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Biocept's Proprietary Liquid Biopsy Platform to be Featured at Two Upcoming Molecular Diagnostics Conferences

06:03 EDT 23 Sep 2016 | PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Biocept, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), a molecular diagnostics company commercializing and developing blood-based liquid biopsies to provide information to physicians to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, announces that Lyle Arnold, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer of Biocept, will present at two SelectBio conferences being held between September 26-30 in San Diego.  Dr. Arnold's presentations will focus on Biocept's patented Target-Selector™ technology, which uses liquid biopsy to detect and monitor tumor biomarkers to aid physicians in making treatment decisions for patients with cancer.

Dr. Arnold will present "Interrogation of Single Circulating Tumor Cells using Microchannel Enrichment" at the NGS, SCA, SMA & Mass Spec: Research to Diagnostics 2016 Conference on September 27, and "Combining CTC and ctDNA Platforms from the Same Clinical Samples to Expand Liquid Biopsy Biomarker Content" at the Liquid Biopsies and Minimally-Invasive Diagnostics 2016 Conference on September 29. 

About Biocept

Biocept, Inc. is a molecular diagnostics company with commercialized assays for lung, breast, gastric, colorectal and prostate cancers, and melanoma.  The Company uses its proprietary liquid biopsy technology to provide physicians with information for treating and monitoring patients diagnosed with cancer. The Company's patented Target Selector™ liquid biopsy technology platform captures and analyzes tumor-associated molecular markers in both CTCs and in plasma (ctDNA). With thousands of tests performed, the platform has demonstrated the ability to identify cancer mutations and alterations to inform physicians about a patient's disease and therapeutic options. For additional information, please visit www.biocept.com.

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