Phytophthora

Who We Are

PathSensors is a leading biotechnology and environmental testing company. Using CANARY® technology licensed from the MIT-Lincoln Laboratory, our products deliver extremely rapid detection of more than 25 pathogens at previously unattainable levels of speed and sensitivity.

How We Protect You

BioFlash aerosol pathogen detector

Building Protection

Integrated into a CBRNe suite or used as a standalone instrument, our BioFlash Pathogen Identifier is widely adaptable to building biosecurity applications.

Portable Zephyr liquid and surface sample pathogen identifier

Biothreat Response

Our Zephyr Pathogen Identifier is modular, mobile and delivers results in minutes. The system is ideal for responding to bioterror events in the field.

Plant pathogen detection assays

Plant Disease Diagnostics

In collaboration with the USDA, PathSensors has developed a number of assays for harmful plant diseases, in a single sample and high throughput format.

In The News

PathSensors to Develop and Commercialize BioSensor Technology to Combat Citrus Greening Disease (HLB)

November 15th, 2016

New BioSensor Expands Company’s Solutions for Plant and Food Pathogen Detection
Baltimore bio tech firm, PathSensors, Inc., announced that it will develop and commercialize a bio-sensor to detect Citrus Greening Disease, also known as Asiatic huanglongbing (HLB). PathSensors will work with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service to develop and validate the performance of the Citrus Greening / HLB Bio Sensor and design a field deployable assay that can be used by growers in high volume testing environments. According to a recent article in the scientific publication Entomology Today, Citrus Greening or HLB has cost the Florida citrus industry $1.3 billion dollars in crop losses and is a threat to the entire U.S. citrus industry. Read More

Leading Scientific Experts in Food Safety, Plant Safety and Infectious Diseases Join Bio Tech Leader PathSensors’ Advisory Board

September 27th, 2016

Top Scientists To Guide Company’s Development of Bio Sensor Solutions for Medical, Bio-Security, Plant Safety and Food Safety
Bio tech firm, PathSensors, Inc., announced that four internationally respected scientists – Dr. Beth Carroll, Ph.D., Dr. Jacqueline Fletcher, Ph.D, Dr. Florian Krammer, Ph.D., and Dr. Maria Ma, Ph.D. – have joined the PathSensor’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The new members join current SAB members, Dr. Andrew Flannery, Ph.D., Donald Grim, Dr. Gregory Lamka, Ph.D. and Dr. Paul Silber, Ph.D. PathSensor’s Scientific Advisory Board helps guide the company’s strategic research and development efforts and links PathSensor’s work to the global scientific community and bio-tech industry. Read More