporation is comprised of a team of highly-qualified scientists, engineers and support personnel whose specialties include flow cytometry, cell biology, microbiology, analytical chemistry, and optical engineering. The company has developed a rapid microbiology platform to replace the traditional method of growing microorganisms on agar plates. The traditional method is very time-consuming, less precise, and can take days to get results.

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